This is a list of Non Profits and Organizations in Hood county.

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AARP/Hood County Chapter 3265: Meets 3rd Thurs. of each month at 7 p.m. at DCBE Clubhouse Tejas Room. Call 817-326-3019.

ACH Child and Family Services: Caring for a relative’s child? ACH Child and Family Services knows that relatives (or close family friends) are the preferred choice for children who can’t reside with their birth parents. ACH also knows that this can come about quite unexpectedly and that’s why we offer free “kinship care” resources like case management, training and even in-home services. Plus, we have support groups to connect with others in your situation. Don’t go it alone let ACH help! Call 602-432-1118 or visit ACHservices.org/kinship.

Acton Baptist Men’s Breakfast: Meets Wed. at 7 a.m. at Pam’s Too. Call 817-326-4693.

Al-Anon 12-Step Group: Meets Thurs. at 5:30 p.m., First Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall, 817-818-9828.

Al-Anon 12-Step Group in Acton: Meetings Mon. and Fri. noon, 6430 Acton Library, Acton, TX 76049. Call 817-308-3300 or 512-633-7360 or e-mail pamela.bass54@gmail.com.

Alcoholics Anonymous: Meetings daily, 1205 Lipan Dr. (FM 4). Call 817-573-6898.

Alcoholics Anonymous: Meetings Saturday.  817-964-8813 John Alford.

Alcoholics Anonymous - The Serenity Group: Meetings Mon. through Sat., 1205 Lipan Highway. Call 817-573-6898.

Alzheimer’s Support Group: Meets 1st Mon. of each month at 10 a.m. at Acton United Methodist. Call Evelyn at 817-326-2355.

Amateur Radio Club: Meets 1st Mon. of each month at 7 p.m. at Hood County Emergency Operations Center, 401 Deputy Larry Miller Drive. www.hoodarc.org 

American Cancer Society, Relay for Life: Call 817-570-0620 American Legion Post 278: Meets third Tues. of each month (except November and December) at 5:30 p.m. with potluck dinner and guest speaker. Call 1-844-LEGION.American Legion Post #491:  Meets first Tues. of each month at 7 p.m. Also sponsors various functions open to the public, including shuffleboard tournament each Sun. at 2:30 p.m., lunch special noon to 2 p.m. each Wed., Game Day (free pool all day) each Thurs. beginning at 10 a.m., a monthly “B-Day” Party every 3rd Sun. at 2:30 p.m., as well as country-style breakfast every Sat. 8 - 10 a.m. 3409 Davis Road. Call

817-326-5145

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Blue Star Mothers - Granbury area: Meets 3rd Sat. of each month at 10 a.m., United Electric Coop 320 Fall Creek Hwy. Call 817-821-2291 or email- president.tx11@bluestarmothers.us

Boy Scout Troop 148: Meets Mon. at 6:00 p.m., community room at Granbury First United Methodist Church. Call 817-279-8959.

Boy Scout Troop 360: Meets Mon. at 7:00 p.m., Acton Methodist Church. Everyone welcome. Call 817-573-6482.

Brazos River Sportsman’s Club: Meets every 2nd Thur. of each month at Pecan Clubhouse.

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Celebrate Recovery: Meets every Tues. at 6 p.m. and every Fri. at 7 p.m. Lakeside Ministry Center on Hwy 144. Call Timothy White 817-223-0973.

Christian Science Society: Testimony meeting held at 10:30 a.m. every Sun. of each month, 528 N. Crockett. Call 817-573-0457.

Christmas for Children: Provides Christmas gifts to thousands of underprivileged children of Hood County. Applications available in August, due in October. Need additional volunteers throughout year. Call 682-260-8079. Visit our website at: www.christmasforchildren.org. or our FB page.

Citizens Police Academy Alumni: Meets every 2nd Thurs. Applications accepted at the Granbury Police Department, 116 W. Bridge, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Call 817-573-2648 or visit www.cpaalumni.org.

Civil Air Patrol: Meets every Mon., 6:30 to 9 p.m., at Granbury Airport. Visitors welcome. CAP offers volunteer service with three primary missions: emergency security (including homeland), cadet programs and aerospace education. Membership is open to cadets 12 years and over and senior members 18 years and over. Call Mike Shen 817-229-1273.

Civilian Conservation Corps: Meets 2nd Sat. of each month from 11 a.m. to12 p.m. 9601 Fossil Ridge Rd, Ft. Worth. Call Mike Pixler at 817-929-1557.

