KAUFMAN COUNTY RESOURCE LIST

Below are a list of resources for Kaufman County. Due to the continually changing nature of resources, we will do our best to keep these up-to-date with accurate information. If you find a resource that is listed inaccurately, please email us!

Addiction

Treatment resources center

Addiction assistance, providing in patient treatment and rehabilitation options and therapies

Our mission is to break down the barriers and stigmas that surround substance abuse with free, accurate, and valuable information.

Rehab site providing recovery and treatment options

A guide to alcohol rehabilitation options

A 12 Step AA site for additional help and information

Alcoholics Anonymous site, provides for online meetings, also

American Education Centers site for virtual support for addiction meetings

Children & Family Resources

Meals delivery, rent and utilities assistance, house construction emergencies

Childcare for first responders, medical professionals, government officials and essential workers

Education

Mental Health Education Guides that include lists of scholarships, comprehensive degree program data, licensing & certification info by state, and career profiles for the industry.

Employment

Companies that are hiring in Forney

Link to helpful hints

Unemployment benefits

Texas/Economic Stimulus Checks

Economic impact payments

IRS

Status of Economic Impact Payment

Food

Meals delivery, rent and utilities assistance, house construction emergencies

222 Industrial Dr, Forney (food pantry for Forney, Crandall & Talty (Wednesday 9AM to 1PM)

SNAP, TANF & Medicaid

102 Jones, Terrell (food pantry (Wednesday 9AM to 11:30AM, Thursday 9AM to 11AM and 12:15 to 3:30PM)

Frozen meals delivered to doorstep for Kaufman County residents age 60+ in need of meals

Text 'FOOD' to 877-877

to find free summer meals near you

Kaufman food pantry and resource center (open Tuesday & Thursday 9AM to 12 noon)

WIC

Nutrition program for pregnant, breastfeeding women and families with children younger than 5 (currently available with no walk-in appts)

Health (Physical & Mental)

Dementia/Alzheimer's related 24/7 hotline or resources on website

Dementia/Alzheimer's related tele-support groups

A good explanation of what to do

Medical insurance - FOOD STAMPS

Resource page

Help and guide

That includes list of scholarships, etc.

Helpful info to manage stress for public and for healthcare providers

Help resource

COVID-19 resource and information guide

Dedicated mental health support line specifically for COVID-19 related stress & anxiety

Text 'FOOD' to 877-877

Find free meals near you

Legal

Legal services for low-income and indigent population

Public Services

Find assistance for a variety of programs

Links to many helpful resources

Housing & Utilities

Find the best internet availability

Emergency assistance for partial rent and utilities

Will waive late fees and will not terminate a residential or small business customer’s service through June 30th due to financial circumstances associated with COVID-19

Late fees waived and water disconnect suspended

Utility assistance

Financial crisis assistance for Texans - Qualifications: To be considered, families simply need to meet three requirements: (1) live in state of Texas; (2) one child under the age of 21 living in the home, & (3) complete required application and return with supporting documentation

Tenant based rental assistance (COVID-19 tenant-based rental assistance) - HOTLINE: 469-840-4553

Has made rulings on evictions in the state, excepting when the actions of the tenant, or the tenant’s household members or guests, pose an imminent threat of physical harm to the plaintiff, the plaintiff’s employees, or other tenants.

Power disconnections suspended

Transit

StarTransit (public transportation)

To book a demand response ride, call 877-631-5278. Schedulers are available Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm. For the health, safety and well-being of our riders, drivers and community, trips are limited to essential jobs, healthcare and access to food. No fares are being collected at this time.Affected Routes: 701 Kaufman Trolley (East), 701 Kaufman Trolley (West), 803 Terrell Loop.

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Address: PO Box 61, Forney, TX 75126
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