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About Us

Who We Are


Community Connections North Texas is a nonprofit formed in 2019 to support United Advocates and the IDD community in North Texas. We are a 501(c)(3) tax exempt nonprofit.

First board meeting!

United Advocates

United Advocates is a Fort Worth group run by and for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). United Advocates is a chapter of Texas Advocates.  United Advocates has existed since the 1980s.

Check out our YouTube channel!

We recently created a YouTube channel where we plan to post interviews of group members.

At some point we plan to do a live stream as well!

Please follow our channel and like our videos!


Our Volunteers

Erinn Hall

Awesome Volunteer

Kathy Dody

Awesome Volunteer

Scot Evans

Awesome Volunteer

What Drives Us

Our goal is to get people out of the house!

Current events include:

  • Wednesday meetings at Genesis United Methodist Church that focus on health and wellness, volunteering (snack packs), socializing, life skills, plus arts and crafts.
  • Friday Zoom meetings
  • Annual trip to Texas Advocates conference
  • Social activities and field trips: movies, dinners, zoo, State Fair of Texas, Genesis Men’s retreat
  • Individual support for self-advocates and their families, including information and referral, transportation and anything else that improves their quality of life (volunteer basis)

Ways To Give

We appreciate all gifts of time, money or supplies!


Wednesday @ Genesis

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MHMR of Tarrant County Community Dance schedule for 2024

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Annual Texas Advocates Conference

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MHMR Friendship Group

Location: 2300 Circle Drive, Magnolia Room, Fort Worth, TX 76119

Please contact Kendra for more information:
-Email: Kendra.Kerbow@mhmrtc.org
-Phone: 817-569-4026