COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19 Resources

Below are resources to help individuals and organizations navigate the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Additional resources will be added as they are available. Send any relevant information to be added below to

Community Conversation 

The Dance Source Houston team is hosting an open platform conversation each week to provide an opportunity for community members to connect. The sessions will be held over Zoom and are accessible by video or phone. Register below to attend.

Tue, Jan 12 @ 11am – RSVP
Tue, Jan 19 @ 6pm – RSVP
Tue, Jan 26 @ 11am – RSVP
Tue, Feb 2 @ 6pm – RSVP
Tue, Feb 9 @ 11am – RSVP
Tue, Feb 16 @ 6pm – RSVP
Tue, Feb 23 @ 11am – RSVP

Monthly Town Hall

Dance Source Houston is part of a collective of local Houston-area arts organizations providing support to the arts community during the COVID-19 pandemic. On the last Thursday of every month at 2pm, the collective will host a virtual Arts Town Hall event to create a human connection between members of our community. Register today at


Actors Fund Emergency Financial Assistance – Emergency assistance for individuals working in the performing arts and entertainment. 

Disaster Unemployment Assistance through Texas Workforce Commission – Artists and arts workers may be eligible for DUA. Proof of employment is required to apply.

Greater Houston Arts Relief Fund – Dance Source Houston is part of a collective of arts service organizations that have agreed to encourage donations for the arts community through a single relief fund. Learn more here.

Paycheck Protection Program – An SBA loan that helps businesses keep their workforce employed during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. Applications for small businesses and nonprofits are available through SBA approved lenders. Independent contractors and sole proprietors are also eligible to apply. A list of Houston-area, SBA approved lenders can be found here.

COVID-19 Testing 

Testing sites in Houston

Testing sites in Harris County

Health Resources


City of Houston Health Department

Harris Health System

The Harris Center for Mental Health and IDD



Texas Health and Human Services

National & International

Center for Disease Control

World Health Organization

Other Health Resources

Dance/USA Task Force on Dancer Health – Helpful resources available on health and safety around returning to studios

International Association of Dance Medicine and Science – Resources from dance medicine practitioners, dance educators, dance scientists, and dancers.

Minding The Gap

Nutrition Resources

Houston Food Bank

Multi-Resource Organizations and Documents

Alliance of Artists Communities 

Americans for the Arts

Association of Teaching Artists

Creating New Futures: Working Guidelines for Ethics & Equity in Presenting Dance & Performance

Creative Capital 

Dance Magazine 

Dance/USA – Advocacy, health, and funding information from the national service organization for dance.

Event Safety Alliance

Freelance Artist Resources – An aggregated list of free resources, opportunities, and financial relief options available to artists of all disciplines.

Fresh Arts – Resources for artists and creative entrepreneurs of all disciplines.

Houston Arts Alliance – Up to date communications from HAA and resources on arts education, digitization of cultural experiences, federal assistance and more. 

Mid America Arts Alliance 

National Council for Nonprofits

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