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NAMI Hurricane Relief Resource Guide
Child Support & Foster Care Programs

For children with emotional disturbances in affected state foster care programs, issues such as child support payments and program assistance are of critical need.

The following is information to assist with frequently asked questions regarding ongoing support.


Child Support Checks
Phone: 1-800-256-4650

Displaced Foster Children and Parents
Phone: 1-800-259-3428

Child Care Assistance Program {CCAP}
Phone: 1-888-LAHELPU (1-888-524-3578)

Family Independence Temporary Assistance Program {FITAP}
Phone: 1-888-LAHELPU (1-888-524-3578)

Food Stamp Program
Phone: 1-888-LAHELPU (1-888-524-3578)

Kinship Care Subsidy Program {KCSP}
Phone: 1-888-LAHELPU (1-888-524-3578, ext 3)


Children in Foster Care & Residential Treatment Facilities
Contact the Texas Dept. of Family and Protective Services
Phone: 512-438-4800

Childcare and Education Services (Birth - Age 12)

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) & Children's Health Insurance

Hurricane Response Line

Locate State Benefits & Health and Human Services
Phone: 1-877-923-2114 (toll free)


To aid victims of Hurricanes Gustav and Ike who live with serious mental illnesses, NAMI has established the NAMI Hurricane Relief Fund. To make donations to this fund, visit

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