Foster Youth and Foster Families affected by Harvey

Hurricane Harvey is bringing hardship to millions of people, and many Texans have been asking how they can help the people the Department of Family and Protective Services protects from abuse and neglect – children, the elderly, and adults with disabilities. DFPS is partnering with non-profit organizations and communities and here are some ways you can help.

How can I help Foster Youth and Foster Families affected by Harvey?

  • To donate items, contact your local Rainbow Room.  They need new, unopened supplies such as diapers, baby formula, blankets, school supplies, and toiletries
  • To give money, please make donations to the Texas Center for Child and Family StudiesExternal Link, a charitable organization that our agency is partnering with to provide basic needs to assist foster youth and foster families.
  • If your church or organization wants to help with recovery efforts, please contact

How can I help elderly and adults with disabilities who are affected by Harvey?

How can my company help with recovery efforts?                                                        

  • To make a donation to help children, family and the elderly, please email
  • If you want to donate items, please email and we can put you in touch with organizations that are requesting specific assistance.

For more information on Hurricane Harvey go the the DFPS website.