[COVID-19] RESOURCES

For a presentation with important information and resources related to COVID-19: Click here

In addition, to follow are links to COVID-19 information from HD 101 area local governments, medical providers, institutions of higher education and school districts. For information from the Department of State Health Services, click here.

For a list of resources for those in need or those who would like to help others, visit: https://votechristurner.com/covid-19-community-resources/

[UPDATED: 4:00 PM; MARCH 30, 2020]

ARLINGTON ISD
Updated 3/25/20: The Arlington ISD will not be resuming classes on our campuses on April 6. We do not know at this time when school on our campuses will resume. In the meantime, the At-Home Learning Hub is growing daily so that your children continue their learning. The majority of courses will be uploaded and ready for credits on April 13, 2020. The situation continues to be fluid, and we are following guidance from our city, county and state officials. When health officials determine that it is safe to resume school we will reach out to you with a date. Follow www.aisd.net/coronavirus for updates.

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS
At-Home Learning Hub

MEALS INFORMATION:
Meals can be picked up daily from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. at every site
• Children must be present to receive meals
• Meals are packaged to take home as schools are closed
• No student ID or other form of identification is required
• Arlington ISD Food and Nutrition Service personnel will be distributing the meals.

One entrée will be offered for each meal. There will also be a non-meat option. Menus will be posted online daily on the District’s Facebook page and the Arlington ISD Coronavirus website. Here is the list of the 23 Arlington ISD student meal sites:

  • Dipert Career+Technical Center
  • Sam Houston High School
  • Ferguson Education Center
  • Bailey Junior High
  • Barnett Junior High
  • Boles Junior High
  • Nichols Junior High
  • Ousley Junior High
  • Shackelford Junior High
  • Workman Junior High
  • Young Junior High
  • Crouch Elementary
  • Farrell Elementary
  • Knox Elementary
  • Larson Elementary
  • Miller Elementary
  • Pope Elementary
  • Sherrod Elementary
  • Short Elementary
  • Speer Elementary
  • Starrett Elementary
  • Swift Elementary
  • Wood Elementary

MANSFIELD ISD
Updated 3/19/20: For the health and well-being of the Mansfield ISD community as measures continue to be taken to prevent the spread of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), Mansfield ISD schools, offices and facilities will remain closed. Because of the ever-changing nature of this situation, MISD will continue to monitor it and stay in contact with health officials and local authorities to determine a safe date to reopen. All extracurricular activities and field trips will be canceled during this time as well. MISD FAQs: https://www.mansfieldisd.org/parents-students/covid-19/faqs

MISD: Student Nutrition
Beginning March 16, free healthy and delicious meals will be available to all children ages 18 years and younger at the following distribution sites:

• Glenn Harmon Elementary School
• D.P. Morris Elementary School
• Annette Perry Elementary School
• Mary Jo Sheppard Elementary School
• Della Icenhower Intermediate School
• Danny Jones Middle School

The packaged meals will be distributed from 11 a.m. to noon on Monday through Friday in a drive-thru fashion. No one will need to exit their personal vehicles, but all participating children must be in the vehicle. Children do not have to be a student at the campus to qualify for the meal, and families can visit any of the participating sites.

For meals locations across Texas, visit: txschools.gov




UT ARLINGTO
The University will conduct online instruction beginning March 23 and for the remainder of the spring 2020 semester. There will be no in-person instruction during this time. Students will be receiving information from departments and faculty about how to access and complete their courses.

In the meantime, students are encouraged to take the Online Learning Technology and Preparedness Survey to inform faculty and staff of technological capabilities as the University prepares to deliver instruction and services through online platforms.

On Saturday, March 14, it was reported that a student had tested positive for COVID-19. Click here for more information.

TARRANT COUNTY COLLEGE
In response to the ongoing COVID-19 situation, and in accordance with the Executive Order issued by Tarrant County on March 24, Tarrant County College (TCC) will offer online courses only for the remainder of the spring 2020 semester.

