The Rio Texas Conference has established two volunteer villages to host volunteer teams while they are working in our communities impacted by Hurricane Harvey.  The cost is $10 per night, per person. All housing arrangements must be made through Vicki McCuistion, after you submit your team interest form on the Volunteer page. If you have any questions, please email vickim@riotexas.org. Payment for housing should be mailed to the Rio Texas Conference, 16400 Huebner Rd., San Antonio, TX 78248.  Please reference Victoria or Sinton housing.

Coastal Bend Long Term Recovery

Sinton, Texas - First United Methodist Church, 405 W Sinton St, Sinton, TX 78387

  • housing for 55 volunteers on the second floor, stair access only
  • commercial kitchen for your use
  • shower trailer
  • bunk beds with mattresses provided. Bring your own bedding and pillows.
  • less than a mile from HEB Grocery
  • Teams will be dispatched from Sinton to surrounding areas to work on recovery projects identified through the case management office established in Aransas Pass.
  • RV Hookups - RV Parks: Hitching Post: 361-364-3615, Shady Tree: 361-877-3866, Rob & Bessie Welder Park: 361-364-9250. Odem First United Methodist Church 361-368-9187, 6 spots - must reserve.

Victoria Area Long Term Recovery

Victoria, Texas - First United Methodist Church

  • housing for 62 volunteers on the second floor, stair access only
  • commercial kitchen for your use
  • shower trailer
  • Twin size air mattresses recommended.  Bring your own bedding and pillows. (Bunk Beds coming soon!)
  • HEB Grocery within two miles from church
  • Teams will be dispatched from Victoria to surrounding areas to work on recovery projects identified through the case management office established in Victoria.

--------------------------

Columbus - La Grange

Cathedral Oaks Retreat Center

  • must work around the Retreat Center calendar.
  • cost is $20 per person per night and includes two meals or $10 per night without meals.

FUMC La Grange

  • limited housing available June-August
  • cost is $10 per person per night and includes sleeping space, shower trailers, and access to commercial kitchen.

If housing is not available in one of the villages, we will try and work with you to find alternative housing options.