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Free Tax Centers Now Open

Last year 8,000 individuals and families received $13.4 million in tax refunds at United Way Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) centers. This month the free VITA centers have opened for another tax season to help more low- to moderate-income households claim all eligible refund dollars. […]

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2-1-1 Receives National Accreditation, Publishes Annual Report

2-1-1 Texas at United Way of Tarrant County has served more than 1.1 million callers over the last 5 years, connecting people with services. The information and referral service links people who dial the toll-free number 211 with community organizations and government agencies across North Texas and the rest […]

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Helping on 2-1-1 Day and Every Day

On National 2-1-1 Day Feb. 11 (2-11), community leaders got a behind-the-scenes look at how United Way’s 2-1-1 Area Information Center connects callers to health and human services a quarter-million times a year. They saw firsthand how professional information and referral specialists assess people’s needs […]

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2-1-1 Connects Military Families to Needed Services

A newly-discharged Marine of 10 years who served in both Iraq and Afghanistancontacted United Way’s 2-1-1 information and referral service seeking new career opportunities. 2-1-1’s Military Specialist connected him to CLC, Inc. where he enrolled in machinist training. The veteran successfully completed the 240-hour course […]

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2-1-1 Helping North Texans in Hot Summer Months

Soaring temperatures and record electricity use have made the scorching summer of 2015 miserable—and even hazardous—for North Texans. United Way’s 2-1-1information and referral service has helped people by letting them know what help is available for heat-related problems. From July 1 to August 20, 2-1-1 […]

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