Texas is offering social services to Hurricane Katrina evacuees as they start to rebuild their lives. More than 6,000 evacuee children are enrolled in Texas schools with more expected this week. Nearly 27,000 evacuee families are using food stamps. Information is being offered on Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program or CHIP. For information on state services, evacuees can call 2-1-1. For school enrollment, call the Texas Education Agency at 1-800-957-5109 .
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