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Johnson County

Clothing, Food, and Household Items

  • Alvarado Helping Hands for Jesus
    Food pantry, clothing and household items. Residents of Alvarado, Lillian, Grandview and Venus only
    Contact: 817.783.2701
  • Central Church of Christ
    Johnson County - food pantry, clothing, utility assistance
    Contact: 817.645.9193
  • Forever 54
    Contact: 682.231.2638
    1315 Grandview Hwy, Cleburne, TX, 76031
  • Harvest House
    Emergency financial assistance including food, clothing, rent, utilities, prescription and gasoline; serves Johnson County and southern portion of Tarrant County
    Contact: 817.295.6252 or 817.295.6675
    349 NW Renfro, Burleson, TX, 76097
  • Operation Blessing
    Food pantry, clothing, medication, and furniture
    Contact: 817.645.8511
  • Spirit of Sharing Ministry
    Food pantry, clothing, some household items
    Contact: 817.645.3342
  • Unfolded Foster Love Closet
    Clothing for foster and kinship families. Contact: Louisa Swafford - [email protected]

Respite Care

  • Center for ASD
    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 [email protected]. 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


  • ACH's Real Help For Real Life
    Free help and support for youth and families through counseling and skill building classes
    Contact: 817.335.4673
  • Crazy8 Ministries
    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 Contact: 817.202.8408
  • Community Care Counseling
    Community Care Counseling provides academic support, tutoring, help connecting to resources in the community, housing, jobs, food, and mental health rehabilitation services. Mental Health services include:

    • • Psychosocial-Individual
    • • Psychosocial-Group
    • • Skills Training-Individual
    • • Skills Training-Group
    • • Crisis Intervention
    • • Medication Training & Support Services
    • • Psychosocial Rehabilitative Services
    • • Skills Training and Development Services
    • • Day Programs for Acute Needs
    • • Case Management
    • • Out-Patient Therapy
    • • Med Management

    Current Insurances accepted as of 3/31/21
    • • Community Health Choice
    • • Aetna
    • • Molina
    • • Cooks Children
    • • Superior Health
    Contact: 800.565.2411 Email: [email protected]
  • Family Crisis Center Johnson County
    Cleburne – Free counseling, support groups, educational programs, legal aid and emergency shelter for any victims of family violence
    Contact: 817.558.7171
  • Methodist Children’s Home- GAP program
    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
  • Promises Counseling Center
    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
  • Renewing Family Strengths
    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
  • Reach
    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
  • Reinspire
    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
  • The Venting Place
    Cleburne – provides faith-based counseling. Faith based, will work with families who may not have legal documentation to prove custody so that they may provide services
    Contact: 817.645.3240
  • Hope Clinic Dental and Medical
    HOPE Medical and Dental Clinic provides low cost medical care for the uninsured, low income residents of Johnson County and Hill County.
    This program provides:
    - General family medical care
    - Women's health clinic
    - Limited dental care
    - Diabetes education

    Contact: 817.641.5858
    Patients are asked to leave a message and phone number. Call will be returned and visit to the clinic will be set.

Get Immediate Help

Call 817.335.HOPE (4673)



Answered 24 hours a day

Not an emergency services phone number. Call 911 for medical emergencies.


In Texas: 1.800.252.5400
Nationwide: 1.800.4.A.CHILD

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