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The following resources have been gathered to provide support in a variety of areas specific to your location. Please use the links below to connect with any number of organizations that can help you stay on track or get the assistance you need. If you feel like we are missing a specific category, feel free to reach out to your Student Success Coordinator to ensure that we are providing the best resources possible to help you achieve your goals.

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Need a Break, Inc

Provides a safe shelter and resources for safe havens to women with or without children, teens, and seniors impacted by domestic violence, advocates support from Dallas County DA’s office, Attorney […]

Hands of Hope

Hands of Hope is a full time street outreach to the unsheltered homeless in Tarrant and surrounding counties. We focus on those living in locations unsuitable for human habitation, whether […]

Hopeful Solutions

Hopeful Solutions provides a home and support services for single mothers in need, as well as their children. We help mothers in need sustain sobriety, gain financial stability, and maintain […]

Birth Choice

Birth Choice serves the needs of women, men and families in the Dallas area. All services are provided free of charge and remain completely confidential. Free Pregnancy Tests Abortion Information […]

The Lullaby House

WE ARE HERE TO HELP.Our goal is to help teenage parents to break the cycle of poverty, abuse, neglect, and the dependency on social services. We offer an array of […]

St. Michael – Garland Food Pantry

The Food Pantry’s sole purpose is to provide food to persons in need that live within the five zip codes that border St. Michael’s church. We provide food to about […]

Lake Cities Community Food Pantry

Food Pantry and Community Aid FundTuesdays & Thursdays10am-1pm Food PantryAlso available the 1st Saturday of each month10am-12pm The Lake Cities Community Food Pantry is now open from 10am until 1pm. […]

Harmony Community Development Corporation

Mortgage Assistance Rent & Utility Assistance Counseling Support Groups Legal Services Career Pathway and Financial Pathway Programs Food Pantry – SERVING ALL ZIPCODES IN DALLAS COUNTY WITH NO RESTRICTIONS. Monday […]

The Senior Source

Our Mission: To enhance the quality of life of older adults in Dallas. Improve Financial and Emotional Well Being Financial Assistance Frauds and Scams Help Employment Services Family Caregiver Support […]

Cedar Hill Shares

Our MissionCedar Hill Shares – the Food Pantry is a community-wide effort to alleviate hunger in our city. We pledge to provide food and other assistance, without discrimination, to eligible […]

Inspired Vision Compassion Center

Our VisionInspired Vision Compassion Center has a vision. Our vision is to change the spiritual, emotional and educational brokenness and poverty in the City of Dallas, and then to other […]

Dallas 24 Hour Club

SERVICES Provide shelter and housing for up to six months per stay for recovering alcoholics and drug addicts at a minimal cost. Act as a liaison between our residents in […]

The Metropolitan Dream Center, Inc.

The Metropolitan Dream Center (MDC) is open Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM. We have a food pantry, clothing area, and resource information. You will find some […]

COVID 19 DHA Rent Assistance

DHA can provide up to 12 months of rent assistance to eligible applicants. The Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP), funded by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, […]

Mental Health America of Greater Dallas

Peer-led support groups We know the power of peer support and believe it must be integrated into all aspects of healthcare but also continue to expand on services and supports […]

COVID 19 Arlington CARES

Funds Available to Assist with Past Due Rent and Homelessness in Arlington The City of Arlington is accepting applications from Arlington tenants who have been impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak […]

COVID-19 Vaccine Information (Texas)

The Texas Department of State Health Services website provides updated COVID-19 Vaccine Information Who’s Eligible Vaccine Availability Map/ Accessible List of Vaccine Providers TX Vaccine Timeline Other important information regarding […]

Hearts & Hands

A cooperative ministry of the Churches of Christ in Arlington. Hearts & Hands receives applications for service 10  – 11:30 a.m. Monday through Friday mornings, and 6-7 p.m. on WednesdaysIt […]

The Way Back

The Way Back serves formerly incarcerated individuals and veterans.  Must be 18 years or older  Live in Dallas and surrounding counties  Be willing to commit to a workforce readiness program […]

Cornerstone Baptist Church

Cornerstone Baptist offers several ministries that assists those in need: Clothes Closet Shower Facility Shower Facility and Clothes Closet are open every Thursday and Saturday and staffed by volunteers from […]

One Man’s Treasure

One Man’s Treasure seeks to empower men recently released from prison who come to the Dallas area by providing them with clothing and opportunities for networking. Please contact the organization […]

COVID-19- Relief Resources – Dallas Public Library

The Dallas Public Library is temporarily closed, but still offers a variety of services online. Services Include: Resume Assistance, information about filing for unemployment benefits, job sites, job listings and […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Texas Diaper Bank

Texas Diaper Bank: The organization continues to assist babies, seniors and others during the COVID 19 outbreak with diapers and other needed items.   Please visit the website for more […]

COVID-19 Resources: Meal Pick-Up Search for Texas Schools

Description:  Free school meal pick-up locator. URL:  https://txschools.gov/

COVID-19 Resources: Public Utility Commission of Texas

Description: Public Utility Commission’s response to economic hardship due to COVID-19. URL:  https://www.puc.texas.gov/ Frequently Asked Questions: URL:  http://www.puc.texas.gov/images/facts/PUCTX-COVID19-FAQ-FAQ.pdf

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Dallas- Fort Worth Work Assistance

Get Shift Done for North Texas The Get Shift Done for Texas for North Texas Initiative was launched to place hourly workers in the hospitality industry in jobs working for nonprofit […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Dallas YMCA Childcare

Due to COVID-19, our YMCA branches are currently closed; however, we continue to offer limited childcare programming on a daily basis, supporting the childcare needs of our first responders, medical professionals, […]

Money Management International (MMI)

