Government Assistance Resources
* Your Texas Benefits: State benefit programs help people with little or no money who are in need.
*Tarrant County Human Services: 817-531-5620
utilities, rent, mortgage (Tarrant County Residents)
*Call 211 Texas or 1-877-541-7905 for State Benefit Services in your area
*Public Utility Commision: 1-888-782-8477
complaints/problems with your electric provider (PUCI) (Public Utility Commision Investigator
*Family Violence Program: You can get a ride to a safe place, find shelter, legal help or a job, recieve counseling. Call - 1-800-799-7233 (1-800-799-SAFE) (TTY 1-800-787-3224) / https://hhs.texas.gov/services/safety/family-violence-program
*Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Program: You can get help quitting, dealing with crisis, or keeping others from using drugs or alcohol. Call - 1-877-966-3784 (1-877-NO DRUG)
*Texas Workforce Network: 817-641-6201 You can get help looking for a job, finding a job, and building your resume.
*Adult Education and Family Literacy Program: Do you want help learning to read or obtaining your GED. Job skills, or learning to speak English. Call - 1-800-441-7323 or (1-800-411-READ) / https://www.twc.texas.gov/programs/adult-education-literacy-program-overview
*Health Insurance Premium Payment Program: Do you need help paying for your health insurance. Call - 1-800-440-0493 Or write: Texas Health and Human Services Commision TMHP-HIPP PO Box 201120 Austin TX 78720-1120 https://hhs.texas.gov/services/financial/health-insurance-premium-payment-hipp-program
*WIC: Women, Infants and Children Program helps pregnant and new mothers, get food and formula for you and your baby or children, and helps with vaccines.
Call - 1-800-942-3678
*Texas Attorney General Child Support Division: 1-800-252-8014
*Texas Law Help: TexasLawHelp.org
*Texas Legal Services Center: TLSC.org
*Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs: Find rent help, emergency and homeless services, utility bill help, buying a home, homebuying education and weatherization. tdhca.state.tx.us/Texans
*TexVet.org is a state-funded information and referral service, specifically for Texas’ military and their families.
We have veteran-focused resource guides for Johnson and Tarrant counties at:
…and a clickable map with resource guides for every county in Texas at:
*Social Security Office- Ft. Worth: 2785 Alta Mesa Blvd. (76133) 817-346-6373
*Social Security Office- Cleburne: 1711 W. Henderson Cleburne TX 817-645-7448