Texas Gulf Coast Region Red Cross opens shelters in San Jacinto County and Montgomery County

By: Vanessa Valdez
| Published 01/24/2024


MONTGOMERY COUNTY, TX -- Due to the significant rainfall and flooding across the state of Texas the American Red Cross has opened a shelter in San Jacinto County and Montgomery County. Our teams are working to make sure everyone has a safe place to stay, food to eat and emotional support for those affected, if needed. The Red Cross and partners remain committed to supporting communities in this time and as the full scope of this event comes to light.

Red Cross Shelters:

San Jacinto County

San Jacinto County Building, 121 Live Oak St, Coldspring, TX 77331

Montgomery County

Lone Star Community Center

2500 Lone Star Parkway, Montgomery, TX 77356

To find a shelter, visit, check the Red Cross Emergency App or call 1 800-RED CROSS.

Anyone who plans to stay in a Red Cross shelter should bring prescription medications, extra clothing, pillows, blankets, hygiene supplies, important documents and other comfort items. They should also include any special items for children, such as diapers, formula and toys, and durable medical equipment and/or assistive technology if applicable. While Red Cross can provide medical equipment and/or assistive technology loaners, it may take a little time depending on inventory on hand and availability of delivery systems to get them to the shelter.

DOWNLOAD EMERGENCY APP Download the free Red Cross Emergency App to find shelter information and weather and emergency alerts for more than 35 different situations. Red Cross apps are available in smartphone app stores by searching for the American Red Cross or going to

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