Programs

Food Distribution

Qualified families shop for food in our Food Pantry. Approximately 35,000 lbs. of food is distributed to over 350 families each month. Food is donated by area residents, churches, civic groups and businesses, or received through a partnership with the North Texas Food Bank.

Click here for current food pantry needs list.

Information & Referral Services

The agency serves as an information and referral clearinghouse, providing links to hundreds of social services providers throughout North Texas. Our social workers assist clients to help identify their needs and help with providing critical services and information.

Emergency assistance may include:

Rent/Mortgage Assistance: Whole or partial payment of rent/mortgage bills is provided to qualifying families who are imminently homeless.

Utility Assistance: Whole or partial payment of utility bills is provided to qualifying families in crisis.

Prescription Assistance: Prescription assistance may be provided for qualifying families.

Gasoline Vouchers: Vouchers are given to qualified families to help get them to and from work or job interviews. 

Adult Education

Life Skill Classes and Training: FFS offers training in job readiness, nutritional education, legal rights and more.

Special Projects

Summer Lunch for the Young Bunch- A Summer lunch program for children in need
Back-to-School
Thanksgiving Meal Box Program
Holiday Gifts for Parents, Children and Elderly