Community Resources

Community Action PartnersThe 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. Through CAP programs, residents learn to become financially independent, reducing and eliminating their reliance on social services.
Mansfield CaresThe Mansfield Cares Clinic provides free medical care on a part-time basis for the Mansfield in-need community for the last four years. The Linda Nix Family Caring Place, under the direction of Drs.Wendy Collini and Barry Cole, provides medical, dental and optical care on a full-time basis.
Tarrant CaresTarrant Cares is an online information service for individuals, families, caregivers and agencies. This one resource will provide you with countless solutions for issues your family may be facing. You can also create personal health records.
Tarrant County Meals on WheelsTarrant County Meals on Wheels provides home-delivered meals, professional case management and other needed items or services to elderly and disabled homebound residents in response to several community needs: malnutrition, food insecurity, social isolation, poor mental and physical health, etc.
Tarrant County United WayThe problems in Tarrant County can be overwhelming. So, Tarrant County United Way looked deeper, to the three underlying areas that affect everything else: education, income and health. And the organization partnered with local organizations to create programs that could help people in Tarrant County Learn Well, Earn Well and Live Well – independently.
Texas Department of Aging and Disability ServicesThe Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS) was created to administer long-term services and support for people who are aging as well as for people with intellectual and physical disabilities. DADS also licenses and regulates providers of these services and administers the State’s Guardianship program.
Tarrant Area Food BankTarrant Area Food Bank distributes food to pantries in 13 counties. If you or your loved ones need food, use our Find Food Map to find a local food pantry.  (817) 332-9177
North East Emergency Distribution WestDozens of churches in Tarrant County, known as the North East Emergency Distribution West (N.E.E.D. West), serve as the emergency aid arm for a coalition of about 40 churches in Northeast Tarrant County. The charity organization N.E.E.D. West serves people in North Richland Hills, Haltom City, Richland Hills, Watauga and Fort Worth’s Riverside area, is among one of the numerous charities helping people during this difficult recession.
St. Andrew Catholic Church St. Andrew Catholic Church is another local pantry, which is tucked among affluent and working-class neighborhoods. The pantry has been used by people who were once donors, which shows just how great the need of people is today.
Catholic Charities of Fort WorthAn eviction prevention program is run by the Catholic Charities of Fort Worth. The organization has rent assistance for select zip codes within the Tarrant County region. For more information call 817.534.0814