Welcome to the Finance area of ArlingtonAnswers.com. Our mission is to empower people in a safe and friendly environment to take control of their money and finances and to begin the road to financial peace. Our goal is to provide the knowledge and tools to implement effective financial principles in the areas of budgeting, saving, investing, and giving.
Credit counseling to aid and rehabilitate financially distressed families and individuals by providing confidential and professional counseling. Also a HUD approved housing agency providing pre-rental, home ownership and foreclosure prevention counseling as well as addressing predatory lending concerns and fair housing disputes.
General Contact: 800-249-2227
Arlington Location: 817-461-2227
Workforce Solutions is an administrative agency responsible for overseeing the employment and training funding and workforce development programs for businesses and citizens in Tarrant County.
For more information about utilizing Workforce Solutions’ services, please call 817-413-4400, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit the Workforce Solutions of Tarrant County Website.
The Wesley Mission Center, offers assistance providing food, utility and rent assistance – assessment of needs will be provided with all. The goal is to partner with client to become self-sufficient by creating solution-focused goals. Assistance may not be provided if client does not meet action plan goals. The WMC also provides employment assistance which includes assessment of job needs as well as assistance in job search and help with resume writing. Other assistance includes:
- Referrals for back-to-school clothing
- Christmas gifts
- Some home repair assistance for elderly and disabled
- Community Thrift Store provides low cost clothing and household goods
For more information about The Wesley Mission Center, please call 817-473-6650, or visit the WMC Website.
- Adult literacy classes- High School Equivalency (formerly called GED Preparation) and English Language Acquisition (formerly called English as a Second Language)
- Computer literacy classes
- Clothing for job interviews and work
- Food assistance to individuals living in Central Arlington, Texas (zip codes 76010, 76011, 76012, 76013)
Water From The Rock works to provide low to moderate income adults with literacy skills that will enable them to become self-sufficient. We strive to strengthen the job skills of individuals and enhance the self-image of job seekers enabling them to successfully get back into the workforce. We also provide food assistance to individuals to help them meet their basic dietary needs.
To reach someone at Water From The Rock, please call 817-860-9702 OR email email@example.com
For more information, please visit the Water From The Rock Website.
Mission Arlington provides a wide range of services to needy families as well as homeless people in the Arlington Metroplex. Their services include assistance with:
- Food (including formula/baby food)
- Clothing (including blankets)
- Furniture (Staff at M.A. will pick up furniture in good condition from Arlington residents.)
- Fans (when available to eligible households)
- Financial Assistance (includes gasoline assistance for verifiable employment or job interviews as well as for rent, utility assistance and prescription vouchers.)
- School Supplies
- Part-time Medical & Dental Clinic
- Child Passenger Safety Seats
- Car Repairs (Very limited assistance available – call to get details.)
- English as a Second Language Classes (There are 15 available locations.)
- Homeless Day Shelter
For more information about how to get involved, or receive help, please call 817-277-6620; email: firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit the Mission Arlington Website.
The Christian Women’s Job Corps offers a twelve-week program offered twice a year which provides the following services:
- Computer Classes
- Career Development
- Stress and Time Management
- Personal Discovery
- Financial Literacy
- Business English
- Bible Study
- and More!
Each student has a mentor to help guide them through the program.
Referrals for social services are made as needed.
For more information about the CWJC, please call 817-275-5600 or visit the CWJC Website.
The Catholic Charities of Fort Worth program provides emergency financial assistance and case management to eligible families in crisis. Their primary goal is to reach the population who lives at or below the poverty line, by providing financial aid, housing (for homeless and veterans), medical referrals and appointments, family counseling, and much more. Listed below are links to the different services offered through the CCFW, as well as contact information for receiving help.
Arlington Urban Ministries is an organization that provides individualized assistance to people in transition or crisis situations with rent, utilities, antibiotics, and food.
For more information about receiving or providing help, call (817) 861-8585, email Elizabeth Brown, Program case Manager at Elizabeth.Brown@arlurbmin.org, or visit the Arlington Urban Ministries website.
Financial Peace University is a class designed to teach individuals and couples how to get out of debt, stay out of debt, and build wealth. You’ll actually have fun as you learn about saving, budgeting, investing, insurance, and more. The class includes video instruction by Dave Ramsey, a personal money management expert, a national radio personality, and author of three New York Times best sellers. Group discussion follows the video each session.
When: See upcoming class schedule
Where: Grace Community Church Life Center (map) Coordinator: Jonathan Scheffrahn
For questions please contact FPU@gracearlington.com or call the church office at 817.860.7116.
Find out general information at DaveRamsey.com.