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 High School
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.