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 - http://www.redcross.org/volunteer/become-a-volunteer#step1

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: http://hcph.vsyslive.com/pages/app:VOLUNTEER (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 webadmin@hcms.org<mailto:webadmin@hcms.org.

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. https://www.nvoad.org/how-to-help/volunteering/

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.  https://www.texasdisastervolunteerregistry.org/

Texas Medical Association Disaster Relief Campaign - https://www.texmed.org/Harvey/

US Department of Health and Human Services Webpage - Volunteer page includes links to additional registries to help in future disasters - https://www.phe.gov/emergency/events/harvey2017/Pages/help.aspx