Helping Community Families in Need

Tarrant Area Food Bank’s Community Resource Specialists help families and individuals apply for food assistance, financial assistance and healthcare.

Contact our Community Resource Specialists today at 1-866-430-6143 for help with applying for the programs below. View income guidelines for SNAP and CHIP.

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Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program or SNAP helps low-income and temporarily unemployed people purchase nutritious foods. An individual or a family may be eligible for SNAP even if they own a home, don’t have a mailing address or are undocumented.


Children’s Health Insurance Program or CHIP provides health insurance coverage for Texas children from low-income families.


Temporary Assistance for Needy Families or TANF provides temporary financial assistance for families with children under age 18 while parents are seeking employment

Women's Health Program

Provides coverage for an annual family-planning exam and contraception at no cost for uninsured Texas women between the ages of 18 and 44


Medicaid for the Elderly and People with Disabilities or MEPD provides care for adults age 65 or older, or disabled who need help with their daily activities in their home, nursing home or other facility

What You Will Need When Applying for Benefits

  • ID for all adults in the family
  • All earned or unearned proof of income
  • Rental or mortgage statement
  • Utility bills
  • Medical expenses for households with elderly (age 60 or older) or disabled family members
  • Immigration status

Here to Help You

Our Community Resource Specialists are ready to help. Contact us today for more information. You can also apply online at Your Texas Benefits.

Tarrant Area Food Bank is an equal opportunity provider. Read USDA Nondiscrimination Statement/Nuestra Declaración De No Discriminación.


The purpose of the RED Bus is to provide resource assistance and nutrition education to communities with high levels of food insecurity. Click on the bus below to see where the RED bus will be in your community.


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