MEET YOUR STUDENT SUCCESS COORDINATOR, ASHLEY KING

Ashley has lived in Knoxville, Tennessee for most of her life. She loves the Tennessee Vols and East Tennessee. She has her BS Degree in Multidisciplinary Studies from Tennessee Technological University. Since getting her degree, she has been working mostly in the education and social work areas.

SUPPORT RESOURCES IN YOUR AREA…

The following resources have been gathered to provide support in a variety of areas specific to your location. Please use the links below to connect with any number of organizations that can help you stay on track or get the assistance you need. If you feel like we are missing a specific category, feel free to reach out to your Student Success Coordinator to ensure that we are providing the best resources possible to help you achieve your goals.

Rush Creek Compassion Center

The Rush Creek Compassion Center is offered through Rush Creek Church. Food Bank ( please see changes with hours due to COVID) English Classes ( offered at Arlington and Fort Worth campus) GED Tutoring KidsHope USA Mentoring Great Turkey Take Away (delivering Thanksgiving Meals to families in Fort Worth, Arlington, Mansfield, Grand Prairie, and Kennedale) […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Dallas- Fort Worth Work Assistance

Get Shift Done for North Texas The Get Shift Done for Texas for North Texas Initiative was launched to place hourly workers in the hospitality industry in jobs working for nonprofit organizations and institutions in need during the COVID-19 crisis. The Get Shift Done for North Texas Fund was created at Communities Foundation of Texas to […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – United Way Financial Assistance

United Way  United Way steps up whenever our communities need us. We’re helping communities affected by COVID-19 all over the world. United Way provides contact information and funds for resources in all areas that can help with financial assistance, bill assistance, food assistance, etc… Please visit the website to search for available resources and to learn […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Unemployment Benefits

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) update: The federal government is allowing new options for states to amend their laws to provide unemployment insurance benefits related to COVID-19. For example, federal law allows states to pay benefits where: An employer temporarily ceases operations due to COVID-19, preventing employees from coming to work; An individual is quarantined with the expectation of […]

Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) Program

Trade Adjustment Assistance Program The TAA Program seeks to provide adversely affected workers with opportunities to obtain the skills, credentials, resources, and support necessary to (re)build skills for future jobs. Any member of a worker group certified by the Department may be eligible to receive the following benefits and services at a local American Job […]

Vocational Rehabilitation – Texas Workforce

Vocational Rehabilitation – Adults Overview Workforce Solutions Vocational Rehabilitation Services provides services for people with disabilities to help them prepare for, obtain, retain or advance in employment. Eligibility You may be eligible for vocational rehabilitation services if you: Have a disability which results in substantial barriers to employment Require services to prepare for, obtain, retain […]

SnagAJob.com

Snagajob.com Job search site by city and zip code.  Apply for available jobs online and read helpful job tips. www.snagajob.com 

Huma-Faith – Sufa Project

  http://www.humafaith.org/ Huma-Faith is a grass root non-profit interfaith organization that aims to address an array of social ills that negatively affect our society. Our mission is to be a catalyst for individuals pursuing congruency between their character and religious belief through transcendence in spiritual ethics. Homelessness isn’t seasonal, which is why Huma-Faith provides transitional housing […]

Care.com

Description:  Care.com’s premise is simple: Our consumer matching solutions allow families to search for, qualify, vet, connect with, and ultimately select caregivers in a low-cost, reliable and easy way.  Find care.  Find jobs. URL:  https://www.care.com/  

Work in Texas website

The Work in Texas website helps you build a resume, gives you access to career tools, and is a job search engine.  It is the largest free job matching network in Texas. URL:  http://www.workintexas.com  

Texas Veterans Portal

This website is a great resource guide for veterans residing in Texas.  It offers information regarding the following benefits and services:  health and wellness, education and training, employment and career, housing and loans, licenses and permits, records and medals, dependents and caregivers, legal and financial, disabilities and claims, and women veterans.  It also has a […]

Indeed – Resume

Indeed – Free Resume Builder Make Your Resume Make a free resume in minutes using the wizard or upload your own. Get Contacted Make your resume so that employers can contact you about job opportunities. Easily Apply for Jobs Apply to jobs from your computer or smartphone in seconds. URL:  https://www.indeed.com/create-resume/

National Head Start Association

Description:  The National Head Start Association (NHSA) is a nonprofit organization committed to the belief that every child, regardless of circumstances at birth, has the ability to succeed in life.  In addition to life and school preparedness, Head Start is also the nation’s laboratory for early learning innovation. Head Start offers a unique whole child/whole family program […]

KhanAcadmy.Org – Free Online Tutorials

 Khan Academy Tutorials – For free. For everyone. Forever. Our mission is to provide a free, world-class education to anyone, anywhere. Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom. We tackle math, science, computer programming, history, […]

The Community Action Partnership (CAP)

The Community Action Partnership (CAP) The Community Action Partnership is a national hub that links the nation’s 1,000+ Community Action Agencies to each another – and to leaders looking for solutions that connect Americans to greater opportunity.  Some of the services that may be offered are: • Workforce Connections • HUD Housing Assistance • Transportation […]

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs offers many benefit programs to Veterans and their families.  They offer benefits such as disability compensation, pension, GI Bill (financial assistance for the pursuit of further education), career counseling, home loans, life insurance, burial assistance, and healthcare.  They also offer homeless and at-risk Veterans assistance with locating housing, healthcare, […]

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services It is the mission of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) to enhance and protect the health and well-being of all Americans. We fulfill that mission by providing for effective health and human services and fostering advances in medicine, public health, and social services. Programs […]

NorthTexasFamilies.org

NorthTexasFamilies.org is a comprehensive website where families can find programs, connect to services and apply for benefits. This online resource is a single resource for early childhood programs, education, parenting support, health, food, housing, transit, money, work and legal services. The Zip Code driven search engine allows for location accuracy. There is no comparable tool […]

Purdue Owl

Purdue Owl This go-to guide will help you improve your writing skills immensely in MLA and APA format. Going for writing lessons are expensive and usually not worth the money. There are many scams out there but Purdue Owl is one of the more trusted platforms. They offer tips through every stage of writing presented in a […]

CareerOneStop.Org – Career Services for Ex- Offenders

Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor. A proud partner of the  network. Job Search Help for Ex-Offenders CareerOneStop can aid in your search for a career path following incarceration by identifying local, state and national training resources, as well as listing information for companies who hire ex-offenders.  COS offers help guiding  your employer conversation about your […]

U.S. Department of Labor – CareerOneStop.org

your source for career exploration, training & jobs Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor. A proud partner of the  network.  http://www.careeronestop.org CareerOneStop offers great information and tools for  job seekers, career explorers, and students. CareerOneStop material may be used by an  individual to match interests to careers, identify skills, provide  salary & labor mkt  information (nationwide), […]

Texas Workforce Solutions Vocational Rehabilitation Services

Texas Workforce Solutions Vocational Rehabilitation Services serves youth and students with disabilities to help prepare for post-secondary education and employment opportunities.  Services are eligibility and need based. Eligibility You may be eligible for vocational rehabilitation services if you: Have a disability which results in substantial barriers to employment Require services to prepare for, obtain, retain […]

Texas Workforce Commision – Vocational Rehabilitation

Criss Cole Rehabilitation Center The Criss Cole Rehabilitation Center (CCRC) is an innovative, residential vocational rehabilitation training facility that serves adults who are legally blind by helping them learn alternative techniques to prepare for, find or retain employment, attend a college, university or trade school, and live independently in the community. CCRC is named in honor […]

Texas 2-1-1

2-1-1 Texas, a program of the Texas Health and Human Services Commission, is committed to helping Texas citizens connect with the services they need. Whether by phone or internet, our goal is to present accurate, well-organized and easy-to-find information from state and local health and human services programs. We accomplish this through the work of […]

American Camp Association

This resource will allow you to search for 2020 Virtual Camp listings. You can search for available camps using several filters including: free or camps with fees, activity categories and more. URL: https://members.acacamps.org/Virtual-Camp?select-orgaffil=78&text-description=

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Storyline Online

Storyline is a free resource for remote learning during COVID-19 where movie stars read their favorite stories to kids.   URL: https://www.storylineonline.net/      

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Fun Brain

This website allows students to play games while learning Math and Reading Skills. You can choose the activities and games for ages Pre-K through 8th grade.   URL: https://www.funbrain.com/  

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Experience Great Smoky Mountains National Park at Home through their SmokiEEEs program! Learn online and outside with Park Ranger-led adventures, activities and resources for students of all ages. The website has activities as well as kid posted videos in the community and video tours in the Smokies.   URL: https://smokieees.org/  

COVID-19 Relief Resources – National Geographic Educational Resources

Now, as communities around the world are exploring new ways of teaching and learning at home, we invite you to join us for live broadcasts of Explorer Classroom. In our commitment to support educators, students and families during this transition, we are now providing Explorer Classroom every weekday at 2:00 p.m. EDT. Explorer Classroom’s live video events connect […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources- Brain POP

Brain POP and Brain POP Jr. have interactive videos, activities and quizzes designed for kids. To assist with learning needs due to COVID-19, the website is offering families to sign up for free access to the materials. Please visit the site for more details. Topics included: Local and State Governments Math Arts and Technology Concept […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Google Arts and Culture

Google Arts and Culture Visit this website to explore art collections, take virtual tours of museums around the world, explore places around the world, learn about historical figures and history, experiments, different cultures and more.   URL: https://artsandculture.google.com/    

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Simon and Schuster Publishing

Read & Learn with Simon Kids is presented by Simon and Schuster Publishing   The website offers live read-alouds, downloadable activities, curriculum guides and more.   URL: https://simonandschusterpublishing.com/readandlearn/  

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Sesame Street Educational Resources

In response to COVID-19, Sesame Street is offering educational videos for children about safe hand washing, caring for each other and more. URL: https://www.sesamestreet.org/caring  

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library

Imagination Library Bedtime Stories with Dolly Parton Goodnight with Dolly is a 10-week special series of weekly videos featuring Dolly Parton reading select Imagination Library books. The weekly read aloud series begins on April 2. Dolly hopes this series of stories will provide comfort and reassurance to kids and families during the shelter-in-place mandates.   […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Kennedy Space Center Educational Resources

The Kennedy Space Center is having live presentations on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays on Facebook Live at 9:30am Eastern Standard Time for younger children and 1:00pm Eastern Standard Time for young adults.   URL: https://www.facebook.com/pg/KennedySpaceCenterVisitorComplex/posts/?ref=page_internal    

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Read Alouds

Authors who are planning new read-alouds and lessons are sharing their schedules in a Google Doc created by literacy advocate Olivia Van Ledtje. Please visit the link below for the schedule and link to each read-aloud.   URL: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1MrM7Ypu3uoEEwbyLQ6sxkx8d-sePrP2J64WQrb6dNfI/edit        

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Free Online Homeschool Curriculum

Calvert Homeschool Due to the Coronavirus Crisis, Calvert’s is offering FREE curriculum for the first 3 months. Use Code: CALVERT90 Calvert’s has curriculum for grades K-2 and 3-12 with media-rich curriculum for grades 3-12.   Please visit the site below for more information. URL: https://www.calverthomeschool.com/    

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Home-Schooling Resources

Due to the Coronavirus Crisis, The TODAY Show has provided home-school tips and free resources to assist. Please visit the link below for ideas for activities, tips and other resources.   URL:  https://www.today.com/parents/how-homeschool-during-coronavirus-crisis-t176020      

Tarrant County ChildCare Management Services (CCMS)

Tarrant County Child Care Management Services (CCMS) provides subsidized childcare to families in Tarrant County.  This website has an application and will tell you if you qualify for childcare assistance. http://www.tarrantcountyccms.org 305 NE Loop 820 Tower 1 Suite 600 Hurst, 76053 1-817-831-0374

Household of Faith Charities

Household of Faith Charities has a food pantry that takes place every 2nd and 4th Friday of the month. They also offer a summer camp for ages 4-14.  The camp is usually offered from the beginning of June through the beginning of August.  The tuition is free but there is a $100 registration fee.  For […]

Safe Kids Worldwide

Safe Kids Worldwide is a global organization dedicated to protecting kids from unintentional injuries, the number one cause of death to children in the United States. Throughout the world, almost 1 million children die of injuries each year. Areas We Work In Home Cars and Road Sports and Play This resource provides free infant car […]

The Family Place

The Family Place is here to empower you to escape from family violence and become a survivor. Whether the abuse you suffer is physical, emotional, verbal or financial, we provide a safe place to heal and the counseling and resources you need to start down the path to independence. All services are free and offered […]

Center for Transforming Lives

The Center for Transforming Lives offers high-quality early education to foster individual learning at every stage, from infancy through pre-K. Our low child-to-teacher ratios and small group sizes ensure that every child receives the individualized attention and nurturing care needed for optimal learning. The Center for Transforming Lives subsidizes early childhood development for homeless and […]

Child Care Bridge Fund

**This program is for families currently on the Dallas County and Tarrant County waiting list for CCMS.** Qualifications include: 1-Resident of Dallas or Tarrant County. 2-Female attending school full-time or working 25+ hours per week.  Two-Parent households: minimum of 50 hours per week (25+ hours each). 3-At least one child age 0-5 needing childcare 4-Fulfill […]

Camp Fort Worth

The Camp Fort Worth program is full of challenging and creative activities for children ages 5 to 13. Each day promises nonstop fun and excitement.  The camp runs from June 10th-August 9th, 2019.  The prices are as follows: Regular camp (9 a.m.-3 p.m.) Weekly fee: $35 (Down payment of $10 per week, applied towards registration fees) Full […]

Rising Star Baptist Church-Camp Star/Freedom School

CDF Freedom School/Camp Star Summer Program will provide enrichment that helps children fall in love with reading, increases their self-esteem, and generates more positive attitudes towards learning. Children are taught using a model curriculum that supports children and families around five essential components: high quality academic enrichment; parent and family involvement; civic engagement and social […]

Gill Children’s Services

Gill Children’s Services helps children when all other resources have been exhausted. Before applying, please ask yourself: Is my child 0-18 years old? Does my child live in Tarrant County? 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 […]

Ft. Worth YMCA

The Ft. Worth YMCA offers pre-school child care.  They do offer financial assistance with this cost.  There are two pre-school child care sites, the Ella McFadden Child Development Center and the Amaka Child Development Center.  Please see the website for the address and phone number of each one. http://ymcafw.org/programs/child-care/pre-school-child-care/ Main phone number:  (817) 335-9622

Texas Rising Star

This is a great website to check the quality of a child care center or home based childcare provider.   All child care centers and home based child care providers in Texas can apply to participate in TRS if they meet certain eligibility criteria.  Programs that participate in TRS meet higher quality standards than many other […]

Care.com

Description:  Care.com’s premise is simple: Our consumer matching solutions allow families to search for, qualify, vet, connect with, and ultimately select caregivers in a low-cost, reliable and easy way.  Find care.  Find jobs. URL:  https://www.care.com/  

HelpandHope.org

  Help For Parents. Hope For Kids.   Child Safety Tips Keeping their children safe is every parent’s first concern. But, it’s a dangerous world out there! Use our parenting tips, videos, and resource library to learn how to keep your child safe at home, at play, and at school. Some of our parenting tips about child safety include: […]

Texas Health and Human Services

Choosing quality child care is important, no matter which kind of provider you decide upon.  Please select in the link below for options to best assist you with your search needs. The link below will allow you to search criteria by zip code. http://www.dfps.state.tx.us/Child_Care/Search_Texas_Child_Care/ppFacilitySearchDayCare.asp      

The Community Action Partnership (CAP)

The Community Action Partnership (CAP) The Community Action Partnership is a national hub that links the nation’s 1,000+ Community Action Agencies to each another – and to leaders looking for solutions that connect Americans to greater opportunity.  Some of the services that may be offered are: • Workforce Connections • HUD Housing Assistance • Transportation […]

USDA Child Care Wellness Grant Program – Texas

USDA Child Care Wellness Grants Farm to Child Care The FTC grant projects create connections between local farmers, their fresh produce and the children in the child care setting. FTC grants establish a direct purchasing relationship with a local produce grower to integrate more fresh fruits and vegetables into meals and snacks.   FTC funds […]

Children and Adult Food Care Program (CACFP) – Texas

    The Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) reimburses child care centers, day care home providers, and adult day care centers for part of the cost associated with serving more than 400,000 approved meals and snacks to children and adults in Texas  every day. The goal of the CACFP is to improve and maintain […]

The National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse

The National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse The National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse is an Office of Family Assistance (OFA) funded national resource for fathers, practitioners, programs/Federal grantees, states, and the public at-large who are serving or interested in supporting strong fathers and families. Fatherhood.gov is a site for: Dads looking for tips, hints and even deals for […]

National Parent Helpline

National Parent Helpline Being a parent is a critically important job, 24 hours a day. It’s not always easy. Call the National Parent Helpline® to get emotional support from a trained Advocate and become empowered and a stronger parent. URL:  http://www.nationalparenthelpline.org Helpline:   1-855- 4 A PARENT  (1-855-427-2736) HOURS OF OPERATION: Monday – Friday 10:00 AM PST-7:00 PM […]

