Goods Donation / Distribution Centers

CASE MANAGERS:

A case manager can help you get all the kinds of help listed on these pages, and more!
To be assigned a case manager, 512-549-3011. If you don't like working with your case manager, you may ask for a reassignment.

GOODS:

Bastrop County Fire Relief, 201 Childers, Suite 107, near Hibachi Buffet and next door to Walmart. Mon-Fri 10am-5pm Sat 8am-12.

Household, kitchen, pet supplies, toiletries, clothing, etc. 512-629-9504.

Accepting all donations.  Those bringing large items - i.e. furniture - may be directed to another location.

 

FOOD:  (Verified Dec 2011)

Bastrop County Emergency Food Pantry, 806 Fayette St,
                             Mon thru Fri 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., 512-303-0033, http://www.bastropfoodpantry.org

Primera Baptist Church Food Pantry 306 Paul C Bell St. Bastrop 512-303-2082

                              Distribution dates: 1st and 3rd Saturdays from 9 am- 12 noon
                              1st Wednesday we offer Fresh Food for Families from 2pm- 4pm
                              For Emergencies: Monday - Friday from 9am - 4pm call 512-563-3840

Smithville Food Pantry,  Wednesday 9-11:30, 512-237-2322

 

FREE WI-FI IN BASTROP: (Updated Dec 2011)

With Computers you can use:
         Bastrop public library
,  computers, and small fee for printing.
        
First National Bank, near Bealls, has a computer anyone can use free, no printer.

Bring your own computer:
        Coffee Dog, near the Goodwill 
          Disaster Recovery Center, Hwy 71 near Mundy Ford
          The Laundry Basket, near Bealls

          Maxines
          McDonalds
          Richards Family bakery and creamery (“the donut shop”) on Main
          Schlotzskys
          Starbucks

 

FREE PHOTOCOPIES AND FAX:  (Verified Dec 2011)

Bastrop Copier, 1002 Main St., Bastrop, Texas, (512) 321-1010, bastropgraphics@sbcglobal.net, free "self service" copies for insurance related copies. Also the first 10 pages for insurance related faxing are free.

 

FREE HELP DEALING WITH FEMA, INSURANCE COMPANIES, ETC:  (Verified Dec 2011)

The State Bar has a toll-free disaster legal hotline at (800) 504-7030 to assist the public with basic legal questions such as replacing lost documents, insurance, landlord-tenant issues, and consumer protection.

uphelp.org is a non-profit formed by peple who lost their houses to fires, they offer free help in dealing with insurace companies.  A detailed "complete" home inventory spreadsheet downloadable at http://uphelp.org/library/resource/prepare-and-protect is a major help in reconstructing your own home inventory. They also have sample letters to insurance companies, a discussion forum, and personal help.

Texas Department of Insurance 800-252-3439 http:/tdi.state.tx.us

DEALING WITH INSURANCE COMPANIES!  Don't "wing it" on yiur own. Read http://www.uphelp.org/blog/roadmap-recovery/2011-texas-wildfires, especially the links

 

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