Texas Neighborhood Services is a non-profit organization formed in 1965, to seek out, identify, and aid in the elimination of the causes of poverty within the communities served;, help people prepare for, find and retain long term employment, and match employers with a quality, job-ready workforce.

TNS executes this mission to make the entire community more responsive to the needs and interests of its citizens. This is accomplished by mobilizing available resources and bringing about a greater institutional sensitivity to the individuals being helped while at the same time developing a system of priorities among projects, activities, and areas, as needed, for the most effective and efficient use of resources.

TNS serves more than 1165 low-income children, their families, individuals, pregnant moms at in nine counties. Erath, Hood, Jack, Johnson, Navarro, Palo Pinto, Parker, Somervell, and Wise .