This a reminder that applications for the Harris County Relief Fund will be open to the public tomorrow, June 23. Unfortunately, not everyone who has experienced financial impacts due to COVID-19 is eligible or can wait to receive federal direct payments or loans from the CARES Act. This fund is intended to help our most vulnerable residents get the resources they need. Please consider the below information, including instructions for how to apply, and share with anyone who may have interest.

  • The Harris County COVID Relief Fund will begin accepting applications this week for two days only – Tuesday, June 23rd and Wednesday June 24th
    When the applications open, you can apply two ways:

    • Online at  
      The online application will be open June 23, 6:00am to June 24, 10:00pm CT
    • Or by phone at 832-848-0214
      The phone lines will be open between 6 AM to 2 PM on Tuesday, June 23rd and between 2 PM to 10 PM on Wednesday June 24th.
  • The call center and website will be multi-lingual.
  • The Greater Houston Community Foundation, a recognized leader in disaster recovery efforts including Hurricane Harvey, Bush Clinton Katrina Fund and most recently, the Greater Houston COVID-19 Recovery Fund, has been contracted to administer the Fund.  The Fund will partner with trusted, high performing, proven community-based organizations (CBOs) with deep relationships and understanding of families with emergency needs