ATMOS ENERGY
Atmos Energy understands that the coronavirus outbreak may cause some of our valued customers to experience financial difficulty, whether because of illness, quarantine or a disruption at work. As part of its commitment to serving and working with its customers throughout this difficult time, Atmos Energy has temporarily suspended natural gas disconnections. For more information, visit: https://www.atmosenergy.com/customer-service/get-help-paying-your-bill

ELECTRIC, WATER & WASTEWATER
On March 26, the Public Utility Commission of Texas ordered a temporary moratorium on disconnections of electricity, water and wastewater for those unable to pay their bills. More details, click here.

If a customer is unable to pay their bill, we’re here to help. To take advantage of this assistance, TXU Energy customers should call 1-800-242-9113.

INTERNET PROVIDERS

  • Altice USA, providers of Suddenlink services, is offering free broadband for 60 days to families with school-aged kids who don’t currently have home internet. Eligible households should call 888-633-0030 to enroll.
  • Charter, providers of Spectrum services, says it will expand access to high-speed broadband for households with school-age children and college students. Charter will offer free Spectrum broadband at any level and Wi-Fi access to those who don’t already have a Spectrum subscription. To enroll, call 844-488-8395.
  • Comcast, providers of Xfinity, says it’ll offer its Internet Essentials service, normally $9.95 per month, free for 60 days to new qualifying households. Comcast also says it increased the speed and people won’t be charged an additional fee.
  • All AT&T consumer home internet wireline customers, as well as Fixed Wireless Internet, can use unlimited internet data.  Additionally, we’ll continue to offer internet access for qualifying limited income households at $10 a month through our Access from AT&T program. We’ve expanded eligibility to Access from AT&T to households participating in the National School Lunch Program and Head Start. Additionally, we’re offering new Access from AT&T customers two months of free service.

The following is a list of organizations helping our community by providing aid for those in need to food, housing, health services and more. This list is for those who need help or would like to find ways to help others. As we receive new and updated information, we will update this list.

Name & Website Services Hours Phone Number Address Notes
211 Agency Referrals N/A 2-1-1 or
(877) 541-7905
N/A
American Red Cross Blood donation Appointments online or by phone (214) 678-4800 2055 Kendall Drive, Dallas, TX 75235 Severe blood shortage due to Coronavirus
Arlington Charities Food Bank, Clothing, Toiletries Call for Appointment:
Monday – Friday: 9:15 AM – 1 PM
817.275.1511 811 Secretary Drive, Arlington, Texas 76015 Offering meals by drive-thru
Arlington DFW Child Care Provider Association Child Care listing and resources N/A 214-986-1912 P.O. Box 180552, Arlington, TX 76096 Most are operating now.
Arlington Hearts & Hands Food Pantry at North Davis Church of Christ Monday – Friday: 10 – 11:30 a.m.

