The United Way of Baytown & Greater Chambers County have established a GoFundMe page for “Harvey Recovery” donations. To donate, CLICK HERE.
If you’re considering a request for a donation to a charity, do some research before you give. By finding out as much as you can about the charity, you can avoid fraudsters who try to take advantage of your generosity. Here are tips to help make sure your charitable contributions are put to good use. ftc.gov/charityfraud
Volunteer Registration Form
If you would like to volunteer in the recovery efforts taking place in Baytown, the City of Baytown would like to get some information from you about your organization.
Contractors must register with the City of Baytown
The city is requiring all contractors to obtain a certificate from the city to operate within the city. Should a citizen be approached by someone claiming to be a contractor offering to help, we have recommended our citizens to ask to see this certificate.
To assist our citizens with the path to recovery, we have posted an image of this certificate on our website and Facebook page along with other tips, links, phone numbers and even an app for FEMA for OiS, Android and Blackberry devices.
Local Churches Offering Assistance
Please contact the churches directly to see how you can help.
Faith Family Church
Sign up to volunteer HERE.
Drop off donations at 1001 W. Baker Road
Second Baptist Baytown
6227 N Main St, Baytown, TX 77521
Drop off cleaning donation supplies at the church located at 6227 N. Main St., Baytown, TX 77521
Celebration of Life
120 S. Alexander Dr. #122
Contact about donations: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sign up to volunteer HERE.
Rollingbrook Fellowship & First Baptist Church Baytown
Drop off meals and cleaning supply donations at 505 Rollingbrook St Baytown, Texas, TX 77521
Call church to volunteer: 832.514.9797
Baytown Revival Center
Drop off donations at 5232 I-10 Baytown, Texas, TX 77521
Volunteers are making food for affected neighborhoods 3 times a day. Call 713-447-3124 to volunteer.
Lakewood Church of Christ
7701 Bayway Dr., Baytown, TX 77520
How to Report Price Gouging
The Mayor has signed an order, which heightens the fact that price gouging in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey is strictly prohibited; however, citizens are encouraged to be on their guard. If you believe that you have been unfairly charged for goods or services, you may notify the City or file a complaint directly with the Texas Attorney General either online by CLICKING HERE.
For more information on Permits and contractors watch this short video.
Most home renovations and building projects inside and outside of homes REQUIRES a permit that can be filled out at City Hall between 8am-4pm, Monday-Friday. To see Permit FAQ's or What Requires a Permit info sheets, click on the 2 links above. The permitting fees have been waived for Harvey related construction.