Municipal facilities available for those without electricity

HOUSTON (CW39) – Following Tuesday’s severe storm that caused significant power outages across the city, the Houston Office of Emergency Management is reminding people that city facilities are available for cooling.

Everyone can visit a municipal library, community center or multi-service center during normal business hours to relieve the heat, recharge their devices and rest. Schedules for these facilities are available at the following links:

Those needing transportation to a city facility can contact 3-1-1 to arrange a free ride.

As a reminder, there are disaster recovery centers for those who need assistance following last week’s derecho. These locations are:

Spring Branch Family Development Center
8575 Pitner Road
Houston, TX 77080

Fonde Community Recreation Center
110 rue Sabine
Houston, TX 77007

Thomas A. Glazier Senior Education Center
16600 Pine Forest Road
Houston, TX 77084

Leon Z Grayson Community Center
13828 Corpus Christi Street
Houston, TX 77015