Colonial Dames XVII Century, Thomas Joslin Chapter: Meets 2nd Mon. of Sept., Nov., Jan., March and May at 10 a.m. Call 817-910-2770.

Country Western Dancing: Senior Center (Hood County Committee on Aging) hosts a Country and Western Dance every Thursday night, $5.00 per person with a live band from 7 to 9:15 p.m. 501 E. Moore St. Smoke-free environments. Call 817-573-5533 for information.

Cornerstone Christian Academy Extension Club: Meets 2nd Tues. of each month, 3:30 p.m. at Cornerstone.

Cresson City Council: Meets 2nd and 4th Tues. of each month, 7 p.m., 8901 Hwy. 377. Office hours 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mon. through Fri. Call 817-396-4729.

Cresson Community Org. Inc.: Meets 3rd Mon. of Jan., March, May, July, Sept. and Nov. at 7 p.m. at the historic Cresson School, 9304 Pittsburg (next to the Cresson post office). Call Helen Long at 817-396-4470.

Cub Scout Pack 148: Meets Mon., 6 p.m. at FUMC Granbury. Call 817-279-8959.

Cub Scout Pack 360: Meets Thurs., 7 p.m. at Acton United Methodist Church Scout Building. Visit our website http://cspack360.ScoutLander.com.

 

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Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), Elizabeth Crockett Chapter: Meets 3rd Mon. of each month (Sept.-May). Call Sue Rearden at 817-326-5009.

Daughters of the Republic of Texas (DRT), Comanche Peak Chapter: Meets 2nd Thurs. each month (Sept. through May) at 2 p.m. E-mail heritage@glenrose.org.

Depression Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA): Meets each Wed., 7 to 8:30 p.m. at White Chapel of Acton United Methodist Church, 3343 Fall Creek Highway. Call Polly at 817-579-6437. Dual recovery program for those with chemical addiction and depression.

Disabled American Veterans: Meets every 2nd Tues. at 7 p.m., 810 E. Airport Road in Stephenville. Call Harry Woodward at 254-918-5660.

DAV, Meets every 2nd Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Texas National Guard Armory, 899 East Rd, Stephenville.  Call Bill Maness at 254-918-5660.

 

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English classes offered free to Hispanic community: free childcare, 7 p.m., Good Shepherd Episcopal Church, 3600 Fall Creek Highway in Acton, 817-326-5363.

Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 983: Meets 2nd Sat. of each month at Pecan Plantation Airpark at 10 a.m. Visitors welcome. Eaa983.org

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First Christian Church: Disciple Men’s Prayer Group every Wed. at 7:30 a.m.; Disciple Women meet 1st, 2nd, 3rd Thurs. at 10 a.m.; youth groups meet at 5:30 p.m. on Wed. Call 817-573-5431.

Forward Training Center: Offers job training for men and women in need, including computer classes, finance classes and GED classes. Call 817-573-6677.

Friends for Animals Adoption Shelter: Meets 2nd Tues. every other month at the Friends for Animals Shelter, 2885 Fall Creek Hwy, 6:30 p.m. Call 817-326-3647.

 

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Gideons: Meets 2nd Thurs. of each month at 6:30 p.m. at Pecan Plantation Clubhouse. Prayer breakfast at 7 a.m. on Sat. at Comfort Suites conference room, 903 Harbor Lakes Dr. Call 817-579-9037.

Granbury Brigade: To keep our volunteers safe, the Brigade will not meet until 2021. find Granbury Brigade on Facebook for more information or call 817-573-4776.

Granbury Camera Club: Meets the 3rd Tues of each month. 6:30 at Shanley House Gallery 224 N. Travis

Granbury Chamber of Commerce: GCC enhances and promotes the business environment and economic well-being of our community.  Visit granburychamber.com to get connected!

Granbury Extension Education Club: Meets 1st Thurs. of each month at 10 a.m. at Annex I, 1410 W. Pearl St. Call 817-579-3280.

Granbury Gardeners: Meets 3rd Thurs. of each month Sept. through May in the Women’s Wednesday Club building, 9:30 a.m. coffee and 10 a.m. meeting.

Granbury First United Methodist Church Pantries: Non-perishable food items are provided through our church food pantry.  Church office hours are 8:30 am – 4:00 pm, Monday through Thursday.  Call the church office 817-573-5573 for more information.

Granbury High Athletic Booster Club: Meets each Mon. during school year at 6 p.m. in teacher’s lounge at the high school.

