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AREA AGENCY ON AGING TARRANT COUNTY

1500 N Main
Fort Worth, TX 76164

Mailing Address
PO Box 4448
Fort Worth, TX 76164-0448

(817) 258-8082 Administration
(817) 258-8074 Fax
(817) 258-8125 Benefits Assistance

VETERANS ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

SERVICE PHONES:
(877) 541-7905 /Alternate Helpline Number - Dial 2-1-1 tollfree 24 hours
(817) 258-8086 Veteran Service Consultant

DESCRIPTION:Partnership between Texas Veterans Commission, Tarrant County Area Agency on Aging and Tarrant County 2-1-1 Texas which addresses the needs of veterans, their families and surviving spouses with supportive services to include information and referral, case management as well as financial assistance. Expenses eligible for consideration of payment are: mortgage, rent, utilities, vehicle repairs, gasoline, bus passes, taxi fare, child-related expenses (diapers, formula, school supplies and child care), prescriptions, dental care, eyeglasses, work-related items and personal needs such as food, clothing and toiletries.

INTAKE PROCEDURE:Call 2-1-1(press option 1)

FEES:None

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED:Must have proof of veteran service, such as DD-214, Military ID (if applicable) or Veterans ID card -

ELIGIBILITY:Veterans of any era and their families may receive information and referral and case management; for financial assistance, call for more details on eligibility criteria required.

HOURS:Mon - Fri 8:30am - 5:00pm

LANGUAGES:Spanish

AREA SERVED:Erath, Hood, Johnson, Palo Pinto, Parker, Somervell, Tarrant and Wise

SERVICES:

  • Automotive Repair for Veterans
  • Case/Care Management for Veterans
  • Child Care Expense Assistance for Veterans
  • Dental Care Expense Assistance for Veterans
  • Diapers for Veterans
  • Electric Service Payment Assistance for Veterans
  • Eye Care Expense Assistance for Veterans
  • Formula/Baby Food for Veterans
  • Gas Service Payment Assistance for Veterans
  • General Clothing Provision for Veterans
  • Heating Fuel Payment Assistance for Veterans
  • Mortgage Payment Assistance for Veterans
  • Personal/Grooming Needs for Veterans
  • Prescription Expense Assistance for Veterans
  • Rent Payment Assistance for Veterans
  • School Supplies for Veterans
  • Telephone Service Payment Assistance for Veterans
  • Undesignated Temporary Financial Assistance for Veterans
  • Water Service Payment Assistance for Veterans
  • Work Clothing for Veterans
  • Work Tools/Equipment for Veterans

Other service(s) offered at this location:
All listings are provided for informational purposes only and do not constitute endorsement by the United Way of Tarrant County.