Online Resources

2-1-1 Texas – Provides information and referral to residents of Collin, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Erath, Hood, Hunt, Johnson, Kaufman, Navarro, Palo Pinto, Parker, Rockwall, Somervell, Tarrant, and Wise counties 

Your Texas Benefits – A web site maintained by the Texas Health and Human Services Commission that lets you apply online for benefit programs such as Medicaid, CHIP, and SNAP

Benefits Check-Up – A web site created by the National Council on Aging that lets you determine your eligibility for federal and state benefit programs

North Central Texas Area Agency on Aging – Provides services to persons age 60 and over, their family caregivers, and nursing home residents in the 14 counties surrounding, but not including, Dallas and Tarrant counties

Navigate Life Texas – A resource for children with disabilities and special health care needs, created on behalf of the Texas Health and Human Services Commission

Take Time Texas – A clearinghouse of respite programs compiled on behalf of the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services

Family Caregivers Online – A source of education and resource links for family caregivers created on behalf of the North Central Texas and several other Area Agencies on Aging

Office of Disability Employment Policy – The U.S. federal government web site for information on disability programs and services nationwide