Emergency Resources

  • Texans who believe they have encountered price gouging should call the Office of the Attorney General’s toll-free complaint line at (800) 621-0508 or file a complaint online.

    2-1-1 Texas

    Call 211
    OR 877-541-7905
    Emergency Assistance
    Long Wait Times

    United Way COVID-19 Community Economic Relief Fund

    They will help with bills, rent, and food. Call 866-211-9966 and provide zip code, and you'll get a list of local agencies to provide service.

    Catholic Charities of Fort Worth

    Financial, medical and other resource recommendations

    Catholic Charities

    1421 West Mockingbird Lane, Dallas, TX, 75247
    Food: 972-246-6027
    Financial: 972-246-6055
    Refugee: 214-553-9906
    M-F from 8 am to 4:30 pm

    The MINT Foundation

    Rental, mortgage and utility assistance

    North Dallas Shared Ministries

    Emergency assistance (food, financial, other)

    Senior Housing for Homeless

    469-801-8119
    Emergency Assistance
    Must be 55 +

    VNA Texas

    1600 Viceroy Drive, Dallas, TX, 75235
    1-800-224-862
    214-689-0000
    Emergency Assistance for Elderly

    Interfaith Family Services

    1651 Matilda Street, Dallas, TX, 75206
    214-827-7220
    Utility and Rent assistance available

    Aunt Bertha – The Social Care Network

    Nationwide website with a searchable index of a variety of free support services, such as food banks and health care.

    Children of Restaurant Employees

    Nationwide, must provide certain documentation depending on the assistance for which you are applying. The documentation is not in regard to citizenship status.

    SPCA of Texas

    Offering free dog food to those in need for their pets.