FAQ’s – Frequently asked questions
What is PATH?
PATH is a faith-based social services agency addressing poverty in Smith County, Texas.
What does PATH stand for?
PATH stands for People Attempting To Help.
Is PATH a state or national organization?
PATH is a grassroots organization. It started in 1985 in Tyler, Texas and serves families in need who live in Smith County, Texas.
Who does PATH help?
PATH helps families struggling with life’s most basic needs – Families who have lived in multigenerational poverty and want to become self-sufficient and families who are experiencing poverty for the first time.
How can someone get help from PATH?
Simply come by our office or call 903.597.PATH (7284) to get more information regarding your specific needs.
402 W. Front Street
Tyler, TX 75702
When is PATH open?
PATH is open Monday through Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm. We are closed for national and commonly observed religious holidays.
How is PATH funded?
PATH is funded by the local community. Most funding comes from individuals and family foundations, congregations, and very few grants.