Community Support Resources
To help connect those in need with community support and resources, below is a list of some organizations who may be able to provide help.
No matter where you live in Texas, you can dial 2-1-1, or (877) 541-7905, and find information about resources in your local community. Whether you need help finding food or housing, child care, crisis counseling or substance abuse treatment, one number is all you need to know: 2-1-1. The service is free and is available 24/7. For more information: https://www.211texas.org/
North Texas Health Communities: Fresh Produce and Healthy Food Resources Network
North Texas Healthy Communities (NTHC) serves as a resource and partner to facilitate and advance priorities that create healthier communities. Operating as a well-being arm of Texas Health Resources, NTHC implements and oversees a variety of programs that support equitable access to affordable fresh fruits and vegetables in locations that are familiar and convenient to residents. Click here for a list of participating locations of the Good For You Pantry, Fresh Access and Double Up Food Bucks programs.
UnitedHealthcare/Optum Emotional Support Line
Texas Health and Human Services Mental Health Support
Offers COVID-19-related mental health support for all Texans. People can call the Statewide COVID-19 Mental Health Support Line 24 hours a day, 7 days a week toll-free at 833-986-1919.
My Health My Resources of Tarrant County
Services are available by calling or texting the MHMR ICARE Call Center at 817-335-3022. Trained mental health professionals are available 24/7/365.
Area Agency on Aging (AAA)
A public or private nonprofit agency designated by a state to address the needs and concerns of all older persons at the regional and local levels. AAA can help to coordinate a wide range of services and assistance for older persons. For more information: https://apps.hhs.texas.gov/contact/aaa.cfm
Catholic Charities supports programming from food pantries, housing, immigration and refugee support, to a host of other services. Clients do not need to be Catholic to receive assistance. For more information: https://www.catholiccharitiesusa.org/
Meals on Wheels
Meals on Wheels America is the leadership organization supporting the more than 5,000 community-based programs across the country that are dedicated to addressing senior isolation and hunger. This network serves virtually every community in America and, along with more than two million staff and volunteers, delivers the nutritious meals, friendly visits and safety checks that enable America’s seniors to live nourished lives with independence and dignity. For more information: https://www.mealsonwheelsamerica.org/
The Salvation Army supports programming ranging from homeless shelters, food pantries, help for domestic abuse, services for the aging, to job training. For more information: https://www.salvationarmyusa.org/usn/
An online information service for individuals, families, caregivers and agencies. This one resource can serve to provide a number of solutions for issues families and individuals may be facing. This site contains resources for all of North Texas, not just Tarrant County. It is also available in many languages. For more information: https://tarrantcares.org/
United Way partners with local agencies in communities to provide a host of resources and services ranging from education and child care, income assistance, health, to services for seniors. For more information: https://www.unitedway.org/find-your-united-way/