Texas Workforce Media Advisory
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DATE: March 26, 2018
MEDIA CONTACT: Lisa Givens
Local Community Service Providers Join Forces to Provide
Assistance to Texans Affected by Hurricane Harvey
WHAT: Hurricane Harvey Community Resources Fair
WHO: Texas Workforce Commission, Texas Workforce Solutions-Vocational
Rehabilitation Services, Workforce Solutions Southeast Texas
WHEN: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Thursday, April 5, 2018
Holiday Inn & Suites
3950 I-10 South & Walden Road
Beaumont, Texas 77705
The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC), Texas Workforce Solutions-Vocational Rehabilitation Services and Workforce Solutions Southeast Texas (TWS-VRS) are hosting a Hurricane Harvey Community Resources Fair on April 5 at the Holiday Inn & Suites in Beaumont. (http://setworks.org)
The event is for individuals with disabilities, veterans and members of the general public who were affected by Hurricane Harvey. Attendees can register for services, including employment, housing and other community assistance. In addition to the hosts, the following providers will have representatives at the fair: Goodwill; the Federal Emergency Management Agency; Region 5 Education Service Center Crisis Counseling; RISE Center for Independent Living; Samaritan Counseling Services; and the Spindletop Center.
Attendees can participate in informational sessions that will discuss how to prepare for natural disasters and manage your health in emergency situations. The Texas Department of State Health Services will provide services and emergency preparedness kits while supplies last.
The Hurricane Harvey Community Resources fair is Thursday, April 5 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Holiday Inn & Suites, located at 3950 I-10 South & Walden Road in Beaumont.
If you need interpreter service, please contact: TWS-VRS Program Support Manager Stacey Sewell, 903-255- 3201 or [email protected]
The Texas Workforce Commission is a state agency dedicated to helping Texas employers, workers and communities prosper economically. For details on TWC and the services it offers in coordination with its network of local workforce development boards, call 512-463- 8942 or visit http://www.texasworkforce.org.
Texas Workforce Commission
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Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.
Relay Texas: 800-735- 2988 (TDD) or 711 (Voice)