Counseling is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by telephone so no matter where you live or what time of day you would like to talk with […]

Texas Legal Services Center

The Texas Legal Services Center is located in Austin but has several helplines open for caller’s questions in different areas.  These areas include: Access and Visitation Hotline:  Their Access and Visitation […]

Under 1 Roof

Under 1 Roof provides the following services to residents of Dallas and Collin Counties: Social Services:  Emergency rental and utility assistance, relocation assistance, transportation support (bus tickets). Housing:  U1R Housing Programs […]

Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church offers financial assistance with the following: Food Utilities Rent/Mortgage https://ourladyrockwall.org/st-vincent-de-paul (972)772-8875 (you must leave a […]

Helping Hands of Rockwall County

Helping Hands of Rockwall County offers the following services: Financial Assistance:  This program serves Rockwall County residents in financial crisis.  Clients can receive assistance with utilities, shelter, food, clothes, and […]

Helping Hands of Ennis

Helping Hands of Ennis provides food, clothing, and financial assistance (rent/mortgage and some utility bills) to families in crisis.  Assistance is subject to the qualification of clients, and utility providers […]

Church of Christ at Mountain View

This church has a food pantry that is open on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 10am-12pm.  Please call for further information. https://mtviewcoc.org/ministries/outreach 7979 E RL Thornton Freeway Dallas, 75228 (214)339-7145

Aunt Bette’s Community Pantry

Aunt Bette’s Community Pantry is located at St. Philip’s School and Community Center.  The pantry primarily serves the following zipcodes:  75215, 75210, and 75203.  Please call for hours. https://www.stphilips1600.org/outreach/foodpantry.cfm 1600 […]

Holy Trinity Catholic Church

Holy Trinity Catholic Church has a food pantry.  It is open Tuesday and Thursday from 9am-12pm and Saturday from 10am-12pm.  Please call for further information. https://htccd.org/holy-trinity-center 3826 Gilbert Avenue Dallas, […]

Allen Community Outreach

Allen Community Outreach offers the following services: Food Pantry Rent/Utility Assistance Health Assistance:  Financial assistance for physician and specialist visits, prescriptions, lab work, radiology, and other medical tests is available […]

God’s Pantry

God’s Pantry is a food pantry located in Plano, TX.  They are open on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from 10am-1pm.  Please call for further information. http://www.godspantryplano.org/ 3420 E. 14th Street […]

Salvation Army-Plano

The Salvation Army of Plano offers the following services: Food Pantry:  The pantry is open every Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 10am-2pm. Emergency Financial Assistance-rent/utilities Summer Day Camp After-School Program […]

Operation Community Outreach

Operation Community Outreach offers rent/utility assistance when funds are available.  They can help with up to $250 per person.  They serve residents of the Garland Independent School District.  Go to […]

Buckingham United Methodist Church-food pantry

The Fishes and Loaves food pantry is open from 9am-11pm on Thursdays.  Please call for further information. https://www.bumcgarland.org/foodpantry 1212 W. Buckingham Road Garland, 75040 (972)272-6042

Amazing Grace Food Pantry

The Amazing Grace Food Pantry serves all of Collin County, Texas. Client Requirements: You must provide proof of residency. A utility bill from the last 30 days showing applicant name and address […]

Oak Cliff Churches for Emergency Aid

This organization provides food to residents of their service area.  They also provide short term financial assistance for rent, utilities, and medical expenses. http://oakcliffchurchesaid.org/index.php/how-we-help/ 534 W. 10th Street Dallas, 75208 […]

The Storehouse of Collin County

The Storehouse of Collin County offers the following programs: Seven Loaves Food Pantry:  This food pantry serves residents of Collin County and surrounding communities.  Please see the website for a […]

Assistance Center of Collin County

The Assistance Center of Collin County offers the following services: The Center can provide limited assistance with rent or utilities to residents of Collin County.   Applicants must be willing to provide […]

5 Loaves Food Pantry

5 loaves food pantry has the following schedule: Tuesdays, 10am-12pm Thursdays, 10am-12pm, and 5pm-7pm 1st and 3rd Saturday Each Month, 10am-12pm 5 loaves also has a diaper bank that provides […]

CareCenter Ministries

CareCenter Ministries offers the following services: Food Pantry (please call for days and hours) After-School Care Summer Camp https://www.carecenterministries.org/ 7912 Antoinette Street Dallas, 75217 (214)824-9852

Hearts and Hands Community Outreach of Garland

This food pantry serves residents of the 75041 zip code.  They are open Tuesday and Thursday from 9am-12pm. Requirements/Eligibility: Identification: picture I.D., Driver’s License Papers that shows proof of residence […]

Richardson East Baptist Church-food pantry

This church has a small food pantry that is open every Thursday from 10am-2pm.  Appointments can be made for special needs. http://rebctexas.com/ministry-outreach/ 512 East Main Street Richardson, 75081 (972)235-7672

Salvation Army-Irving

The Salvation Army offers several services to the residents of Irving. Christmas Assistance Emergency Financial Assistance–rent, utilities Food Pantry After-School Program (through the Boys and Girls Club) for children in […]

The Council on Alcohol and Drugs

This organization offers an information helpline with trained specialists to provide telephone assistance to callers.  The representative will match you to a local drug and alcohol recovery resource based on […]

Carr P. Collins Social Service Center-Salvation Army

The Salvation Army Carr P. Collins Social Service Center offers the following programs and services: Food Pantry Men’s and Women’s Shelter Home Sweet Home program:  The Home Sweet Home Program uses […]

Northgate United Methodist Church

This church has a clothes closet and food pantry that is open most Saturday mornings. https://www.northgateumc.org/serve/serve-the-community/ (972)252-8519