Granbury Knitting Guild: Meets 2nd Tues. of every month at 10 a.m., First Presbyterian Church, 303 Bridge St. Visitors welcome. Knitting classes for beginners each month.

Granbury Masonic Lodge #392: Regular called meeting each Mon. at 6:30 p.m. Reg. stated meets 1st Thurs. of each month at 6:30 p.m. Call Dennis Madigan 817-573-1562 or e-mail granbury392@yahoo.com.

Granbury Pee Wee Football Association:  www.granburypeeweefootball.

Granbury Quilting Guild: Meets 3rd Mon. of each month in the community room at United Cooperative Services, 320 Fall Creek Hwy. hors d’oeuvres and dessert served at 6:30 p.m. Program/meeting starts at 7 p.m.

Granbury Woman’s Club: Meets at 6:30 p.m. on the 4th Thurs. of each month (excluding June, July and Aug.) at various locations. Call 817-991-8604.

Granbury Women’s Connection: Meets every 4th Tues. of each month at deCordova Country Club, 11:30 a.m. buffet; 1:30 program. All women are invited.

Granbury Women’s Connection affiliated with Stonecross Ministries: Meets 4th Tues. of each month from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at deCordova Bend Estates for lunch. Call Jimmie Porterfield at 817-326-3470.

Granbury Writers’ Bloc: Meets 4th Monday each month at 5 p.m. The Point at Waterview. 2nd Floor. 101 Watermark Blvd. near Hilton Garden Inn.

 

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Habitat for Humanity of Hood County: Meets 2nd Thurs. of each month at 6 p.m. at the Hood County Library. Call 817-573-2812.

Historical Society of Hood County: Meets the 4th Mon. of each month at 7 p.m. at Granbury Depot, except Nov. and Dec.

Hood County 4-H Horse Club: Meets the 1st Mon. of each month at 7 p.m. at Granbury Reunion Grounds. Call 817-579-3280.

Hood County 4-H Shooting Sports Club: Meets each Mon. (unless otherwise notified) at 5 p.m. on the fairgrounds for practice and shoots. Business meeting every 2nd Mon. Call 817-579-3280.

Hood County Cancer Services: Support Group- Meets 2nd Tues of each month at the Hood Co. Library. 6:30 p.m. for more info call: 817-993-5553

Hood County Crime Stoppers: Meets 1st Wed. of each month at noon at Springcreek Barbeque. Call Lt. Rose at 817-579-3307

Hood County Conservatives: Meets 2nd Thurs. of each month at 6 p.m. with meet, greet and refreshments. Program begins at 6:30, 1401 W. Pearl St. Annex 1.

Hood County Democrats: Meets the 3rd Thurs. of each month, 7 p.m., courthouse annex. Call President Patti Tilson at 817-279-3215.

Hood County Jail Museum: Open weekends 1 to 4 p.m. at 208 N. Crockett. Special tours can be arranged. Call 817-573-5135 or visit hctx.org/museum/jail

Hood County Library Storytime: For children ages 3 to 6, every Wed. (Sept.-May) at 10:30 a.m. and grades 2nd – 5th, every Wed at 10:30 a.m. (summer). Call 817-573-3569.

Hood County Livestock Raisers Association: Meets 3rd Thurs. of each month at reunion grounds, 7:30 p.m. Call 817-408-8686 or 817-964-2212.

Hood County Mobile Food Pantry:  Several area churches, food pantries and supporters sponsor food distribution on the 1st of each month, 8:30 – 10:30 am which takes place at the Granbury First United Methodist Church garage area.  Address is 301 Loop 567 @ Hwy. 51.  Food is provided by the Tarrant County Food Bank.

Hood County Retired School Personnel: Meets 2nd Tues. of each month, GISD Board Room, 10 a.m.

Hood County Sheriff’s Posse: Meets 4th Thurs. of each month at 7:00 p.m. in sheriff’s office at the EOC. Call 817-578-1298.

Hood County Tea Party: Meets 2nd Tues. of each month at 7 p.m. at 1315 Waters Edge Drive Suite 116-7.  Call 817-736-0856.

 

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Kiwanis Club of Lake Granbury: Meets every Thurs., noon, Farina’s on the square.

Knights of Columbus: Meets the 3rd Thurs. of each month at St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church. Meal at 6 p.m. Meeting at 7 p.m. Also, bingo every Tues. at 6 p.m. with food service starting at 5 p.m. Call 817-326-2131.