Department of Human Services by State

Department of Human Services by State The Department of Human Services in each state provide services for: Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program Supplement Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Child Support Child Care Assistance And others… Click on your state below for your state’s Department of Human Services website. Alabama Hawaii Massachusetts New Mexico South […]

Suntopia.org / Resources

Suntopia.org Everyone needs a little help sometimes, and Suntopia.org helps people help themselves in times of need. Services include: FOOD                                                  RENTAL ASSISTANCE HOMELESS SHELTERS                EMERGENCY LOANS […]

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs offers many benefit programs to Veterans and their families.  They offer benefits such as disability compensation, pension, GI Bill (financial assistance for the pursuit of further education), career counseling, home loans, life insurance, burial assistance, and healthcare.  They also offer homeless and at-risk Veterans assistance with locating housing, healthcare, […]

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services It is the mission of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) to enhance and protect the health and well-being of all Americans. We fulfill that mission by providing for effective health and human services and fostering advances in medicine, public health, and social services. Programs […]

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Health Center Locator

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Health Center Locator HRSA Health Center Locator allows anyone in the USA to type in their address or general location and find local health care near them.  The information populated gives the name, address, phone number, and distance from your location for each health center. Find a Health Center […]

Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)

Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) If your children need health coverage, they may be eligible for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). If they qualify, you won’t have to buy an insurance plan to cover them. CHIP provides low-cost health coverage to children in families that earn too much money to qualify for Medicaid. In […]

Childcare Center.us-National child care center search engine

This is a national website that allows parents to search for area child care centers, home daycares, and nannies/sitters.  The site allows you to narrow your search by zip code, city, or state.  To begin a search click on the “Find Providers” tab.  The website also indicates whether the care provider might participate in a […]

Missison Arlington / Tarrant Kids Camp

  Mission Arlington hosts 7 different camps for 3 different age groups during the month of July. Our preschool events, affectionately called “Kiddie Camps,” are for Kindergartners through the 3rd grade and happen on 3 separate Tuesday nights in July. Camps for 4th – 6th graders, and for youth happen on 4 separate Saturdays in […]

Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood Planned Parenthood believes in the individual fundamental right of people throughout the world to manage their reproductive health, regardless of income, marital status, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, or residence. Respect, inclusion and diversity in all aspects of our organization are essential to our well-being. We believe reproductive self-determination must be […]

Texas National Guard Family Support Foundation

Texas National Guard Family Support Foundation Support, Empower and Honor  Texas Guard Families The Texas National Guard Family Support Foundation is a non-profit organization [501(c)(3)] founded in 2004 by a group of existing and former Texas National Guard members with the purpose of supporting the needs of those serving our great State of Texas during […]

NorthTexasFamilies.org

NorthTexasFamilies.org is a comprehensive website where families can find programs, connect to services and apply for benefits. This online resource is a single resource for early childhood programs, education, parenting support, health, food, housing, transit, money, work and legal services. The Zip Code driven search engine allows for location accuracy. There is no comparable tool […]

Child Care Management Services – Tarrant County

Child Care Management Services (CCMS) is a program managed by Child Care Associates through a contract with the Workforce Development Board. CCMS provides subsidized child care to families in Tarrant County, Texas. 305 NE Loop 820, Tower 1, Suite 600 Hurst, Texas 76053 PHONE: 817.831.0374 / FAX: 817.840.7211  

Big Brothers Big Sisters of America

Description:  Big Brothers Big Sisters helps children realize their potential and build their futures.  They nurture children and strengthen communities.  They Operate under the belief that inherent in every child is the ability to succeed and thrive in life.  Provides children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one relationships. Meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteers (“Bigs”) […]

ChildCareGroup – Dallas

We provide our nationally recognized model of care—Relationship-Centered Child Care® or RC3®—at our seven Head Start and/or Early Head Start centers for little or no cost to low-income families. Among our other services, we administer a subsidized voucher program—Child Care Assistance; offer teacher and parent training; manage a Food and Nutrition Program; and, provide child care […]

New Eyes for the Needy

New Eyes for the Needy New Eyes is a non-profit, non-sectarian volunteer organization that purchases new eyeglasses for poor children and adults in the United States. The organization also recycles donated glasses for distribution to indigent people in developing nations worldwide. Since 1932, New Eyes has provided clear vision to over 8 million people in the […]

Bright Horizons Montessori at Sundance – Ft Worth

Bright Horizons Montessori at Sundance  Bright Horizons Montessori at Sundance (817) 334-0036 Address: 201 es St., Fort Worth, TX 76102 Hours of Operation: M-F: 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Ages Served: Infant / Nido, Toddler / Mini, Primary,  

Tarrant County – Division of Child Support

CHILD SUPPORT The mission of the Child Support Office is to enhance the quality of life for children in Tarrant County by monitoring, collecting and enforcing child support and medical support obligations. We care about you and your child, and are actively engaged in the continuous improvement of our processes through collaborative efforts with our […]

Baylor All Saints Child Care and Preschool – Ft Worth

Baylor All Saints Child Care & Preschool Celebrating over 30 years as an early child care provider in the Ft Worth area with Bright Horizons.     Fort Worth Child Care Center Address: 1709 N Enderly Place, Fort Worth, TX 76104 Call For Enrollment Information: 877-624-4532 Phone: 817-927-6249 Hours of Operation: M-F: 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Ages Served: Infants, Toddlers, Preschool, Kindergarten […]

Texas Workforce Commission – Texas Child Care Solutions

Developed by the Texas Workforce Commission, the purpose of Texas Child Care Solutions is to provide parents and child care providers access to resources and information to assist them in making informed choices to meet their child care and program needs. This child care services program subsidizes child care for low-income families, promoting long-term self-sufficiency […]

Texas Council of Child Welfare Boards (TCCWB)

    Founded in 1978, the Texas Council of Child Welfare Boards’ (TCCWB) mission is to support a statewide network of volunteers concerned with the welfare of children, especially those suffering from abuse and neglect TCCWB works with DFPS and others to develop resources, programs and strategies to enhance services to vulnerable children and families. […]

Search Texas Childcare

Don’t be in the dark about child care! Before entrusting your child to a daycare, check its state record. This is the official State of Texas website on daycare. Search for Licensed Providers List of Involuntary Suspended License Provider Background Checks Hotline http://www.dfps.state.tx.us/Child_Care/Search_Texas_Child_Care/default.asps

Texas Department of Family Services

Help For Parents. Hope For Kids.  It’s not easy being a parent. Here you will learn where to find the help you need to begin your journey towards becoming a healthier, happier family. HelpandHope.org offers many programs to help build better parenting skills.   http://helpandhope.org Parenting Skills Food Clothing Housing Healthcare Child Care Drug / […]

Texas 2-1-1

2-1-1 Texas, a program of the Texas Health and Human Services Commission, is committed to helping Texas citizens connect with the services they need. Whether by phone or internet, our goal is to present accurate, well-organized and easy-to-find information from state and local health and human services programs. We accomplish this through the work of […]

Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Ft Worth

B & G Clubs of Greater Ft Worth strives to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens. Check out our afterschool and summer kids programs. http://www.fortworthkids.org/

BOYS and GIRLS CLUBS of GREATER DALLAS

B&G Clubs of Greater Dallas are  serve a membership base of more than 6,000 youth annually, providing programs based on physical, emotional, cultural and social needs, and the interests of boys and girls.  Clubs offer diverse program activities in three areas: Academic Success, Good Character & Citizenship and Healthy Lifestyles.  These services are offered through a […]

WOMEN INFANTS AND CHILDREN (WIC)

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) providing  Federal grants to States for supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to age five who are found to be at nutritional risk.

Operation Homefront

Their goal is to be the provider of choice for short-term and Critical Financial Assistance, long-term stability and recurring support programs to military families. SHORT-TERM CRITICAL FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE (RELIEF) Critical Financial Assistance* for food, utilities, home repairs, rent/mortgage payments, etc. Rent-free transitional housing for wounded service members LONG-TERM STABILITY (RESILIENCY) Mortgage-free homes awarded across the […]

COVID-19 Resources: PC’s for People

https://www.pcsforpeople.org/get-technology/ https://www.pcsforpeople.org/get-technology/

Rush Creek Compassion Center

The Rush Creek Compassion Center is offered through Rush Creek Church. Food Bank ( please see changes with hours due to COVID) English Classes ( offered at Arlington and Fort Worth campus) GED Tutoring KidsHope USA Mentoring Great Turkey Take Away (delivering Thanksgiving Meals to families in Fort Worth, Arlington, Mansfield, Grand Prairie, and Kennedale) […]

American Camp Association

This resource will allow you to search for 2020 Virtual Camp listings. You can search for available camps using several filters including: free or camps with fees, activity categories and more. URL: https://members.acacamps.org/Virtual-Camp?select-orgaffil=78&text-description=

First Street Methodist Mission

First Street Methodist Mission is provided by First United Methodist Church, Fort Worth, Texas and is located two blocks north of the church. Devoted to serving people in need, First Street Methodist Mission provides emergency food, clothing, infant formula, limited financial assistance, and case management services in an atmosphere of respect and compassion. Food Pantry Ministries […]

Dollywood Pre K Imagination Free Season Pass

Free Pre-K Imagination Season Pass Children born in 2015 or 2016 can visit Dollywood and Dollywood’s Splash Country for free all season long with a Pre-K Imagination Season Pass. This special 35th Anniversary offer is inspired by Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library that introduces young children to the joy of learning through books. The deadline to […]

COVID-19- Relief Resources – Dallas Public Library

The Dallas Public Library is temporarily closed, but still offers a variety of services online. Services Include: Resume Assistance, information about filing for unemployment benefits, job sites, job listings and more Information regarding community resources, information about and how to apply for services provided through the CARES Act, information about COVID-19 Audiobooks, books services, free […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – U-HAUL

U-HAUL Offers 30 Days Free Self- Storage amid Coronavirus Outbreak The free month applies to new customers with college IDs and is a limited-time offer subject to availability. Please visit the link below for further information. URL: https://www.uhaul.com/Articles/About/20625/College-Students-U-Haul-Offers-30-Days-Free-Self-Storage-Amid-Coronavirus-Outbreak/

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Texas Diaper Bank

Texas Diaper Bank: The organization continues to assist babies, seniors and others during the COVID 19 outbreak with diapers and other needed items.   Please visit the website for more information.   URL: http://www.texasdiaperbank.org/        

COVID-19- Relief Resources – JOANN Face Mask Kits

MOST JOANN STORES are participating in the Take and Make masks with donated fabric and guidance. This is a free kit with supplies to make your own face mask. Due to supplies being limited, it’s first come first serve. The website also has videos and templates regarding making your own masks. Please visit the website […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Free Face Masks Online

Two online retailers are offering to mail free face masks to your home. Flexispot and DHVANI   Please visit the website below for more information regarding ordering information.   URL: https://www.kxan.com/news/simplehealth/medical/two-places-to-get-free-face-masks-online/    

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Polar Bears International Educational Resources

Polar Bears International The Polar Bears International website has developed a curriculum for kids that provides educational information about polar bears that includes: live chats with scientists, the polar bear tracker, live cam of the polar bears and Northern Lights and more. The website provides a schedule for videos and activities.   URL: https://polarbearsinternational.org/#    

COVID-19 Relief Resources – American Museum of Natural History

Welcome to OLogy! A science website for kids from the American Museum of Natural History. The website provides educational games, activities and learning videos and live streams covering a variety of types. Some of the topics included are: Anthropology Archaeology Astronomy Biodiversity Brain Climate Change Earth Genetics Marine Biology Microbiology PaleontOLogy Physics Water Zoology   […]

COVID-19- Relief Resources – The Weather Channel

We Love Weather is provided by The Weather Channel and provides educational information. This resource has weather activities for kids, step by step experiments and educational videos with experiments regarding science.   URL: https://weloveweather.tv/    

COVID-19 Relief Resources – California Science Center

The California Science Center has provided easy to follow science activities for children as well as live science videos and more through their “Stuck at Home Science”. The site posts new activities every weekday at 10:00am.   URL: https://californiasciencecenter.org/stuck-at-home-science  

COVID-19 Resources: Children’s Defense Fund- Useful Resources for Children and Families During the COVID-19 Crisis

Description:  Links to resources for families seeking assistance with health coverage, education, self-care and wellness and state-specific resources.  Also information for immigrant families URL:  https://www.childrensdefense.org/useful-resource-covid-19/#immigrant

COVID-19 Resources: National Low Income Housing Coalition- State and Local Rental Assistance Search

URL:  https://nlihc.org/rental-assistance

COVID-19 Resources: List of Museums, Zoos and Theme Parks Offering Virtual Tours

Description:  “Walk” through some of the world’s most prestigious cultural institutions, like The Met and The American Museum of Natural History, then go for a “ride” on Disney’s new Frozen rollercoaster with the kids. And regardless of your age, we think everyone will enjoy some live footage of pandas playing at the zoo! URL:  https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/life/travel/a31784720/best-virtual-tours/

COVID-19 Resources: Virtual Exhibits for Online Learning and Fun- Cleveland

Description:  A list of museums, art galleries, zoos, and aquariums that give children a chance to learn by virtual visiting. URL:  https://coronavirus.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/covid-19/families-and-individuals/resources-for-parents-and-families/Virtual-Exhibits-Online-Learning-and-Fun

COVID-19- Relief Resources – Walt Disney Fireworks

Walt Disney World and Disneyland have been closed since March 14 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Disney Magic Moments shared a “virtual viewing” of the “Happily Ever After” fireworks show at Walt Disney World for families to enjoy. Happily Ever After is the nighttime spectacular from Magic Kingdom. “For this special pre-recorded viewing of ‘Happily […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Virtual Games for Kids

MommyPoppins.com – has provided information about virtual activities and games for children of all ages to play with their friends. The website provides virtual games that can be accessed using multiple kinds of software. Please visit the website for more information.   URL: https://mommypoppins.com/boredom-busters/fun-games-kids-play-with-friends-virtually

COVID-19 Relief Resources – East Tennessee Job Opportunities

WATE news has provided a list of business that are currently hiring in the East Tennessee area. The website is updated regularly with new information. Please visit their site for more information.   URL: https://www.wate.com/news/business-buzz/list-whos-hiring-in-east-tennessee/

COVID-19 Resources: SingleCare Free Prescription Discount Card

URL:  https://www1.singlecare.com/rescare

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Storyline Online

Storyline is a free resource for remote learning during COVID-19 where movie stars read their favorite stories to kids.   URL: https://www.storylineonline.net/      

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Fun Brain

This website allows students to play games while learning Math and Reading Skills. You can choose the activities and games for ages Pre-K through 8th grade.   URL: https://www.funbrain.com/  

COVID-19 Resources: National Domestic Violence Hotline

URL:  https://www.thehotline.org/help/

COVID-19 Resources: Veterans Crisis Line

Call 800-273-8255 or text 838255 URL:  https://www.veteranscrisisline.net/

COVID-19 Resources: Crisis Textline

Text TALK to 741741 URL:  https://www.crisistextline.org/  

COVID-19 Resources: National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Call 800-273-8255 or Chat with Lifeline URL:  https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/

COVID-19 Resources: Substance Abuse & Mental Heath Services Administration- Disaster Distress Helpline

Substance Abuse & Mental Heath Services Administration:  Disaster Distress Helpline Call 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746 URL:  https://www.samhsa.gov/find-help/disaster-distress-helpline

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Free Offers for Healthcare Workers and First Responders

Starbucks announced on March 25 that the chain would give out free coffee to anyone who identifies as a front-line responder to the pandemic through May 3. The free coffee must be a tall hot or iced brewed coffee. Krispy Kreme announced on March 28 that it would give healthcare workers and first responder free doughnuts on Mondays at […]

COVID-19 – Relief Resources – Free Meal Sites for Children

The East Baton Rouge Parish School System’s Child Nutrition Department will be serving free breakfast and lunch at multiple school sites across the parish beginning Wednesday, March 18, 2020, between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. While supplies last, families will be able to pick up pre-packaged breakfast and lunches for children 18 years of age […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Experience Great Smoky Mountains National Park at Home through their SmokiEEEs program! Learn online and outside with Park Ranger-led adventures, activities and resources for students of all ages. The website has activities as well as kid posted videos in the community and video tours in the Smokies.   URL: https://smokieees.org/  

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Amazon Prime for Kids

Amazon is now offering free access to some of its Prime programming for kids. You don’t need to be an Amazon Prime subscriber, but you will need to create an Amazon account to log in. Currently the lineup includes primarily Amazon’s own original programming for kids, plus a lot of PBS Kids content—but more options may be […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – National Geographic Educational Resources

Now, as communities around the world are exploring new ways of teaching and learning at home, we invite you to join us for live broadcasts of Explorer Classroom. In our commitment to support educators, students and families during this transition, we are now providing Explorer Classroom every weekday at 2:00 p.m. EDT. Explorer Classroom’s live video events connect […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – State Farm

In response to COVID-19, State Farm’s “State Farm Good Neighbor Relief” is returning $2 billion dividend to Mutual auto insurance customers. The website says that “On average most customers will see a 25% policy credit. Customers do not need to take action. Credits will be automatically applied”. Please visit the website for information about Frequently […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources- Brain POP

