Emergency financial assistance including food, clothing, rent, utilities, prescription and gasoline; serves Johnson County and southern portion of Tarrant County Contact: 817.295.6252 o 817.295.6675 349 NW Renfro, Burleson, TX, 76097
serves as a national legal resource in support of grandfamilies within and outside the child welfare system. Organization works to educate individuals about state laws, legislation and policy in support of grandfamilies and provide technical assistance and training
Kellye Hughes Provides flat fee legal services for $5500. This covers everything from filing fees to the adoption decree. This can be more helpful for those who may have or do have a contested case.
5904 S. Cooper, Suite 104 PBM 185, Arlington, TX 76017
MJM is the only pro bono legal organization in Tarrant County that will accept these sometimes-complicated cases that nearly always require a tremendous amount of time researching and securing documentation to present in court, along with providing counseling and financial assistance for ensuring a successful transition into a safe and nurturing home environment. Bilingual (English & Spanish). Works with undocumented families.
Provides intake services. Then, based on the case and the financial need, clients are matched with a low-bono or pro-bono lawyer to meet their needs. Contact:817-336-4101
1315 Calhoun Street, Fort Worth, Texas, 76102
Provides respite care for all age groups of individuals who are on the autism spectrum 6yo through adulthood. See programs and age groups below. Groups are currently MWF, but will resume to M-F starting 2021. Registration is required, and spaces are limited. Register by phone or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bilingual (English & Spanish).
X-Cel: Academic day program for 6yo – 18yo youth. The program provides structured activities
that include reading, language, math, play, social engagement, and more. Program also invites
community partners in to provide music therapy, yoga, art, and behavioral support. Hours are
from 9am -2pm, Fees: $45 a day.
Grow: After school program, 6yo – 18yo, From 2pm-5:30pm, Fees: $25 a day
Reach: Adult day program very similar to the X-Cel program for 18+. Hours are from 9-5:30pm,
Fees: $45 a day
Thrive: A once a month fun night out program for children 6yo – 18yo (siblings of youth on the
spectrum can join this program). Must call for dates and times.
Fees: $15 for the night Contact: 682-499-6655 640 NW Tarrant Ave, Burleson, TX
Will see families who may not have the legal documentation. They want families to tell them that they got their information from ACH Kinship Navigator so that they can track their data.
The Gap Program provides services to grandparents and other relatives who care for children in the absence of parents. We support families by providing in-home assessments, case management services and support groups for caregivers, including legal support. The Gap Program builds on the family’s strengths and works with all family members to find solutions to the challenges of raising children in today’s complex world. Will work with families with limited legal documentation, services are free. Contact: 1-800-964-9226
Burleson – First Baptist Burleson. Licensed and non-licensed professional counselors. Sliding scale income-based rates. Faith based, will work with families who may not have legal documentation to prove custody so that they may provide services. Contact: 817.295.2221
Seeking to help children and their families cope with mental health and behavioral health issues in the lives of children affected by trauma. Works on communication, social and assertiveness skills as well as stress management. Contact: 800.394.4939
Midlothian – Free presentations, programs, and mentoring for at risk youth ranging in many topics like drug abuse, life skills, social media, decision making, etc. Contact: 972.723.1053
Cleburne – Age 12-22, FREE, Life skills, communication skills, problem solving skills, job skills, and more. Catered services to meet the needs of the client. Will work with little to no legal documentation. Contact: 817.405.9178
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