Red Cross, Local Partners to Open Resource Centers for Area Flood Victims

Published 10:24 am Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Beaumont — Beginning Tuesday, families affected by the recent storms and flooding can meet with a variety of agencies in one location to aid in their recovery.

WHAT:           Multi-Agency Resource Centers (MARCs) will be operational starting Tuesday, March 22.


WHEN:           MARCs will be open 2 – 8 p.m. each day except this Sunday.

WHERE:         Fixed resource centers are available at the locations below:


1st Baptist Church

319 Main St.

Newton, TX 67114

Note: On Wednesday, this MARC is open from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. only

Deweyville Community

Deweyville High School

171 Texas-12

Orange, TX 77632


West Orange-Cove School Administration Building (former Administration


505 N 15th St.

Orange TX 77632

The mobile resource center will be available at the locations below:

Tuesday-Wednesday, Mar. 22 – 23

Burkeville Cade Building

142 State Hwy 63

Burkeville, TX 75932

Thursday-Friday, Mar. 24 – 25

Trout Creek Baptist Church

1509 FM 1004

Kirbyville, TX 75959

Saturday, Mar. 26 and Monday Mar. 28 (not open on Sunday)

United Pentecostal Church Bon Weir

133 FM 1416

Bon Weir, TX 75928

Visitors can expect to meet with case workers who will help identify potential resources to aid in their recovery. Items such as food, water and cleaning supplies will be available.

To ensure visitors receive the help they need, they should bring a utility bill, driver’s license or other document showing they live in the flood-affected home.

Families with flood-related needs but aren’t able to visit a Multi-Agency Resource Center are urged to call the American Red Cross at 1-866-526-8300.

As additional resource center sites are finalized, they will be announced.