Brain POP and Brain POP Jr. have interactive videos, activities and quizzes designed for kids. To assist with learning needs due to COVID-19, the website is offering families to sign up for free access to the materials. Please visit the site for more details. Topics included: Local and State Governments Math Arts and Technology Concept […]

COVID-19 Resources: Path to Government Benefits

URL:  https://www.benefits.gov/help/faq/Coronavirus-resources

COVID-19 Resource: Homeless Shelter Directory

URL:  https://www.homelessshelterdirectory.org/

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Google Arts and Culture

Google Arts and Culture Visit this website to explore art collections, take virtual tours of museums around the world, explore places around the world, learn about historical figures and history, experiments, different cultures and more.   URL: https://artsandculture.google.com/    

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Simon and Schuster Publishing

Read & Learn with Simon Kids is presented by Simon and Schuster Publishing   The website offers live read-alouds, downloadable activities, curriculum guides and more.   URL: https://simonandschusterpublishing.com/readandlearn/  

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Sesame Street Educational Resources

In response to COVID-19, Sesame Street is offering educational videos for children about safe hand washing, caring for each other and more. URL: https://www.sesamestreet.org/caring  

COVID-19 Articles: 3 Steps you can take to stay healthy during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

URL:  https://nutrition.org/making-health-and-nutrition-a-priority-during-the-coronavirus-covid-19-pandemic/

COVID-19 Articles: Simple Vegan Recipes to Try During the Quarantine

URL:  https://www.peta.org/living/food/simple-vegan-recipes/

COVID- 19 Articles: Avoid Cabin Fever With These 125 Ideas to Keep Kids Entertained During the Coronavirus Crisis

URL:  https://parade.com/1009774/stephanieosmanski/things-to-do-with-kids-during-coronavirus-quarantine/

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library

Imagination Library Bedtime Stories with Dolly Parton Goodnight with Dolly is a 10-week special series of weekly videos featuring Dolly Parton reading select Imagination Library books. The weekly read aloud series begins on April 2. Dolly hopes this series of stories will provide comfort and reassurance to kids and families during the shelter-in-place mandates.   […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Kennedy Space Center Educational Resources

The Kennedy Space Center is having live presentations on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays on Facebook Live at 9:30am Eastern Standard Time for younger children and 1:00pm Eastern Standard Time for young adults.   URL: https://www.facebook.com/pg/KennedySpaceCenterVisitorComplex/posts/?ref=page_internal    

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Read Alouds

Authors who are planning new read-alouds and lessons are sharing their schedules in a Google Doc created by literacy advocate Olivia Van Ledtje. Please visit the link below for the schedule and link to each read-aloud.   URL: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1MrM7Ypu3uoEEwbyLQ6sxkx8d-sePrP2J64WQrb6dNfI/edit        

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Free Online Homeschool Curriculum

Calvert Homeschool Due to the Coronavirus Crisis, Calvert’s is offering FREE curriculum for the first 3 months. Use Code: CALVERT90 Calvert’s has curriculum for grades K-2 and 3-12 with media-rich curriculum for grades 3-12.   Please visit the site below for more information. URL: https://www.calverthomeschool.com/    

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Home-Schooling Resources

Due to the Coronavirus Crisis, The TODAY Show has provided home-school tips and free resources to assist. Please visit the link below for ideas for activities, tips and other resources.   URL:  https://www.today.com/parents/how-homeschool-during-coronavirus-crisis-t176020      

COVID-19 Resources: Meal Pick-Up Search for Texas Schools

Description:  Free school meal pick-up locator. URL:  https://txschools.gov/

COVID-19 Article: Coronavirus (COVID-19): Social Distancing With Children

URL:  https://kidshealth.org/en/parents/coronavirus-social-distancing.html

COVID-19 Article: Tips for Families: Coronavirus

URL:  https://www.zerotothree.org/resources/3210-tips-for-families-coronavirus

COVID-19 Article: 8 Tips for Working From Home With Kids During COVID-19

URL:  https://www.yalemedicine.org/stories/8-tips-work-at-home-with-kids-covid-19/

COVID-19 Article: Working and Learning from Home During the COVID-19 Outbreak

URL:  https://www.healthychildren.org/English/health-issues/conditions/chest-lungs/Pages/Working-and-Learning-from-Home-During-the-COVID-19-Outbreak.aspx

COVID-19 Articles: Family Activities to Do During COVID-19

URL:  https://loganhealth.org/prod/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/What-to-do-at-home-with-your-kids-during-COVID-2019.pdf

COVID-19 Article: Mental health considerations for children quarantined because of COVID-19

URL:   https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lanchi/article/PIIS2352-4642(20)30096-1/fulltext

COVID-19 Article: Stress and Coping

Description: The outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) may be stressful for people. Fear and anxiety about a disease can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions in adults and children. Coping with stress will make you, the people you care about, and your community stronger. URL:  https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/daily-life-coping/managing-stress-anxiety.html

COVID-19 Article: How to Maintain a Positive State of Mind During the COVID-19 Pandemic

How to Maintain a Positive State of Mind During the COVID-19 Pandemic https://www.indeed.com/hire/c/info/maintain-a-positive-state-of-mind?hl=en&cc=US

COVID-19 Resource: FindHelp

FindHelp Find food assistance, help paying bills, and other free or reduced cost programs, including new programs for the COVID-19 pandemic by zip code:  https://findhelp.org/

COVID-19 Article: COVID-19 Is Coinciding With a Loneliness Epidemic

COVID-19 Is Coinciding With a Loneliness Epidemic Description:  Emotional health. URL:   https://www.govexec.com/management/2020/03/covid-19-coinciding-loneliness-epidemic/164153/

COVID-19 Article: A Parent’s Guide to Working from Home with Kids

A Parent’s Guide to Working from Home with Kids https://www.indeed.com/career-advice/career-development/working-from-home-with-kids

COVID-19 Article: 7 Healthy Tips for a Better Night Sleep

7 Healthy Tips for a Better Night Sleep https://blog.ed.ted.com/2016/08/23/7-healthy-tips-for-a-better-nights-sleep/?fbclid=IwAR2KLWjiE4JOHhB7LsLplCuc3sMju4Zy-x_K-dP1w7naWb1FSSURfiKgNIQ

COVID-19: Get Your Home Ready

Description: This interim guidance is to help household members plan for community transmission of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the United States. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) encourages household members to prepare for the possibility of a COVID-19 outbreak in their community. URL:   https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/downloads/COVID19_FAQ_HouseholdReady-H.pdf

COVID-19 Article: How soap kills the coronavirus

How soap kills the coronavirus https://ed.ted.com/best_of_web/wy0p8edN  

COVID-19 Resources- Project K!d

Description: PROJECT K!D is dedicated to offering families creative and inventive ways to spend unplugged time with kids. From DIY crafts to party ideas to home décor solutions, we mix traditional craft and household materials in surprising ways. At PROJECT K!D, we produce web content, original lifestyle magazine features, sponsored content for large companies, DIY videos, and craft books. […]

COVID-19 Article: Homeschooling Through COVID-19

Homeschooling Through COVID-19 Description: The Coalition for Responsible Home Education is offering resources to help families navigate their children’s education through this pandemic. On this page you’ll find recommendations for utilizing the time during school closures; encouragement for parents supervising school at home; and information on working with your child’s school and supporting your child. URL:   […]

COVID-19 Resources: Public Utility Commission of Texas

Description: Public Utility Commission’s response to economic hardship due to COVID-19. URL:  https://www.puc.texas.gov/ Frequently Asked Questions: URL:  http://www.puc.texas.gov/images/facts/PUCTX-COVID19-FAQ-FAQ.pdf

COVID-19 Resources- National Association of School Psychologists

Description: Helping Children Cope With Changes Resulting From COVID-19 and other resources. URL:   https://www.nasponline.org/resources-and-publications/resources-and-podcasts/school-climate-safety-and-crisis/health-crisis-resources/helping-children-cope-with-changes-resulting-from-covid-19

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Comcast Internet Essentials

Comcast Internet Essentials With school closings as a result of the Coronavirus and students needing Internet access for online instruction, Comcast has developed a plan to support low-income families and students with Internet Essentials. Effective Monday, March 16, 2020, anyone who signs up for Internet Essentials will receive two free months of Internet service. We are also increasing the speed […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Tax Relief and Stimulus Checks

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has established a special section focused on steps to help taxpayers, businesses and others affected by the coronavirus. The deadlines to FILE and PAY federal income taxes are extended to July 15, 2020. You can also visit the website to learn more information about the stimulus payment checks as updates […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Dallas- Fort Worth Work Assistance

Get Shift Done for North Texas The Get Shift Done for Texas for North Texas Initiative was launched to place hourly workers in the hospitality industry in jobs working for nonprofit organizations and institutions in need during the COVID-19 crisis. The Get Shift Done for North Texas Fund was created at Communities Foundation of Texas to […]

COVID-19 Resources-The Salvation Army

Description:  Serving people who have been impacted by COVID-19 all around the country.  If you or a loved one needs help, please contact your local Salvation Army to see what services are available in your area. URL:  https://www.salvationarmyusa.org/usn/covid19/  

COVID-19 Relief Resources – United Way Financial Assistance

United Way  United Way steps up whenever our communities need us. We’re helping communities affected by COVID-19 all over the world. United Way provides contact information and funds for resources in all areas that can help with financial assistance, bill assistance, food assistance, etc… Please visit the website to search for available resources and to learn […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Fort Worth Food Assistance

The Lunch Box has ceased all operations and closed to the public for the time being. However, each weekday they are handing out 250 free lunches to anyone in need, including first responders, healthcare workers, laid-off service industry, or anyone who could use a free meal. Each lunch comes with a sandwich, chips, fruit, and cookie. […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Fort Worth Restaurant Employee Relief Fund

RESTAURANT EMPLOYEE RELIEF FUND The Fort Worth Food + Wine Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable foundation committed to supporting Fort Worth’s culinary community. As of March 23, 2020, we are temporarily shifting our focus to include a relief fund to provide $100,000 in emergency assistance to employees of restaurants and/or bars (with food service) […]

COVID-19 Resources- National Alliance on Mental Illness Guide

Description:  National Mental Health Consumer’s Self-Help Clearinghouse is a nationwide directory to locate local consumer-driven mental health services, including resources. URL:   https://www.nami.org/getattachment/About-NAMI/NAMI-News/2020/NAMI-Updates-on-the-Coronavirus/COVID-19-Updated-Guide-1.pdf

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Credit Card Bills

Several credit card companies are offering customer assistance amid coronavirus hardship including flexible bill payments and waived late fees.   Please visit the report below for a list of companies and then visit the card company’s site directly for more information about the assistance.   URL: https://www.cnbc.com/select/credit-card-issuers-offer-customer-assistance-amid-coronavirus-financial-hardship/        

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Unemployment Benefits

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) update: The federal government is allowing new options for states to amend their laws to provide unemployment insurance benefits related to COVID-19. For example, federal law allows states to pay benefits where: An employer temporarily ceases operations due to COVID-19, preventing employees from coming to work; An individual is quarantined with the expectation of […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Food Assistance

In response to COVID-19 relief assistance, the USDA Food and Nutrition Service is has several programs to help serve those in need.   Congregate Meal Waivers – regarding summer meal programs Pandemic EBT– children who would receive free or reduced price meals if not for school closures are eligible to receive assistance under this provision National […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – School Loans

To provide relief to student loan borrowers during the COVID-19 national emergency, on March 13, 2020, it was announced that all loans owned by the U.S. Department of Education (ED) will have interest waived. That includes Direct Loans, as well as Federal Perkins Loans and Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program loans held by ED. When […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – HUD

As of March 18, 2020, Federal Housing Administration (FHA) to implement an immediate foreclosure and eviction moratorium for single family homeowners with FHA-insured mortgages for the next 60 days. The guidance issued  applies to homeowners with FHA-insured Title II Single Family forward and Home Equity Conversion (reverse) mortgages, and directs mortgage services to: Halt all new foreclosure actions […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Spectrum Internet

In an effort to ensure Americans have necessary access to online resources, qualifying households with students can get 60 days of FREE access with a Spectrum Internet account. Available for households with K-12 or college students Limited to new accounts who do not already have a Spectrum Internet subscription Installation fees will be waived In addition, Spectrum […]

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

The CDC provides daily updated information about Coronavirus (COVID-19). This website includes: tracking information of reported cases safety tips about prevention symptoms and information about COVID-19 testing sites and directions for next steps if you have concerns regarding symptoms or exposure resources and other health information   URL: https://www.cdc.gov/    

COVID-19 Resources- National Alliance on Mental Illness Guide

Description:  National Mental Health Consumer’s Self-Help Clearinghouse is a nationwide directory to locate local consumer-driven mental health services, including resources. URL:   https://www.nami.org/getattachment/About-NAMI/NAMI-News/2020/NAMI-Updates-on-the-Coronavirus/COVID-19-Updated-Guide-1.pdf

Operation First Response (OFR)

OFR assists wounded, injured and critically ill Service Members and Disabled Veterans from all branches. Military Assistance Program – We serve all branches of our nation’s Wounded Heroes and their families with personal and financial needs. Financial aid varies as each case is based on individual needs ranging from: rent, utilities, vehicle payments, groceries, clothing, […]

Liberty House Homeless Shelter

Liberty House is a safe haven for homeless veterans faced with Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome and substance dependency where they will receive supportive services leading to residential stability, increased income and greater self determination. The program will focus on: • Recovery • Employment • Community reintegration Address: 1501 E. EL Paso, Bldg. B Fort Worth, TX 76102 Phone: 817-569-4300 […]

PENFED Foundation

Our Mission Our mission is to provide service members, veterans, their families and support networks with the skills and resources they need to build a strong financial future. The Foundation changes lives through financial education, home ownership and short-term assistance. Emergency Financial Assistance Family and Caregiver Support Dream Makers Home Buying Assistance Interest- Free Loan […]

Sorenson Video Relay Service

Description: Sorenson Video Relay Service® (SVRS®) is a free, 24-hour service that enables users to place and receive calls through a professional American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter via a videophone and a high-speed internet connection. Using cutting-edge technology, Sorenson designed the ntouch® suite of products specifically for deaf communication. URL:  http://www.sorensonvrs.com/?gclid=EAIaIQobChMI55ex17zp4AIVkMDACh27wgXBEAAYASAAEgIAPPD_BwE Contact & hours:  Videophone 1-801-386-8500 Monday – Friday 9:00 a.m. […]

Vocational Rehabilitation – Texas Workforce

Vocational Rehabilitation – Adults Overview Workforce Solutions Vocational Rehabilitation Services provides services for people with disabilities to help them prepare for, obtain, retain or advance in employment. Eligibility You may be eligible for vocational rehabilitation services if you: Have a disability which results in substantial barriers to employment Require services to prepare for, obtain, retain […]

Christian Community Action (CCA)

Christian Community Action’s Crisis Management Services are designed to meet the immediate, critical needs of families or individuals during crisis. This is done through services designed to assist families in overcoming challenges of changes to the family structure, unemployment or under-employment, major illness, or any situation that limits a family’s stability. These services seek to […]

Tarrant County Human Services

http://access.tarrantcounty.com/en/human-services/categories.html Tarrant County Department of Human Services (TCDHS) is the County’s temporary financial assistance program. The mission of TCDHS is to provide social services and economic assistance to individuals and families. Financial assistance is provided to eligible households for burials, cremations, rent, mortgage, utilities, food & hygiene items, and transportation on a limited basis. Homeless […]

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services It is the mission of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) to enhance and protect the health and well-being of all Americans. We fulfill that mission by providing for effective health and human services and fostering advances in medicine, public health, and social services. Programs […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – State Farm

In response to COVID-19, State Farm’s “State Farm Good Neighbor Relief” is returning $2 billion dividend to Mutual auto insurance customers. The website says that “On average most customers will see a 25% policy credit. Customers do not need to take action. Credits will be automatically applied”. Please visit the website for information about Frequently […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Tax Relief and Stimulus Checks

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has established a special section focused on steps to help taxpayers, businesses and others affected by the coronavirus. The deadlines to FILE and PAY federal income taxes are extended to July 15, 2020. You can also visit the website to learn more information about the stimulus payment checks as updates […]

COVID-19 Resources-The Salvation Army

Description:  Serving people who have been impacted by COVID-19 all around the country.  If you or a loved one needs help, please contact your local Salvation Army to see what services are available in your area. URL:  https://www.salvationarmyusa.org/usn/covid19/  

COVID-19 Relief Resources – United Way Financial Assistance

United Way  United Way steps up whenever our communities need us. We’re helping communities affected by COVID-19 all over the world. United Way provides contact information and funds for resources in all areas that can help with financial assistance, bill assistance, food assistance, etc… Please visit the website to search for available resources and to learn […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Credit Card Bills

Several credit card companies are offering customer assistance amid coronavirus hardship including flexible bill payments and waived late fees.   Please visit the report below for a list of companies and then visit the card company’s site directly for more information about the assistance.   URL: https://www.cnbc.com/select/credit-card-issuers-offer-customer-assistance-amid-coronavirus-financial-hardship/        

