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The Resources section is an ongoing collaborative effort at The Actors Fund to provide a one-stop database of services and organizations that meet the unique and essential needs of the arts and entertainment professional. You can use the Category and/or State filter OR use the map above to find all resources by State.

General Assistance

Angel Flight South Central

Angel Flight South Central is a nonprofit, volunteer-driven organization that arranges free, non-emergency air travel for children and adults with serious medical conditions and other compelling needs.

Creative Relief

The Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge, working with state agencies in Louisiana, Texas, and around the nation, provide response, relief and recovery resources to artists and arts organizations for Hurricane Harvey.

Texas Commission on the Arts—Hurricane Harvey Resources

Provides a collection of information about resources for Texas residents impacted by Hurricane Harvey.

Texas Diaper Bank

Provides families and seniors in crisis access to diapers, incontinence supplies, wipes and other healthcare products.

Texas Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster

Provides a list with links to organizations that help Texas residents after a disaster strikes.

Legal

State Bar of Texas—Disaster Relief Legal Hotline

Helps people find answers to basic legal questions by connecting them with local legal aid providers following declared disasters. The toll-free hotline—answered in English, Spanish, and Vietnamese—is designed to connect low-income people affected by a disaster with legal aid providers in their area who can help with such issues as replacing lost documents, insurance questions, landlord-tenant problems, and consumer protection issues such as price-gouging and avoiding contractor scams in the rebuilding process. Callers can leave a message any time. People who qualify for assistance will be matched with Texas lawyers who have volunteered to provide free, limited legal help.

Shelters and Housing

FEMA Interim Housing Resources

Helps individuals and families who have been displaced by a disaster find a place to live. The website consolidates rental resources identified and provided by federal agencies, private organizations, and the public, to help individuals and families find available rental units in their area.

Music

The Musicians Benevolent Society of Houston

The MBS provides professional musicians with up to $1,000 in temporary financial assistance for medical emergencies.

Visual Artists

Arthouse Texas

Arthouse has an Emergency Relief Fund for Texas-based artists who have experienced an unforeseen emergency that affects their ability to work.

The Marketplace

HealthCare.gov

Official site of Affordable Care Act. See health coverage choices, ways to save money on health insurance, and how law affects you.

Medicaid

Medicaid in Texas

Find out of you qualify for Texas Medicaid.

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