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Tarrant Community Resources

The following agencies are always available to provide answers to questions or help with problems, which you might encounter.

Emergency (Crime/Fire/Health) - Dial 911
Telephone Device for the Deaf: 214-670-5263

Community Services/Advocacy
AARP
214-265-4060
www.aarp.com

Community Care-Ages & Disabled
817-321-8000
www.dads.state.tx.us

Area Agency on Aging
817-258-8081
www.unitedwaytarrant.com

Senior Citizens Services of Tarrant County
817-338-4433
www.scstc.org

Counseling
Suicide and Crisis Center
24-hour crisis line: 214-828-1000 | 817-570-7985
www.sccenter.org

Catholic Counseling Services
817-870-9714
www.catholiccharitiesdal.org

Children and Family Guidance Center
817-927-8884
www.childrenandfamilies.info

Food Stamps
Texas Department of Human Services - Food Stamps Program
817-640-5090 | 1-800-448-3927
www.hhsc.state.tx.us/help/food/foodstamps/index.html

Goodrich Center for the Deaf:
817-926-5305
www.goodrichcenter.org

Health Associations
Alzheimer's Association of Tarrant County
817-336-4949
www.alz.org/northcentraltexas/

American Cancer Society
1-800-227-2345
www.cancer.org

American Heart Association
817-315-5000
www.americanheart.org

American Lung Association
817-732-6336
www.lungussa.org

American Diabetes Foundation
817-342-2383
www.diabetes.org

Arthritis Foundation North Texas Chapter
817-926-7733
www.arthritis.org

National Kidney Foundation
817-589-0117
www.kidney.org

Handicapped Resource Association
817-460-6691
www.manta.com/c/mmj1zvl/hra

National Federation of the Blind
817-459-9091
www.nfb.org/

Hearing Impaired
Diocese of Fort Worth - Deaf Ministry
817-284-3019
www.fwdioc.org/ministries/Pages/default.aspx

Legal Services
Arlington Lawyer Referral
817-277-3113
www.arlingtonbar.org/lawyer-referral

Legal Hotline for Older Texans
800-622-2520
www.tlsc.org/

Meals on Wheels - Tarrant County
817-336-0912
www.mealcall.org

Medicaid
Texas Department of Human Services: 817-460-6491
www.hhsc.state.tx.us

Medicare
1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-42273)
www.medicare.gov

Social Security Administration
1-800-772-1213
www.ssa.gov

Mental / Psychiatric Health
Mental Health Association of Tarrant County
817-335-5405
www.mhatc.org/

Alcoholics Anonymous
1-800-593-3330
www.aa.org

American Red Cross
817-335-9137
www.redcross.org

Protective Services
Adult Protective Services
800-252-5400
www.dfps.state.tx.us/adult_protection/

Adult Abuse Hotline
1-800-252-5400


Safe Heaven of Tarrant County
817-535-6464
Women and Children Shelter for Families Experience Domestic Violence Hotline: 817-535-6464
Men's Program Hotline: 817-536-3809
www.safehaventc.org

Tarrant County Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse
817-332-6329
www.recoverycouncil.org/

Transportation
The T Transportation - Fort Worth
Customer Service: 817-215-8600
Purchasing Department: 817-215-8760
www.the-t.com

Wheels Transportation
817-336-8714

Handitran - Arlington Area
817-459-5390
www.arlingtontx.gov/handitran/index.html