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Unemployment Benefits

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) update: The federal government is allowing new options for states to amend their laws to provide unemployment insurance benefits related to COVID-19. For example, federal law allows states to pay benefits where: An employer temporarily ceases operations due to COVID-19, preventing employees from coming to work; An individual is quarantined with the expectation of […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – School Loans

To provide relief to student loan borrowers during the COVID-19 national emergency, on March 13, 2020, it was announced that all loans owned by the U.S. Department of Education (ED) will have interest waived. That includes Direct Loans, as well as Federal Perkins Loans and Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program loans held by ED. When […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – HUD

As of March 18, 2020, Federal Housing Administration (FHA) to implement an immediate foreclosure and eviction moratorium for single family homeowners with FHA-insured mortgages for the next 60 days. The guidance issued  applies to homeowners with FHA-insured Title II Single Family forward and Home Equity Conversion (reverse) mortgages, and directs mortgage services to: Halt all new foreclosure actions […]

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax help to people who generally make $54,000 or less, persons with disabilities and limited English speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own tax returns. IRS-certified volunteers provide free basic income tax return preparation with electronic filing to qualified […]

Goodfellow Fund

The Goodfellow Fund provides a $50 gift certificate for clothing and shoes to Tarrant County school-age children during the holiday season.  Please see the website for eligibility requirements and needed documentation.  The application can be completed online and is available around the first week of September. https://www.goodfellowfundfw.com/apply  

BenefitsCheckUp

This service assists seniors identify benefits for which they may not know they qualify for. This is a free service of the National Council on Aging. You can search your area for benefits in the following categories: Medication Health Care Income Assistance Food & Nutrition Housing and Utilities Tax Relief’ Veterans Employment Transportation Education Discount […]

American GI Forum – National Veterans Outreach Program

The American GI Forum National Veterans Outreach Program, Inc. (NVOP) currently serves veterans with employment and training services in the four general metropolitan areas of Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, El Paso and San Antonio, Texas. Additionally, the housing services for the elderly are available in San Antonio at three different apartment complexes. VETERANS SERVICE CENTER […]

VeteransPlus

Programs VeteransPlus programs were designed by Veterans and are delivered by Veterans to provide practical financial solutions geared to real life circumstances of current and former military personal. Our counselors and educators have been where you are and they are dedicated to your success. In the often confusing atmosphere of stressful financial situations, our Veteran […]

Army Emergency Relief

At Army Emergency Relief we help Soldiers and Families like you and yours everyday with scholarships, grants, and loans that are always free of interest and fees. Requests for AER assistance are processed at any of the 76 AER Sections located on Army installations around the world.  If you are not located near an Army […]

Yellow Ribbon Network

The Yellow Ribbon Network is a centralized online resource and clearinghouse where service members and veterans can fill out a request for assistance that is submitted to multiple non-profit funding partners for response to their needs.   Please visit the website for more details and to apply for aid.   URL: https://www.yellowribbonnetwork.org/who-are-heroes  

United Healthcare Children’s Foundation

UHCCF’s mission is to help fill the gap between what medical services/items a child needs and what their commercial health benefit plan will pay for. UHCCF grants provide financial help/assistance for families with children that have medical needs not covered or not fully covered by their commercial health insurance plan. Grant Eligibility  Child must be 16 years […]

IRS Tax Transcript- All Campuses

Description:  IRS Tax Transcript-  Taxpayers should keep copies of their tax returns for at least three years. Those who need a copy of their tax return should check with their software provider or tax preparer. Prior year tax returns are available from IRS for a fee. For those that need tax transcripts, however, IRS can […]

Center for Transforming Lives

Featured Programs   Financial Coaching ​ Change can be hard. A Financial Coach supports you on your path to financial well being. This free, client-driven coach is a champion who partners with you to provide tools, resources, and encouragement towards your desired financial behavior changes. Meet one-on-one to set your personal goal and the small steps […]

PENFED Foundation

Our Mission Our mission is to provide service members, veterans, their families and support networks with the skills and resources they need to build a strong financial future. The Foundation changes lives through financial education, home ownership and short-term assistance. Emergency Financial Assistance Family and Caregiver Support Dream Makers Home Buying Assistance Interest- Free Loan […]

Community Action Partners

The City of Fort Worth’s Community Action Partners (CAP) serves as the Community Action Agency for Tarrant County and provides comprehensive services to economically disadvantaged individuals, families and the elderly.  They have 8 locations throughout the city.  Please see the website for the one nearest you. Eligibility for all CAP programs: Participants must be a […]

USA.GOV: Benefits, Grants and Loans – All Campuses

USA.GOV Learn about government programs that provide financial help for individuals and organizations. Affordable Rental Housing Get help finding rental assistance or public housing. Benefits Learn about federal government programs, including unemployment benefits, and how to find which ones are available to you. Financial Aid for Students Learn about getting help paying for school. Food […]

Cowboy Santas

The Cowboy Santas Program Inc. provides toys to children, 12 and under, from low-income Tarrant County families during the holiday season.  Please check the website or call to find out when registration starts.  It likely begins several months prior to the holiday season. http://www.cowboysantas.org 541 North Main Street Fort Worth, 76164 (817)392-5790

Gill Children’s Services

Gill Children’s Services helps children when all other resources have been exhausted. Before applying, please ask yourself: Is my child 0-18 years old? Does my child live in Tarrant County? 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 […]

Family Endeavors

Family Endeavors provides homelessness prevention services for eligible Veterans. Offer outreach, case management, help in obtaining Veterans Administration (VA) benefits, and assistance in obtaining and coordinating other public benefits. Qualified Veterans and their families, who agree to a 90 day case management program, may receive temporarily financial assistance with rent, utilities, deposits and moving costs. […]

Spectrum Internet Assist

Spectrum Internet Assist We believe that everyone should have access to reliable, high-speed Internet.  Through the Spectrum Internet Assist program, qualified households* can receive: High-speed 30 Mbps Internet with no data caps Internet modem included No contracts required Add in-home WiFi for $5 more per month Offer not valid for current Spectrum Internet subscribers To qualify for Spectrum […]

Society of St. Vincent de Paul-Ft. Worth District Council

If you need assistance with life’s necessities such as utility bills, rent, food, gasoline or medications, etc. please contact the Conference closest to where you live. When calling please ask to be connected with the Society of St. Vincent de Paul and leave a message. Your call will be returned within 24 hours; Monday-Friday. Council […]

Mansfield Mission Center

The Mansfield Mission Center only serves those who live in the Mansfield Independent School District.  The Center offers the following programs: Interest-free loans: Their interest-free loan program is an alternative to payday and auto-title lending. Eligible clients receive interest-free loans to pay for immediate financial needs, and then develop a repayment plan that works for […]

EGIA Foundation Scholarship Program for HVAC Students

The EGIA Foundation Scholarship Program Established to recognize the excellent and deserving students seeking careers in HVAC, is now accepting applications for its annual scholarship program, which provides $2,500 individual awards to students nationwide.  Up to 20 awards will be granted. ***Applications will be accepted until April 30, 2019*** To qualify, applicants should: Intend to […]

MyFreeTaxes.com

MyFreeTaxes.com Some “free” tax preparation products only offer federal (not state) filings, or charge extra for anything beyond the most basic forms. MyFreeTaxes is completely free for individuals and families who earned less than $66,000 in 2018 — whether you file in multiple states, work freelance, have a side gig, or earn investment income. URL:  https://www.myfreetaxes.com/ This […]

Access Program by AT&T – Income Based Internet

Access Program – AT&T AT&T is offering low-cost wireline home Internet service to qualifying households: With at least one resident who participates in the U.S. Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and With an address in AT&T’s 21-state service area, at which we offer wireline home Internet service, and Without outstanding debt for AT&T fixed Internet […]

Aaron’s – Rent to Own Computers

Aaron’s If you’re in the market for new a new computer, laptop, or tablet, rent to own is a great option that allows you to avoid large upfront payments by making affordable monthly payments instead.  Once all of your payments are made, you own it. URL:  https://www.aarons.com/electronics/laptops-tablets

Catholic Charities of Fort Worth

Description:  Catholic Charities Fort Worth (CCFW) is an enterprising nonprofit with a belief that ending poverty is possible. Our diverse services, poverty solutions, and income-generating social enterprises help tens of thousands in our 28 county diocese each year, most of whom are the working poor, some of whom are even Catholic.  Food, Spanish seeking serves, information, and referrals […]

Christian Community Action (CCA)

Christian Community Action’s Crisis Management Services are designed to meet the immediate, critical needs of families or individuals during crisis. This is done through services designed to assist families in overcoming challenges of changes to the family structure, unemployment or under-employment, major illness, or any situation that limits a family’s stability. These services seek to […]

Tarrant County Human Services

http://access.tarrantcounty.com/en/human-services/categories.html Tarrant County Department of Human Services (TCDHS) is the County’s temporary financial assistance program. The mission of TCDHS is to provide social services and economic assistance to individuals and families. Financial assistance is provided to eligible households for burials, cremations, rent, mortgage, utilities, food & hygiene items, and transportation on a limited basis. Homeless […]

Discounted Amazon Prime for EBT and Medicaid Members

EBT and Medicaid cardholders get a discount on Amazon Prime As an Amazon Prime member, you receive a free 30-day trial that includes Free Two-Day Shipping on over 100 million items, exclusive shopping deals, and discounts on diapers and baby food. With Prime, you get access to thousands of movies, TV shows, and music to […]

Get Help with Your Home Energy Bill – USAGov

  Help with Bills Get Help with Your Home Energy Bill   The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) may be able to help with: Assistance to pay your heating or cooling bills Emergency services in cases of energy crisis, such as utility shutoffs Low-cost home improvements, known as weatherization, that make your home more energy efficient […]

Help with Bills USAGov

Get Help Paying phone bill …to learn more contact https://www.fcc.gov/general/lifeline-program-low-income-consumers The Lifeline program from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) helps low-income individuals and families get discounted landline or cell (wireless) phone service. The program is run by the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC). Who is Eligible? Click to see if you   qualify for this program.  Have income at 135% or […]

Huma-Faith – Sufa Project

  http://www.humafaith.org/ Huma-Faith is a grass root non-profit interfaith organization that aims to address an array of social ills that negatively affect our society. Our mission is to be a catalyst for individuals pursuing congruency between their character and religious belief through transcendence in spiritual ethics. Homelessness isn’t seasonal, which is why Huma-Faith provides transitional housing […]

Groupon – Discounted Used Computers and Laptops

Groupon Groupon.com offers cheap and discounted used computers, tablets, and PC’s.  Free shipping on orders over $34.99 and free returns. URL:  https://www.groupon.com/goods/computers-and-tablets

Discount Computer Depot

Discount Computer Depot We believe in creating a BETTER experience for our customers, our community, and our planet.  That’s why we bring value and quality of life benefits; products aside, here’s just some of what we do for you. Free Delivery – available on everything we sell if you’re into that kind of stuff Click and […]

Financial Help Resources

Get Help Paying Your Bills – Financial Help Resources Find government and non-profit resources to help you pay your bills We provide free resources for those under financial stress who need help paying their bills. Our resources are location based and nationwide. Our list of financial help ranges from single parent financial help, college and […]

Comprehensive Energy Assistance Program (CEAP)-Texas

The Comprehensive Energy Assistance Program (CEAP) is also known as HEAP (Home Energy Assistance Program) and LIHEAP (Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program).  CEAP provides utility assistance to low-income households most vulnerable to high energy costs. To qualify for Texas CEAP, you must be enrolled in a qualifying social service program (see below): Must be […]

Need Help Paying Bills -Search by State

NEED HELP PAYING BILLS Description:  Find information on assistance programs, charity organizations, and other resources that will provide you help with paying bills, rent, mortgages, debts and more.  Search by state. URL:  http//www.needhelppayingbills.com/index.html    

Internet Essentials from Comcast

Internet Essentials from Comcast We believe that everyone should have access to the opportunities made possible by having the Internet at home. Since 2011, Internet Essentials is our answer to help close the Digital Divide.  Just $9.95 a month for eligible families and individuals with no credit check or contracts. Eligibility for the Program: Do […]

PC’s for People

PC’s for People Computers and Low Cost Internet. PCs for People refurbishes desktop and laptop computers for distribution to eligible recipients. As a Microsoft Registered Refurbisher, we are able to provide computers with licensed copies of Windows 10. We also have more economical machines that include Linux or LibreOffice. Every desktop includes a mouse, a […]

Texas Veterans Portal

This website is a great resource guide for veterans residing in Texas.  It offers information regarding the following benefits and services:  health and wellness, education and training, employment and career, housing and loans, licenses and permits, records and medals, dependents and caregivers, legal and financial, disabilities and claims, and women veterans.  It also has a […]

Amazon Prime Student

Amazon Prime Student Get fast, FREE Shipping on over 100 million items, stream thousands of TV shows and movies, and get exclusive college deals on books, electronics, and other school supplies. Your first 6 months is free.  Afterwards, Prime Student is just $6.49/month or $49.00/year.  Cancel anytime. URL:  www.amazon.com

TigerDirect – Refurbished Laptops

TigerDirect.com Online retail site with daily sales on new & refurbished laptops, tablets, and other electronics. URL:  http://www.tigerdirect.com/

National Head Start Association

Description:  The National Head Start Association (NHSA) is a nonprofit organization committed to the belief that every child, regardless of circumstances at birth, has the ability to succeed in life.  In addition to life and school preparedness, Head Start is also the nation’s laboratory for early learning innovation. Head Start offers a unique whole child/whole family program […]

Shoes That Fit

Shoes That Fit Shoes That Fit tackles one of the most visible signs of poverty in America by giving kids in need new athletic shoes to attend school with dignity and joy, prepared to learn, play and thrive. We do this through partnering with corporations and volunteer groups, as well as through individual donations. Today, we […]

The American Legion – Family Support Network

Family Support Network The American Legion’s Family Support Network is ready to provide immediate assistance to service personnel and their families, whose lives have been directly affected by the ongoing global war on terrorism. How the Family Support Network Works SUPPORTING FAMILIES DURING DEPLOYMENT The American Legion recognizes that families of deployed and activated military […]

The Community Action Partnership (CAP)

The Community Action Partnership (CAP) The Community Action Partnership is a national hub that links the nation’s 1,000+ Community Action Agencies to each another – and to leaders looking for solutions that connect Americans to greater opportunity.  Some of the services that may be offered are: • Workforce Connections • HUD Housing Assistance • Transportation […]

The National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse

The National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse The National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse is an Office of Family Assistance (OFA) funded national resource for fathers, practitioners, programs/Federal grantees, states, and the public at-large who are serving or interested in supporting strong fathers and families. Fatherhood.gov is a site for: Dads looking for tips, hints and even deals for […]

National Parent Helpline

National Parent Helpline Being a parent is a critically important job, 24 hours a day. It’s not always easy. Call the National Parent Helpline® to get emotional support from a trained Advocate and become empowered and a stronger parent. URL:  http://www.nationalparenthelpline.org Helpline:   1-855- 4 A PARENT  (1-855-427-2736) HOURS OF OPERATION: Monday – Friday 10:00 AM PST-7:00 PM […]

Department of Human Services by State

Department of Human Services by State The Department of Human Services in each state provide services for: Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program Supplement Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Child Support Child Care Assistance And others… Click on your state below for your state’s Department of Human Services website. Alabama Hawaii Massachusetts New Mexico South […]

Need Help Paying Bills?

