We completely understand it is difficult times currently between COVID, the storms, and everyday life. If you are experiencing an immediate mental health crisis, please call the national crisis line at 1-800-662-HELP (4357). If this is an emergency, and you and/or someone you know is in immediate, imminent danger please call 9-1-1.
Due to the ever-changing resources in the community because of the co-occurring COVID-19 and winter storm crises, CAN will make every effort to update these resources frequently during the disaster declaration and will provide date verification. Many community providers have been heavily impacted by both crises. Please see below some verified resources.In addition, if there is a community provider in need of assistance or would like to collaborate, please reach out to (844) 922-2777.
2-1-1 North Texas
24/7 hotline for key healthcare, utilities, shelter, food, clothing, et. al resources. Providing readily available and up-to-date resources, often changing hourly or daily. Please check out: https://www.211northtexas.org/ for more details. Support offered in English and Spanish.
Arlington Life Shelter
325 W. Division Street, Arlington, Texas 76011 (Phone: 817-548-9885)
Presbyterian Night Shelter
2400 Cypress Street, Fort Worth, TX 76102 (Phone: 817-632-7400)
Union Gospel Mission
1321 East Lancaster Avenue, Fort Worth, Texas 76102 (Phone: 817-339-2553)
Mabee Center, 1855 E Lancaster Ave, Fort Worth, TX 76103 (817-344-1800)
Please note, shelter capacities vary daily. It is pertinent that you arrive during the allotted intake times if you are in-need of shelter; CAN highly recommends calling in advance as well. All shelters above follow standard COVID precaution protocols.
Please ask for the “Winter Storm Hotel Rate.” Offered via the city of Arlington.
Residence Inn North
1050 Brookhollow Plaza Drive, Arlington, TX 76006 at 817-649-7300
Sonesta Simply Suites
2221 Brookhollow Plaza Drive Arlington, TX 76006 at 817-649-3336
Please note, the city of Arlington has listed many hotels/motels offering reduced rate. However, CAN has called each one, and due to damage and/or capacity limits, the ones above are the only ones verified to be continuing this program as of 2/22/2021.
You may be eligible for federal disaster relief funding through FEMA as Tarrant County has been deemed a disaster zone, as well as local relief through the county and city.
If you are experiencing significant moderate to long-term food insecurity, we recommend exploring an opportunity to apply to Texas’ SNAP Food Benefits. Further details located here: https://hhs.texas.gov/services/food/snap-food-benefits.
Please note, Arlington is no longer under a boil-water alert, however this can change regularly due to the crises at hand. We highly encourage you to please check-in with your local neighborhood or residence to ensure water safety. Many food banks are offering bottled water. Similar to utility assistance, additional water resources are changing daily and in low supply due to high demand. Please see below some current resources in the Dallas-Fort Worth region, CAN will provide updated resources via social media regularly.
Per the City of Arlington, “If you have no water service and do not believe frozen pipes are to blame, please call the City’s Action Center at 817-275-5931 so that the information about the outage can be reported to Arlington Water Utilities. If you are in an apartment complex and do not have water service, please contact the apartment management before calling Arlington Water Utilities. Water may have been shut off for other water line breaks in the apartment complex and management will need to contact the City to return service. For emergency water cut offs call 911.”
If you are in-need of clean water, and unable to access any public or private resources, please call CAN Community Health Arlington.
Please do not hesitate to reach out to (844) 922-2777 with further information; we would be interested in sharing with our community and clients. We are here to help each other.
You should have access to additional medical, social, and support et. al resources pending eligibility. Please contact your case manager as soon as possible, and they can help guide you through what you are eligible for. Your situation may have changed in this most recent emergency, including additional eligibility for support services. Please do not hesitate to reach out. If you see a CAN case manager and/or patient care coordinator, he/she/they will be reaching out as soon as possible to you as well to check-in. Further details on Tarrant County’s Ryan White resources can be found here: https://www.tarrantcounty.com/en/administration/staff/hiv-administrative-agency.html.
The information above is focused predominantly on emergency, short-term Arlington, Texas resources in the wake of 2 crises (COVID and the winter storm) as it is where we (CAN Community Health) are located and are currently serving the community.
While we provide holistic HIV, Hepatitis C, PrEP, and STD testing and treatment, we are also working on mobilizing resources and collaborations for our clients, both our patients and the entire community, in the wake of this crisis. We will be providing updates on this website and social media, including potential food banks and collaborations. If you are a CAN patient and/or community member in-need please call CAN Arlington at 817-693-1000, and we will do our best to assist you.
We are located at 616 Matlock Centre Cir, Arlington, TX 76015, and we are in this together. We will provide an ‘UPDATED’ tab below to notate when resources are updated due to the evolving supply-demand of key food, water, and utility resources.