Wesley Mission Center | Grand Prairie, TX

The City of Grand Prairie in North Texas is a place for relaxation, family fun, friendly neighbors in addition to being a smart place to live and do business. Grand Prairie spreads into parts of Dallas County, Ellis County, and Tarrant County. It is a part of the Mid-Cities area in the Dallas–Fort Worth Metroplex, and is considered a suburb of Dallas. The West Fork of the Trinity River and Johnson Creek, a major tributary, flow through Grand Prairie.

Conveniently situated between Dallas and Fort Worth, the city's eastern boundary is 12 miles west of downtown Dallas and the western edge is 15 miles east of Fort Worth. The city offers easy access to anywhere and everywhere on Interstate 20, Interstate 30, State Highway 360, Loop 12 and Spur 303. Grand Prairie is also just south of DFW International Airport, and just east of Mansfield.

With thousands of acres of parks, established and new neighborhoods, competitive athletic programs, and a variety of shopping, Grand Prairie makes businesses and residents feel at home. It numerous and varied entertainment attractions are also ideal for visitors on vacation.

The Mansfield Independent School District serves areas of Grand Prairie in Tarrant County. Three Mansfield ISD schools, Anna May Daulton Elementary; Louise Cabaniss Elementary; and Cora Spencer Elementary, operate within the city limits of Grand Prairie. Other students who reside in Tarrant County and Grand Prairie attend Arlington Independent School District. Small portions of the city lie in other school districts, including Cedar Hill ISD, Irving ISD, and Midlothian ISD.

Serving Grand Prairie, Texas

The Wesley Mission Center is an independent, non-profit organization that helps individuals and families in the Mansfield Independent School District and surrounding area who are in crisis and need assistance, including Grand Prairie. The Center not only helps people with immediate needs but seeks to empower them toward economic self-sufficiency and wholeness.

The following resources enable us to be a place of transformation:

  • Wesley Mission Center Thrift StoreA Thrift Store that funds its operations and many of its programs so that every dollar donated to the mission can be used to directly help people in the Mansfield community.

  • Emergency Financial Assistance and Food Pantry to help those who are in crisis.

  • More than 200 volunteers, most from Grand Prairie, and a need for many more!

  • Programs to help people make lasting, positive changes in their lives. This includes Job Programs, Financial Education Programs, leadership development, individual case management, and much more.

We build partnerships with churches, organizations, businesses, and individuals who have a desire to help our neighbors become the people God made them to be. It is through your generosity and faithfulness that we will achieve our shared vision of a community where every person can experience a life of meaning, purpose, dignity, and hope.

Support through donations from residents in Grand Prairie are also essential to our ministry. Revenue generated through gently used household items, furniture, accessories, clothing, electronics, and toys helps the Thrift Store fund operations and many of the programs. Food and hygiene items are always needed!

If you would like to support The Center in any way, please contact us.

Grand Prairie, TX, Resources

Government & Economic Development
Uptown Theater
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Education
Social Services
Entertainment & Attractions

The Wesley Mission Center offers and receives assistance from people who live in the Mansfield Independent School District, and surrounding area including: Alvarado, Arlington, Burleson, Cedar Hill, Dalworthington Gardens, Everman, Forest Hill, Fort Worth, Grand Prairie, Kennedale, Mansfield, Midlothian, Pantego, Rendon, and Venus.