NEED HELP PAYING BILLS . COM Help With Bills, Mortgage and Debts Help with medical bills and find access low cost health care centers or insurance policies. Free mortgage help and foreclosure prevention as well as counseling services. Debt help can reduce credit card obligations and other payments, such as medical debts. Grants and other forms of financial aid […]

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs offers many benefit programs to Veterans and their families.  They offer benefits such as disability compensation, pension, GI Bill (financial assistance for the pursuit of further education), career counseling, home loans, life insurance, burial assistance, and healthcare.  They also offer homeless and at-risk Veterans assistance with locating housing, healthcare, […]

Financial Aid – FAFSA

Who We Are Federal Student Aid, a part of the U.S. Department of Education, is the largest provider of student financial aid in the nation. At the office of Federal Student Aid, our more than 1,300 employees help make college education possible for every dedicated mind by providing more than $120 billion in federal grants, […]

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services It is the mission of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) to enhance and protect the health and well-being of all Americans. We fulfill that mission by providing for effective health and human services and fostering advances in medicine, public health, and social services. Programs […]

GovLoans.Gov

GovLoans.Gov Your gateway to government loan information. It directs you to the loan information that best meets your needs. Loan Categories: Agriculture Education Business Housing Disaster Relief Veteran URL:  www.govloans.gov Phone:  1-800-FED-INFO (1-800-333-4636) Hours:  8:00 AM – 8:00 PM ET

Benefits.Gov

Benefits.Gov As the official benefits website of the U.S. government, our mission is to reduce the expense and difficulty of interacting with the government while increasing citizen access to benefit information. Launched in 2002, Benefits.gov (formerly GovBenefits.gov) was one of the earliest “E-Government” initiatives to launch as part of the President’s Management Agenda and was […]

Lifeline Program

LIFELINE PROGRAM Lifeline is a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Program administered by the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC) that lowers the monthly cost of phone and internet. Eligible customers will get at least $9.25 toward their bill. You can only use Lifeline for either phone or internet, but not both.  Eligibility information is below. To […]

S. M. Wright foundation – Dallas / Ft Worth

FOUNDATION FURNITURE BANK S.M. Wright Foundation | 9213 Sovereign Row | Dallas, Texas 75247     The Foundation Furniture Bank was created in 2009 as a natural outgrowth of the South Dallas Resource Center. The goal of the program is to help families create a comfortable living environment by assisting them with furniture and other household items. […]

Texas National Guard Family Support Foundation

Texas National Guard Family Support Foundation Support, Empower and Honor  Texas Guard Families The Texas National Guard Family Support Foundation is a non-profit organization [501(c)(3)] founded in 2004 by a group of existing and former Texas National Guard members with the purpose of supporting the needs of those serving our great State of Texas during […]

NorthTexasFamilies.org

NorthTexasFamilies.org is a comprehensive website where families can find programs, connect to services and apply for benefits. This online resource is a single resource for early childhood programs, education, parenting support, health, food, housing, transit, money, work and legal services. The Zip Code driven search engine allows for location accuracy. There is no comparable tool […]

The Salvation Army DFW- Shelter/Financial Assistance

The Salvation Army DFW Metroplex Command   –   8787 N. Stemmons Freeway, Suite 800   Dallas, Texas 75247 HOMELESS MEN, WOMEN & CHILDREN The Salvation Army offers clean, dignified surroundings, where homeless individuals receive meals, counseling, and assistance finding employment. Counselors may also advise the elderly and disabled on applying for Veterans Administration or Social Security benefits. The Salvation […]

AARP – Tax Aide Program

 Tax-Aide Program AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Program offers free, individualized tax preparation for low-to moderate-income taxpayers – especially those 50 and older – at nearly 5,000 locations nationwide or on-line. Find a location near you- Toll-free Nationwide: 888-OUR-AARP (888-687-2277)

Texas Drug Card

The Texas Drug Card is a free statewide Prescription Assistance Program (PAP).  The card can provide up to a 75% discount on prescribed medication.  The website allows you to print, text, or email the card.  You can also download a free mobile app. URL: http://www.texasdrugcard.com  

Texas 2-1-1

2-1-1 Texas, a program of the Texas Health and Human Services Commission, is committed to helping Texas citizens connect with the services they need. Whether by phone or internet, our goal is to present accurate, well-organized and easy-to-find information from state and local health and human services programs. We accomplish this through the work of […]

Hearts & Hands

A cooperative ministry of the Churches of Christ in Arlington. Hearts & Hands receives applications for service 10  – 11:30 a.m. Monday through Friday mornings, and 6-7 p.m. on WednesdaysIt is best to arrive early, because only a limited number of vouchers can be issued each day. To qualify/apply, please see below: Proof of residency.  This […]

Rush Creek Compassion Center

The Rush Creek Compassion Center is offered through Rush Creek Church. Food Bank ( please see changes with hours due to COVID) English Classes ( offered at Arlington and Fort Worth campus) GED Tutoring KidsHope USA Mentoring Great Turkey Take Away (delivering Thanksgiving Meals to families in Fort Worth, Arlington, Mansfield, Grand Prairie, and Kennedale) […]

First Street Methodist Mission

First Street Methodist Mission is provided by First United Methodist Church, Fort Worth, Texas and is located two blocks north of the church. Devoted to serving people in need, First Street Methodist Mission provides emergency food, clothing, infant formula, limited financial assistance, and case management services in an atmosphere of respect and compassion. Food Pantry Ministries […]

Free Beds for Kids- Sleep in Heavenly Peace

Description:  We’re a national organization answering the call to a national problem.  We fully believe that a bed is a basic need for the proper physical, emotional, and mental support that a child needs.  All children deserve a safe, comfortable place to lay their heads. Across the U.S., too many boys and girls go without a bed – […]

COVID-19 Resource: Homeless Shelter Directory

URL:  https://www.homelessshelterdirectory.org/

COVID-19 Resources: Meal Pick-Up Search for Texas Schools

Description:  Free school meal pick-up locator. URL:  https://txschools.gov/

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Comcast Internet Essentials

Comcast Internet Essentials With school closings as a result of the Coronavirus and students needing Internet access for online instruction, Comcast has developed a plan to support low-income families and students with Internet Essentials. Effective Monday, March 16, 2020, anyone who signs up for Internet Essentials will receive two free months of Internet service. We are also increasing the speed […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Tax Relief and Stimulus Checks

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has established a special section focused on steps to help taxpayers, businesses and others affected by the coronavirus. The deadlines to FILE and PAY federal income taxes are extended to July 15, 2020. You can also visit the website to learn more information about the stimulus payment checks as updates […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Dallas- Fort Worth Work Assistance

Get Shift Done for North Texas The Get Shift Done for Texas for North Texas Initiative was launched to place hourly workers in the hospitality industry in jobs working for nonprofit organizations and institutions in need during the COVID-19 crisis. The Get Shift Done for North Texas Fund was created at Communities Foundation of Texas to […]

COVID-19 Resources-The Salvation Army

Description:  Serving people who have been impacted by COVID-19 all around the country.  If you or a loved one needs help, please contact your local Salvation Army to see what services are available in your area. URL:  https://www.salvationarmyusa.org/usn/covid19/  

COVID-19 Relief Resources – United Way Financial Assistance

United Way  United Way steps up whenever our communities need us. We’re helping communities affected by COVID-19 all over the world. United Way provides contact information and funds for resources in all areas that can help with financial assistance, bill assistance, food assistance, etc… Please visit the website to search for available resources and to learn […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Fort Worth Food Assistance

The Lunch Box has ceased all operations and closed to the public for the time being. However, each weekday they are handing out 250 free lunches to anyone in need, including first responders, healthcare workers, laid-off service industry, or anyone who could use a free meal. Each lunch comes with a sandwich, chips, fruit, and cookie. […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Fort Worth Restaurant Employee Relief Fund

RESTAURANT EMPLOYEE RELIEF FUND The Fort Worth Food + Wine Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable foundation committed to supporting Fort Worth’s culinary community. As of March 23, 2020, we are temporarily shifting our focus to include a relief fund to provide $100,000 in emergency assistance to employees of restaurants and/or bars (with food service) […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Credit Card Bills

Several credit card companies are offering customer assistance amid coronavirus hardship including flexible bill payments and waived late fees.   Please visit the report below for a list of companies and then visit the card company’s site directly for more information about the assistance.   URL: https://www.cnbc.com/select/credit-card-issuers-offer-customer-assistance-amid-coronavirus-financial-hardship/        

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Unemployment Benefits

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) update: The federal government is allowing new options for states to amend their laws to provide unemployment insurance benefits related to COVID-19. For example, federal law allows states to pay benefits where: An employer temporarily ceases operations due to COVID-19, preventing employees from coming to work; An individual is quarantined with the expectation of […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Food Assistance

In response to COVID-19 relief assistance, the USDA Food and Nutrition Service is has several programs to help serve those in need.   Congregate Meal Waivers – regarding summer meal programs Pandemic EBT– children who would receive free or reduced price meals if not for school closures are eligible to receive assistance under this provision National […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – School Loans

To provide relief to student loan borrowers during the COVID-19 national emergency, on March 13, 2020, it was announced that all loans owned by the U.S. Department of Education (ED) will have interest waived. That includes Direct Loans, as well as Federal Perkins Loans and Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program loans held by ED. When […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – HUD

As of March 18, 2020, Federal Housing Administration (FHA) to implement an immediate foreclosure and eviction moratorium for single family homeowners with FHA-insured mortgages for the next 60 days. The guidance issued  applies to homeowners with FHA-insured Title II Single Family forward and Home Equity Conversion (reverse) mortgages, and directs mortgage services to: Halt all new foreclosure actions […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Spectrum Internet

In an effort to ensure Americans have necessary access to online resources, qualifying households with students can get 60 days of FREE access with a Spectrum Internet account. Available for households with K-12 or college students Limited to new accounts who do not already have a Spectrum Internet subscription Installation fees will be waived In addition, Spectrum […]

Christian Community Assistance

Christian Community Assistance offers assistance with food and clothing.  To schedule an appointment for services please call (817)921-9622. https://www.ccaftworth.org/ 1903 W. Bowie Street Fort Worth, 76110

Parker County Center of Hope

The Parker County Center of Hope offers the following services: Food Pantry Meals:  The dining room is open Monday-Thursday from 10am-2pm. Financial Assistance: Primarily helps with paying a portion of a utility bill. Medical Assistance:  Helps families with prescription needs and co-pays for minor medical emergencies. Dental Assistance:  Kingdom Smiles is the only program in Parker […]

Christian Center of Ft. Worth/Leah Vanzant Community Life Center

The Leah Vanzant Community Life Center serves the community free groceries every Tuesday and free clothing every Wednesday from 9am-11am.  The Christian Center of Ft. Worth also offers a free meal on Thanksgiving and Christmas Day (free gifts are given to every child in attendance–free groceries, clothing, and winter coats are also offered). http://ccofw.org/outreach/ 4301 […]

Neighborhood Needs

Neighborhood Needs provides food and clothing to the following zip codes:  76132, 76133, 76134, 76123, 76109, 76110, and 76115.  They are open on Tuesdays and Saturdays from 10am-11:30am.  You are eligible to receive food and other items once per month.  You must bring your ID and your Neighborhood Needs gold card. http://www.altamesa.org/connect/ministries/neighborhood-needs/ 6717 S. Hulen […]

First United Methodist Church-Hurst

This church participates in a mobile food pantry on the second Friday of each month.  It takes place from 9am-11am. https://www.fumchurst.org/connect/missions/opportunities-to-serve/ 521 W. Pipeline Road Hurst, 76053 (817)282-7384

Granbury First United Methodist Church

This church has a food pantry that is open Monday-Thursday from 12pm-4pm. https://www.fumcgranbury.org/food/ 301 Loop 567 Granbury, 76048 (817)573-5573

Household of Faith Charities

Household of Faith Charities has a food pantry that takes place every 2nd and 4th Friday of the month. They also offer a summer camp for ages 4-14.  The camp is usually offered from the beginning of June through the beginning of August.  The tuition is free but there is a $100 registration fee.  For […]

St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church

St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church has a food pantry.  It is open every Monday and Wednesday from 10am-1pm.  Prepacked bags are available with all sorts of staple foods.  You can fill out a registration code and then stop by once a month at your convenience. https://saintandrews.umcchurches.org/missions/ 2045 S.E. Green Oaks Blvd. Arlington, TX (817)465-3043

Community Food Bank

Our mission is to fight hunger and poverty by providing food, education, programs, and resources to families in a dignified, personal and timely manner without zip code restrictions. As a food pantry, we provide food directly to those in need. Address: 3000 Galvez Avenue Fort Worth, TX 76111 Phone: 817-924-3333   Food Pantry Hours: Monday – Thursday from  […]

University Baptist Church

University Baptist Church provides Mission House Food Bank. When: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:00am to 11:00am Where: 2720 Wabash Ave, Fort Worth, TX 76109 Phone: 817-926-3318 URL: https://ubcfortworth.org/event/1220349-2019-10-15-mission-house-food-bank/    

North Texas Food Bank

You can use this website to locate your nearest food pantry.  You can also call (214)330-1396 for further assistance.  North Texas Food Bank can also offer information about applying SNAP (food stamps). https://www.ntfb.org/FoodAssistance

Beautiful Feet Ministries

Praise and Worship  Daily Bible Study (Monday through Sunday at 9:00am) Daily Chapel Service (Monday through Saturday at 11:00am) Church Services (Sundays at 6:30am & 9:00am) Street Light Service (Wednesdays at 7:00pm) *Transportation provided for Sunday services and for Street Light service. The Beautiful Feet Bus picks up on Sunday mornings between 7:30am – 8:15am […]

Operation First Response (OFR)

OFR assists wounded, injured and critically ill Service Members and Disabled Veterans from all branches. Military Assistance Program – We serve all branches of our nation’s Wounded Heroes and their families with personal and financial needs. Financial aid varies as each case is based on individual needs ranging from: rent, utilities, vehicle payments, groceries, clothing, […]

Safe Kids Worldwide

Safe Kids Worldwide is a global organization dedicated to protecting kids from unintentional injuries, the number one cause of death to children in the United States. Throughout the world, almost 1 million children die of injuries each year. Areas We Work In Home Cars and Road Sports and Play This resource provides free infant car […]

BeAnElf.org

BeAnElf.org’s volunteers buy gifts for children with fewer privileges than other kids. At participating United States Postal Services (USPS) postal branches, volunteers select one or more letters to Santa. To protect children, postal workers will have removed the children’s return addresses, and replaced them with a number. Address your letter Santa c/o Operation Santa Add […]

Hope Supply Co.

OUR MISSION We meet the critical needs of homeless and at-risk children across North Texas by providing necessities including diapers, clothing, school supplies, toys and programs to enhance their lives.   Address: 10480 Shady Trail, Suite 104 Dallas, TX 75220 Phone: 866-887-1724 or 214-630-5765 URL: https://hopesupplyco.org/contact  

Honor Veterans Now

How and Where We Serve In the near term, HVN is committed to feeding veterans across only Texas battling hunger by funding a hot meal each day through local and national meal providers.  In the long term, we hope to expand our reach to feed struggling veterans in need across America.   Key criteria for […]

Patriot House Transitional Housing for Veterans

Patriot House  provides a semi-private, transitional housing program for homeless veterans, which will prepare veterans for permanent, independent housing within 24 months. There are 32 units of Veterans Affairs grant per diem program housing within the Patriot House facility and an add additional 32 beds of Veteran’s Program Grant Per Diem. Please contact the center […]

The Family Place

The Family Place is here to empower you to escape from family violence and become a survivor. Whether the abuse you suffer is physical, emotional, verbal or financial, we provide a safe place to heal and the counseling and resources you need to start down the path to independence. All services are free and offered […]

Liberty House Homeless Shelter

Liberty House is a safe haven for homeless veterans faced with Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome and substance dependency where they will receive supportive services leading to residential stability, increased income and greater self determination. The program will focus on: • Recovery • Employment • Community reintegration Address: 1501 E. EL Paso, Bldg. B Fort Worth, TX 76102 Phone: 817-569-4300 […]

True Worth Place

We’re a comprehensive resource center and day shelter in Fort Worth providing guests who are currently experiencing homelessness with access to help, hope and respect. Restrooms, showers, toiletries, laundry facilities and lunch A mailing address, telephones and temporary storage Computer access Educational, employment and enrichment programs Case management A safe place for the day Address: 1513 […]

Opening Doors for Women In Need

At Opening Doors for Women In Need, we facilitate a tailored reentry program that helps women navigate successfully through the integration process of returning from incarceration; starting by providing a safe, clean housing facility geared to help prevent women from returning to an environment that may contribute to further criminal behavior; also making available support systems that help the women […]

WestAid

Serving Our Community One gap bag can be given once to people living outside the area codes WestAid serves in emergency situations such as unexpected loss of job, theft, illnesses, death of a loved one, and other temporary crises. Monthly Food Assistance People who qualify are able to “shop” in our pantry once every three […]

I Can Still Shine

Mission: The “I Can Still Shine Program” is a faith-based, safe, supportive center for women and children from all walks of life, with no exceptions. We provide our clients the opportunity to choose safety over domestic violence and drug abuse.   We offer a new start to our women and children. In 2018 we celebrate 24 years of helping battered women […]

Union Gospel Mission of Tarrant County

UNION GOSPEL MISSION OF TARRANT COUNTY IS A LOCAL UNITED CHRISTIAN ORGANIZATION AND MINISTRY DEDICATED TO PROVIDING LOVE, HOPE, RESPECT, AND A NEW BEGINNING FOR THE HOMELESS, OFFERING A HOLISTIC PROGRAM OF CARE THAT LEADS TO TRUE, LASTING HEALING. Men’s Program Admission Requirements: Male 18 years of age or older Capable of independent living throughout their […]

DRC Community Resources to End Homelessness

Our Mission The mission of the DRC is to provide respectful, responsible and effective community-based solutions to help individuals and families emerge from homelessness as productive, healthy people. If you or someone you know is experiencing homelessness, please come by the center or contact them. This resource has several solutions to assist with helping obtain long […]

Meadowbrook First Baptist Church

Meadowbrook First Baptist Church provides a food store called Harvest Time Food Pantry. Harvest Time Food Pantry was established in 2008, with a vision to provide food and clothing for the needy. We have partnered with and became a member of the United Way 211 program in 2008. During the summer months when children are […]

Center for Transforming Lives

Housing Services ​Emergency Shelter for Women We serve unaccompanied women at least 18 years of age who are: Victim of a crime/abuse; AND At imminent risk of homelessness, living in a place not meant for human habitation, or  fleeing domestic violence Referrals are accepted by email or phone. (You can download the application on the […]

Homeless Crisis Helpline – Dallas Area

Call 1-888-411-6802 if you are a family with children experiencing a homeless crisis. If we are assisting another person in need, please leave a message or complete our online help form found here. Either of these actions will trigger our team’s response.

