TANF Cash Help Benefits and DART PassesTexans who get TANF cash help benefits are given a Lone Star Card by the state of Texas. The Lone Star Card is an Electronic Benefit Transfer card that is used like a debit card. Learn more about the Lone Star Card.
Purchase DART Passes with the Lone Star Card
A person with TANF benefits and a Lone Star Card might not be able to buy a DART pass if:
- There are no TANF benefit funds in the person's Lone Star Card account.
- There aren't enough TANF benefit funds in the person's Lone Star Card account.
- A store doesn't accept the Lone Star Card for DART pass purchases.
DART Store / 1401 Pacific (Akard Rail Station) / Dallas / 75202 /
DART Store at Akard Station open 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. weekdays
STORES THAT DO ACCEPT the Lone Star Card
for purchase of DART passes are listed below
Courtesy of Google Maps
CARROLLTONFiesta / 1235 S. Josey Lane
DALLASCarnival / 3460 Webb Chapel
DART Store / 1401 Pacific Ave (at Akard Station)
El Mercado Azteca / 323 Golden Triangle S.C.
El Mercado Azteca / 6015 Lindsley Ave.
El Mercado Azteca / 333 S. St. Augustine
Fiesta / 6401 Abrams Road
Fiesta / 2951 S. Buckner Blvd.
Fiesta / 11445 Garland Road
Fiesta / 3434 W. Illinois Ave.
Fiesta / 611 W. Jefferson Blvd.
Fiesta / 3030 S. Lancaster Road
Fiesta / 2225 W. Ledbetter
Fiesta / 5334 Ross Ave.
Fiesta / 8060 Spring Valley Road
Fiesta / 9727 Webb Chapel Road
Jerry's Supermarket / 2314 W. Illinois Ave.
Jerry's Supermarket / 532 W. Jefferson Blvd.
Jerry's Supermarket / 1719 Singleton
Kroger / 4901 Maple Ave.
Malone's Cost Plus / 4800 Columbia Ave.
Malone's Cost Plus / 7007 Lake June Road
GARLANDEl Mercado Azteca / 1540 S. First St.
Fiesta / 2940 S. First St.
IRVINGFiesta / 1145 W. Airport Frwy.
Fiesta / 975 E. Irving Blvd.
PLANOFiesta / 1200 E. Parker Road
RICHARDSONFiesta / 1332 S. Plano Road
Learn more about the Lone Star Card
Texas residents may learn whether they are eligible for benefits here:https://www.yourtexasbenefits.com/ssp/SSPHome/ssphome.jsp
Learn what SNAP and TANF pay for here:https://hhs.texas.gov/services/financial/lone-star-card/lone-star-faqs
SNAP is the new name for the Food Stamp program.
TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families) is cash benefits.