Crisis Ministries

Crisis Ministries offers the following services: Limited financial assistance is available for a wide variety of expenses. Utilities, rent, transportation and repairs are available to qualified individuals. An appointment must […]

Irving Bible Church-2435 Medical Clinic

The 2435 Medical Clinic is a free clinic available to anyone with need, providing professional assistance in the form of medical care, case management, and nutrition classes.  The clinic is […]

Family Promise of Irving

Family Promise of Irving assists children and their families who have lost or are at risk of losing their housing. Families enter the program with an initial 30-day stay in […]

Pleasant Grove Food Pantry

This food pantry serves residents of 75217, 75227, and 75253 zip codes.  They are open Tuesdays from 10am-12pm and 12:30pm-3pm.   Their website does not indicate what type of documentation is […]

Grand Prairie Family Church

Grand Prairie Family Church has a food pantry for Grand Prairie residents.  It is held every Saturday from 9am-12pm.  You will need to provide a current photo ID (drivers license, […]

Jan Pruitt Community Pantry

This pantry serves residents of 75134, 75146, 75172, 75141, 75241, and 75154 zip codes.  Proof of residency is required such as:  current utility bill, auto insurance, driver’s license, or any […]

The Mint Foundation

The Mint Foundation offers a food pantry to the following zip codes: • 75115 • 75134 • 75146 • 75138 • 75116 • 75104 The pantry is open on Tuesday […]

Desoto Food Pantry

The Desoto Food Pantry serves residents of 75115 and 75154 zip codes.  Applications are taken during normal business hours which are: Monday: 10 am – 1 pm Thursday: 1 pm […]

Promise House

The Promise House has programs for homeless youth: The Transitional Living Program (TLP) at Promise House equips homeless youth ages 18 through 21 years old with the skills and education […]

Emily’s Place

Emily’s Place works with women and children fleeing from domestic violence situations.  They offer long-term care to women in a shared living space for up to 24 months.  All women […]

A Christian Food Pantry

Stop by AC Food Pantry to fill out some simple paperwork, then select and take home what you would like from their food pantry.  Their hours are as follows: Mon, […]

Wylie Community Christian Care Center

Their mission is to provide short term emergency needs for local families.  They help pay certain bills, depending on available funds, and provide food and clothing.  They serve Wylie, Lavon, […]

Quality Day Foundation

Quality Day Foundation offers the following services: Emergency Services:  They have several undisclosed locations to help you feel at ease from escaping your abuser. Transitional Housing:  This housing accommodates men, […]

North Texas Food Bank

You can use this website to locate your nearest food pantry.  You can also call (214)330-1396 for further assistance.  North Texas Food Bank can also offer information about applying SNAP […]

Catholic Charities-Dallas

Catholic Charities of Dallas offers the following services: Financial Coaching and Education:  Financial Coaching is for anyone looking to improve their financial situation in whatever way they feel will add to […]

Readers 2 Leaders

Readers 2 Leaders offers a summer camp to students entering kindergarten through 5th grade in the school year following the summer.  Priority enrollment is for students enrolled in Team Read […]

Minnie’s Food Pantry

This food pantry is open from 8:30am-11:30am on Wednesday-Saturday (closed every 5th Saturday). https://www.minniesfoodpantry.org/ 661 18th Street Plano, 75074 (972)596-0253

Suicide and Crisis Center of North Texas

The Suicide and Crisis Center of North Texas has a 24/7 Crisis Line:   (214)828-1000 or (800)273-8255. They offer support groups meetings for friends, employees, peers, and/or family members who have […]

Healing Hands Ministries

Healing Hands Ministries offers counseling, primary care, dentistry, pediatrics, and even transportation services to any appointment offered through their office.  They accept most insurance plans but can also base your […]

Highland Oaks Church of Christ

This church’s Caring & Sharing ministry offers emergency food and clothing to those in need.  I’m not sure if they offer rent/utility assistance.  They serve the zipcodes of 75238 and […]

Sharing Life

Sharing Life can provide financial assistance to help clients pay rent or utility bills.  This service is handled on a case-by-case basis.  Sharing Life serves residents of the following zip […]


We are helping children and families meet life’s toughest challenges. If the family is the foundation of our society, then building healthy homes and families should be a top priority […]

Lifeologie Counseling

Services Offered: Abandonment Counseling Abortion Counseling Abuse Counseling & Therapy ADHD Counseling &Therapy Adoption Counseling & Therapy Anger Management Counseling Anxiety Counseling Behavioral Disorder Counseling Being a Responsible Adult Blended […]

Nexus Recovery Center Inc.

Specialized Substance Abuse Services For Females Nexus offers programs for adult women and teenage girls ages 13 to 17, including those pregnant or accompanied by children. We offer one of […]

Hope Supply Co.

OUR MISSION We meet the critical needs of homeless and at-risk children across North Texas by providing necessities including diapers, clothing, school supplies, toys and programs to enhance their lives. […]

Honor Veterans Now

How and Where We Serve In the near term, HVN is committed to feeding veterans across only Texas battling hunger by funding a hot meal each day through local and […]

Mountain View Church of Christ

This food pantry is open on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 10am-12pm. https://mtviewcoc.org/ministries/outreach 7979 E RL Thornton Fwy Dallas, 75228 (214)339-7145

Mesquite Church of Christ

This food pantry provides food for the following zip codes: 75040   75087   75114   75150   75180 75041   75088   75126   75159   75181 75042   75089   75142   75160   75182 75043 […]

Holy Cross Catholic Church

Food pantry:  By appointment only on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.  (214)375-3715 Clothing:  The church offers low-cost clothing and household items.  They are open on Mondays from 9am-12:30 pm, Thursdays from […]

