Johnson County Resources

Childcare Development

Early Head Start 817-645-2717

515 Santa Fe St., Cleburne


Alvarado Helping Hands

Provides support and services to low income and other struggling people who live in Eastern Johnson County Texas including Alvarado, Lillian, Venus, and Grandview Texas by providing free food, clothing and other necessities of life. Call the agency at (817) 783-2701.


Children and Family Institute

Help Find Housing, Baby Supplies, Baby Clothes, Diapers & Formula, Clothing, Help Pay For Transit, Transportation, Health Education, Counseling, Government Benefits, Financial Education, Adoption Planning, navigating the system, Help Find School, and Preschool for free.

Call 214-337-9979 to get services.Call 214-337-9979 to get services.

5787 S. Hampton, Ste 360, Dallas, TX, 75232

Open 09:00 AM – 05:00 PM

Emergency Food Pantry Program by Arlington Urban Ministries (AUM)

701 Dugan St, Arlington, TX, 76010

Open: 09:00 AM – 05:00 PM

Call 817-861-8585

Emergency food pantry program offers a limited pantry of our clients needing food, personal hygiene items and things like diapers, detergent, shoes, socks and blankets free of cost. We provide 1-2 days of food for each family, as well as sack lunches for the homeless. Food Pantry, Diapers & Formula, Home Goods, Blankets & Fans, Personal Care Items, Meals

Eligibility: Must have a picture ID to receive food.

FAD (FORMUA AND DIAPERS) by First Presbyterian Church Of Fort Worth Foundation        

FAD (Formula And Diapers) Program helps meet the needs of families with infants and toddlers. Church volunteers distribute the diapers and formula to members of our community in need at Community Crossroads on the third Monday morning of every month free of cost.

Food and Clothing available 9:00-11:00. Two bags twice a month, three days a week for sack lunch,

Food Pantry- First Wednesday 6-7:30, Third Tuesday 6-8, Wednesday and Thursday 11:30-1:30

Formula (have to show WIC card)

Diaper (have to show birth certificate); 3rd Monday

Dental- advocate (aka service coordinator in ECI/S) has to call for family to schedule

1516 Hemphill, Fort Worth, TX, 76104

Call Community crossroads 817-921-3955 for more info

Open: 08:00 AM – 05:00 PM

Community Partners of Johnson County

DFPS caseworkers investigating abuse can apply for formula, free diapers, and more for the kids. They also can get medical support and legal aid if needed.
1501 N Robinson St
Cleburne, TX 76030

Next Step Women’s Center – Pregnancy Services
Address is 250 NW Tarrant Ave Ste J
Burleson, Texas 76028
Main phone 817-295-4101

Domestic or Intimate Partner Violence

Johnson County Family Crisis Center

The mission of the Johnson County Family Crisis Center is to be the expert resource and service provider in eliminating domestic and sexual violence in Johnson County, Texas.

Johnson County Family Crisis Center provides the following types of services:

A safe place

  • We provide crisis intervention/advocacy/support services 24-hours a day during and after the immediate crisis of domestic or sexual violence
  • No appointment necessary for immediate face-to-face crisis intervention and advocacy services. Call the 24-hour hotline at 1-800-848-3206 or 817-641-2332 for more information.
  • Help remove you and your family from potentially dangerous situations
  • Provide hospital, legal, medical accompaniment and advocacy

Information and Referral Services

  • Provide access to community resources
  • Offer guidance concerning the options available to suit your specific needs

Prevention education and community partnerships

  • Help you recognize abuse and violence in relationships
  • Provide the community the tools and expertise needed to end the cycle of violence
  • Engage community assistance to end domestic and sexual violence

Violence intervention programs

Financial Assistance

Operation Blessing of Johnson County

This non-profit organization offers food, clothing, prescriptions, financial assistance for expenses such as rent and utility bills, and funds to pay other bills. The faith-based group ties to cover expenses that are necessities of life. The agency also provides counseling services from the Venting Place. It addresses everything from budgeting, debt assistance programs, anger management, credit repair, chemical dependency and even marriage counseling. (817) 645-8511, or read Operation Blessing in Johnson County.


Johnson County Salvation Army

Programs that will assist the low income, elderly, and other clients with paying for their food, utilities and energy bills, housing expenses such as rent, clothing, propane, prescriptions, and transportation expenses. (817) 558-1296. More on Salvation Army Johnson County Texas.


Bono Baptist Food Pantry


6349 Bono Rd, Godley


County Life SDA Church Mobile

1001 Highland Rd, Cleburne

4th Wednesday of every month, 3:30pm-4:30 pm


St. Mark United Methodist Church


1109 W. Henderson St., Cleburne


Field St. Baptist Church


306 N. Field St., Cleburne


The Salvation Army, Cleburne


111 S. Anglin St., Cleburne


Westhill Church of Christ


401 E. Henderson St., Cleburne


Operation Blessing


105 George St., Cleburne


Keene Mobile


201 East First St., Keene

3rd Saturday of every month, 1pm-4pm


First United Methodist Church


114 Paula Dr, Joshua


Joshua Seventh Day Adventist Church


1912 Conveyor Dr, Joshua


Alvarado Helping Hands


404 N. Parkway, Alvarado


A Change for Christ

205 E. Carver, Alvarado

1st Tuesday of every month, 4pm-6pm


Grandview Food Bank


12801 S. I-35W, Grandview



Alvarado Seventh Day Adventist


908 Church St, Alvarado


First Baptist Church-Burleson


140 N.W. Renfro St, Burleson


Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN) Program

Provides health care for children with special health care needs. It also covers people of all ages with cystic fibrosis.

