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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What is Gill Children's Services?

Gill Children's Services is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Our mission is to be a funding source of last resort for Tarrant County children with unmet needs.


What can I apply for?

When your child cannot find assistance anywhere else, you may apply for financial assistance at Gill. We receive many types of requests, but some examples include dental exams, summer school tuition, prescriptions, birth certificates, diapers, medical equipment, tutoring, hearing aids, etc. If you are unsure if your child's need is last resort, call our office.


What does "last resort" mean?

At Gill Children's Services, "last resort" means that the family's and the community's resources are exhausted. We look at the family's disposable income, payment options, etc. to determine if the family's need. We also require that other nonprofit and government programs have been contacted. If other programs are unable to provide for the child, the family may apply at Gill.


Can I apply more than once?

No, Gill is a one-time resource. If you have an emergency and you have been assisted by Gill before, call (817) 332-5070 to speak with a case manager.


Is Gill an insurance provider?

No, Gill does not offer insurance.


Is Gill a government program?

No, Gill is a nonprofit organization.


Does Gill assist undocumented children?

Yes, Gill serves children regardless of citizenship.


Do you have to be uninsured to apply?

No, Gill serves children with and without insurance coverage.


Do I need to apply at Gill before purchasing the service or equipment I need or scheduling an appointment?

Yes, clients must be approved before booking appointments, purchasing equipment, etc. Gill does not provide reimbursements. Gill pays the service provider directly.


I am a Case Manager/Social Worker. Can I fill out an application on behalf of my client?

Yes, if your client's parent or guardian is unable to apply. Call (817) 332-5070 to speak with a case manager.


¿Habla español?

Sí, hablamos español.


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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