Grand Prairie Food and Clothing Co-Op

The Co-Op can provide assistance with food, clothing, and limited assistance with rent or utilities-during crisis situations only.  They are open Monday-Friday from 9am-11:30am. https://www.grandprairiechamber.org/list/member/grand-prairie-food-and-clothing-co-op-grand-prairie-2404 118 NE 4th Street Grand […]

Cliff Temple Baptist Church-Mission Oak Cliff

This church provides emergency food and clothing to families in the North Oak Cliff area of Dallas.  They are open Monday-Friday from 12pm-3pm. 125 Sunset Avenue Dallas, 75208 (214)942-8601

Goodness & Grace Food Pantry

This pantry serves residents of the following zip codes:  75104, 75105, 75115, 75134, 75137, 75146, 75232, 75236, 75237, and 75249.  They are open on Monday from 6pm-8pm.  Photo ID required. […]

Duncanville Outreach Ministry

This ministry serves the residents of the 75116 and 75137 zip codes.  They have a food pantry.  They can also offer limited assistance with City of Duncanville water payments, rent, […]

Grace Place Church of Christ

Food pantry hours are Mondays from 10am-12pm and Tuesdays from 3pm-5pm. http://www.ourgraceplace.org/connection-place/go-serve 520 Big Stone Gap Road Duncanville, 75137 (972)298-4656

Cedar Hill Shares

Cedar Hill Shares serves the residents of the 75104 zip code or living within the Cedar Hill Independent School District boundaries. Food Pantry:Applications are taken Monday & Wednesday from 1:00 […]

City of Dallas-Office of Community Care

Child Care Assistance, which is a component of the Child Care Services program, is designed to assist the “working poor” or full-time students with the cost of child care for […]

Mesquite Social Services

Mesquite Social Services offers the following: Food pantry:  Clients can receive a box food based on their household size once a month. Emergency boxes are given on a case-by-case basis. Their […]

Grand Prairie United Charities

GPUC provides the following programs for Grand Prairie residents when funding is available: THANKSGIVING & CHRISTMAS BASKETS  ON-SITE FOOD PANTRY – Food assistance is provided to their clients once every 30 […]

Vickery Meadow Food Pantry

This food pantry serves 75231 and 75243 zip codes only.  There is no appointment needed–it is a walk-in pantry.  However, you will need proof of residency in the above zip […]

Jewish Family Service of Greater Dallas

Their food pantry serves individuals in the following North Dallas and Carrollton zip codes: 75209, 75220, 75225, 75229, 75230, 75231, 75234, 75238, 75240, 75243, 75244, 75248, 75252, 75254, 75287, 75001, […]

Cliff Temple Baptist Church

Cliff Temple Baptist Church currently serves the following zip codes:  75203, 75208, 75211, 75216, and 75224. Food Pantry:  Monday-Friday from 12pm-3pm. Fresh Produce:  Thursday from 8:30am-10am. Clothes Pantry:  Tuesday and […]

Wilkinson Center

Food Pantry:  To be eligible for food assistance you must live in one of the following zip codes:  75204, 75206, 75214, 75217, 75223, 75226, 75227, 75228, or 75246.  The pantry […]

Life Message

Registration and Food Distribution is Monday, Wednesday & Friday 12:00 – 4:00 pm BRING TO REGISTRATION: Picture ID Proof of Residence – lease, utility bill, etc. https://lifemessage.org/programs-%26-services 4501 Rowlett Road […]

Hope in Hand Food Pantry

Hope in Hand Food Pantry an emergency recourse for residents of Rowlett, Garland, Sachse, Wylie, and Rockwall. 7301 Miller Road, Rowlett, 75088 Monday, Wednesday, Saturday // 10:00 am to 12:00 […]

Good Samaritans of Garland

Food pantry:  For a food appointment, please call 972-276-2263 on Friday morning, beginning at 8:30 a.m.  Qualified clients are eligible to receive supplemental food assistance every 31 days; the amount of food […]

Giving Hope, Inc.

Giving Hope, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit agency that serves individuals and families experiencing or at-risk of homelessness in Denton County, Texas.  They provide rental and utility assistance for eligible […]

Metrocrest Services

Metrocrest offers the following services to residents of Carrollton, Farmers Branch, Addison, Coppell, and the city of Dallas in Denton County: Rent and Utility Assistance Food pantry:  The Food Pantry is […]

Community Dental Care

Community Dental Care offers affordable dental care to infants, children, teens, adults, and seniors.  They have centers located in East Dallas, Farmers Branch, and Vickery Meadows.  Please see the website […]

Christ’s Family Clinic

The Clinic’s services are available to any uninsured adult, 18 years old or older, who does not have private or government-provided health insurance and who is not currently a patient or enrolled in […]

Episcopal Church of the Ascension

The Food Pantry at Ascension provides bagged goods to needy families every first and third Tuesday of the month from 9:30-11:00am. https://www.ascensiondallas.org/outbound 8787 Greenville Avenue Dallas, 75243 (214)340-4196

The Turn Around Agenda

Hours of Operation If you and/or your family are in need of food, please come by the Food Pantry during the following hours: Mondays & Fridays 9:30 am – 12 […]

Mountain View Church of Christ

The food pantry is available to those in need on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. https://www.mtviewcoc.org/ministries/outreach (214)339-7145 7979 East RL Thornton Freeway Dallas, 75228

Christ for the Nations Church

Food Pantry: Thursdays, 12:30 – 2:00 pm Dream Center 3505 Fawn Valley Drive, Dallas, TX 75224 (214)302-6241

Soul for Christ Ministry, Inc.

