Food for Seniors
Catholic Charities Fort Worth: Call CCFW’s mainline at 817-534-0814, option 1 anytime between 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. Monday through Friday for assistance in Tarrant, Johnson, Denton, Wise, Parker, Hood, Erath, Palo Pinto, Cooke, Hill, Bosque, Hamilton and Somervell.
Meals on Wheels of Tarrant County: Providing home-delivered meals and other services to home-bound, elderly and disabled residents of Tarrant County.
Sixty and Better: While senior centers and wellness classes are currently closed, they are providing home deliveries of nutritious meals to Activity Center participants.
Provides resources to older adults and their caregivers.
Food For Children
Twenty centers across the city are offering take-out style evening meals to children free of charge.
Offering curbside service at 6 clinic locations while shelter in place orders are in effect. To apply for WIC, please call 817-321-5400.
Baylor Collaborative on Hunger/Poverty: View an updated state-wide listing of ISDs providing alternatives to regular school feeding programs.
First Street Methodist Mission: Provides groceries, infant formula, diapers, and clothing. Call ahead to confirm hours at (817) 338-1071.
Discounted rates (33% off) on their home-delivery service for people eligible for SNAP (food stamps) assistance.
Providing large bags of fresh produce for $5 per each on two Saturdays/month in Fort Worth and Arlington.
The market, located in west Fort Worth remains open on Saturdays 8 am to 12 pm and is now accepting the Lone Star Card (SNAP).
Offering "contact-free" delivery and requesting the public limit shopping on Tuesdays/Thursdays from 7 - 9 am so seniors and other high risk people can shop.
Offering a state-wide Senior Support Line with delivery by Favor. Call 1-833-397-0080 from 11 am to 3 pm seven days a week for assistance.
Even with new dining restrictions in place, you can continue to support local restaurants by taking advantage of carry-out and delivery options.
Support the farmers market and bring home fresh produce picked up curbside. Follow link for all the specifics.
Apply for SNAP (Lonestar Card) benefits, Disaster assistance, healthcare and more.
Get help with shelter, health care, financial assistance and more.
For individuals needing assistance related to COVID-19, enter COVID-19 as search term, or dial 211.
Offering limited emergency financial assistance and help with SNAP benefit enrollment.To inquire, please call 817-534-0814. Affordable rides are also offered throughout Tarrant County, with parameters. Call 817-336-8714 for details.
The Baylor Collaborative on Hunger and Poverty's Texas Hunger Initiative is working to provide the most up-to-date information on food resources.
Find resources for seniors outside of Tarrant County.
The Academy and its members — registered dietitian nutritionists, dietetic technicians registered and other food and nutrition professionals — offer nutrition articles, tips, video and activities for individuals and families managing the challenging conditions of the COVID-19 outbreak.
Food for Everyone
Gardens on the Go: Find fresh, affordable fruits and vegetables twice a month at “Gardens on the Go.” Pick up a large bag of seasonal fresh produce for just $5 a bag on select Saturdays. Cash and Farmacy Vouchers accepted.
Tarrant Area Food Bank: Check their Find Food Map for the most up-to-date food pantry, mobile pantry, and school pantry resources across 13 North Texas counties.
The Community Food Bank: Call ahead to check operating hours at 817-924-3333.
Holding it's monthly mobile food pantry on Saturday, April 4th from 9:00 - 11:00 am.
Continuing to provide resources to west Fort Worth, including food. Visit their website for details or call 817-420-9741.