Fort Worth, TX,
13:07 PM

Cook Children’s Center for Community Health Provides Resources at Safety Pop-Up Event

The event was held Saturday at the LVTRise Community Center in Fort Worth.

Cook Children’s Center for Community Health, LVTRise, and multiple community partners provided resources to families in the Las Vegas Trail community during a safety resources event on Saturday.

There were approximately 180 people who came to the event and dozens of volunteers from different organizations, including Fort Worth Police Department, Center for Community Health, Texas Christian University, North Texas Poison Center and LVT Rise. Organizations shared resources, information, fun activities and complimentary lunch. Community members learned about car seat passenger safety, gun safety, poison prevention, safe baby sleep, drowning prevention and much more from the Center for Community Health.

Community partners included:

  • JPS Health Network
  • Fort Worth Police Department
  • Fort Worth Fire Department
  • Fort Worth ISD – Parent Partnerships, Zero to Five
  • Boys and Girls Club – Hemphill and Las Vegas Trail Branches
  • Fort Worth Drowning Prevention Coalition
  • Catholic Charities
  • Cook Children’s (Injury prevention, oral health, healthy homes, ACEs, and trauma teams)

The Center for Community Health is dedicated to preventing injury and illness, and embracing wellness. Our teams focus on these key areas: Asthma, Healthy Lifestyles, Injury Prevention, Mental Health, Parenting & Family Support, Healthy Homes, ACEs (Adverse Childhood Experiences) and Oral Health. We served over 38,000 children and families in 2023. Our primary service areas consist of Collin, Denton, Grayson, Hood, Johnson, Parker, Tarrant and Wise counties. Learn more about our programs, how to find resources and how you can get involved here.

LVTRise is dedicated to helping residents of the Las Vegas Trail area improve their neighborhood and day-to-day lives. LVTRise is dedicated to collaborating with community partners, empowering community members through training and case management and impacting the Las Vegas Trail community addressing education, improved quality housing and reducing neighborhood crime.