Soul for Christ Ministry Inc maintains a food pantry to support low income neighbors, and single families who meet the criteria in the TEXCAP Guidelines. Our food pantry is on […]

The Family Place

The Family Place is here to empower you to escape from family violence and become a survivor. Whether the abuse you suffer is physical, emotional, verbal or financial, we provide […]

Bridges Safehouse

Bridges Safehouse seeks to encourage, empower and equip pregnant, homeless women and women in crisis, and their children, by providing shelter, resources, life-skills training, and mentoring while in their care.  Pregnant […]

Foundation Communities

Foundation Communities owns and operates communities in North Texas.  Please see the website to see a list of communities. To live at a Foundation Communities property you must meet specific […]

Our Friends Place

Our Friends Place is a Dallas-area transitional living and outreach program dedicated to helping young women break the generational cycles of abuse, neglect, poverty and homelessness through empowering self-reliance and […]

S.M. Wright Foundation

The S.M. Wright Foundation offers the following services: Food Bank:  Serves the South Dallas/Fair Park community.  The South Dallas Community Food Center provides nutritional food on a bi-weekly basis through the […]


The SoupMobile Shelter program includes a Safe House for women fleeing domestic violence, multiple apartment/lodging units throughout the Dallas area, motel housing assistance program that provides short-term emergency housing, and […]

Arms of Hope

Arms of Hope offers the following services to single mothers and their children: Shelter/Housing:  including case management services for mothers and their children and pregnant women.  Program acceptance and admission […]

Brother Bill’s Helping Hand

Brother Bill’s Helping Hand offers the following services to the people of West Dallas: Grocery Store:  You must make an appointment in order to receive food–walk-ins not accepted.  The ask […]

Dallas Bar Association-LegalLine

On the 2nd and 3rd Wednesday of each month, The Dallas Bar Association sponsors LegalLine, an anonymous telephone hotline, where volunteer attorneys will answer your legal questions for FREE by […]

Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program (DVAP)

Any person who wants to receive free legal help from the Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program must apply for assistance and meet their eligibility guidelines. The Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program helps […]

I Can Still Shine

Mission: The “I Can Still Shine Program” is a faith-based, safe, supportive center for women and children from all walks of life, with no exceptions. We provide our clients the opportunity […]

Mission East Dallas Family Health Clinic

Mission East Dallas offers the following services: Medical Care:  Primary care and urgent care visits, well woman care and reproductive health services, chronic disease care management, etc. Prescription Assistance  Dental […]

Dallas Area Rape Crisis Center (DARCC)

DARCC provides the following services to sexual assault: Legal Advocacy:  Advocates are available to accompany the survivor to the police station and courthouse on request. If you would like law enforcement […]

Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church

This church has a crisis center that can assist those in their community with rent, mortgage, utilities, food, clothing, and medical needs.  Operating hours are Monday-Thursday from 11am-3pm.  For an […]

Los Barrios Unidos Community Clinic

Los Barrios Unidos is not a free medical clinic but does accept a wide variety of insurance policies and offers a sliding fee scale (determined by income and family size) […]

Counseling Institute of Texas, Inc.

The Counseling Institute of Texas (CIT) provides individual and family (with children above the age of 3) counseling.  They offer anger management to individuals who are needing to satisfy a […]

Circle of Support

Circle of Support has a free Summer program for children in South Dallas.  It is an eight-week program for students entering pre-kindergarten through 9th grade. http://www.circleofsupportdallas.com/ The website does not […]

Dallas ISD Pre-K program

Dallas ISD Pre-K is free to students who meet certain eligibility requirements. A child must be three or four years old on or before September 1st to be eligible.  The […]

Homeless Crisis Helpline – Dallas Area

Call 1-888-411-6802 if you are a family with children experiencing a homeless crisis. If we are assisting another person in need, please leave a message or complete our online help form found here. Either […]

Manna House

Manna House offers assistance to residents of the 76065 zip code or within the MISD boundary.  They offer assistance in the following areas:  food, clothing, utilities, and prescriptions.  In order […]

North Ellis County Outreach

North Ellis County Outreach offers the following services to residents of 75154 and 75125 zip codes.  They offer assistance with food, rent, clothing, utilities, back to school supplies, Christmas toy […]

Grapevine Relief and Community Exchange (GRACE)

GRACE offers the following services: Financial Assistance:  GRACE provides emergency assistance to more than 1,200 families per year who are faced with financial challenges due to low-income or recent emergency. […]

Network of Community Ministries

Network of Community Ministries serves communities in the Richardson Independent School District.  They offer assistance with food, clothing, rent, utilities, school supplies, transportation, and holiday toys for children.  They also […]

White Rock Center of Hope

The White Rock Center of Hope offers assistance to residents of Dallas zip codes:  75218, 75228, 75238, 75214, 75223.  They offer the following services: Food Pantry Clothing Closet:  Families may […]

Christian Community Action

  Christian Community Action serves the following communities: Argyle ISD Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD(Denton County portion) Coppell ISD Frisco ISD with Frisco Family Service Referral Lake Dallas ISD Lewisville ISD Little Elm […]


Food Pantry: FOOD DISTRIBUTION: Tuesday/Thursday: 12-2:30 p.m. 4th Wednesday Evenings: 6-7 p.m. Rent and Utility Assistance: Please call to schedule appointments. Thursdays only: 10 – 11 a.m. ZIP CODES SERVED: 75231, 75238, 75240, 75243, […]

Dallas County Housing

Dallas County operates a number of housing programs: Emergency Rental Assistance/Welfare Program:  Provides short-term rental assistance to the disabled indigent who do not yet receive social security, workers compensation or […]

Watermark Urgent Care

Watermark Urgent Care offers the following services: Treatment for urgent issues such as coughs, sore throats, fever, infections, minor trauma and injuries, etc. **Watermark Urgent Care is a free service, […]

Agape Clinic

The Agape Clinic offers the following services: Family Medical Care including routine physicals. Dental Services for adults and children. Specialty services such dermatology, vision, and counseling services. Women’s health including […]

