And my God will meet all your needs according to the riches of his glory in Christ Jesus.
— Philippians 4:19
First Baptist Church Allen has a number of programs to help those under distress. If you have an urgent need, contact Allen Community Outreach (ACO), or if you find yourself in a shelter crisis, contact the Samaritan Inn.
Money management and debt are ongoing issues for most people. If you feel you would benefit from the additional help of a personalized, confidential financial counseling session with a financial counseling ministry team member, please contact the church office at 972.727.8241.
FOOD PANTRY: Sundays 4:00-5:30p | Tuesdays 10:00-11:30a | Wednesdays 6:00-7:30p | Bldg D
Our Food Pantry distributes food and household items to residents of Allen, Fairview, and Lucas who lack the resources to maintain a healthy life. This is a "choice pantry" versus a "pre-bagged pantry," so we are able to meet an individual's nutritional needs as well as provide the foods they enjoy. One-time emergency assistance is offered, with continued assistance provided upon proof of residency and income.
Hours of Operation:
Sunday 4:00-5:30 p.m.
Tuesday 10:00-11:30 a.m.
Wednesday 6:00-7:30 p.m.
(The Food Pantry may close around certain holidays. Call 972.727.8241 to verify opening during holiday seasons.)
Location: Building D - corner of Cedar Street and McDermott Drive. (map)
FREE MEDICAL CLINIC: Second Tuesdays | 5-7p | Main Street Bldg
FBC Allen partners with Clinic4Cities to provide free medical care and spiritual healing. Adults and children can see physicians for a wide array of medical tests, student physicals and minor emergencies free of charge. No appointment is needed. Volunteer professional medical practitioners and RNs provide free healthcare to those in need on a first come-first served basis. No SSN, income, or insurance information required. The clinic provides primary care, lab work, and prescriptions. All matters are held in strict confidence.
**NO DRUGS are stored or administered at this facility.**
Hours of Operation: Second Tuesday of each month: 5-7 p.m.
Location: Main Street Building - corner of Main Street and Cedar Street. (map)
WE CARE - HELP IN CRISIS
This ministry is designed to help individuals and families in our community in a time of crisis, whether financial, personal or spiritual. Our counselors will pray with you and help guide you through life-changing decisions that will draw you closer to God. All matters are held in strict confidence. If you would like further information and to see if you qualify for financial assistance from the We Care Ministry, contact the church office at 972.727.8241. You may be instructed to first contact Allen Community Outreach (ACO). If you qualify for financial assistance, ACO will forward your information to us.