Call: 800-252-8023

1301 S Bowen Rd, Arlington, TX, 76013

City County Transportation

Proves a commuter bus route into downtown Fort Worth and demand-response curb-to-curb public transportation throughout Johnson County.

Mon.-Fri. 7am-8pm

Cleburne Mon-Fri 7am-8pm, Sat 8am- 5 pm

Burleson Mon-Fri 8am-5pm

All other areas of Johnson County Mon-Fri 6am-6pm.

Call 817-641-1800 or 866-913-1800 to schedule

No charge for children under 5 years of age riding with an adult.


Medicaid Transportation

Transportation to and from medical and dental appointments

Fee: none

Eligibility: Receive Medicaid and provide a two-day notice.

Phone: 800-762-6917 or 877-633-8747

Hours: Mon-Fri. 8am-5pm


City of Cleburne Housing Department Cleburne

(817) 645-0937

418 West Henderson

Cleburne, TX 76033

Office hours: Mondays through Fridays 1pm to 5pm

Housing authorities provide decent and affordable housing in a safe and secure living environment for low- and moderate-income residents. Oftentimes they provide section 8 housing choice vouchers for those that qualify for low income housing. Most every housing authority that provides vouchers currently has multiyear waiting lists. Housing authorities also provide low cost apartments for seniors, handicapped persons, single mothers with children, and homeless.


Crazy 8 Ministries                                                                               


1100 W. FM 917

Joshua Tx 76058

To come alongside families in their broken circumstances by removing suburban poverty barriers, offering them hope and help in Jesus by fully equipping them practically and spiritually for complete rehabilitation and victorious living. We offer 3 phases in our housing programs to help meet your needs, wherever you are in your life.

open Monday through Thursday 11 am to 4 pm. We are NOT a drug/ alcohol rehab program or a Domestic Violence Shelter.

Phase 1 – Triage

Mission: To provide for basic needs while considering God possibilities and the fullness of His design for their life.

Main Objectives

  • provide safety and refuge
  • establish and meet basic needs
  • bring order
  • understand authority
  • assess and evaluate
  • present and consider possibilities and potential
  • Length of stay: 30-60 days

Phase 2 – Empowerment

Mission: To come alongside families in their broken circumstances, offering them hope and help in Jesus by fully equipping them practically and spiritually for complete rehabilitation and empowered living.

Our Empowerment program, the most sought-after phase, is broken into four six-month progressive semesters, each semester building on the completed previous one. Each resident helps develop their own Individual Spiritual Plan (ISP), and works one-on-one weekly with both a counselor and case manager to ensure program success and victorious living.

Main objectives:

  • establish mental/emotional/spiritual well being
  • establish physical well being
  • establish financial well being
  • pursue education/career opportunities and advancements
  • establish parental health
  • secure reliable transportation/housing
  • understand stewardship/basic life skills
  • Length of stay: up to 2 years

Phase 3 – Integration: Stay to Save

Mission: To help people transition into a place of housing sustainability, offering them affordable housing while simultaneously accumulating personal funds to assist in their next phase.

Main objectives:

  • provide affordable housing
  • to establish savings
  • work to establish payment record/credit
  • understand financial independence
  • Length of stay: up to 1 year


Johnson County Family Crisis Center   

(800) 848-3206

PO Box 43

Cleburne, TX 76031

Services: Crisis Shelter, Domestic Violence Hotlines, Domestic Violence Shelters, Sexual Assault Counseling, Sexual Assault Hotlines, Spouse/Domestic Partner Abuse Counseling, Support Groups.

Provides shelter, counseling and support groups for primary and secondary victims of family violence, sexual assault or other types of crime. Also provide education and prevention programs.

Hours: Mon – Fri 8:00am – 5:00pm (office hours); 24 hrs./7 days (shelter).


The Family Crisis Center currently offers these services to individuals and families in need:

– 24-Hour Family Violence and Sexual Assault Intervention, Emergency Shelter for qualifying Victims, Individual, Family, and Group Support, Human Service, Information and Referral, Support Groups, Emergency Transportation, Hospital Advocacy, Legal Advocacy – Monthly on site-legal clinic as well, Community Education Programs, 24- hour Crisis Hotline, A secure environment with the comforts of home, Two licensed therapists offering free counseling for adults and children, A Bilingual Advocate, Children’s Progra, Prevention programs for relational abuse and bullying, Parenting support and educational groups (Thursday 9-10:30 am), Domestic violence prevention support groups (Wednesday 9-10:30 am), Anger Management Seminars, Anti-bullying programs for school children