USA.GOV: Benefits, Grants and Loans – All Campuses

USA.GOV Learn about government programs that provide financial help for individuals and organizations. Affordable Rental Housing Get help finding rental assistance or public housing. Benefits Learn about federal government programs, including unemployment benefits, and how to find which ones are available to you. Financial Aid for Students Learn about getting help paying for school. Food […]

First United Methodist Church-Bedford

Project H.E.L.P. (His Eternal Love Proclaimed) is a ministry of FUMC Bedford. Our mission as a food pantry is to show Christ’s love by helping those in need in our community and beyond. Project H.E.L.P. is open on Tuesdays from 9 am until 12:30 pm. http://www.fumcbedford.com 1245 Bedford Road Bedford, 76021 (817)283-5536

Arlington Seventh-day Adventist Church

This church has a food pantry 2 times a month, usually the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month from 10:45 am-2:30 pm. https://arlingtonadventist.com/outreach/ 4409 Pleasantview Drive Arlington, 76017 (817)483-4837

Martin United Methodist Church

Martin UMC has a community food pantry. Open Hours 1st Thursday of the Month 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Every Saturday 10:00 a.m. – noon https://www.martinmethodist.org/mission 2621 Bedford Road Bedford, 76021 (817)354-9038

St. John the Apostle Parish

St. John the Apostle Parish Social Ministry Department offers the following services: Baby World:  This office is open to clients living in Tarrant County.  They may come once a month for clothing, diapers and infant formula for children from infant through 6 years old.  The parent must have a picture ID and Social Security card or […]

South Central Alliance of Churches

The South Central Alliance provides financial assistance to residents of zip codes 76104, 76109, and 76110.  They provide the following specific types of assistance. Financial Assistance:  They provide one-time emergency help with rent, utility bills and prescription medication (no narcotics or painkillers). Their utility assistance is for  individuals and families experiencing recent verifiable, sudden job loss or […]

Euless First United Methodist Church

The Euless First United Methodist Church serves the Euless, Hurst, and Bedford communities. Food Pantry is open Fridays from 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon, and the 3rd Sunday of the month from 5:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. Clients are welcome to come and receive assistance once a month. Clients need to bring a picture ID. Please […]

Community Storehouse

The Community Storehouse offers the following programs: Food Assistance Program:  Families in crisis can receive food throughout the year and additional food when their children are out of school during summer and holiday breaks. Case managers determine eligibility and how often each family receives food. Most families who go to them receive a food voucher straight […]

Grace Temple Seventh Day Adventist Church

This church has a food pantry.  It is open every other Monday from 1pm-3pm and is first come first serve.  You must bring a picture ID and a bill with the same address as the ID. http://gracetemplesda.org/ 4200 East Berry Fort Worth, 76105 (817)534-3366

Fort Worth Hope Center

The Fort Worth Hope Center distributes food on Thursdays to area apartment complexes but on Friday they distribute from the Center.  New clients need to bring a picture ID and proof of residency (utility bill, lease, etc.).  Please call for distribution time. http://www.fwhope.org/food-distribution 3625 East Loop 820 South Fort Worth, 76119 (817)451-6288

Forest Hill Seventh-Day Adventist Church

If you are in need of assistance with food please bring a valid Government issued ID (drivers license, passport, etc,) to the church on the 1st and 3rd Saturday’s between 1:30-2:30pm. After filling out a form you will then be served from the pantry.  http://foresthilltx.adventistchurch.org/ministries/community-service 7224 Forest Hill Drive Forest Hill, 76140 Main number:  (817)293-2553 Forest Hill […]

Harvesting International

Harvesting International has a Brown Bag Program provides supplemental bags of groceries for 500 low-income families and seniors throughout Tarrant County.  First time applicants (no appointment needed) must bring proof of residence, ID, and a completed application.  Please go to the website and click on “Food Application” to download. http://www.himcenter.org/food-programs/ 150 S 6th Ave., Mansfield, 76063 […]

Community Crossroads Outreach Center

Community Crossroads is First Presbyterian Church’s mission outreach center in Fort Worth’s Hemphill neighborhood.  The building houses the following programs: First HAND Ministry:  This ministry offers clothing, food, and household items to those in need.  It is open on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 12pm-1:30pm. Salt & Light Dental Clinic:  This ministry offers dental care to […]

Eastside Ministries

Eastside Ministries provides food, clothing, and other essential items to those in need.  They will serve anyone once a year but to receive ongoing assistance you must reside in one of the following zip codes:  76103, 76105, 76112, 76120.  New clients must provide some form of ID, proof of any housing expense (rent, mortgage, etc.), […]

Community Link

The Community Link offers food and personal care items at no charge to those in need.  You must live in one of the following zip codes: 76052, 76114, 76131, 76135, 76137, 76177, 76179.  On your first visit to the Pantry, you will be asked to provide verification of income, residency, household members and disability papers if […]

Community Caring Center

The Community Caring Center provides various forms of help for families in need.  Some of those include:  food, clothing and winter coats, household goods, assistance with utilities, emergency dental care, etc.  Please call for further information. http://communitycaringcenter.com 317 Commerce Street Azle, 76020 1-817-270-2962

Arlington Charities

Arlington Charities offers the following services: Mobile food pantry:  This pantry is held on the 4th Friday and 2nd Saturday of each month.  It begins at 9am until all food is distributed.  The mobile pantry location is St. Andrews United Methodist Church, 2405 SE Green Oaks Blvd., Arlington, 76018. Food and clothing:  To qualify for […]

Arborlawn United Methodist Church

Arborlawn United Methodist Church offers the following services: Food Pantry:  The pantry is open Tuesday through Thursday from 9am-12pm, in the SAM building. Clothing Room:  The clothing room provides new clothes to people in need.  It is open Tuesday through Thursday from 9am-11:45am. Helping Hands:  Helping Hands provides limited, one-time financial assistance to help people […]

The Crowley House of Hope

The Crowley House of Hope provides medical treatment to uninsured qualified individuals in the 76036 zip code and the Crowley Independent School District.  They offer adult medicine and pediatric care.  The House of Hope also has a Thanksgiving basket giveaway and a Christmas program which provides toys, clothing, and a meal.  The House of Hope’s […]

Mission Stability

Mission Stability is for veterans who are facing an emergency. Apply for help for rent or utilities, including water and electric bills. The non-profit may be able to help pay for school supplies and textbooks for veterans going back to school. Other services, such as case management may be offered too. 1501 E. El Paso Fort […]

Cornerstone Assistance Network

The Cornerstone Assistance Network (CAN) offers the following services: Cornerstone Charitable Clinic:  The clinic provides free comprehensive medical care to uninsured adults. All clinic services are provided by licensed physicians and nurses who volunteer their time at the Cornerstone Clinic and are covered by liability insurance.  Medical students and clinic staff provide a wide variety of services […]

Presbyterian Night Shelter

The Presbyterian Night Shelter welcomes everyone and is the only free shelter in the area without length-of-stay restrictions.  They are open 24 hours per day, 365 days per year.  Their campus includes a shelter that houses homeless adults, with separate facilities for families (women and children), veterans, and those with behavioral disabilities.  They offer warm […]

Arlington Life Shelter

Arlington Life Shelter serves men, women, and children of all ages.  Emergency shelter services are provided for up to three (3) nights and during periods of extreme cold or heat.  It is a good idea to call before you go to the shelter to find out if they have any available space.  They also need to […]

Community Enrichment Center

The Community Enrichment Center (CEC) offers the following services: Domestic Violence program:  This program provides long-term housing and care for victims of domestic violence and their children. The program’s goals are to help victims heal and successfully transition to a healthy life away from violence and abuse.  Please call them at 817-281-1133 to seek guidance or […]

Martin Community Pantry-Martin United Methodist Church

This pantry provides food and household items to the Bedford Community. Open Hours 1st Thursday of the Month 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Every Saturday 10:00 a.m. – noon http://www.martinmethodist.org/mission 2621 Bedford Road Bedford, 76021 (817)354-9038

First United Methodist Church

First Street Methodist Mission provides food assistance for families and individuals, including groceries for those with a residence and proper documentation. Wednesdays & Thursdays | 10:00 am – 1:00 pm To receive groceries, please be sure to bring the following documentation: Picture identification for all adults in the household One of the following for Proof of […]

Christian Connection at St. Michael Catholic Church

Christian Connection is one of the social ministry outreach programs of St. Michael Catholic Church helping individuals living in the cities of Bedford and Euless.  Funded by contributions from their parishioners, Christian Connection provides temporary, emergency assistance for rent, utilities, minor miscellaneous expense and minor car repair. Pharmacy, gas and food vouchers are available.  Assistance is limited to twice […]

Arlington Urban Ministries

Arlington Urban Ministries (AUM) offers the following assistance (all assistance is for Arlington residents only): Utility Assistance:  The utility assistance application can be completed online.  Just go to the homepage and click on the red button to the right. Rental Assistance:  For rental assistance please call the office for more information.  Requirements include an income […]

Broadway Baptist Church

Broadway Baptist Church has a food and clothing ministry.  In partnership with the Tarrant Area Food Bank, they set up four lines in their west parking lot to give away items like frozen meat, yogurt, juice, fresh produce, bread, and desserts.  The food pantry is held on the fourth Wednesday of the month from 8:30am-10:30am. They […]

Saint Andrew Catholic Parish

The Saint Andrew Catholic Parish has a food pantry.  The hours are below: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 12:00 noon – 2:00 PM Wednesday Evening 6:30 PM -7:30 PM https://standrewcc.org/food-pantry-outreach-1 (817)927-5383 x. 2123 3312 Dryden Road Fort Worth, 76109

NEED (North East Emergency Distribution)

Need’s focus and efforts are targeted to families living in the 13 Northeast Tarrant County zip codes in our service area. NEED East is located at 424 W. Bedford-Euless Road, Hurst TX 76053 and serves people residing in zip codes 76021, 76022, 76039, 76040, 76053, and 76054. Their hours are Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.to 3 p.m. […]

RentAssistance.us

RentAssistance.us RentAssistance provides a directory of rental assistance agencies and organizations that will help you pay your rent. Some listings are government organizations.  Other are non-profits and charities that offer rental assistance programs.  Each organization has its own eligibility rules and conditions, and you are encouraged to call directly to find out what you need […]

Christian Community Action (CCA)

Christian Community Action’s Crisis Management Services are designed to meet the immediate, critical needs of families or individuals during crisis. This is done through services designed to assist families in overcoming challenges of changes to the family structure, unemployment or under-employment, major illness, or any situation that limits a family’s stability. These services seek to […]

Tarrant County Human Services

http://access.tarrantcounty.com/en/human-services/categories.html Tarrant County Department of Human Services (TCDHS) is the County’s temporary financial assistance program. The mission of TCDHS is to provide social services and economic assistance to individuals and families. Financial assistance is provided to eligible households for burials, cremations, rent, mortgage, utilities, food & hygiene items, and transportation on a limited basis. Homeless […]

Jay’s House

We are a spiritual faith-based home providing human services and opportunities for individual and community development. Helping Our People Exceed.  A group home for adults who need help transitioning from a structured home to one of their own. 2740 Avenue K (794.83 mi) Fort Worth, Texas 76105 Get Directions (817) 413-4303

khadijah’s House

Khadijah’s House offers safe residential housing to the Muslim women and children need to be sheltered, protected, nurtured and cultivated in the way of their religious conscience without obstacles generally experienced in secular and/or other faith-based women’s services. Contact us at 817-535-2323 for more information. Supported Languages English

Parker House – Sufa Projects

    5601 Bridge Street, Fort Worth, TX, 76112 (Get Directions)   Parker House provides residential housing to the homeless men in need. For more information please call us at 817-586-4470 info@humafaith.org

Huma-Faith – Sufa Project

  http://www.humafaith.org/ Huma-Faith is a grass root non-profit interfaith organization that aims to address an array of social ills that negatively affect our society. Our mission is to be a catalyst for individuals pursuing congruency between their character and religious belief through transcendence in spiritual ethics. Homelessness isn’t seasonal, which is why Huma-Faith provides transitional housing […]

HUD – Ft Worth Housing Authority

https://www.fwhs.org/   Public housing was established to provide decent and safe rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. Public housing comes in all sizes and types, from scattered single family houses to high-rise apartments for elderly families. Public Housing is limited to low-income families and individuals. A Housing Authority determines […]

Oxford House, Inc.

Oxford House is a concept in recovery from drug and alcohol addiction. Oxford House describes a democratically run, self-supporting and drug free home. The number of residents in a House may range from six to fifteen; there are houses for men, houses for women and houses which accept women with children. Oxford Houses flourish in […]

Mercy Housing

https://www.mercyhousing.org/   Mercy Housing is one of the nation’s largest affordable housing organizations. We participate in the development, preservation, management and/or financing of affordable, program-enriched housing across the country. Mercy Housing gives a home to low-income families, seniors, individuals and people with special needs by providing them with the full spectrum of affordable housing, including […]

Fort Worth Affordable Housing

Fort Worth Housing Solutions (FWHS) is building vibrant and sustainable communities that improve the quality of life for the families it serves through the purchase, acquisition, and construction of affordable housing. Properties are managed by private management firms and serve a mix of incomes in which some residents receive direct rental subsidy and others do […]

SAMARITAN HOUSE

The mission of Samaritan House is to create a supportive community providing housing and resources for positive change in the lives of persons living with HIV/AIDS and other special needs. Our single-room occupancy (SRO) facility providing comprehensive, intensive supportive services including medical case management, social work case management, transportation assistance, substance abuse counseling, nutrition counseling, […]

Foodpantries.org

This website allows you to search for food pantries in your area.  You can search by your state and then your city. http://www.foodpantries.org

ShelterListings.Org – Find Shelter & Housing

Mission Statement To help the needy find shelter and assistance. This nation is going through tough times and providing a helping hand can help make the world a better place. URL: https://www.shelterlistings.org/ SUPPORTIVE HOUSING AND SHELTERS Homeless Shelters Supportive Housing Housing for Low Income Halfway Housing Transitional Housing Day Shelters Low Cost Housing TYPES OF SHELTERS […]

Habitat for Humanity -All

Description:  Habitat for Humanity is a global nonprofit housing organization working in local communities across all 50 states in the U.S. and in approximately 70 countries. Habitat’s vision is of a world where everyone has a decent place to live. Habitat works toward our vision by building strength, stability and self-reliance in partnership with families in […]

National Resource Directory (NRD) for Veterans and Military

National Resource Directory (NRD) The NRD is a resource website that connects wounded warriors, Service Members, Veterans, their families, and caregivers to programs and services that support them. It provides access to services and resources at the national, state and local levels to support recovery, rehabilitation and community reintegration. Visitors can find information on a […]

LowIncomeHousing.us

This website allows you to search for affordable rentals and housing options in your area.  Simply go to the website and click on your state and then your city. URL:  http://www.lowincomehousing.us

Homeless Shelter Directory website

This website allows the user to click their location on a map to find a local homeless shelter.  The website also allows you to search for soup kitchens, rent assistance programs, affordable housing, and other useful resources. URL:  http://www.homelessshelterdirectory.org

Need Help Paying Bills -Search by State

NEED HELP PAYING BILLS Description:  Find information on assistance programs, charity organizations, and other resources that will provide you help with paying bills, rent, mortgages, debts and more.  Search by state. URL:  http//www.needhelppayingbills.com/index.html    

Dept of Veterans Affairs – Ft Worth

  Fort Worth Vet Center 6620 Hawk Creek Avenue Westworth Village, TX 76114 The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,240 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,061 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year. Phone – 817-921-9095 […]

Texas Dept of Agriculture – SummerFood.Org

http://www.squaremeals.org/Programs/SummerFeedingPrograms/SummerFeedingInteractiveMap.aspx tel:(877)TEX-MEAL  

Texas Health and Human Services

Choosing quality child care is important, no matter which kind of provider you decide upon.  Please select in the link below for options to best assist you with your search needs. The link below will allow you to search criteria by zip code. http://www.dfps.state.tx.us/Child_Care/Search_Texas_Child_Care/ppFacilitySearchDayCare.asp      

The American Legion – Family Support Network

Family Support Network The American Legion’s Family Support Network is ready to provide immediate assistance to service personnel and their families, whose lives have been directly affected by the ongoing global war on terrorism. How the Family Support Network Works SUPPORTING FAMILIES DURING DEPLOYMENT The American Legion recognizes that families of deployed and activated military […]

The Community Action Partnership (CAP)

The Community Action Partnership (CAP) The Community Action Partnership is a national hub that links the nation’s 1,000+ Community Action Agencies to each another – and to leaders looking for solutions that connect Americans to greater opportunity.  Some of the services that may be offered are: • Workforce Connections • HUD Housing Assistance • Transportation […]

USDA Child Care Wellness Grant Program – Texas

USDA Child Care Wellness Grants Farm to Child Care The FTC grant projects create connections between local farmers, their fresh produce and the children in the child care setting. FTC grants establish a direct purchasing relationship with a local produce grower to integrate more fresh fruits and vegetables into meals and snacks.   FTC funds […]

