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General Resources

Educational Opportunity Center (EOC) program: 218 S Ridgeway Dr. Cleburne TX 76033 817-224-2248 (ex:8) We provide free assistance with education, including help paying for GED testing, applying for financial aid, and scholarship opportunities.
*Crazy 8 Ministries: 817-202-8408 1100 W FM 917 Joshua TX 76058 A ministry compelled by the love of Christ to reach out and come alongside others & bring wholeness to the body, soul and spirit; healing for yesterday, help in today, victory in tomorrow. Attacking poverty one person at a time.
*Harvesting International Ministries: 150 S 6th Ave, Mansfield TX 76063 817-453-3663
Harvesting International Ministry Center provides emergency assistance to children and families affected by natural disasters and works with communities to develop long-term solutions to poverty.  Food Distribution: Tuesday & Thursday 9:30-Noon
Second Thursday of Month for working Families 5:30-7:30 
*Operation Blessing: 105 George St. Cleburne TX 817-645-8511
food, clothing, furniture, RX 
*Promises Community Ministries: 140 NW Renfro St. Burleson TX 817-295-9384
food, clothing vouchers, bills, RX  (
*Crowley House of Hope: 216 N Magnolia, Crowley TX 817-297-6400
food, clothing
*Salvation Army: 111 S Anglin St. Cleburne TX 817-558-1296
*Alvarado Helping Hands for Jesus: 404 N Pkwy Dr, Alvarado, TX 76009 (817) 783-2701
*Texas Neighborhood Services: 118 W Heard St. Cleburne TX 817-598-5700
bill crisis
*The Bridge Benevolence Center/Westhill Church of Christ: 401 E Henderson St. Cleburne TX  817-645-6819  bills, food, clothing, RX, gas vouchers
*Action Community Services: Apt Line- 817-392-5790
utility assistance for Tarrant County residents

*First United Methodist Church of Burleson: 590 NE Mcalister Rd, Burleson, TX (817) 295-1166

Food pantry open every Thursday from 10 to 12:30 and Helping Hands (rent, utilities) on Thursdays from 10-1; Community Garden
*First United Methodist Church of Cleburne: 1300 Westhill Cleburne TX 817-645-6392
rent, utilities
*Keene Community Services: 201 Fairview St. Keene TX 817-641-9804
financial assistance (Keene residents only)
*Low-Income Energy Assistance Program1-866-674-6327
bills, energy crisis, weatherization and energy related home repairs. Preference is given to elderly, disabled, and homes with children under 6. This is a service of the National Energy Assistance Referral Project.
*Oncor Low-Income Weatherization Program1-866-728-3674
Free for clients in Oncor's service territory
*Methodist Justice Ministry: Jodie Connaughton 750 West 5th St. Ft. Worth TX 76102
817-339-2407 FREE LEGAL AID 
*ReInspire: Providing services and programs to youth and young adults currently or formerly in foster care. Also youth with similar risk factors. Typically serves ages 12-23. Focused on providing skills and resources for clients to develop the hope and confidence in their own successful and stable future, a future all youth want and deserve. 
*Parenting Support: Parenting is a tough job. Find resources and support in your community. 
*Youth & Teen Help: Texas Youth/Runaway Hotline: Call: 1-800-98-YOUTH or Text: 512-872-5777
*Burleson Police Department-Victim Assistance Coordinator-1161 SW Wilshire Blvd. Burleson TX 76028. 817-426-9910 , Direct-817-426-9901
*Catholic Charities: 817-534-0814
*Tarrant Area on Aging- Address: Fort Worth, TX 76102. Phone: 817-258-8125 
*The Recovery Village - Texas: 
*FinancialAssistanceForSingleMothers- Financially struggling single mothers recieve help with finding grants and government assistance programs. This service is free of cost.

*Assisted Living Research Institute (, is an industry-leading research organization dedicated to enhancing the lives of older adults by compiling comprehensive research, the latest studies, and real-world insight from experts, caregivers, and seniors into easy-to-understand actionable guides and resources.

*Better Living For Texans - (BLT) is a nutrition education program for adults and children that are SNAP participants and SNAP eligible.

*Brighter Bites - a nonprofit that delivers fresh fruits and vegetables directly into families’ hands. We teach them how to use it and track their behavior change.

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