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Welcome to  ATCOG

Proudly serving Bowie, Cass, Delta, Franklin, Hopkins, Lamar, Morris, Red River, and Titus Counties in Texas as well as
Miller County in Arkansas.

COVID-19 Updates

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.


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.

Area Agency on Aging

Responding To The Needs Of Older Adults

Criminal Justice

Providing training and assistance to criminal justice grantees

Economic Development

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

Environmental Program

Striving towards Sustainable Environmental Excellence

Housing Program

Administering the Section 8 Rental Assistance Program

Transportation Program

Providing low-cost transportation for residents


Focused On Preparedness, Response And Recovery


Oversees Regional 911 Services

Regional Development

Assist In Regional Planning

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