State and Regional Resources

Statewide Resources

Feeding Texas (formerly the Texas Food Bank Network) leads a unified effort for a hunger-free Texas.

Meals On Wheels Association of Texas comprises home-delivered and/or congregate meal programs all over Texas.

Texas Association of Community Development Corporations improves the lives of low and moderate income Texans by strengthening the capacity of community development organizations as well as generating resources and relationships that enhance and sustain the community development industry in Texas.

Texas Association of Community Health Centers represents safety-net health care providers in the state of Texas and provides support services, technical assistance and training for its members.

Texas Council on Family Violence promotes safe and healthy relationships by supporting service providers, facilitating strategic prevention efforts, and creating opportunities for freedom from domestic violence.

Texas Head Start Association advocates for policies that strengthen services to Head Start programs.

Texas Legal Services Center provides assistance and training to poverty law advocates and their clients in the areas of litigation support, education and communication.

Texas Transit Association educates Texans about issues affecting the public transit industry within the state and actively supports public transportation in Texas.

Texas Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster

United Ways of Texas is the voluntary state association of Texas United Ways and works to represent the public policy interests of members, provide members education opportunities, and lead statewide initiatives designed to improve Texas communities.

Regional Resources

Administration for Children and Families – Region VI Office serves Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas, overseeing the programmatic and financial management of ACF programs in the region and providing guidance to grantees and various entities responsible for administering these programs.

Community Action Association of Region VI is a network of community action agencies providing a unified voice for the region and a conference platform for training and technical assistance. Membership is open to all agencies and state associations in Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas.

Region VI Head Start Association is a strong advocate for children and families in poverty and for its membership, parents, staff and friends of Head Start.