The City of Fort Worth's Community Action Partners (CAP) serves as the Community Action Agency for Tarrant County and provides comprehensive services to economically disadvantaged individuals, families and older adults.
CAP offers utility (electric, gas or propane) assistance to families with low or fixed household incomes who reside in Tarrant County. Assistance is provided to residents in order to avoid disruptions. CAP works with families and individuals to overcome barriers to achieve self-sufficiency.
There are two ways to apply for assistance: Online or Mail-in Application with copies of your documents.
The city will assess applications and solely determine eligibility and/or the amount of financial help available to each household based upon current total household income in the last 30 days. The city will pay assistance directly to the landlord, property management company, financial institution, mortgage company and/or utility provider.
Application must be complete and include all required documents to be processed.
If applicable, provide documentation to prove hardship related to COVID-19 that renders the household unable to pay rent, mortgage, utilities and/or related household expenses such as medicine and food. See Checklist.
You are NOT eligible for rental assistance if you currently receive a form of rental assistance such as Housing Choice Voucher, VASH, CoC, Directions Home, etc.
City of Fort Worth may make referrals to social and financial service agencies offering relevant services and resources.
Community Action Partners offers two ways to apply for services: Online and Mail-in Application.
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Open from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Fort Worth - Community Action Partners
Neighborhood Services Department
908 Monroe Street
Fort Worth, Texas