A LegUp, not a hand out

Welcome to the LegUp!

The LegUp Program, is a creative step-by-step process that teaches people how to understand themselves, first, and then use that understanding to find and retain gainful employment. Our program holds clients accountable and empowers them to leave public assistance, and never be at-risk or homeless again. We seek job opportunities for our clients that not only provide a sustainable living wage, but also jobs they can get excited about. If they need secondary or continuing education, vocational training, or supplementary education, we want to make that happen! For us, flexibility is key. No two people have the same experience in homelessness, and no two people have the same experience being apart of the LegUp Program.

Each client’s success comes back to what they want to get out of our workshops and training.  People join the LegUp for many reasons, but they stay, because they experience change in their thoughts, choices, and actions.  From the first steps of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), to the final stage of depositing their first paychecks, our clients earn every bit of their success.

The LegUp Blog!

North Texas Day of Giving!

This Thursday is the North Texas Day of Giving! Tragedies abound in Texas due to many reasons, but you can bring hope and light into the lives of those around you by supporting the LegUp Program today through your donations. Let's make our community #bettertogether #NorthTexasDayofGiving#GiveHope Donate at: https://greatnonprofits.org/donations/
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Give Hope a Chance

Cedric sat in my chair, waiting patiently for his Mock-Interview. He was well dressed from head to toe, and had the look and speech of someone thoughtful and well educated. It was my second week at the LegUp, and I still had rarely encountered our clients. He smiled the whole...
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August Featured Partnership: Excite Media Group

The LegUp Program is proud to be in partnership with Excite Media Group! They provide video marketing solutions to businesses, and then donate a percentage of the proceeds to the LegUp! #CommunityPartnership further our mission and empower us to make more #IntelligentChange in our #FortWorthCommunity and beyond! We are truly #BetterTogether! www.excitemediagroup.com https://vimeo.com/183929559
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Fort Worth Wellness!

Hey Fort Worth! FREE health fair for the entire family! Free health screenings and checks Tetanus and diphtheria vaccines; mammograms; prostrate; cancer screenings; diabetes screening for adults and more Back to school vaccinations, sports physicals, vision screenings, dental check and fluoride treatments for children Eye checks for infants as young as...
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July Community Partnership!

We are so proud and excited to be in partnership with True Worth Place! They serve individuals experiencing homelessness in Fort Worth, by offering day shelter, supportive services, resources, and access to collaborating partner agencies like the LegUp! True Worth's facility and a portion of our operations are funded by the Fort...
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Our Beliefs


The Leg Up Program is dedicated to preventing and ending homelessness through advocacy, support, and friendship.


The Leg Up Program is dedicated to ending homelessness by providing caring support, employment  assistance, and innovative curriculum designed to empower individuals to achieve self-sufficiency. The heart of who we are is rooted in the strength of our partnerships in the Fort Worth community, and our mutual goal: to make Fort Worth healthy, vibrant, and beautiful!


The LegUp Team mutually creates an environment based on integrity, compassion, honesty, respect, good stewardship, and professionalism through positive and caring relationships.