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Food Assistance

Food Assistance

Overall list of Food Bank and Pantry Information

Text for Food

If you text "FOOD" to 877877 it will ask you to text a zip code or city and it will automatically send you a list of the nearest food pantries and schools in the area offering meals during the summer.

Primary Locations The following are the major food banks in the Tarrant County area. There are no zip code restrictions with these three organizations. 

Community Food Bank

3000 Galvez Ave.

Ft. Worth, TX 76111


A picture ID is the only requirement to get food. Food pick-up days are Monday thru Thursday (9:00-1:00pm). Meat and dairy products are usually in short supply so it’s best to go early, if possible.  Mentors can contact Karen Harris to coordinate emergency food pick up for their mentees. 

Hope Center

3625 E. Loop 820 S.

Ft. Worth TX 76119


Mentors cannot pick up food for their clients at this food bank. Fridays are Food Distribution Days at The HOPE Center. Registration is from 8:00 AM until 10:00 AM.  No one admitted after 10:00 AM!

New clients-What to Bring: 

Picture ID

Proof of residency (ex. utility bill or lease)

Returning Clients:

Picture ID

Proof of residency (ex. utility bill or lease)

Family issued # card

NICA - Northside Inter-Community Agency   

1600 Circle Park Blvd.

Fort Worth TX 76106   


Tues. - Fri.  9 am - 3:30 pm

Sat. 9:30 - 11:30 am   

Food, clothing, education programs, computer lab, free Internet, youth mentoring, school clothing, senior services, bus tokens, Thanksgiving, Christmas.

Homeless people accepted as well.

All Must have Photo ID and proof of what zip code they live in.

Zip codes served: 76106, 76008, 76071, 76114, 76135, 76020, 76106, 76127, 76164, 76179, 76052, 76108, 76131 and 76177. 

Evening Food Pantry

Community Crossroads 

1516 Hemphill Street

Ft. Worth TX 76104

Tarrant County Residents only

1st Wednesday 6-7:00 pm

3rd Tuesday 6:30- 8:00 pm 

Mobile Food Pantry at Broadway Baptist Church

305 W Broadway Ave

Fort Worth, TX 76104

Phone: (817) 336-5761

Every 3rd Monday at Broadway Baptist Church from (8:30 line starts) 9:00 (distribution starts) to 10:00.

Mobile Food Pantry at Community Crossroads 

Address: 1516 Hemphill Street

Fort Worth, TX 76104

Phone: (817) 335-1231

Distributes groceries (no zip code restrictions) every Wednesday and Thursday (except the 3rd Wednesday of the month). Anyone with low or no income can receive 2 sacks of groceries (includes meat) once per month.

Mobile Food Pantry at Altamesa Church of Christ

Altamesa Church of Christ

4600 Altamesa Blvd

Fort Worth TX 76133

Tarrant Area Food Bank Mobile Pantry

The Mobil Pantry is at Altamesa Church of Christ the second Saturday of every month. Sign in desk opens at 9:30 am. Food is given out from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. Bring a bag or box to carry your food in. First come, first serve. No reservations are required.

Secondary Food Assistance Locations (they may have zip codes restrictions, call first before referrals)

Christian Center of Fort Worth, Leah Vanzant Community Life Center

2809 Layton Ave

Haltom City, TX 76117

(817) 834-5595

Food and free clothing may be offered one day per week. Meals and gifts may be provided at Thanksgiving and Christmas as well.

Community Care Assistance, Community Caring Center

317 Commerce Street

Azle, Texas 76020

(817) 270-2962

The non-profit may offer clothing, food, small household goods and/or appliances. Limited financial assistance may be offered from time to time for prescriptions, gasoline and water or electric bills.

Crowley House Of Hope

216 N Magnolia

Crowley, Texas 76036

(817) 297-6400 

Provides clothing assistance. May offer more seasonal aid, such as Christmas assistance and school supplies. This can be backpacks, or gifts/toys around the holidays. Also may have financial aid.

Beautiful Feet Ministries

1709 E Hattie St

Fort Worth, TX 76104

Phone number is (817) 536-0505

Birchman Baptist Church

Main address is 9100 N Normandale Street

Fort Worth, Texas 76116

Dial (817) 244-6590

Corners of the Field, Broadway Baptist Center

Address: 305 W Broadway

Fort Worth, TX 76104

(817) 336-7464 ext. 8254

Adult clothing is offered on a first come, first serve basis. Clients can only receive items once per month.