USDA Food and Nutrition Service

Programs Available: Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) Eligibility & How to Apply Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR) Participant Eligibility The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) Participant Eligibility Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Am I Eligible for SNAP? How Do I Apply for SNAP? WIC (Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children) […]

Children and Adult Food Care Program (CACFP) – Texas

    The Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) reimburses child care centers, day care home providers, and adult day care centers for part of the cost associated with serving more than 400,000 approved meals and snacks to children and adults in Texas  every day. The goal of the CACFP is to improve and maintain […]

The National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse

The National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse The National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse is an Office of Family Assistance (OFA) funded national resource for fathers, practitioners, programs/Federal grantees, states, and the public at-large who are serving or interested in supporting strong fathers and families. Fatherhood.gov is a site for: Dads looking for tips, hints and even deals for […]

Department of Human Services by State

Department of Human Services by State The Department of Human Services in each state provide services for: Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program Supplement Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Child Support Child Care Assistance And others… Click on your state below for your state’s Department of Human Services website. Alabama Hawaii Massachusetts New Mexico South […]

Mission Arlington Metroplex

  Mission Arlington Metroplex offers the following services: Food, clothing, and personal hygiene items. Financial assistance with rent, utilities, prescriptions, and gas vouchers (provided on a limited basis for someone needing transportation to a job interview). Furniture and Appliances Needs for House and Home:  baby items, bicycles, computers, medical equipment Identification Assistance:  They can provide […]

Suntopia.org / Resources

Suntopia.org Everyone needs a little help sometimes, and Suntopia.org helps people help themselves in times of need. Services include: FOOD                                                  RENTAL ASSISTANCE HOMELESS SHELTERS                EMERGENCY LOANS […]

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs offers many benefit programs to Veterans and their families.  They offer benefits such as disability compensation, pension, GI Bill (financial assistance for the pursuit of further education), career counseling, home loans, life insurance, burial assistance, and healthcare.  They also offer homeless and at-risk Veterans assistance with locating housing, healthcare, […]

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services It is the mission of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) to enhance and protect the health and well-being of all Americans. We fulfill that mission by providing for effective health and human services and fostering advances in medicine, public health, and social services. Programs […]

Homeless Shelters Directory

Homeless Shelters Directory Helping the Needy of America. The Homeless Shelter Directory was started as a list of homeless shelters. We now provide listings for the following: Homeless Shelters Homeless Service Organizations Monetary Assistance Transitional Housing Free Clinics (Dental and Medical) Low Cost and Free Treatment Centers Outreach Centers Day Shelters Relief Organizations that can […]

Foodpantries.org

Foodpantries.org  Foodpantries.org have set up this directory of Food Banks, Soup Kitchens, and non-profit organizations committed to fighting hunger. The information is collected manually and is as accurate as possible.  Keeping this free resource updated is a collaborative effort and will benefit families and individuals in need. URL:  https://www.foodpantries.org/ Food Pantries By State Alaska (126) Alabama (375) Arkansas (546) […]

Texas Benefits-applying for SNAP, TANF, healthcare assistance, and WIC

This website offers education regarding SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program-“food stamps”), TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families), financial assistance with the costs of healthcare, and WIC (Women, Infants, and Children).  The website also offers instruction on applying for these benefits. SNAP:  This benefit offers financial assistance with the cost of food.  In Texas SNAP food […]

Feeding America

Feeding America Feeding America is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit recognized by the IRS.  Our mission is to feed America’s hungry through a nationwide network of member food banks and engage our country in the fight to end hunger. URL:  http://www.feedingamerica.org/ Contact the National Office: Address:  35 East Wacker Drive, Suite 2000, Chicago, IL 60601 Phone:  800.771.2303 […]

Texas National Guard Family Support Foundation

Texas National Guard Family Support Foundation Support, Empower and Honor  Texas Guard Families The Texas National Guard Family Support Foundation is a non-profit organization [501(c)(3)] founded in 2004 by a group of existing and former Texas National Guard members with the purpose of supporting the needs of those serving our great State of Texas during […]

NorthTexasFamilies.org

NorthTexasFamilies.org is a comprehensive website where families can find programs, connect to services and apply for benefits. This online resource is a single resource for early childhood programs, education, parenting support, health, food, housing, transit, money, work and legal services. The Zip Code driven search engine allows for location accuracy. There is no comparable tool […]

Northside Community Center – After School Program

  NORTHSIDE COMMUNITY CENTER  The Salvation Army – DFW Metroplex Child Care Program   CONTACT Captain Jana Griffin 3023 NW 24th St. Fort Worth, TX 76164 Phone: (817) 624-3111 Fax: (817) 624-7710 North of downtown Fort Worth is a portion of the city commonly referred to as “Northside.”  The physical and spiritual development of the […]

The Salvation Army DFW- Shelter/Financial Assistance

The Salvation Army DFW Metroplex Command   –   8787 N. Stemmons Freeway, Suite 800   Dallas, Texas 75247 HOMELESS MEN, WOMEN & CHILDREN The Salvation Army offers clean, dignified surroundings, where homeless individuals receive meals, counseling, and assistance finding employment. Counselors may also advise the elderly and disabled on applying for Veterans Administration or Social Security benefits. The Salvation […]

Salvation Army – DFW Metroplex Command

The Salvation Army DFW Metroplex Command  8787 N. Stemmons Freeway, Suite 800   Dallas, Texas 75247 The Salvation Army is an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the Gospel of Jesus […]

USDA Commodities – Texas

The purpose of this program is to improve the health and nutritional status of elderly persons, 60 and older, who are vulnerable to malnutrition and are income eligible. USDA provides USDA Food for food packages that are used for home consumption. Local organizations distribute the food packages and provide nutrition education to eligible participants. TDA […]

FOODPANTRIES.ORG – Ft Worth

Fort Worth, Texas Food Pantries   FoodPantries.org works hard to gather dozens of local food pantries, soup kitchens, food shelves and other food help.  Pantry hours,  details and websites are listed on the link –Food Pantries

Tarrant Area Food Bank (TAFB)

  Tarrant Area Food Bank Our primary feeding program is the distribution of food to our network of hunger-relief charities that provide emergency groceries, meals and snacks to Texans in need.Our social services outreach staff help families and individuals apply for food assistance, financial assistance and healthcare. Dorothy and Norman M. Kronick Building: 2525 Cullen St. […]

Search Texas Childcare

Don’t be in the dark about child care! Before entrusting your child to a daycare, check its state record. This is the official State of Texas website on daycare. Search for Licensed Providers List of Involuntary Suspended License Provider Background Checks Hotline http://www.dfps.state.tx.us/Child_Care/Search_Texas_Child_Care/default.asps

Texas Department of Family Services

Help For Parents. Hope For Kids.  It’s not easy being a parent. Here you will learn where to find the help you need to begin your journey towards becoming a healthier, happier family. HelpandHope.org offers many programs to help build better parenting skills.   http://helpandhope.org Parenting Skills Food Clothing Housing Healthcare Child Care Drug / […]

Texas 2-1-1

2-1-1 Texas, a program of the Texas Health and Human Services Commission, is committed to helping Texas citizens connect with the services they need. Whether by phone or internet, our goal is to present accurate, well-organized and easy-to-find information from state and local health and human services programs. We accomplish this through the work of […]

Union Gospel Mission – Dallas

  UGM is a faith based homeless shelter providing food, beds and clothing to the homeless men, women and children in Dallas County.  In an effort to help break the cycle of homelessness, UGM assists residents with workforce readiness as well as hosting a  licensed childcare center  on-site. Union Gospel Mission Administrative Offices 3211 Irving […]

Family Crisis Hotline – Texas

The Family Violence Program promotes self-sufficiency, safety, and long-term independence of adult victims of family violence, child victims of family violence, and victims of teen dating violence. The program provides emergency shelter and support services to victims and their children, educates the public, and provides training, and prevention support to various agencies. familyviolence2@hhsc.state.tx.us Dallas The Family […]

Texas Assistance for Needy Families

Your Texas Benefits Texas Assistance for Needy Families is designed to provide financial and medical assistance to needy dependent families and the parents or relatives with whom they are living. Helps families with children age 18 and younger. TANF offers monthly cash payments for: Food Clothing Housing Utilities Furniture Transportation Phone Laundry Supplies for the home […]

SNAP Food Benefits – Texas

Helps people buy the food they need for good health. People also can buy garden seeds with SNAP benefits. SNAP food benefits are put on to the Lone Star Card and can be used just like a credit card at any store that accepts SNAP. Who is it for? People who don’t have a lot […]

Department of Human Services – Tarrant County

Tarrant County Department of Human Services (TCDHS) is the County’s temporary financial assistance program.  The mission of TCDHS is to provide social services and economic assistance to individuals and families.  Financial assistance is provided to eligible households for burials, cremations, rent, mortgage, utilities, food & hygiene items, and transportation on a limited basis. 817-531-5620 1200 […]

Community Farm Stand – Dallas

Dallas County Health and Human Services partners with Baylor Scott & White Health and Wellness Center to promote consumption of fresh fruits and vegetables, at a low cost.  Ongoing pop-up farm stands are scheduled to occur twice monthly every second and fourth Thursday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the first-floor lobby at 2377 […]

WOMEN INFANTS AND CHILDREN (WIC)

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) providing  Federal grants to States for supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to age five who are found to be at nutritional risk.

HOUSING CRISIS CENTER OF DALLAS

The mission of the Housing Crisis Center is to prevent homelessness and to stabilize those at risk in decent, affordable, and permanent housing, and to empower them to solve their own housing problems in the future. If you are homeless—living in a shelter, on the streets, in a vehicle, or in a place unfit for human occupation—or potentially facing […]

Metro Dallas Homeless Alliance

The Metro Dallas Homeless Alliance (MDHA) leads the development of an effective homeless response system that addresses homelessness in Dallas and Collin Counties.  MDHA brings together more than 100 shelter, housing and supportive services programs in retooling homeless services into a crisis response system.     Do You Need Help?

COVID-19 Resources: Children’s Defense Fund- Useful Resources for Children and Families During the COVID-19 Crisis

Description:  Links to resources for families seeking assistance with health coverage, education, self-care and wellness and state-specific resources.  Also information for immigrant families URL:  https://www.childrensdefense.org/useful-resource-covid-19/#immigrant

COVID-19 Resources- National Association of School Psychologists

Description: Helping Children Cope With Changes Resulting From COVID-19 and other resources. URL:   https://www.nasponline.org/resources-and-publications/resources-and-podcasts/school-climate-safety-and-crisis/health-crisis-resources/helping-children-cope-with-changes-resulting-from-covid-19

COVID-19 Resources- National Alliance on Mental Illness Guide

Description:  National Mental Health Consumer’s Self-Help Clearinghouse is a nationwide directory to locate local consumer-driven mental health services, including resources. URL:   https://www.nami.org/getattachment/About-NAMI/NAMI-News/2020/NAMI-Updates-on-the-Coronavirus/COVID-19-Updated-Guide-1.pdf

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

The CDC provides daily updated information about Coronavirus (COVID-19). This website includes: tracking information of reported cases safety tips about prevention symptoms and information about COVID-19 testing sites and directions for next steps if you have concerns regarding symptoms or exposure resources and other health information   URL: https://www.cdc.gov/    

Linda Nix Clinic

The Linda Nix Clinic provides medical, dental, and vision services to uninsured adults. Medical services are available at walk-in clinics held every Tuesday at 4:00pm, every Thursday at 8:00am, and the first Saturday of the month at 8:00am. Patients are seen on a first come, first served basis. Dental and vision services are provided by appointment. […]

Parker County Center of Hope

The Parker County Center of Hope offers the following services: Food Pantry Meals:  The dining room is open Monday-Thursday from 10am-2pm. Financial Assistance: Primarily helps with paying a portion of a utility bill. Medical Assistance:  Helps families with prescription needs and co-pays for minor medical emergencies. Dental Assistance:  Kingdom Smiles is the only program in Parker […]

Beautiful Feet Ministries

Praise and Worship  Daily Bible Study (Monday through Sunday at 9:00am) Daily Chapel Service (Monday through Saturday at 11:00am) Church Services (Sundays at 6:30am & 9:00am) Street Light Service (Wednesdays at 7:00pm) *Transportation provided for Sunday services and for Street Light service. The Beautiful Feet Bus picks up on Sunday mornings between 7:30am – 8:15am […]

Logos Counseling

Mental Health Counseling includes, but is not limited to: Individual Counseling Anxiety Depression Single Issues Grief Teen/Young Adult Issues Addictions Counseling Marital Counseling/Pre-Marital Counseling Insurance Accepted and Sliding Scale Fee option for no insurance Multiple Locations 5751 Park Vista Circle, Suite 101, Keller, TX 76244 / 817-812-2880 2435 E Southlake Blvd, Suite 100, Southlake, TX […]

The Family Place

The Family Place is here to empower you to escape from family violence and become a survivor. Whether the abuse you suffer is physical, emotional, verbal or financial, we provide a safe place to heal and the counseling and resources you need to start down the path to independence. All services are free and offered […]

True Worth Place

We’re a comprehensive resource center and day shelter in Fort Worth providing guests who are currently experiencing homelessness with access to help, hope and respect. Restrooms, showers, toiletries, laundry facilities and lunch A mailing address, telephones and temporary storage Computer access Educational, employment and enrichment programs Case management A safe place for the day Address: 1513 […]

LA Health and Rehab Center, Inc.

LA Health and Rehab Center, Inc. (LHRC), a 501(C) 3 CARF (Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities) accredited substance use disorder, mental health, homelessness, and HIV/AIDS provider. We presently operate the following programs: LHRC Reality House which is a residential treatment program for pregnant women, and women and their dependent children aged 0-12.  Reality House was awarded the […]

Community Eye Clinic

The Community Eye Clinic is a community-based clinic which provides comprehensive medical and routine eye care, conveniently located inside First Christian Church.  They provide comprehensive eye care which includes the following:  routine examinations, eyeglass prescriptions, diabetic eye exams, glaucoma diagnosis and treatment, eye infections, eye injuries, and dry eye.  They will also provide eye medications […]

JPS

JPS is a health system with offices throughout the Ft. Worth area.  They offer multiple services including counseling, cancer, cardiology, dental, trauma, women’s services, etc.  They have a program called JPS Connection which provides assistance to patient’s without health insurance.  You must apply for this assistance.  Please see the website for instructions on how to […]

The Feet

The Feet offers the following services: Medical Ministry:  The clinic team treats homeless patients for everything from the common cold to HIV. The clinic is open every Wednesday at 10:30am and the patients are all seen on a first come, first served basis.  The clinic is free of charge to anyone in need and only accepts […]

The Crowley House of Hope

The Crowley House of Hope provides medical treatment to uninsured qualified individuals in the 76036 zip code and the Crowley Independent School District.  They offer adult medicine and pediatric care.  The House of Hope also has a Thanksgiving basket giveaway and a Christmas program which provides toys, clothing, and a meal.  The House of Hope’s […]

North Texas Area Community Health Centers

The North Texas Area Community Health Centers offers the following services:  women’s services, adult medicine, pediatrics, behavioral health/counseling, and pharmacy.  There is one location in Arlington and two in Ft. Worth.  Please see the website for the exact address and phone number.  To schedule an appointment, call their call center at 817-625-4254 anytime from 8am-5pm […]

Cornerstone Assistance Network

The Cornerstone Assistance Network (CAN) offers the following services: Cornerstone Charitable Clinic:  The clinic provides free comprehensive medical care to uninsured adults. All clinic services are provided by licensed physicians and nurses who volunteer their time at the Cornerstone Clinic and are covered by liability insurance.  Medical students and clinic staff provide a wide variety of services […]

Catholic Charities of Fort Worth

Description:  Catholic Charities Fort Worth (CCFW) is an enterprising nonprofit with a belief that ending poverty is possible. Our diverse services, poverty solutions, and income-generating social enterprises help tens of thousands in our 28 county diocese each year, most of whom are the working poor, some of whom are even Catholic.  Food, Spanish seeking serves, information, and referrals […]

Huma-Faith – Sufa Project

  http://www.humafaith.org/ Huma-Faith is a grass root non-profit interfaith organization that aims to address an array of social ills that negatively affect our society. Our mission is to be a catalyst for individuals pursuing congruency between their character and religious belief through transcendence in spiritual ethics. Homelessness isn’t seasonal, which is why Huma-Faith provides transitional housing […]

Eldercare Locator -Nationwide

Description: The Eldercare Locator is a nationwide service that connects older Americans and their caregivers with trustworthy local support resources. Since 1991, the Eldercare Locator has been linking those who need assistance with state and local agencies on aging, as well as community-based organizations that serve older adults and their caregivers. Whether help is needed with […]

Veterans Crisis Line

If you are a Veteran in crisis or concerned about one, call the Veterans Crisis Line 24/7 to reach a responder with the Department of Veterans Affairs.  They serve all veterans, all service members, National Guard and Reserve, and their family members and friends.  You can also go to the website and chat online or […]

Financial Help Resources

Get Help Paying Your Bills – Financial Help Resources Find government and non-profit resources to help you pay your bills We provide free resources for those under financial stress who need help paying their bills. Our resources are location based and nationwide. Our list of financial help ranges from single parent financial help, college and […]

