Center for Transforming Lives

Community & Civic Organizations | 817-332-6191
Working side-by-side with women and their children to disrupt the cycle of poverty.


Center for Transforming Lives is a 113-year-old, anti-poverty Fort Worth institution – the agency has never strayed from its focus on women and children in need. 

CTL provides free child care, housing and financial coaching to all who qualify for services. Today, CTL helps women and children move from poverty to self-sufficiency. They provide families with homeless services, free early childhood education, and economic mobility services. 

These comprehensive services include:

  • traditional child care and Early Head Start
  • family housing
  • trauma intervention services. 
  • one-on-one financial coaching and asset building
  • other economic mobility interventions.

Women come to CTL looking for ways to change their lives, and CTL understands what that takes. They are built to support them through that process.

What makes CTL unique is the strong relationships developed with the women and children served. Knowing them as individuals helps to overcome their obstacles: lack of affordable housing or child care and financial instability.

Many of the women are overcoming terrible odds – the cycle of trauma and poverty go hand-in-hand. 

That grip of generational poverty is strong – it takes the right program and a true relationship. CTL offers both.

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Carol Klocek

512 West 4th Street, Fort Worth, TX, USA

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Community & Civic Organizations

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512 West 4th Street, Fort Worth, TX, USA

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