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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

Contact us for more information.

MHMR Friendship Group

John MHMR for the monthly Friendship Group!

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

Important! Please RSVP with Kendra to make sure there is a meeting!

RSVP: Please contact Kendra to let her know you will be coming:

  • January 12, noon to 2PM, pizza will be served
  • February 9, noon to 2PM, more information coming soon!

MHMR of Tarrant County Community Dance schedule for 2024

My Health My Resources of Tarrant County will be hosting Community Dances each month!

Every dance will take place on the dates below from 6PM - 8PM

  • January & February - no dance
  • March - to be determined

Location: 2300 Circle Drive Gym, Fort Worth, TX 76119

Funded by: Chula Chaser

Email contact: disabilityservicesaccount@mhmrtc.org

Annual Texas Advocates Conference

Contact us for more information.