Sharing information to protect and support children and youth
aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.
The Children’s Defense Fund – Texas and Children’s Defense Fund – Southern Regional Office are
committed to raising awareness about the challenges facing children, connecting
children and families to resources that help to meet their needs, and working
with partners to coordinate broad support to improve the well-being of
children. The Children’s Defense Fund is a 501(c)(3) non-profit child advocacy
organization that works relentlessly to ensure a level playing field for all
newsletter is published to help families and communities in Texas, Louisiana,
and Florida recovering from Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma protect and
support children and youth – to ease access to basic needs and provide for
their psychosocial development through the delivery of health, social, and
supportive services. Please, share this information widely and let us
know of additional resources.
you have questions, wish to share articles, or have suggestions email us
you for remembering the most vulnerable among us as recovery begins.
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can be “a disaster on top of a disaster” for people of color and people living
in poverty. Doctor
On Demand and AmWell are offering free medical services to
all affected by Hurricane Harvey in Texas and Louisiana and those affected by
Hurricane Irma in Florida.
REMINDER: If you or someone you know needs assistance, support, or referrals in any of the counties impacted by Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma call 2-1-1
24 hours a day, seven days a week.