A number of services exist to help with emergency aid and/or to help people journey toward self-sufficiency.
If you are seeking help, please call 214.324.8996 (Monday – Friday from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm) to schedule an appointment.
Those seeking financial assistance may complete an online application or call to arrange a time to provide that information through a telephone appointment.
Our food pantry program distributes 435,000 pounds of food valued at over $445,000 to families in need each year. Over 75% of the food we distribute is donated by supporters.
Families may come once every three months, with each seasonal change, and select four outfits per family member. Over 81,000 pieces of clothing are distributed annually in addition to the clothing that we share with other area agencies. Household items and bedding are generally distributed once a year.
Financial assistance is provided one time in a twelve month period to help families avoid eviction and loss of utilities. We are able to give over $95,000 a year to people in need.
Bus Passes are provided for transportation to doctors' appointments or job interviews.
Any donated school supplies and backpacks are passed along to DISD elementary schools in our service area.
Clients must have an appointment before coming to the Center.
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Please provide photo identification and proof of address in our service area. Neighbors seeking financial assistance must also provide an eviction notice and the first page of the rental agreement for rental assistance or a disconnection notice and the utility bill for utility assistance. All assistance is currently provided by appointment.