Welcome to Ark-Tex Council of Governments

Your local government organization based in Texarkana, TX

The Ark-Tex Council of Governments (ATCOG) is a voluntary association of local governments established under state law for the purpose of promoting intergovernmental cooperation and strengthening units of local government. The primary goal of ATCOG is to improve the quality of life for all citizens of the region by providing resources, programs and services, along with coordinating funding.

Our government office organization is based in Texarkana, TX and serves Bowie, Cass, Delta, Franklin, Hopkins, Lamar, Morris, Red River and Titus counties in Texas. We also serve Miller County in Arkansas. Contact us now for more information.

The Ark-Tex Council of Governments' highest priority continues to be the health and well-being of the citizens in the ATCOG Region. As we navigate the evolving impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) on our communities, we are temporarily closing our office to the public to help limit person-to-person contact. Important phone numbers and links are provided below as well as links to COVID-19 updates within the Region. Please follow recommended precautions from our local officials and stay safe.

COVID-19 Updates

Texas Department of State Health Services
https://www.dshs.state.tx.us/news/releases.shtm

Bowie/Miller Counties, City of Texarkana
http://www.coronatxk.org

Paris, Texas
https://www.paristexas.gov/557/COVID-19

Cass County
http://www.co.cass.tx.us

Franklin County
Franklin County COVID-19 Response

Franklin County COVID-19 Access to County Buildings

Red River County
Red River County COVID-19

Morris County
https://www.co.morris.tx.us/

Delta County
http://www.deltacountytx.com/publicnotices.html

Hopkins County
http://www.hopkinscountytx.org/upload/page/2979/2020/2020_declaration_of_l__covid2019.pdf

Area Agency on Aging

  • Information and Assistance Services Toll Free- 1.800.372.4464


Housing
  • 800.988.3331


Transportation (TRAX)
  • Reservations by County
  • Bowie, Cass, Franklin, Titus & Morris- 866.575.9014
  • Delta, Hopkins, Lamar, & Red River- 844.437.7497


9-1-1 Addressing
  • 888.373.9028

Area Agency on Aging

Area Agency on Aging

Responding to the needs of older adults

Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice

Providing training and assistance to criminal justice grantees

Economic Development

Economic Development

Offers several loan programs designed to help in economic development projects.

Environmental Program

Environmental Program

Striving towards Sustainable Environmental Excellence

Housing Program

Housing Program

Administering the Section 8 Rental Assistance Program

Careers

Careers

Explore Jobs

Transportation Program

Transportation Program

Providing low-cost transportation for residents

What can you find on our website?

Our government office organization was founded with the intention of helping local government units, bankers, business owners, environmental agencies and residents of our region. We've been serving our communities for five decades. On our website, you can find...


... along with various other links and resources about our region and programs.

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