Wednesday: 6pm – 7pm

(817)  459-4950 1601 North Davis Drive, Arlington, TX 76012 Operating as usual; 10am to 11:30am M-F; 6pm to 7pm on Wednesdays
Arlington Housing Authority Homeless Services, Rental Assistance Monday to Friday: 8:00 a.m – 5:00 p.m. 817-275-3351 501 W Sanford Street, Suite 20, Arlington, TX 76011 Operating as usual but encouraging online options
Arlington Life Shelter Shelter Services, Employment, Health Services 24-hour services to address COVID-19 817-548-9885 Arlington Life Shelter: 325 W. Division St., Arlington, Texas 76011
Epworth UMC: 1400 S. Cooper St., Arlington, TX 76013
Moving to 24-hour service; Intake hours still 2pm to 4pm daily at Epworth United Methodist Church; Intake hours 2pm to 4pm daily at Epworth United Methodist Church
Arlington Urban Ministries Emergency Financial Assistance, Homelessness Prevention, Food Monday – Thursday: 9am – 5pm (817) 861-8585 701 Dugan Street, Arlington, Texas 76010 Operating as usual
Carter BloodCare Blood donation N/A 1-800 Donate 4 2205 Highway 121, Bedford, Texas 76021 Reminder that COVID-19 is not blood transmissible and they need donations
Catholic Charities FW Transportation, Immigration, and Dental Clinic services will continue at Main Campus Monday – Friday: 7:30am-5:00pm 817.534.0814 249 West Thornhill Drive, Fort Worth, TX 76115 Assembled Emergency Response Team for continuity of service
Center for Transforming Lives Homelessness services, Child Care 24/7 (817) 332-6191 512 West 4th Street, Fort Worth, Texas 76102
Common Ground Mansfield Food services, Donations for MISD N/A (866) 526-7069 PO Box 1049, Mansfield, TX 76063 Operating as usual
Grand Prairie United Charities Food Bank Mon, Tue, Thur, Fri:  9am – 1pm 972-262-2014 1417 Densman Street, Grand Prairie, Texas 75051
Harvesting in Mansfield Food Pantry Tuesday: 9:30am – Noon
2nd Thursday: 5:30pm – 7:30pm
4th Saturday: 9:00 – 11:00 am
(817) 453-3663 150 S 6th Ave, Mansfield, TX 76063 Operating as usual
Lifeline Shelter for Families Housing Assistance in GP Monday – Friday: 9am – 5pm 972-237-5546 2341 S. Belt Line Road, Grand Prairie, TX 75051
Meals on Wheels Meals for Seniors Monday – Thursday: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
817-336-0912 5740 Airport Freeway, Haltom City, TX 76117 No changes to regular meal delivery schedule (continuing to check in on elderly clients)
Mission Arlington Emergency Financial Assistance, Food, Transportation Volunteer Hours: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. (Mon-Sat)
Drop-Off Hours: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. (Mon-Sat)
Emergency Assistance:
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Mon-Fri).
9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (Sat).
817-277-6620 210 W South St, Arlington, TX 76010
North Texas Food Bank Food bank; Donations Monday -Saturday: 8:30am-4:30pm General
(214) 330-1396
Food Assistance:
1-855-719-7627; 214-269-0906
3677 Mapleshade Ln, Plano, TX 75075 Operating as usual; Focused on elderly, children of low-income households, families without supplies
One Safe Place Food, Clothing, Healthcare, Counseling (domestic violence oriented) Monday – Friday: 8am-7pm 817-885-7774 1100 Hemphill Street, Fort Worth, Texas 76104 Operating under interim guidelines but continuing service
SafeHaven TC Counseling, Transitional Housing, Emergency Shelter (Women & Children affected by domestic violence) 24/7 Hotline: 1-877-701-SAFE 817-535-6462 1010 N Center St, Arlington, TX 76011 Operating as usual
Salvation Army Shelter Services, Food Monday – Saturday: 10am-6pm (817) 860-1836 712 W. Abram Street, Arlington, TX 76013 Operating as usual, but screening incoming residents
Sixty & Better Meals for Seniors Monday – Friday: 8am-5pm (817) 413-4949 1400 Circle Drive, Suite 300, Fort Worth, TX 76119 Trying to find a way to continue serving meals even though all activity centers are closed
Tarrant Area Food Bank Food bank; Donations Monday – Thursday: 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

817-857-7100 2600 Cullen Street, Fort Worth, TX 76107 Still packaging food for the community and delivering it through their partners
Tarrant County Coronavirus Information Hotline Coronavirus Information Monday – Friday 8am-5pm Hotline: 817-248-6299 100 E. Weatherford, Fort Worth, Texas 76196
Tarrant County Homeless Coalition Housing, Transportation, Medical, Shelter, Employment Resources Monday – Friday: 8am-5pm (817) 996-8800 300 S Beach St, Fort Worth, TX 76105 Operating as usual
The Women’s Center of Tarrant County Counseling, Crisis Hotline, Employment Monday – Friday: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm Main Office: 817.927.4040

Satellite Office: 817.548.1663

Main Office: 1723 Hemphill, Fort Worth, TX 76110

Satellite Office: 401 West Sanford, Ste. 1200, Arlington, TX 76011

Doing their best to continue service
United Way of Tarrant County Funding meals for seniors Monday – Friday 8am-5pm Main Office:
(817) 258-8000Arlington Office:
(817) 548-9595
Main Office
1500 N. Main, Ste. 200
Fort Worth, TX 76164-0448Arlington Office
401 W. Sanford St.
Arlington, TX 76011
Purchasing non-perishable meals for elderly and funding delivery services for meds
Water from the Rock Food, Clothing, Education, Computing Classes Support Services:
Wednesday – Friday 10:00am – 11:45am
(817) 860-9702 402 N.L. Robinson Drive, Arlington, TX 76011 Operating as usual

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