📝FEMA Assistance Available📝
If you were affected by the winter storms in Texas, you can apply for disaster assistance online by going to https://www.disasterassistance.gov/ and selecting “Apply Online”. During the application process please ensure to select the cause of damage snow/ice amongst other damages that may have occurred.


Below are a few agencies providing grants for projects like wheelchair ramps, housing and weatherization:

Nueces County Community Action Agency

  • Assistance with utility expenses
  • Emergency food (rural areas only)
  • Rental assistance
  • Weatherization of homes
  • Information & Referral
  • Notary Services (free)

Area Agency on Aging of the Coastal Bend

  • Benefits Counseling
  • Home Repair Assistance

Coastal Bend Center for Independent Living

  • Resources for access and mobility for people with disabilities

Texas Department of Agriculture

  • Economic Development
  • Production Agriculture

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs

Beatriz Charo
Grants Administrator/Business Liaison 

Beatriz Charo is the Grants Administrator for the City of Robstown where she oversees the grant application, award, and reporting processes. Beatriz has worked with several State and Federal agencies including, Texas Division of Emergency Management, Texas Water Development Board, Federal Emergency Management Agency, and United States Department of Agriculture. She has been with the City of Robstown for 10 years and served as the City Secretary’s Administrative Assistant before being promoted. Beatriz is a graduate of Robstown High School and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Interdisciplinary Studies with a minor in Business Administration at Texas A&M University – College Station. In addition to being the Grants Administrator, Beatriz participates in several City committees that enhance employee benefits and morale. She was also instrumental in the development and construction of Robstown’s first City Hall building.