REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

What do I need to bring when I pick up my toys?

You will be required to bring the following:

  • The pink referral your caseworker will give you. 
  • Your photo identification. 
  • Your toys will be available for pickup only during your designated time.  
  • For safety reasons, we ask parents to please leave children at home.  


 

Can I apply at another agency or organization for toys.

  • No, you CANNOT apply at any other agency distributing toys in Tarrant County. Those who apply at MULTIPLE AGENCIES WILL NOT RECEIVE TOYS FROM MORE THAN ONE AGENCY.


 

What If I cannot pick up my toys at the scheduled time?

  • Toys will NOT be available at any other time, other than your scheduled time and will be redistributed.


 Can someone else pick up my toys?

  • You may authorize someone to pick up your toys. They are required to bring the following:
  • The original pink referral sheet your caseworker gave you.
  • Your photo identification.
  • Photo identification of person picking up.


 What if I don’t like the toys I receive?

  • Exchanges will be made only if items are for an inappropriate age or gender. Please be accurate in the details you provide on this referral. Toys are available based upon donations.  Type your paragraph here.
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​If you register , 
then DO NOT REGISTER at any agency below:


REGISTER AT COWBOY SANTAS

WAREHOUSE - SATURDAYS


  • 10 am - 1 pm
  • ​Only the following Saturdays
    • September 15, 22 & 29
    • October 6, 13, 20 & 27
    • November 3, 10 & 17
    • & December 1
  • Cowboy Santas Warehouse
    541 N. Main Street 
    Fort Worth, Texas 76164
  • Call 817-392-5790 to set an appointment.

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Saturdays ONLY

10 AM - 1 PM

Andrew “Doc” Session 
201 S. Sylvania Ave.

Fort Worth 76111 

Como 
4900 Horne St.

Fort Worth 76107

Martin Luther King Jr. 
5565 Truman Dr.

Fort Worth 76112
 
NorthSide 
1100 NW 18th St.

Fort Worth 76164 


North Tri-Ethnic 
2950 Roosevelt Ave.

Fort Worth 76106


Southside 
959 E. Rosedale St.

Fort Worth 76104 

Worth Heights 
3551 New York Ave.

Fort Worth 76110 

Arlington
401 W Sanford, Ste. 2700

Arlington, TX 76011 


DOUBLE DIPPING NOT ALLOWED

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ELIGIBILITY 


  • If you have children between birth and 12 years of age
  • Live in Tarrant County 
  • Fall within the 175% of the Federal Poverty Income Guidelines

    You may qualify to receive toys, books and games for your children during the holiday season.


  • The Salvation Army Angel Tree Program
  • Network of Community Ministry
  • Navidad en el Barrio
  • Northside Inter Church Agency (NICA)
  • Crowley House of Hope
  • Christmas Package
  • St. Michael’s Christmas  
  • Santa Cops (Arlington/Grand Prairie)


  • Grace - Grapevine
  • Grand Prairie United Charities
  • Dee's House (DH)
  • Mission Arlington
  • People  that  Care Int. (Grand Prairie) 
  • Heart for the Kids (Cleburne)
  • Casa de Albanza
  • Bethlehem Foundation
  • Lion of Judah Church
  • Six Stones - Night of Hope


​Or other similar holiday Toy distributing agencies in Tarrant County.

The following are 
NOT ACCEPTABLE
  
​- Self-handwritten notes without proper employer’s identification
- Bank statements

Disqualifying Criteria 


All holiday toy distributing agencies in DFW area are linked together and share access the Salvation Armys "Holiday Clearinghouse" modem system for cross-referencing of names, and share information. 


Families may only be registered through one charity organization. Multiple registrations at different locations, are not allowed. Those that enroll at multiple agencies, will NOT receive toys





Income Statements We Accept


To be processed for the Cowboy Santas Program, we need to see proof of ALL HOUSEHOLD income for members, 18 years and older, for the past 30 days.

Examples of income statements

WE ACCEPT

  • Employee issued pay checks stubs for the last 30 days
  • Social Security Benefits Letter
  • Disability Letter
  • Current Unemployment Letter 
  • Child Support Letter
  • Workers’ Compensation
  • Retirement Benefits Letter 



 

In order to register for Cowboy Santas, families must bring all of the following documents:

  • Proof of all household income for the past 30 days, for occupants 18 years and older. This can include pay check stubs, social security benefits letters, disability letters, workers’ compensation or retirement benefits. ​
  • Social security cards for all household members (This is preferred, but not required.) 
  • Picture ID of the applicant, who must be 18 or older.  
  • Proof of age for children ages 12 and under, such as a birth certificate or immunization records​
  • Proof of current Tarrant County address. 


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DOWNLOAD, PRINT AND MAIL THE APPLICATION
Skip the lines and register by mailing ALL your documents to us. Make sure to affix the proper postage and submit copies (not originals).



                                                 Download the Cowboy Santas Application 
                                                 Acrobat PDF Reader Required.


                                                Mail it to

  •                     City of Fort Worth -
                        Cowboy Santas / Community Action Partners
  •                     4200 South Freeway, Suite 2325
  •                     Fort Worth, Texas 76115


Tuesdays and Thursdays ONLY

9 AM - 11:30 AM   &   1 PM - 3:30 PM 

Cowboy Santas Warehouse: 541 North Main St.

Fort Worth, Texas 76164

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REGISTRATION NOW CLOSED


2018 ENROLLMENT procedures


2 WAYS TO REGISTER - CHOOSE EITHER ONE


REGISTER AT OUR CAP CENTERS - TUESDAYS/THURSDAYS


Families can register for Cowboy Santas by visiting any of our Community Action Partner

offices. 

  • Tuesday and Thursdays Only
    • Morning enrollment:     9 am to 11:30 am  
      or
    • Afternoon enrollment:   1 pm to 3:30 pm
  • First come, First Served
  • Families will be required to bring all documentation to the center.