Need Help Paying Bills -Search by State

NEED HELP PAYING BILLS Description:  Find information on assistance programs, charity organizations, and other resources that will provide you help with paying bills, rent, mortgages, debts and more.  Search by state. URL:  http//www.needhelppayingbills.com/index.html    

Dept of Veterans Affairs – Ft Worth

  Fort Worth Vet Center 6620 Hawk Creek Avenue Westworth Village, TX 76114 The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,240 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,061 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year. Phone – 817-921-9095 […]

Prevent Blindness Texas

Prevent Blindness Texas (PBT) offers vision assistance to both children and adults through the following programs: Sight for Students:  This program provides FREE EYE EXAMS AND EYEGLASSES , when prescribed, to those children who qualify.  To apply please go to the website and print the “Sight for Students Program Application Form”.  You can take in […]

The National Domestic Violence -Lafayette

Description:  The National Domestic Violence Hotline has been the vital link to safety for women, men, children and families affected by domestic violence.  Provides confidential, one-on-one support Offers crisis intervention, options for next steps and direct connection to sources for immediate safety Live chat is another option for getting real-time, one-on-one support. URL:  http://www.thehotline.org/ Phone Number:  (800)799-SAFE(7233) […]

Texas Veterans Portal

This website is a great resource guide for veterans residing in Texas.  It offers information regarding the following benefits and services:  health and wellness, education and training, employment and career, housing and loans, licenses and permits, records and medals, dependents and caregivers, legal and financial, disabilities and claims, and women veterans.  It also has a […]

Psychology Today–A National Listing of Treatment Centers, Therapists, Psychiatrists, and Support Groups

Psychology Today is a national website that allows the user to search for treatment centers, therapists, psychiatrists, and support groups located near their residence.  You can also narrow the search by picking a certain type of treatment program such as for addiction or an eating disorder.  You can narrow by the type of insurance the […]

Ryan White HIV Programs

Ryan White & HIV Programs The Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program provides a comprehensive system of care that includes primary medical care and essential support services for people living with HIV who are uninsured or underinsured. The Program works with cities, states, and local community-based organizations to provide HIV care and treatment services to more than […]

National Head Start Association

Description:  The National Head Start Association (NHSA) is a nonprofit organization committed to the belief that every child, regardless of circumstances at birth, has the ability to succeed in life.  In addition to life and school preparedness, Head Start is also the nation’s laboratory for early learning innovation. Head Start offers a unique whole child/whole family program […]

Autism Speaks

Autism Speaks Autism Speaks is dedicated to promoting solutions, across the spectrum and throughout the lifespan, for the needs of individuals with autism and their families through advocacy and support; increasing understanding and acceptance of people with autism spectrum disorder; and advancing research into causes and better interventions for autism spectrum disorder and related conditions. Follow the […]

The Community Action Partnership (CAP)

The Community Action Partnership (CAP) The Community Action Partnership is a national hub that links the nation’s 1,000+ Community Action Agencies to each another – and to leaders looking for solutions that connect Americans to greater opportunity.  Some of the services that may be offered are: • Workforce Connections • HUD Housing Assistance • Transportation […]

State and Local Health Departments – Vaccinations

State & Local Health Departments State and local health departments are a great resource for vaccinations.  They may also have information about state vaccine requirements and free and low-cost vaccines, including vaccines for travel. Click on your state to explore your state health department’s vaccine information: Alabama (AL) Alaska (AK) Arizona (AZ) Arkansas (AR) California […]

Department of Human Services by State

Department of Human Services by State The Department of Human Services in each state provide services for: Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program Supplement Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Child Support Child Care Assistance And others… Click on your state below for your state’s Department of Human Services website. Alabama Hawaii Massachusetts New Mexico South […]

Mission Arlington Metroplex

  Mission Arlington Metroplex offers the following services: Food, clothing, and personal hygiene items. Financial assistance with rent, utilities, prescriptions, and gas vouchers (provided on a limited basis for someone needing transportation to a job interview). Furniture and Appliances Needs for House and Home:  baby items, bicycles, computers, medical equipment Identification Assistance:  They can provide […]

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs offers many benefit programs to Veterans and their families.  They offer benefits such as disability compensation, pension, GI Bill (financial assistance for the pursuit of further education), career counseling, home loans, life insurance, burial assistance, and healthcare.  They also offer homeless and at-risk Veterans assistance with locating housing, healthcare, […]

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services It is the mission of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) to enhance and protect the health and well-being of all Americans. We fulfill that mission by providing for effective health and human services and fostering advances in medicine, public health, and social services. Programs […]

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Health Center Locator

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Health Center Locator HRSA Health Center Locator allows anyone in the USA to type in their address or general location and find local health care near them.  The information populated gives the name, address, phone number, and distance from your location for each health center. Find a Health Center […]

Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)

Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) If your children need health coverage, they may be eligible for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). If they qualify, you won’t have to buy an insurance plan to cover them. CHIP provides low-cost health coverage to children in families that earn too much money to qualify for Medicaid. In […]

Texas Health Insurance Premium Payment (HIPP) Program

HIPP is a Texas program that helps families pay employer-sponsored health insurance premiums.  You are eligible to enroll in help if anyone in your family receives Medicaid (except for the CHIP and STAR Health managed care program) and someone in your family is eligible to get health insurance at work.  You can apply for HIPP […]

Texas Benefits-applying for SNAP, TANF, healthcare assistance, and WIC

This website offers education regarding SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program-“food stamps”), TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families), financial assistance with the costs of healthcare, and WIC (Women, Infants, and Children).  The website also offers instruction on applying for these benefits. SNAP:  This benefit offers financial assistance with the cost of food.  In Texas SNAP food […]

Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood Planned Parenthood believes in the individual fundamental right of people throughout the world to manage their reproductive health, regardless of income, marital status, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, or residence. Respect, inclusion and diversity in all aspects of our organization are essential to our well-being. We believe reproductive self-determination must be […]

American Association of Poison Control Centers

  Description:  The American Association of Poison Control Centers supports the nation’s 55 poison centers in their efforts to prevent and treat poison exposures. Poison centers offer free, confidential, expert medical advice. Free 24-Hour Hotline Emergency information Prevention URL:  http://www.aapcc.org/ Phone Number: 1(800) 222-1222  

NorthTexasFamilies.org

NorthTexasFamilies.org is a comprehensive website where families can find programs, connect to services and apply for benefits. This online resource is a single resource for early childhood programs, education, parenting support, health, food, housing, transit, money, work and legal services. The Zip Code driven search engine allows for location accuracy. There is no comparable tool […]

Salvation Army DFW Mertroplex – Addiction Recovery

ADDICTION RECOVERY VIDEOS Kasie Demetra VOLUNTARY ALCOHOL & SUBSTANCE ABUSE REHABILITATION The Salvation Army’s voluntary substance abuse program is the largest residential substance abuse rehabilitation program in the United States. The Salvation Army is recognized as a quality provider in treating alcohol and chemical addictions. Last year, 60% of all clients successfully completed the substance […]

American Red Cross

Description:  The American Red Cross prevent and relieve suffering here at home and around the world. Disaster Relief- Hurricanes, Floods, Earthquakes, Tornado, Wildfires, Superstorms Lifesaving Blood- Blood Donations Training & Certification -CPR, First Aid, AED, Babysitting and Caregiving training, Swimming Training, CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant) Training, BLS (Basic Life Support) Training International Services- Red Cross Red Crescent […]

Remote Area Medical Volunteer Corp – Free Health Care

REMOTE AREA MEDICAL 2200 Stock Creek Blvd. Rockford, TN 37853 (865) 579-1530  info@ramusa.org   Remote Area Medical (RAM) is a major nonprofit provider of mobile medical clinics. Our mission is to prevent pain and alleviate suffering by providing free, quality healthcare to those in need. We do this by delivering free dental, vision, and medical […]

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

  Description: 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress Prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones Best practices for professionals. URL:   https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ Phone Number:  1-800-273-8255 Hours:  24/7

New Eyes for the Needy

New Eyes for the Needy New Eyes is a non-profit, non-sectarian volunteer organization that purchases new eyeglasses for poor children and adults in the United States. The organization also recycles donated glasses for distribution to indigent people in developing nations worldwide. Since 1932, New Eyes has provided clear vision to over 8 million people in the […]

Sight For Students

Sight For Students Sight for Students, a Vision Service Plan (VSP) program, provides eye free exams and free glasses to low-income, uninsured children. The program operates nationally through a network of community partners who identify children in need and VSP network eye doctors who provide the services. Eligibility:   U.S. Social Security Number 19 years […]

Texas Council of Child Welfare Boards (TCCWB)

    Founded in 1978, the Texas Council of Child Welfare Boards’ (TCCWB) mission is to support a statewide network of volunteers concerned with the welfare of children, especially those suffering from abuse and neglect TCCWB works with DFPS and others to develop resources, programs and strategies to enhance services to vulnerable children and families. […]

NeedyMeds-Prescription Assistance

NeedyMeds is an excellent source of information on prescription assistance.  They offer discount drug cards and a list of assistance programs for a specific medication or diagnosis.  They offer information regarding transportation to medical appointments and travel expenses related to medical issues.  They also offer listings of free/low-cost medical, dental, mental health, and substance abuse […]

Search Texas Childcare

Don’t be in the dark about child care! Before entrusting your child to a daycare, check its state record. This is the official State of Texas website on daycare. Search for Licensed Providers List of Involuntary Suspended License Provider Background Checks Hotline http://www.dfps.state.tx.us/Child_Care/Search_Texas_Child_Care/default.asps

Texas Department of Family Services

Help For Parents. Hope For Kids.  It’s not easy being a parent. Here you will learn where to find the help you need to begin your journey towards becoming a healthier, happier family. HelpandHope.org offers many programs to help build better parenting skills.   http://helpandhope.org Parenting Skills Food Clothing Housing Healthcare Child Care Drug / […]

Texas Drug Card

The Texas Drug Card is a free statewide Prescription Assistance Program (PAP).  The card can provide up to a 75% discount on prescribed medication.  The website allows you to print, text, or email the card.  You can also download a free mobile app. URL: http://www.texasdrugcard.com  

Texas 2-1-1

2-1-1 Texas, a program of the Texas Health and Human Services Commission, is committed to helping Texas citizens connect with the services they need. Whether by phone or internet, our goal is to present accurate, well-organized and easy-to-find information from state and local health and human services programs. We accomplish this through the work of […]

Family Crisis Hotline – Texas

The Family Violence Program promotes self-sufficiency, safety, and long-term independence of adult victims of family violence, child victims of family violence, and victims of teen dating violence. The program provides emergency shelter and support services to victims and their children, educates the public, and provides training, and prevention support to various agencies. familyviolence2@hhsc.state.tx.us Dallas The Family […]

Texas Assistance for Needy Families

Your Texas Benefits Texas Assistance for Needy Families is designed to provide financial and medical assistance to needy dependent families and the parents or relatives with whom they are living. Helps families with children age 18 and younger. TANF offers monthly cash payments for: Food Clothing Housing Utilities Furniture Transportation Phone Laundry Supplies for the home […]

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) We educate. Offered in thousands of communities across the United States through NAMI State Organizations and NAMI Affiliates, our education programs ensure hundreds of thousands of families, individuals and educators get the support and information they need. We advocate. NAMI shapes national public policy for people with mental illness and their families and provides volunteer […]

Blindness Education, Screening and Treatment (BEST) Program -Texas

BEST provides free vision screenings and financial assistance to Texas residents for medically urgent eye treatment with a referral from your ophthalmologist. To be eligible for the program, you must: Be at least 18 years of age A Texas resident Not have insurance or any other resource in which to pay for treatment Not be […]

WOMEN INFANTS AND CHILDREN (WIC)

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) providing  Federal grants to States for supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to age five who are found to be at nutritional risk.

First Street Methodist Mission

First Street Methodist Mission is provided by First United Methodist Church, Fort Worth, Texas and is located two blocks north of the church. Devoted to serving people in need, First Street Methodist Mission provides emergency food, clothing, infant formula, limited financial assistance, and case management services in an atmosphere of respect and compassion. Food Pantry Ministries […]

COVID-19 Resources: National Low Income Housing Coalition- State and Local Rental Assistance Search

URL:  https://nlihc.org/rental-assistance

COVID-19 Relief Resources – HUD

As of March 18, 2020, Federal Housing Administration (FHA) to implement an immediate foreclosure and eviction moratorium for single family homeowners with FHA-insured mortgages for the next 60 days. The guidance issued  applies to homeowners with FHA-insured Title II Single Family forward and Home Equity Conversion (reverse) mortgages, and directs mortgage services to: Halt all new foreclosure actions […]

Patriot House Transitional Housing for Veterans

Patriot House  provides a semi-private, transitional housing program for homeless veterans, which will prepare veterans for permanent, independent housing within 24 months. There are 32 units of Veterans Affairs grant per diem program housing within the Patriot House facility and an add additional 32 beds of Veteran’s Program Grant Per Diem. Please contact the center […]

The Family Place

The Family Place is here to empower you to escape from family violence and become a survivor. Whether the abuse you suffer is physical, emotional, verbal or financial, we provide a safe place to heal and the counseling and resources you need to start down the path to independence. All services are free and offered […]

Opening Doors for Women In Need

At Opening Doors for Women In Need, we facilitate a tailored reentry program that helps women navigate successfully through the integration process of returning from incarceration; starting by providing a safe, clean housing facility geared to help prevent women from returning to an environment that may contribute to further criminal behavior; also making available support systems that help the women […]

Foundation Communities

Foundation Communities owns and operates communities in North Texas.  Please see the website to see a list of communities. To live at a Foundation Communities property you must meet specific income guidelines, pass criminal and credit checks, and have a good rental history.  To apply for housing call the individual community. https://foundcom.org/ Community Financial Center-North […]

DRC Community Resources to End Homelessness

Our Mission The mission of the DRC is to provide respectful, responsible and effective community-based solutions to help individuals and families emerge from homelessness as productive, healthy people. If you or someone you know is experiencing homelessness, please come by the center or contact them. This resource has several solutions to assist with helping obtain long […]

Center for Transforming Lives

Housing Services ​Emergency Shelter for Women We serve unaccompanied women at least 18 years of age who are: Victim of a crime/abuse; AND At imminent risk of homelessness, living in a place not meant for human habitation, or  fleeing domestic violence Referrals are accepted by email or phone. (You can download the application on the […]

Homeless Crisis Helpline – Dallas Area

Call 1-888-411-6802 if you are a family with children experiencing a homeless crisis. If we are assisting another person in need, please leave a message or complete our online help form found here. Either of these actions will trigger our team’s response.

Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs-Vacancy Clearinghouse

This website allows you to enter a Texas city, county, or ZIP code to search for affordable apartments in your area. http://hrc-ic.tdhca.state.tx.us/hrc/VacancyClearinghouseSearch.m

Texas Eviction Stoppers

Texas Eviction Stoppers helps with delaying or stopping your eviction.  They offer legal representation.  They recommend you call to get a low cost quote. http://www.texasevictionstoppers.com (877)433-4161-open 24 hours per day

USA.GOV: Benefits, Grants and Loans – All Campuses

USA.GOV Learn about government programs that provide financial help for individuals and organizations. Affordable Rental Housing Get help finding rental assistance or public housing. Benefits Learn about federal government programs, including unemployment benefits, and how to find which ones are available to you. Financial Aid for Students Learn about getting help paying for school. Food […]

Arlington Housing Authority

The Arlington Housing Authority offers the following services: Housing Choice Voucher Rental Assistance Program Housing Rehabilitation Program:The Housing Rehabilitation Program helps income-qualified homeowners repair and/or rehabilitate their homes. Applicants must own and reside in the home to be repaired, and the home must be within the City limits of Arlington. For qualified homeowners, the City […]

SafeHaven of Tarrant County

SafeHaven is the largest and most comprehensive agency in Tarrant County providing services at no cost to domestic violence victims.  They provide 24-hour care at two emergency shelters and transitional housing.  Clients under the care of SafeHaven receive counseling, legal services, and case management. *Toll-free 24-hour crisis hotline: 1-877-701-7233* http://www.safehaventc.org  

Affordable Housing

This website allows you to search for affordable housing and Section 8 housing across the nation.  Just enter your city, state, or zip in the search bar. http://affordablehousingonline.com

RentAssistance.us

RentAssistance.us RentAssistance provides a directory of rental assistance agencies and organizations that will help you pay your rent. Some listings are government organizations.  Other are non-profits and charities that offer rental assistance programs.  Each organization has its own eligibility rules and conditions, and you are encouraged to call directly to find out what you need […]

ForRent.COM

Description:  Your Trusted Apartment Rental Source Years of experience and trusted customer service separates ForRent.com from any other apartment finder service. Search for your next home with confidence knowing that every property was vetted by a ForRent.com® rental industry expert. URL:  https://www.forrent.com/  

Christian Community Action (CCA)

Christian Community Action’s Crisis Management Services are designed to meet the immediate, critical needs of families or individuals during crisis. This is done through services designed to assist families in overcoming challenges of changes to the family structure, unemployment or under-employment, major illness, or any situation that limits a family’s stability. These services seek to […]