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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

817-924-3333


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

817-451-6288


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   

817-626-1102   


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

817-370-8601


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