Hurricane Harvey - Volunteer Information

The Texas Pediatric Society has identified several volunteer links and opportunities to help those impacted by Hurricane Harvey. Please see below:

American Red Cross -

Harris County Public Health Department - If you are interested in volunteering in Houston shelters or other areas under the Public Health Department, you can sign up on-line at: (While pediatricians were not specifically needed as of 9/1, this situation may change).

Harris County Medical Society – They are helping to coordinate volunteers at NRG. – If interested, please contact<

National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (NVOAD) - There are many types of VOAD organizations for you to assist. The site has a  member list of community-based, faith-based and other types of non-profit groups in your community that have active disaster programs and need volunteers.

Texas Disaster Volunteer Registry for Medical, Public Health, and Lay Volunteer Responders - Run by the Texas Department of State Health Services. Texas physicians can sign up with the registry as a volunteer to provide medical help to Texas communities during or after a disaster.

Texas Medical Association Disaster Relief Campaign -

US Department of Health and Human Services Webpage - Volunteer page includes links to additional registries to help in future disasters -