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/
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/