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Ladybug Garden Club: Meets 3rd Mon. of each month (excluding June, July and Aug.) at 10 a.m. Call Hazel Blaschke at 817-579-9749.

Lake Granbury Art Association: Meets 7 p.m. on the 2nd Mon. of each month, photographers meet 6:30 p.m. on the 3rd Tues. of each month, Shanley House Center for The Arts, 224 N. Travis. Call 817-279-8851.

Lake Granbury Community 4-H Club: Meets 2nd Mon. of each month (excluding June, July and Aug.), 7 p.m., Annex 1, 1410 W. Pearl St. Call 817-579-3280.

Lake Granbury Master Gardeners: Meets 3rd Wed. of each month in Annex 1 meeting room at 1 p.m., 1410 W. Pearl St. Call 817-579-3280.

Lake Granbury Newcomers Club: Meets 1st Thurs. Sept.-May. Check www.granburynewcomers.org for schedule. For information, call 817-243-9831 or e-mail granburynewcomers@yahoo.com. Open to all.

Lake Granbury Stamp Club: Meets 4th Tues. of each month (excluding Dec.) at 7 p.m., Bentwater Activities Center, 1800 W. Emerald Court, 817-894-9067 or 817-573-7168.

Lake Granbury Vintage Car Club: Meets 1st Tues. at 6:30 p.m. Call 817-279-6238 or e-mail rrogers4125@charter.net

Line Dancing Lessons: Free beginner lessons every Thurs. 9 a.m. Free intermediate line dancing lessons every Wed. 9:30 a.m. at the Senior Center, 501 S. Moore, Granbury. Call 817-573-5533.

Lions Club: Meets first and third Tues. at noon at Spring Creek Barbecue. Call 817-573-6700 or e-mail webmaster@granburylions.org.

Lipan 4-H Club: Meets the 1st Thurs. of each month (Sept.-May.) at 6:30 p.m. at the community center. Call 817-579-3280.

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Mission Granbury: 24-hour hotline provides crisis intervention, information and referral to victims of domestic violence and families in crisis. Call 844-579-6848.

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Narcotics Anonymous: Meets 7 p.m. nightly at 707 S. Crites St., Sun.-Tues. closed meetings. Wed.-Sat. open meetings. Call 817-573-5001.

 

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Opera Guild of Granbury: Meets 1st Tues. of each month Sept. - May. Social starts at 10:30 a.m., meeting is at 11 a.m. and lunch (optional $15) is at noon at Harbor Lakes Clubhouse, 2100 Clubhouse Drive. Call 817-579-0952 or E-mail granburyog@gmail.com.

Optimist Club: Meets every Tues., Granbury Church of Christ (across from high school), 6:30 a.m. Call Randy Turner – 817-559-7916.

Order of Confederate Rose, Dixie’s Rose: Meets the 3rd Mon. of each month, 7 p.m., Sept. through June. Call 817-579-9353.

Order of the Eastern Star, Chapter #530: Meets 1st and 3rd Tues. of each month at 6:30 p.m., Masonic Lodge, 1700 N. Highway 51. Call 817-573-8166.

Overeaters Anonymous: No dues, fees or weigh-ins, 6 p.m. every Mon., Acton United Methodist Church, 817-736-0856 and 817-243-4835.

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Paluxy River Children’s Advocacy Center: 1540 Southtown Dr. Ste 103. Call 817-573-0292 or visit paluxyrivercac.com

Parents For Academic Excellence (PAE): For parents interested in the academic careers of their children. Sponsor school academic awards banquet. Call Tim Bennett at 817-573-6196.

Pecan Plantation VFD & EMS Auxiliary: Meets the 2nd Thursday of each month EMS Bldg., 9518 Monticello Dr. Open to men and women. No membership dues. Call (817) 573-1643.

Pecan Plantation Woman’s Club: Meets the 3rd Thurs. at 9:30 a.m. at the clubhouse. Call 817-579-6368.

People Helping People: Board meets the 2nd Mon. of every quarter (Feb., May, Aug., Nov.), 306 King’s Plaza, 7 p.m. Call 817-573-7801.

Petals and Pals Garden Club: Meets 4th Thurs. of each month at 9:30 a.m., member’s homes (excluding June, July and Aug.). Call 817-279-8999.

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Recovery Group: Meets every Tues. at 6:30 p.m. and Fri. at 7 p.m. at old Lakeside Baptist Church. Call Timothy White 817-223-0973 or Beth Caywood 817-219-9781.

