Community Assistance

Hard times can happen to anyone. If you need financial help or emotional support, these organizations and resources may be able to help.

Food Pantries and Groceries

Shelter and Housing


  • Collin County Rides: A partner program between the City of Allen and DART to provide transportation options for seniors and residents with disabilities through a taxi voucher system

Employment Resources

Mental Health Resources

Other Support

  • 2-1-1 Texas: Connects Texas citizens with needed services such as food, housing, childcare and crisis counseling. Dial 211, 877.541.7905 or visit
  • Assistance Center of Collin County: Helps people in need connect with programs to help them. It also administers funds from grants and community donations and works with reduced-cost prescription programs.
  • LifePath Systems: A community-based, non-profit organization created specifically to help individuals and their families dealing with mental illnesses, intellectual disabilities and developmental delays
  • Wellness Center for Older Adults: Serves adults 55 years of age and older and their caregivers in Collin County and surrounding areas. Their work and passion is to assist older adults in healthy and independent living, allowing seniors to age in place gracefully.
  • Winter Storm Damage Assistance (Source: Collin County): Storm damage resources from FEMA, Small Business Administration and

Business Support