Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center

Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center

Located off of Truman Drive, the MLK Jr. Community Center was the second community center built in Fort Worth and has been serving the eastern side of the city since 1973. The center offers a number of classes and programs, an after-school program, frequent community events, and partners regularly with the Tarrant Area Food Bank for their Kids’ CafĂ© and Mobile Pantry initiatives.

Additionally, MLK Jr. Community Center is a Community Action Partners site, and offers assistance with employability services, emergency solutions, and much more.

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After School Program

Hours: 3-6 p.m.

Fees: $20 per month, $15 per additional child (after the first month). A City of Fort Worth Community Membership is required for each participating child.

Children are accepted from Maudie M. Walton Elementary only.


Monday — 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
Tuesday — 8 a.m.-9 p.m.
Wednesday — 8 a.m.-9 p.m.
Thursday — 8 a.m.-9 p.m.
Friday — 8 a.m.-11 p.m.
Saturday — noon-11 p.m.
Sunday — Closed

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5565 Truman Dr.


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