The ACO Food Pantry will provide Drive-Thru Distribution of groceries to any Collin County family coming to 801 E. Main Street during the following hours: Tuesdays 9 -11 AM and 5 – 7 PM, Thursdays 9 – 11 AM, and Saturdays 9 – 11 AM. Proof of Collin County residency is required.
Our mobile food pantry is available in Branch, TX every third Wednesday of the month.
The Food Pantry provides food assistance for individuals and families struggling with food security. Once you have been approved to receive food assistance, you will schedule a time to shop for food, household and hygiene items of your choice up to a weight limit based on the number of people in your household. If you would like to apply for food services from our Pantry, please click here to fill out the application or call (972) 727-9131.
Emergency Food Supplies
We keep a limited number of basic food supplies in our main office for those in extreme need. If you are in need of basic food supplies NOW, please call our office at 972-727-9131.
Housing and Utility Financial Assistance
Assistance with rent and mortgage is provided for persons who qualify. We also facilitate utility assistance for customers of TXU Energy and CoServ. If you need emergency shelter, we can provide you with a referral.
Education, Financial Coaching & Employment Services
In addition to Income Support, ACO provides Education and Employment Services to help individuals further their education, start a career, improve employment qualifications, and/or work toward financial independence.
· GED Preparatory Classes
· Higher Education Assistance
· Financial Coaching
· Employment Services
Financial assistance for physician and specialist visits, prescriptions, lab work, radiology and other medical tests is available for individuals who qualify.