Gill Children’s Services

 In Fort Worth - Childcare, Fort Worth - Financial Guidance

Gill Children’s Services helps children when all other resources have been exhausted. Before applying, please ask yourself:

    1. Is my child 0-18 years old?
    2. Does my child live in Tarrant County?
    3. Have I called United Way’s 211 Resource Line to see if other nonprofits can help me?

If you answered YES to all three questions, you may apply for assistance from Gill Children’s Services.  You can pick up an application from their office, call and ask them to mail you an application, or print the application from the website.  Just go to the website and click on “Apply”.  Please fax your completed application to (817)332-6445 or mail it to 555 Hemphill Street, Suite 200, Fort Worth, TX 76104.

Please gather the following documents before applying:

Summer School Tuition:

  • Income verification (check stub, letter from employer, etc.)
  • Referral letter from school staff member

Birth Certificates:

  • Income verification (check stub, letter from employer, etc.)
  • Referral letter from the agency explaining why they need a birth certificate
  • Parent/guardian picture ID

Prescriptions:

  • Income verification (check stub, letter from employer, etc.)
  • The original prescription information

Please ask the pharmacy of your choice for the cost of the medication.

Special Therapy and Equipment:

  • Income verification (check stub, letter from employer, etc.)
  • Letter from your child’s doctor explaining why the service/equipment is needed

Dental:

  • Income verification (check stub, letter from employer, etc.)
  • All information from the referring agency/dentist (treatment plan, cost, etc.)

Gill requires up to 35 days to process dental applications.

Orthodontia:

  • Income verification (check stub, letter from employer, etc.)
  • Treatment plan (if you have one)

Gill requires up to 6 months to process ortho applications. Children must be screened by Gill’s volunteer orthodontist to assess the child’s need. Screenings are held 3-4 times a year at the Gill office.

Diapers:

  • Identification (birth certificate, Medicaid cards, shot records, etc.) with the child’s name and date of birth

Emergency Child Care:

  • Income verification (check stub, letter from employer, etc.)
  • Employment verification for parent/guardian beginning new job
  • Letter from child care facility confirming their rate
  • This is only temporary assistance (4-6 weeks) until you are able to pay independently.

http://www.gillchildrens.org

555 Hemphill Street
Suite 200
Fort Worth, 76104

(817)332-5070

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