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    Tarrant County Departments


    The County’s Chief Administrative Officer


    Collects and preserves the history of Tarrant County


    The County’s Chief Financial Officer



    Budget and Risk Management 

    Develops, monitors and makes recommendations regarding the County Budget

    Central Magistration 

    Processes all arrests that are a class B or higher


    Monitors, collects and disburses child support



    Commissioners Court 

    General governing body of Tarrant County

    Community Development and Housing 

    Administers development and housing programs

    Community Supervision and Corrections Department 

    Supervises offenders sentenced to community supervision




    Serve subpoenas and other papers

    County Clerk 

    Keeps the records for the County


    Civil, Criminal, Family, Magistrates, Probate and Justices of the Peace



    Criminal Courts Administration 

    Implements directives, orders and programs by Criminal Court judges

    Criminal District Attorney 

    Prosecutes criminal cases and provides legal advice to county officials

    District Clerk 

    Manages operations, records and funds for District Courts



    Domestic Relations 

    Child Support Services, Enforcement Office, Family Court Service and Community Supervision Unit



    Oversees federal, state and county elections

    Facilities Management 

    Supports county buildings, mail room, events and graphics/printing




    Family Court Services 

    Provides education, court services, social studies and supervised visitation and exchange

    Fire Marshal 

    Enforces the law and prevents and investigates fire incidents


    Historical Commission 

    Ensures that the story of Tarrant County is saved for future generations



    Housing Assistance 

    Funded by HUD to administer the Housing Choice Voucher program (Section 8)

    Human Resources 

    Manages job opportunities, current employee needs and volunteers

    Human Services 

    Provides social services and economic assistance to individuals and families




    Information Technology 

    Oversees the County’s technology needs

    Jury Services 

    Manages jury selection and service

    Justice of the Peace Courts 

    Act as notaries public, hold inquests, perform marriages and oversee small claims cases



    Juvenile Services 

    Serves both juvenile offenders and victims

    Law Library (Dell Dehay) 

    Serves the legal research needs of the legal community and the public

    Medical Examiner 

    Assists in determining cause of death using laboratory and forensic science facilities



    Office of Emergency Management 

    Prepares for, mitigates against, responds to and helps recover from natural and man-made disasters


    Public Health 

    Safeguards the health of our community


    Responsible for assuring equitable treatment to all vendors

    Resource Connection 

    Provides the infrastructure that facilitates customers’ access to a wide variety of services


    Oversees the jail, criminal investigations, patrol and various programs

    Tax Assessor - Collector 

    Collects property taxes, processes motor vehicle transactions and issues alcohol beverage permits



    Texas A and M AgriLife Extension

    An educational organization in cooperation with the Texas A&M University System


    Responsible for county roadways and right-of-way for state highways

    Veteran Services 

    Advocates for veterans and/or their survivors



    This page was last modified on September 28, 2021


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    100 E. Weatherford, Fort Worth, Texas 76196