Sometimes a job good paying job is just a few tools or equipment away. Some job training programs help with tools and job placement after completion. However, if you are not that fortunate, you may have to look for assistance. Some churches or religious organizations are willing to help, if you have been regularly engaged with them in the past.
If you are overcoming a physical or mental disadvantage you can get some job training to reenter the workforce which can include some help with tools. This can be accessed via the Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services.