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Each year, Allen Community Outreach helps thousands of men, women and children facing financial crisis avoid hunger and homelessness through Income Support, including financial assistance for rent, mortgage, and utilities; food and clothing assistance through our Food Pantry and Resale Shops; and assistance with medical visits and tests, prescriptions, referrals for professional counseling and other critical needs.

In addition, ACO offers Education and Employment Services that include GED preparatory classes, Financial Coaching, and workforce training.

We serve individuals living in:
  • Collin County – some services are available to Allen, Fairview, and Lucas residents only
  • the city of far northwest Dallas in Collin County
Services include:
  • Employment and career services
  • Job training
  • GED preparation classes
  • Financial coaching
  • Rent & utility assistance
  • Food pantry
  • Medical visits and tests; prescriptions

To request an appointment, call 972-727-9131. Prior to arriving for a scheduled appointment, please complete an application for services.

Want to learn more about CFT’s focus on Economic Security?

At Communities Foundation of Texas, we are deeply committed to making a profound and measurable impact in the economic success across the North Texas community. If you have questions on our work, or would like to learn how you could invest alongside us, please contact us.