Christian Community Assistance

1903 W Bowie

Fort Worth, TX 76110

(817) 921-9622

Eastside Ministries of Fort Worth

Location is 5929 E Lancaster

Fort Worth, TX 76112

(817) 446-3278

First H.A.N.D. Ministries of First Presbyterian Church Clothing closet is 1516 Hemphill St.

Community Crossroads

Fort Worth, TX 76110

(817) 335-1231

In addition to clothing items (such as shoes, coats, etc.) the church may offer meals. Several assistance programs are available for the homeless as well.

First Street Methodist Mission

801 W 1st Street

Fort Worth, TX 76102

(817) 335-6080 Main

Offers baby clothing, formula, and programs for women and new families.

Fort Worth Hope Center DBA - The Hope Center

3625 E Loop 820 South

Fort Worth, TX 76119

(817) 451-6288

Grace (Grapevine Relief and Community Exchange)

610 Shady Brook Dr.

Grapevine, TX 76051

(817) 488-7009

Harvest time Storehouse (Meadowbrook First Baptist Church)

6600 Ellis Road

Fort Worth, TX 76112

(817) 457-4362

Hearts and Hands Ministries North Davis Church of Christ

Address - 1601 N Davis Street

Arlington, Texas 76012

(817) 459-4950

Helping Hands Ministry

1515 Long Avenue

River Oaks, Texas 76114

Call the center - (817) 624-3918

Larry Joe Wright Ministries/life Unlimited

3804 N Grove

Fort Worth, Texas 76106

(817) 624-3344

Sells low cost, gently used clothing, furniture, and more at a thrift store.

Living Word Outreach

Address: 107 N First Avenue

Mansfield, Texas 76063

(817) 473-6055

Need – Has a few locations around Tarrant County

5028 Broadway, Haltom City, Texas 76117, phone (817) 759-1506

732-A E Pipeline Rd, Hurst, Texas 76053, call (817) 595-0011

424 W Bedford Euless Road, Hurst, TX 76053, call (817) 280-0286

4640 Keller Hicks Road, Keller, TX 76244, call (817) 431-3340

Programs and services offered include referral and distribution of emergency food and clothing. Receive financial assistance and grants with paying TXU electric bill, as funding allows. Speak to a social worker for referrals for medical care, dental and eye care as well.

Neighborhood Needs

6717 S. Hulen St.

Fort Worth TX 76133


Food and Clothing

Open on Tuesdays and Saturdays 10:00-11:30 am for food and clothing.

New Faith Ministries

Main address is 1028 N Davis Dr.

New Faith Church of God

Arlington, TX 76012

Dial - (682) 222-7216

Olive Place Baptist Church

3283 Olive Place

Fort Worth, TX 76116

(817) 738-4005

Opening Doors for Women in Need

Address: 3507 Horne St.

Fort Worth, TX 76107

(817) 920-9326

Resources are focused on helping women become independent and financially stable. It offers transitional housing, food pantry; clothing for men, women and children; educational classes (GED preparation and computer training); support groups and referrals.

South Central Alliance of Churches

2101 Hemphill St

Fort Worth, TX 76110

(817) 923-0486

Southside Church of Christ

2101 Hemphill

Fort Worth, TX 76110

Phone - (817) 923-8276

Learn about clothing, holiday, and seasonal support that is available. Christmas items, gifts, and clothing for children may be offered around the holidays.

St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church

1201 S Cherry Lane

Fort Worth, TX 76108

(817) 246-3622

United Community Centers Inc, Bethlehem Center

970 E Humbolt St

Fort Worth, TX 76104

(817) 332-7911

United Community Centers Inc, Polytechnic Community Center

Main address: 3100 Avenue

Fort Worth, TX 76105

Telephone number is (817) 531-2803

United Community Centers Inc, Wesley Community Center

3600 N Crump St

Fort Worth, TX 76106

Call the clothing closet at (817) 625-8205

University Baptist Church

2709 Wabash Ave

Fort Worth, Texas 76109

(817) 921-2480

The agency runs a clothing closet and food pantry. Other support includes household items (no furniture) when available. Some classes, such as ESL, are offered.

West Freeway Church of Christ

8000 Western Hills Boulevard

Fort Worth, TX 76108

Telephone number - (817) 246-0418

Water from The Rock

1015 Gibbins Road

Arlington, TX 76011

(817) 860-9702

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