In This Issue: Hurricane Harvey disaster response, Our 65th anniversary celebration and timeline, PSC Tailgate with our new Senior Vice President Joel Dickerson, Tankermen reach one year milestone, and more…Newsletter Read More
HSE Manager Robert Franks from our Pasadena Office came across a “Harvey Crisis Resource Guide” in a safety network and thought it might be of help to our employees. It contains information compiled from hundreds of sources covering a broad variety of topics, such as how to file flood claims, renters’ rights, how to replace your passport and/or credit cards that may have been lost or damaged in the storm, information about schools and small business administration loans, and tips to avoid home repair fraud. Click the link below to view this resource info:Read More
United Way of Texas has an assistance hotline for individuals in need in the storm-affected areas. Call 2-1-1 or 1-877-541-7905. A representative is standing by to answer questions and help callers find the assistance needed. Employees should state their specific need, (i.e., clothing, shelter, food, clean up, etc.), and they will be directed to the appropriate community partner agency.
All United Way food pantries in the Greater Houston area are open. Call 2-2-1 to get information regarding the locations and hours of service.
If assistance is needed with medications, call 512-439-0700 to reach a pharmacy outlet in Austin for help get essential medications refilled.
United Way has stressed the importance of proper handling of storm debris. All debris should be moved to the curb and placed in the following manner:
Click the link below to access a free “After the Storm” resource guide:Read More
Here are two PDF documents with important information regarding flood cleanup and mold prevention:Read More
FEMA offers a wide range of programs and services to assist individuals and families affected by natural disasters, including financial housing assistance (for rentals and hotel lodging, home repairs and replacement), temporary housing, transportation and childcare assistance, and more. Click the links below to learn more and get started with the application process, or call 1-800-621-3362:Read More
The Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) program provides temporary benefits to people whose employment or self-employment has been lost or interrupted due to a major disaster. To qualify, you must meet both of the conditions below:
If you lived, worked, or were scheduled to work in the declared disaster area, you may qualify for assistance if you meet any of the following conditions:
You must be available and able to work, unless you meet one of these two conditions:
For more information and to apply for DUA benefits in Texas, click the link below:
To apply for DUA benefits in Louisiana:
Go to the Louisiana Workforce Commission Website and look for the “Start or reopen an unemployment claim” link under “REEMPLOYMENT SERVICES.” When completing the registration form, be sure to indicate that you are unable to work due to Hurricane Harvey, storm damage, work site temporary closed, etc., so that your claim will be processed for DUA. You can also apply by phone by calling 1-866-783-5567, but long delays can be expected. Extended service hours are M-F from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Note that the LWC offices will be closed on Labor Day.Read More