Community Support Resources

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Community Support Resources

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is impacting communities across the world, resulting in financial hardships, food insecurity, isolation, and more. In an effort to help those in our community of Harris County find the resources they need, our department has put together materials that may be helpful to those seeking assistance.





Call Center

For local phone lines that may be helpful to residents, refer to the Support and Call Center resources.







Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

Domestic Violence Resources
COVID-19 Resources: Community Resource List



Employment Resources

For more information about returning to work, refer to the General Public Guidance resources.

Families First Coronavirus Response Act (Paid Leave)



Financial Assistance

COVID-19 Resources: Community Resource List



Flu Vaccines

It is encouraged for residents to get their flu vaccines this year. Harris County Public Health (HCPH) offers free flu shots to the public throughout flu season. Click on the button below to go to view Upcoming Flu Events or find the information here.







Food Assistance

COVID-19 Resources: Upcoming Food Fairs (November 2020)
COVID-19 Resources: Community Resource List



Health Equity Toolkits

Harris County is home to many individuals from diverse backgrounds, ethnicities, and races. To help ensure everyone represented has the resources needed for learning more about COVID-19 and staying healthy - especially any information that is unique to a community - Harris County Public Health (HCPH) has compiled Health Equity Toolkits that can be downloaded and shared.

COVID-19 Community Toolkit (African Americans)
COVID-19 Community Toolkit (Asian American)
COVID-19 Community Toolkit (Latinx)
COVID-19 Community Toolkit (LGBTQ)



Mental Health Resources

Resources are available for those whose mental health may be impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Whether this is you or a loved one, explore the materials below for ways to get help and support.

If you or a loved one need help in coping with anxiety, grief, or other issues, please reach out to the Harris County COVID-19 Mental Health Support Line at 833-251-7544. Additional resources may also be found at Mental Health America of Greater Houston.

Coping With Stress During Infectious Disease Outbreaks (PDF)
Guidance for Maternal Health
First Responders & Coping With Stress
Guidance for Self Isolation
Mental Health and Children (PDF)
Mental Health for HCPH Employees (PDF)
Managing Pre-Existing Mental Health Conditions During COVID-19 (PDF)
Prioritizing Mental Health During COVID-19 (PDF)
COVID-19 Resources: Community Resource List
Coping After A Disaster