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Community Resources

Community resources are available at no or low cost to anyone in the greater Forth Worth area. These programs range from housing to food security, unhoused outreach and more. Explore some of the options here.


Food Assistance

Tarrant Area Food Bank

Tarrant Area Food Bank

2600 Cullen St

Fort Worth, TX 76107

Phone: 817-332-9177

Fax: 817-877-5148


Counseling & Mental Health Resources

Texas Suicide Prevention

The Texas Suicide Prevention initiative is the result of a collaborative effort throughout the state of Texas of community-based organizations, state and local agencies, academic institutions and many others who work together to reduce suicides in Texas.

MHMR Tarrant County

For over 50 years, MHMR has provided community-based services for youth and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), mental health conditions and substance use disorders, as well as babies and young children with developmental delays. MHMR employees use a person-centered approach to fulfill the mission: We Change Lives! Using innovative approaches, MHMR partners with community organizations to provide services and a hopeful future. 

MHMR Tarrant County

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

We can all help prevent suicide. The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals in the United States.


National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Crisis Text Line — Text HOME to 741741

Text HOME to 741741 from anywhere in the United States, anytime. Crisis Text Line is here for any crisis. A live, trained crisis counselor receives the text and responds, all from our secure online platform. The volunteer crisis counselor will help you move from a hot moment to a cool moment.

Crisis Text Line

BIPOC Addiction and Mental Health Resources

While members of the White and BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and People of Color) communities experience similar rates of mental health disorders and addictions, the disorders tend to last much longer and create disabilities that are much more significant for BIPOC.

BIPOC Addiction and Mental Health Resources


Off-Campus Housing Resources

Union Gospel Mission of Tarrant County

The Union Gospel Mission of Tarrant County is a local Christian organization and ministry dedicated to providing love, hope, respect and a new beginning for the homeless.

  • 7 p.m. - 7 a.m.
  • Open to residents of all counties
  • Must have a state-issued photo ID and Social Security Card, and schedule an intake appointment with a case manager
  • Provides separate residence halls for men (18+), women (18+) and families
  • Meals served daily, medical care available
  • A typical maximum allowance of 6 months to one year
  • Men's overnight dorm available on a walk-in basis without an intake appointment

1321 East Lancaster Ave

Fort Worth, TX 76102

Family Services: 817-332-6908

Women's Services: 817-332-7531

Men's Services: 817-332-3019

Intake Calls: 7 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.

United Gospel Mission of Tarrant County

Presbyterian Night Shelter

The shelter welcomes anyone without a home — thens help them find one. They do so much more than provide free access to safe shelter and a warm meal. The “housing first” approach helps break the cycle of homelessness through housing assistance, support services and employment opportunities.

2400 Cypress St

Fort Worth, TX 76102

Women & Children: 817-632-7415

Behavioral Health: 817-632-7433

Veterans: 817-632-7407

Presbyterian Night Shelter

YWCA Fort Worth & Tarrant County/Center for Transforming Lives

The Center for Transforming Lives envisions serving more than 10,000 women and children per year, building flourishing communities where cycles of emotional and financial well-being, security and prosperity replace cycles of generational poverty.

512 West 4th St

Fort Worth, TX 76102


Housing Services: 817-332-6191

Fax: 817-332-6172


Center for Transforming Lives

Day Resource Center for the Homeless/DRC

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.

1415 East Lancaster Ave

Fort Worth, TX 76102


DRC Website