Community Resources

LVT Rise Community Center

LVTRise offers a free library, mobile food pantry, and other assistance and initiatives for the immediate 76116 community.

8201 Calmont Ave Fort Worth, TX 76116



Tuesday-Friday - 10:30am - 6:30pm

Saturday - 12:00pm - 5:00pm

Adult and children books and DVDs are available, as well as free wi-fi and computer access.

Food Pantry

Tuesday & Thursday - 10:00am - 12:00 pm (volunteers needed from 9:00am - 12:00pm)

Coaching Program

LVT Rise has a coaching program that can help any family in the 76116 zip code recover from the financial impacts of Covid-19.

Please call 817-703-7458 for details.

Free Tax Preparation

Residents who make less than $60,000 a year can have their taxes done for free.

Please call 817-703-7458 to make an appointment.

Community Center Tours

If you'd like a tour of the LVTRise Community Center, please email Director Willie Rankin at to make an appointment.

Volunteer Receptionists (Bilingual or English Speaking) Needed

Please email for more details.

Resource Connection Services

A FREE program (bilingual services available) for Tarrant County families with youth ages 6-17 struggling with unmet needs. See the flyers for details. Must complete an intake appointment. Call 817-335-HOPE (4673) to schedule. Learn more at

Utility Service Assistance

Community Action Partners offers an application process to receive utility assistance. Click here for more information.

WestAid Food Pantry

WestAid is a local food pantry down the street from Waverly Park that addresses food insecurity in the west Fort Worth area. Click here for more information.

Mobile Food Pantries

There are thankfully many resources for mobile food pantries in our immediate area. Please see below for a list of the closest with dates and times.


8201 Calmont Ave Fort Worth, TX 76116

Every Tuesday & Thursday

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Restoration Center Fort Worth

3100 Las Vegas Trail Fort Worth, TX 76116

1st Saturday of Every Month

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

*This is the location of the monthly Tarrant Area Food Bank free mobile food pantry event in the Las Vegas Trail area. For a link to the entire TAFB mobile pantry schedule in all areas, click here. Please bring bags or boxes to carry your food home.

Birchman Baptist Church

9100 N Normandale St Fort Worth, TX 76116

Every Thursday

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Western Hills United Methodist Church

2820 Laredo Dr Fort Worth, TX 76116

Every Tuesday & Thursday

9:00 am - 11:00 am

Western Hills Church of Christ

8800 Chapin Rd Fort Worth, TX 76116

Every Thursday

3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Ridglea Baptist Church

6037 Las Vegas Trail Fort Worth, TX 76116

2nd & 4th Saturday of Every Month

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Fatherhood Effect Program

A FREE comprehensive program for fathers offered by New Day Services. Various locations, days, and times offered. See the flyer for details.

Free Pet Services

Community Food Bank

3000 Galvez Ave Fort Worth, TX 76111

Select Zip Codes Only

3rd Tuesday of Every Month (except November)

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

The Humane Society of North Texas has partnered with the Community Food Bank in Fort Worth to provide free spray and neuter surgeries, microchipping, and rabies vaccine vouchers for the following zip codes: 76102, 76103, 76104, 76105, 76106, 76110, 76111, 76112, 76114, 76115, and 76119.

Find out about all Fort Worth low-cost or free pet care options here.

Low Cost Internet

Local internet service providers (ISPs) are required to provide low-cost access for low-income families, typically $10 monthly.

This site explains a Federal program that offers a $9.25 monthly discount, making home internet available for about $1 monthly. Families can determine whether they qualify based on income or by existing participation in certain government assistance programs.

Community Improvement Groups

If you're interested in being involved in the Las Vegas Trail revitalization efforts, check out the Facebook Group "LVT LOVE". Keep up with what's going on and how you can be involved.

Another wonderful initiative in the Las Vegas Trail community is LVTRise. It collaborates with existing community resources to improve the lives of those in the Las Vegas Trail area through improving safety, housing, education, employment/workforce development, health & wellness, and revitalization/economic development.