The Arc is a member of the Basic Needs Coalition of Central Texas, which provides a service called the Best Single Source Plus Program. This program provides financial help for essential needs including rent, mortgage or utilities. The client must be in a financial crisis threatening their housing stability and live in Travis County. The Arc also manages a Crisis Assistance fund for additional needs. This program is supported by grants and funders and is allotted to clients who have an immediate need, such as a wheel chair ramp, food, modified toys or mobility devices.
Provides one-time grants of up to $20,000 to Persons with Disabilities who need modifications to increase accessibility and eliminate hazardous conditions in their home. Program beneficiaries must include a Person with Disability, must have a household income that does not exceed 80% of the Area Median Family Income, and may be tenants or homeowners.
Through their Family Resource program, we offer financial assistance to families in the Forth Bend area, for assessments, treatments, therapies, services and supports that may not otherwise be covered by insurance.
Tee Time for Autism is an organization dedicated to directly meeting the varied needs of individuals affected by autism spectrum disorders and to raise funds for family support, research, education, and autism awareness. The CJ Torres Family Assistance Grant will be open April 2, 2015 for families in the Houston area that have a child under 18 years old with autism.
Gill Children's Services is a funding source of last resort that provides a safety net for Tarrant County children whose medical, dental, physical, social, psychological and educational needs have not been met by other community resources.
h2ope provides an alternative recreational activity to help meet physical, cognitive, and psycho-social needs. This is a grant funded program and is free to families at the Euless and Dallas locations.
Ragan's HOPE is committed to helping parents of children with catastrophic illnesses or injuries endure the initial impact and embrace the future by providing financial, emotional and spiritual support in the name of Christ.
Save a Smile was founded in 2003 by Cook Children's and the Children's Oral Health Coalition in Tarrant County. Save a Smile is an innovative, nationally recognized, collaborative program dedicated to providing restorative and preventive dental care to children from low-income families in the community through volunteer dentists. Children eligible for the program are pre-kindergarten to third grade at high risk for dental disease from schools pre-selected by the Save a Smile program and participating school districts.
Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services
The Heart of Variety Fund is intended as a last resort for financial assistance for families of special needs children in need of medical equipment/devices, physical therapy, educational resources and more.