The Stewpot

The Stewpot offers several programs for those experiencing homelessness: Meal Services at Second Chance Cafe:Located at 1818 Corsicana Street in downtown Dallas within The Bridge Homeless Recovery Center. Meal Times: […]

North Dallas Shared Ministries

North Dallas Shared Ministries offers the following services: Emergency Assistance:  They provide emergency financial assistance to people who need money to pay rent and/or utilities.  Individuals and families may only […]

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center Social Services program assists clients that live in a 752.. zipcode by providing: Utility Bill Assistance (Electric, Water, Gas) Rental Assistance Housing Opportunities […]

Foremost Family Health Centers

Foremost Family Health Centers offers the following services: Medical:  The Center offers medical services to children and adults. Dental:  The Center also offers dental services to children and adults. Behavioral:  […]

Crossroads Community Services

Crossroads Community Services has a food pantry.  Hours are the following: MONDAY: 1:00 – 3:00 PM TUESDAY: 9:00 – 11:00 AM & 1:00 – 3:00 PM WEDNESDAY: 9:00 – 11:00 […]


Housing:  CitySquare owns more than 700 housing units in Dallas.  To learn what options are available to you, we offer walk-in appointments in Bldg. 100 of the CitySquare Opportunity Center […]

Shared Housing Center, Inc.

Homeshare Program: This Dallas countywide program facilitates arrangements between individuals who have more housing than they need with people and/or families in need of housing.  These individuals seek a roommate who can […]

Reconciliation Outreach

The Refuge:  The Refuge is to provide transitional housing to facilitate self-sufficiency in Men, Women and Families that have recently lost their home or are having a hard time covering their […]

River of Life Homes

Programs:   Emergency shelter for women in life-threatening situations, for up to 3 months, average stay is 30 days. Transitional housing for up to 1 year, average stay is 6 months. Services are […]

Hope’s Door New Beginning Center

**If you are currently experiencing domestic violence and need assistance please call the center’s 24-hour hotline number:  (972)276-0057** Emergency shelter:  Our emergency shelters offer temporary housing to survivors and their children […]

Genesis Women’s Shelter and Support

Genesis shelter is at an undisclosed location.  Women and their children are welcome to stay at the emergency shelter for up to six weeks.  Each resident attends weekly individual and […]

Brighter Tomorrows

24-hour crisis hotline:  (972)262-8383 Emergency shelter:  If you are seeking shelter, please contact the above crisis hotline.  Brighter Tomorrows staffs 2 emergency safe shelters in Grand Prairie and Irving at undisclosed locations.  Both […]

Dallas Life

Shelter:  Their facility is capable of housing up to 700 men, women, and children per day.  Men and women are on separate floors in dormitory style housing.  They also have […]

The Samaritan Inn

The Samaritan Inn provides a no-cost, safe and clean place to live. Living areas for men, women and families are separate. They have a dining room, playroom, computer lab, classrooms, […]

The Bridge

Day Shelter Services:  Extensive services for people experiencing homelessness including a barbershop/salon, computer lab, educational and recreational activities, a kennel, laundry, library, mail services, meals, personal hygiene, and storage. Offers assistance […]

Interfaith Family Services

Family Empowerment Program:  Interfaith’s Family Empowerment Program is designed for individuals who are unemployed or struggling financially.  Our new Family Empowerment Program allows families, who do not reside with us, to have access […]

Austin Street Center

Austin Street Center is an emergency, overnight shelter for men, ages 45 and older, and women, ages 18 and older, experiencing homelessness. Nightly availability is determined on a first-come, first-served […]

Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs-Vacancy Clearinghouse

This website allows you to enter a Texas city, county, or ZIP code to search for affordable apartments in your area. http://hrc-ic.tdhca.state.tx.us/hrc/VacancyClearinghouseSearch.m

Dallas Homebuyer Assistance Program

The Dallas Homebuyer Assistance Program assists homebuyers with a total household income of no less than 60 percent and up to 80 percent of the Dallas Area Median Family Income to purchase a […]

Dallas County Housing Agency

Their Housing Choice Voucher Program (formerly known as Section 8) helps low to moderate income residents rent decent, safe, and sanitary housing.  The program provides financial assistance, counseling, and housing […]

Dallas Housing Authority

The Dallas Housing Authority manages the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program (formerly known as Section 8).  DHA pays a portion of rent directly to your landlord.  Program participants pay the […]

Society of St. Vincent de Paul-Dallas

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul can assist with food, clothing, furniture, rent, utility, transportation, and medication.  They also have a miniloan program.  This program provides low-interest re-financing for […]

Texas Eviction Stoppers

Texas Eviction Stoppers helps with delaying or stopping your eviction.  They offer legal representation.  They recommend you call to get a low cost quote. http://www.texasevictionstoppers.com (877)433-4161-open 24 hours per day

Community Council of Greater Dallas -Dallas

Description:  The Community Council serves the community by providing leadership in: Determining priority issues solutions in the human services arena Convening partners to significantly impact service delivery Increasing awareness of and […]

Dallas County Family Resource Center -Dallas

Description:  Utility assistance (must have disconnect notice) Rent assistance (evictions) Some household necessities Gasoline for trips to the doctor, etc. House fire victims Obtaining temporary, emergency housing Other miscellaneous emergency […]

Family Law Hotline

Family Law Hotline, is a FREE service offered to Texans in cooperation with the America Family Law Center and Texas Lawyer Referral Service Call the Family Law Hotline at 713-389-8900 Monday – Friday, 8:00 – […]

Arlington Charities

Arlington Charities offers the following services: Mobile food pantry:  This pantry is held on the 4th Friday and 2nd Saturday of each month.  It begins at 9am until all food […]