Republican Party of Hood County Executive Committee: Meets the 2nd Thurs. of each month at 7 p.m. at Annex I meeting room, 1410 W. Pearl St.

Republican Women’s Club of Hood County: Meets the 4th Wed. of each month, 10 a.m. in Great Room at Quail Park, 2300 Paluxy Highway. Call Nita at 817-573-6285.

Republican Women After Hours: Meets the 4th Tues. each month from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. in Great Room at Quail Park, 2300 Paluxy Highway, 1410 W. Pearl St.

Retired Military Wives Club of Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base: Meets the 2nd Thurs. each month at Elks Club, White Settlement Road in Fort Worth. Call 817-578-4650.

Rotary Club of Granbury: Luncheon meetings each Thurs. at noon at Harbor Lakes Golf Club, 2100 Clubhouse Dr.

Ruth’s Place Clinic and Outreach: providing high quality health and dental care, and social services to low-income residents of Hood County. Clinic location: 1411 Crawford Ct. 817-573-6800; outreach center: 2723 Maplewood St 817-579-1521. Visit our website at www.ruthsplace.wix.com

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Senior Citizens’ Dance with live entertainment: Thurs. nights, 7 to 9:15 p.m., Senior Center. Call 817-573-5533. $5 per person.

Senior Citizens’ Gospel Sing along: Every Mon., 10:30 a.m., Senior Center, 501 E. Moore. Call 817-573-5533.

Senior Citizens’ Veterans Coffee Break every 4th Thursday at 10:00

Senior Citizens’ Chair Exercise Class: 930 - 10 a.m. each Wed. at 501 E. Moore. Call 817-573-5533.

Senior Citizens’ Meals in Granbury: 501 E. Moore, lunch served every weekday, 11:30 a.m. $3.50 donation appreciated. For reservations, call 817-573-5533.

Single Focus at First Baptist Church: Meets Sun. at 9:45 a.m. each Sunday, 1851 Weatherford Highway. Group is for college-age and beyond. Call 817-573-7137.

Sons Of the American Revolution, Brazos Valley Chapter: Meets 4th Sat. each month at 9 a.m. at DCBE Country Club, except July, August and December. Call 817-579-9273.

Sons of Confederate Veterans, H.B. Granbury Camp: Meets the 3rd Mon. of each month, Sept. through June. Call 817-559-2422

Sons of the Republic of Texas, David Crockett Chapter: Meets 1st Monday of January, April, July and October at El Chico in Granbury. Visit our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/davycrockettchapter47thesonsoftherepublicoftexas/

Star Council on Substance Abuse: Call 817-573-6002 or 1-800-375-1395.

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Texas Democratic Women of Hood County: Meets once a month at Spring Creek Barbecue, 11 a.m. Call Elizabeth Agee at 817-680-1833. hoodtdw@gmail.com

Texas Laureate Iota Gamma: Meets 2nd Tues. of each month at 2:30 p.m. Call 817-573-2454.

Tolar Evening Extension Club: Meets 2nd Thurs. of each month, 6:30 p.m. in Hostess’s homes. Call 254-835-4503 or 325-835-4623.

Twin Basin District: Member Texas Water Utility Assn. Meets last Thurs. of each month at 7 p.m. All persons interested in the water and wastewater field are invited to attend. Call 817-219-1250.

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United Daughters of the Confederacy, Dixie’s Daughters, Chapter 2650: Meets 4th Mon. of each month, Sept. - May. Call 817-579-9353.

U. S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 5-4: Meets 2nd Thurs. of each month at 6 p.m. Call 817-279-6533 or e-mail sukahoff@yahoo.com.

 

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Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7835 and Ladies’ and Men’s Auxiliary:  Men’s membership meeting on 3rd Mon. of each month at 6 p.m. Ladies auxiliary membership on 2nd Mon. of the month at 7 p.m. Old Fashion Cheeseburger night on Wed., 5:30-7:30 p.m.  On 4th Mon. Fish Fry (all you can eat).  Pool tournaments every Thurs. and Corn Holes every other Thursday.  Steak night every 2nd Sat. Guests welcome. Call 817-573-9350.”

Veterans Peer to Peer Support Group: Veterans and their family members dealing with post-traumatic stress disorder or transition issues meet each Wed. at 7 p.m. at Saddlebags BBQ, 3636 Highway 377 W., 817-579-4489.

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