Community Resources
Information Compiled from Various Sources:

  • The Hope Center College Student COVID-19 Survival Guide   uploads/2020/03/BTFP_COVID19_GuideForStudents_v1.pdf   is a must with great tips and resources!
  • uAspire: -Resources maintains timely information to navigate the most common financial aid COVID-related questions, and Swift Student: is offering free assistance to students for Financial Aid appeals!
  • IRS information: on how to receive your COVID stimulus check, even if you haven’t filed taxes
  • Serve Denton:, City of Denton:  https:// and Denton County: resources/ maintain lists of resources related to employment, benefits, food, childcare, and financial assistance.
  • United Way of Denton County: -resources has an extensive COVID Resource list as well as online form to connect you to one of their Information and Referral experts:
  • Legal Aid of Northwest Texas: has free videos with legal experts explaining your rights related to employment, housing, and health benefits during the COVID crisis.
  • This Texas Tribune article: coronavirus-pandemic/amp/? has updated statewide resources as well as volunteer opportunities.
  • Texas 2-1-1: and Find Help: connect you with needed resources all over the state-search by zip code.
  • Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs: to locate short or long-term housing assistance.
  • Texas Network of Youth and Family Services: also has a searchable database.
  • Zoie’s Place: provides housing and support services for young adults aging out of foster care.
  • AID Network of Denton: has links to local agencies providing emergency rental assistance.
  • Texas Workforce Commission: fbclid=IwAR3Hh8ya_xXvK5Jfi0Oi1i_4a3bpHQ1ggydpG2AWZX4cfWIKyFx2txHaQcE#ifYourEmploymentHasBe enAffectedByTheCoronavirusCovid1 offers benefits to those whose income has been impacted, and the
  • North Texas Food Bank:, Tarrant County Food Bank:, and Wichita Falls Food Bank: serve multiple counties and each site has a food pantry locater by zip code.
  • TWU’s CARE Program: has links to several North Texas Food Resources.
  • Denton Wesley Foundation: has a link for students to sign up for free food pantry delivery.
  • Christian Community Action Food Pantry: Mill St. Lewisville, TX 75057 or (972) 221-1224
  • Salvation Army Food Services and Emergency Assistance: families_in_crisis Multiple locations
  • Grace Like Rain and local churches partnering to provide childcare : e/1FAIpQLSelYTNwnDAqxUt5BbwooDQQIVdHo5ubHGaKhgjrCmBmF3nerQ/viewform for working parents with children.
  • Woman 2 Woman Pregnancy Resource Center: will be open Monday- Thursday for limited hours to distribute diapers and formula. Call (940)383-4494 in advance to request needed items for pickup.