Get help in Weatherford and Parker County Texas. Find assistance programs for paying bills, rent, and free food. Information on your options and the services are below.
Father’s Wish Food Ministry is a non-profit to try for assistance with food. Based ond onations from the community, the Parker County center will offer groceries, food, and basic needs, such as clothing to the working poor. The organizations work together to provide food for families, friends and neighbors who were struggling financially and need some short term aid. The address is 134 Otto Drive, Weatherford TX, 76086, or dial 817-629-6070.
Another service offered by Center of Hope (817-594-0266) is computer training and classes. The organization partners with other local businesses and schools, and the computer classes are offered free as a co-op program between the Weather College continuing education (WC), Weatherford Center of Hope (COH), and also the Texas Workforce Solutions Center of Parker and Palo Pinto counties (TWSC). Even receive certificates of completion for computer training.
Center of Hope offers emergency financial assistance as well. Get utility bill help, prescription drug vouchers and free food assistance. The Parker County agency also offers job programs from the Next Steps Program, and will coordinate basic medical and dental care. Funds can also be issued by the Weatherford agency for security deposits and other bills. The phone number is above, or read more.
Another agency for Weatherford and Parker County families is Manna. This is a charity, non-profit organization that provides cooling and utility bill assistance, free food, prescription assistance every 4 months, clothing, bedding, furniture, possibly rent help, medical equipment and household items to low income and others in need of help. 817-599-6569
The Salvation Army of Parker County may also have some emergency aid they can provide, especially for disasters. 817-599-6569
Get housing and rental assistance from Weatherford Housing Authority. The non-profit offers both housing and rental assistance programs for low income individuals and families across the region. Dial 817-596-0301 to learn more about the resources they can offer.
Housing solutions - There are several available. Parker County families can get some or all of the following. Grants for paying rent; motel vouchers or shelter for DV victims; homeless shelters; information on loan programs; counseling; and much more. All resources from these charities will be limited. More Parker County rental assistance.
The local community action agency is Texas Neighborhood Services. They can be reached at 817-599-5351. The non-profit community action agency offers both rent and mortgage help, funds for utility assistance and deposits, crisis intervention, programs that will either replace/repair heating/air conditioning during an energy crisis or emergency, and other housing help.
Baby Grace helps pregnant women. The agency is based at 112 West Russell St. The programs include emergency prescription drugs, free food, clothing, medical care, and testing for pregnant women. Call 817-599-4700 for intake.
Dental Health for Parker County provides help for low income families. The agency offers dental care for low income individuals and families in Weatherford and across the county. You need to call the United Way for Parker County at 817-596-5986 to learn more.
Cancer patients and their families can get help with medical bills and other assistance from Cancer Care Services. Call them at 800-789-9944. The charity organization provides financial assistance for medical and hospital bills, as well as other every day expenses, offer nutritional supplements, and support services to cancer patients and their families in the region.
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