Vocational Rehabilitation Services- Dallas

Description:  TWC vocational rehabilitation services for people with physical or cognitive disabilities, including blindness or visual impairment. URL:  https://twc.texas.gov/jobseekers/vocational-rehabilitation-services Phone Number: 800-628-5115

Catholic Charities of Dallas

Description:  Financial literacy, employment services, education, food programs, immigration legal services, disaster services, permanent supportive housing. URL:  https://ccdallas.org/ Address: 9461 Lyndon B Johnson Freeway #128 Dallas, Texas 75243 Phone Number: 214-520-6590

Vocational Rehabilitation – Texas Workforce

Vocational Rehabilitation – Adults Overview Workforce Solutions Vocational Rehabilitation Services provides services for people with disabilities to help them prepare for, obtain, retain or advance in employment. Eligibility You may […]

Head Start for Greater Dallas

  Head Start of Greater Dallas (HSGD) offers free, high quality child development services to income eligible families with children ages 0-5 years old. HSGD is child-focused learning but also […]

Veterans Housing Partnership

http://www.hccdallas.org/ Housing Crisis Center’s (HCC) mission is to prevent homelessness and to stabilize those at risk in decent, affordable, and permanent housing. We provide services designed to prevent homelessness, housing […]

Huma-Faith – Sufa Project

  http://www.humafaith.org/ Huma-Faith is a grass root non-profit interfaith organization that aims to address an array of social ills that negatively affect our society. Our mission is to be a […]

Oxford House, Inc.

Oxford House is a concept in recovery from drug and alcohol addiction. Oxford House describes a democratically run, self-supporting and drug free home. The number of residents in a House […]

Texas Rising Star

This is a great website to check the quality of a child care center or home based childcare provider.   All child care centers and home based child care providers in […]

Carter’s House

Carter’s House provides quality clothing to children and teens living in homeless and hard-working low-income families in Dallas County at no cost. Carter’s House currently has one operating program. Carter’s […]

Comprehensive Energy Assistance Program (CEAP)-Texas

The Comprehensive Energy Assistance Program (CEAP) is also known as HEAP (Home Energy Assistance Program) and LIHEAP (Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program).  CEAP provides utility assistance to low-income households […]

Dept of Veterans Affairs – Dallas

Mesquite Vet Center Because suicide prevention is the Department of Veterans Affairs’ top clinical priority, it is important for former service members to know there is someplace they can turn if […]

Prevent Blindness Texas

Prevent Blindness Texas (PBT) offers vision assistance to both children and adults through the following programs: Sight for Students:  This program provides FREE EYE EXAMS AND EYEGLASSES , when prescribed, […]

Work in Texas website

The Work in Texas website helps you build a resume, gives you access to career tools, and is a job search engine.  It is the largest free job matching network […]

Texas Veterans Portal

This website is a great resource guide for veterans residing in Texas.  It offers information regarding the following benefits and services:  health and wellness, education and training, employment and career, […]

Communities Foundation of Texas

  CFT Scholarships Scholarship Overview Scholarships are an important part of our mission. We currently manage over 60 scholarship funds and in our 2017 scholarship cycle, in partnership with our […]

The Dallas Foundation

The Dallas Foundation manages a number of scholarships for students with diverse interests.  Check out our various scholarships to see if you qualify. For more information about any scholarship offered, […]

RideGuru – Dallas / Ft Worth

RideGuru RideGuru How much does Uber cost? How do I order a Lyft car? Which is cheaper, Uber or Taxi? RideGuru is the trusted resource, tool, and community for everyone […]

Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART)

With 64 DART Rail stations, 10 TRE stations and 14 bus transfer facilities, your DART pass is like a key to the city — putting you within steps of the […]

Texas Dept of Agriculture – SummerFood.Org

http://www.squaremeals.org/Programs/SummerFeedingPrograms/SummerFeedingInteractiveMap.aspx tel:(877)TEX-MEAL  

Texas Health and Human Services

Choosing quality child care is important, no matter which kind of provider you decide upon.  Please select in the link below for options to best assist you with your search […]

USDA Child Care Wellness Grant Program – Texas

USDA Child Care Wellness Grants Farm to Child Care The FTC grant projects create connections between local farmers, their fresh produce and the children in the child care setting. FTC […]

Children and Adult Food Care Program (CACFP) – Texas

    The Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) reimburses child care centers, day care home providers, and adult day care centers for part of the cost associated with serving […]

ChildCareAware.Org – Dallas

  Want to learn more about child care in your state? Need help paying for food or health care? Choosing child care is one of the most important decisions families […]

The Ikandy Foundation

The Ikandy Foundation’s mission is to provide empowerment, resources and leadership opportunities to our next generation of leaders, from all walks of life to believe, to achieve and to succeed. […]

Texas Health Insurance Premium Payment (HIPP) Program

HIPP is a Texas program that helps families pay employer-sponsored health insurance premiums.  You are eligible to enroll in help if anyone in your family receives Medicaid (except for the […]

Jubilee Park and Community Center Public Health – Dallas

Jubilee Park and Community Center Public Health – Dallas We offer resources and education to our children and families to facilitate eating nutritiously, growing healthy foods, getting proper exercise and […]

Texas Benefits-applying for SNAP, TANF, healthcare assistance, and WIC

This website offers education regarding SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program-“food stamps”), TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families), financial assistance with the costs of healthcare, and WIC (Women, Infants, and Children).  […]

Texas National Guard Family Support Foundation

Texas National Guard Family Support Foundation Support, Empower and Honor  Texas Guard Families The Texas National Guard Family Support Foundation is a non-profit organization [501(c)(3)] founded in 2004 by a […]

