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    COVID-19 ASSISTANCE OPTIONS

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    COVID Related Job Loss Eviction Assistance

    Tarrant County’s Human Services Department may be able to provide you assistance if you have been evicted or about to be evicted due to a reduction of income related to a Covid related job loss and your income is below 250 percent of the Federal Poverty Income Guidelines.  To learn if your situation may qualify, contact Human Services by calling 817-531-5620,  Monday-Thursday 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

    Emergency Help for Fort Worth Families (Assists Renters and Homeowners with a Mortgage)

    The City of Fort Worth Neighborhood Services Department is accepting applications to help residents with housing and other household expenses resulting from COVID-19. CARES Act Funds help residents who have suffered economically from the COVID-19 pandemic since March 2020.

    Click here to download a copy of the Emergency Help for Fort Worth Families

    Tarrant County Rental Assistance Program

    The 2020 Care 4 Tarrant program provided rental assistance to over 2,300 households within Tarrant County, but a large need still exists. Through ERAP, Tarrant County hopes to continue providing rent and utility assistance to residents financially hurt by COVID-19.

    ERAP is open to Tarrant County renters outside the cities of Fort Worth and Arlington.

    Click here for more information about Tarrant County Rental Assistance Program

    Click here to view FAQs about ERAP

    Click here to view documentation requirements for ERAP

    State of Texas Eviction Diversion Program  

    Click here for more information about the Texas Eviction Diversion Program

    Tarrant County Homeless Coalition

    For questions regarding the Tarrant County Homeless Coalition, please call 817-392-7540.

    Click here for more information about the Tarrant County Homeless Coalition

    Catholic Charities of Fort Worth

    While many community agencies may have to close their doors, Catholic Charities Fort Worth is open and still serving clients as usual while accepting new clients. Anyone seeking help should call CCFW’s mainline at 817-534-0814. The agency’s friendly staff will be working to solve limited financial assistance and long-term case management needs and will be happy to direct calls to community partners if they are unable to assist for any reason.

    • Crisis Assistance: Financial assistance for rent and utilities, gift card distribution for food and necessities, SNAP enrollment assistance, and case management assistance (this means we offer immediate relief for this crisis, as well as holistic services to help you build financial stability - thus preparing you for any potential future crisis).
    • Transportation: Transportation for employment, medical, education, public benefits offices, and quality of life trips.
    • Immigration Services: We cover all areas of family-based immigration, humanitarian relief, and citizenship services.
    • Dental Clinic: We are open to emergency needs.

    Click here to visit Catholic Charities Fort Worth for Crisis Assistance  

    Continue to check our website for updates as more information becomes available.

    Free/Low-Cost Legal Assistance

    Click here to find free or low-cost legal assistance

    Accessibility Notice: Due to the complexity of the source of the preceding documents, they were created from scanned images.  If you require assistance in accessing the information, please contact the court at 817-884-1395.

    This page was last modified on March 30, 2021

    TARRANT COUNTY, TEXAS



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