When life’s circumstances cause people to fall into homelessness, help is available! Many Tarrant County organizations have made it their mission to bring people out of homelessness.
Presbyterian Night Shelter of Tarrant County
Men/ Women (817)-632-7400
2400 Cypress Street
Fort Worth, 76102
Since its opening in 1984, the Presbyterian Night Shelter (PNS), located near the heart of downtown Fort Worth has served the needs of Tarrant County’s homeless. The largest provider of services for the homeless, PNS is the only free area emergency shelter without length-of-stay restrictions.
Emergency Shelter Check-in at 4:00 pm
Single Men/Women Fee: No charge to stay. No length of stay.
Programs Single Men/Women: See Shelter Coordinator
Programs Families Check-in 5:00 pm
There is a waiting list for the programs. Emergency shelter for families with nowhere to go. Families with new babies get priority.
Union Gospel Mission of Tarrant County
1321 E. Lancaster
Fort Worth, 76102
The Union Gospel Mission has been serving the homeless in Fort Worth and Tarrant County for over 120 years. They provide shelter and client services for men, women, and families.
Emergency Shelter: Check- in at 4:30 pm for Men
(There in no Emergency Shelter for Women)
Men’s Program: Orientation and application 7:30 a.m. Monday-Friday
Single ladies/Families Program: Orientation Mon-Friday 10:00 a.m. or 3:00 p.m. Call for intake appointment.
Must have: State ID and no sex offenders
The Salvation Army
1855 E. Lancaster
Fort Worth, 76103
The J.E. and L.E. Mabee Center, the hub of Tarrant County operations, is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Along with the administrative functions for all of Tarrant County, The Mabee Center is the center of The Salvation Army’s programs for the homeless and needy.
Emergency Shelter Check-in 7:00pm
Name must be on the list by 5:00 pm
Single Men/ Women and Families Fee: Clients are allowed 4 nights of stay before being required to see caseworker to determine eligibility status
Must have: Breathalyzer, Picture ID and no sex offenders
Single Men/ Women and Families Programs: See Case Manager
SafeHaven of Tarrant County
(877) 701-SAFE (toll free, 24 hour hotline)
SafeHaven of Tarrant County has strived to end family violence through safety, support, prevention and social change in Tarrant County. There are two emergency shelter locations in Tarrant County available for victims of domestic violence and their families.
Emergency Shelter for Domestic Violence Victims & Their Children
Single Women/Women with Children Fee: No fees. 30 day limit stay.
Programs Single Women/Women and children: Call the hotline for screening.
(817) 335-HOPE (Intake line 24 hours a day)
1424 Summit Ave.
Fort Worth, 76102
ACH Child and Family Services is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping children, youth and families in our community overcome life’s challenges. One of its programs offers homeless and runaway youth, ages 10-17, emergency housing and care while ACH works to reunite them with their families, or find a safe and meaningful alternative living arrangement.
325 W. Division St.
Shelter, meals and encouragement are provided to homeless men, women and children through a 72 hour stay or a structured nine-week program designed to return them to self-sufficiency.
Emergency Shelter check-in 4:00pm for new Clients
Check-in for all client 5:00
Single Men/Women/ Families Fee: No charge, Must find work to continue to stay.
Must have: Background check performed. Must be employable. No sex offender.
Programs Single Men/Women/ Families: Maximum stay 12 weeks. Must find work to continue stay.