Gill Children’s Services is a funding source of last resort that provides a safety net for Tarrant County children whose medical, dental, physical, social, psychological, and educational needs have not been met by other community resources.

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Gill Children’s Services helps children when all other resources have been exhausted. Before applying, please ask yourself:

    1. Is my child 0-18 years old?
    2. Does my child live in Tarrant County?
    3. Have I called United Way’s 211 Resource Line to see if other nonprofits can help me?

If you answered YES to all three questions, you may apply for assistance from Gill Children's Services. To get a copy of our application, you can:

    • Pick up an application at our office
    • Ask us to mail an application to your home
    • Print off the application with the links below

Please fax your completed application to (817)332-6445 or mail it to 555 Hemphill Street, Suite 200, Fort Worth, TX 76104.

Application    Aplicacion       

Summer School Application    Aplicacion para Escuela de Verano       

Please gather the following documents before applying:

Summer School Tuition:

  • Income verification (check stub, letter from employer, etc.)
  • Referral letter from school staff member

We are now accepting applications for the 2017 Summer term. Complete applications must be received by 12:00PM the business day prior to your district's registration date. The deadlines are:

  • Arlington ISD: June 7, 12:00PM
  • Birdville ISD: June 1, 12:00PM
  • Burleson ISD: June 26, 12:00PM
  • Castleberry ISD:  TBD
  • Crowley ISD: June 9, 12:00PM
  • Eagle Moutain Saginaw ISD (Middle School): June 1, 12:00PM
  • Eagle Mountain Saginaw ISD (High School): June 2, 12:00PM
  • Fort Worth ISD: June 14, 12:00PM
  • Grapevine Colleyville ISD: June 1, 12:00PM
  • HEB ISD: June 2, 12:00PM
  • Mansfield ISD: June 13, 12:00PM
  • Northwest ISD: June 2, 12:00PM
  • White Settlement ISD: June 2, 12:0oPM

Birth Certificates:

  • Income verification (check stub, letter from employer, etc.)
  • Referral letter from the agency explaining why they need a birth certificate
  • Parent/guardian picture ID


  • Income verification (check stub, letter from employer, etc.)
  • The original prescription information

Please ask the pharmacy of your choice for the cost of the medication.

Special Therapy and Equipment:

  • Income verification (check stub, letter from employer, etc.)
  • Letter from your child's doctor explaining why the service/equipment is needed


  • Income verification (check stub, letter from employer, etc.)
  • All information from the referring agency/dentist (treatment plan, cost, etc.)

Gill requires 14-21 days to process dental applications.


  • Income verification (check stub, letter from employer, etc.)
  • Treatment plan (if you have one)

Gill requires up to 6 months to process ortho applications. Children must be screened by Gill's volunteer orthodontist to assess the child's need. Screenings are held 3-4 times a year at the Gill office.


  • Identification (birth certificate, Medicaid cards, shot records, etc.) with the child’s name and date of birth

Gill is not responsible for the expense of any particular service or item unless we have specifically pre-approved payment for that service or item, for a specific date, after agreement with the provider/vendor to a specific discounted amount.


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