Brother Bill’s Helping Hand – Dallas

  Brother Bill’s Helping Hand  BBHH has been enriching tghe lives of West Dallas residents by empowering through learning, encouraging thru scholarships, and ensuring the essentials of life. College & […]

West Dallas Multipurpose Center

City of Dallas Our core values are Empathy, Ethics, Excellence, Equity The WDMC was established through the department of Environmental and Health Services Department and has been servicing the West […]

Phoenix Foundation – Dallas Housing Authority (DHA)

  DHA established the Phoenix Self-Sufficiency Foundation to encourage residents to further their education in college, trade or technical school. It provides financial assistance through 3  different scholarship types to […]

Operation Once in a Lifetime – Dallas Rebecca Post Sikes Memorial Scholarship

Operation Once in a Lifetime is proud to offer grants from the Rebecca Post Sikes Memorial Scholarship Fund. Description: This fund was established by Steven and Ursula Post in memory […]

Operation -Once in a Lifetime

Operation Once in a Lifetime’s mission is to make the dreams of U.S. Soldiers and their families come true by providing free financial and morale support to U.S Service members, […]

Friendship House of First Baptist of Garland

Friendship House of First Baptist Church of Garland Texas Friendship House, a relief ministry sponsored by First Baptist Church of Garland, in conjunction with local churches and community organizations, helps […]

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Dallas

  Our focus is to safely and effectively pair ONE volunteer (“Big”) with ONE child (“Little”) in one of three core mentoring programs. Each mentoring relationship (“match”) is monitored and […]

Parenting Program – Catholic Charities of Dallas

Catholic Charities of Dallas Parenting Program Catholic Charities, a national organization, helps people in their communities who are struggling by addressing the often complex issues at the root of their […]

Early Head Start @Garland

Early Head Start @ Garland by Head Start of Greater Dallas, Inc.   5.35 miles away  from Dallas  campus   4580 W Buckingham Rd, Garland, TX, 75042 (Get Directions) hours: 07:00 AM – 05:30 […]


NorthTexasFamilies.org is a comprehensive website where families can find programs, connect to services and apply for benefits. This online resource is a single resource for early childhood programs, education, parenting […]

ChildCareGroup – Dallas

We provide our nationally recognized model of care—Relationship-Centered Child Care® or RC3®—at our seven Head Start and/or Early Head Start centers for little or no cost to low-income families. Among our […]

Salvation Army DFW Mertroplex – Addiction Recovery

ADDICTION RECOVERY VIDEOS Kasie Demetra VOLUNTARY ALCOHOL & SUBSTANCE ABUSE REHABILITATION The Salvation Army’s voluntary substance abuse program is the largest residential substance abuse rehabilitation program in the United States. […]

The Salvation Army DFW- Shelter/Financial Assistance

The Salvation Army DFW Metroplex Command   –   8787 N. Stemmons Freeway, Suite 800   Dallas, Texas 75247 HOMELESS MEN, WOMEN & CHILDREN The Salvation Army offers clean, dignified surroundings, where homeless individuals receive […]

USDA Commodities – Texas

The purpose of this program is to improve the health and nutritional status of elderly persons, 60 and older, who are vulnerable to malnutrition and are income eligible. USDA provides […]

Office of the Head Start – Dallas

OHS manages grant funding and oversees local agencies providing Head Start services. Head Start promotes school readiness of children under 5 from low-income families through education, health, social and other […]

Early Head Start Program – Dallas

Head Start of Greater Dallas serves more than 4,400 low-income, preschool age children, and their families at 46 center locationsthroughout Dallas County. Of these centers, three are Early Head Start Centers and […]

FoodPantries.Org – Dallas

  We have listed all of the Dallas food pantries that we have found in an effort that no one go hungry. FoodPantries.org works hard to gather the best government […]

Dallas Public Library – Free Tax Aide

Every year, the Dallas Public Library partners with AARP Tax-Aide and VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) to offer free in-person tax assistance through trained volunteers. Assistance is geared toward people […]

Texas Workforce Commission – Texas Child Care Solutions

Developed by the Texas Workforce Commission, the purpose of Texas Child Care Solutions is to provide parents and child care providers access to resources and information to assist them in […]

Texas Workforce Solutions Vocational Rehabilitation Services

Texas Workforce Solutions Vocational Rehabilitation Services serves youth and students with disabilities to help prepare for post-secondary education and employment opportunities.  Services are eligibility and need based. Eligibility You may […]

Texas Workforce Commision – Vocational Rehabilitation

Criss Cole Rehabilitation Center The Criss Cole Rehabilitation Center (CCRC) is an innovative, residential vocational rehabilitation training facility that serves adults who are legally blind by helping them learn alternative […]

GED – Dallas Public Library

GED Study Program Offerings – Onsite The Dallas Public Library offers in person classes at 8 locations throughout the city. Classes are always free and open to anyone who would […]

Texas Drug Card

The Texas Drug Card is a free statewide Prescription Assistance Program (PAP).  The card can provide up to a 75% discount on prescribed medication.  The website allows you to print, […]


  B&G Clubs of Greater Dallas are  serve a membership base of more than 6,000 youth annually, providing programs based on physical, emotional, cultural and social needs, and the interests of […]

Union Gospel Mission – Dallas

  UGM is a faith based homeless shelter providing food, beds and clothing to the homeless men, women and children in Dallas County.  In an effort to help break the […]

Blindness Education, Screening and Treatment (BEST) Program -Texas

   BEST provides free vision screenings and financial assistance to Texas residents for medically urgent eye treatment with a referral from your ophthalmologist. To be eligible for the program, you […]


The mission of the Housing Crisis Center is to prevent homelessness and to stabilize those at risk in decent, affordable, and permanent housing, and to empower them to solve their own housing problems […]

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