Other Area Resources


Long Term Rental Assistance

 Public Housing and Section 8 Programs
 HUD Subsidized Apartments
 Tax Credit Properties


Emergency Housing Assistance, including Shelters

 HUD Texas Homeless Information
 Housing Crisis Center
 Metro Dallas Homeless Alliance
 Family Gateway
 Dallas Life
 Austin Street Center
 Promise House
 Metro Dallas Homeless Alliance
 The Bridge
 The Family Place
 Union Gospel Mission
 The Salvation Army


Other Emergency Services
(Food banks, utility assistance, etc)

 Methodist Community Breadbasket
 Mesquite Social Services
 Sharing Life Community Outreach
 Dallas County Comprehensive Energy Assistance Program (CEAP)
 Dallas County Health and Human Services Welfare Program
 Catholic Charities of Dallas


Legal Assistance for Renters

 Texas Tenants Advisor
 Texas Tenants Union
 Housing Crisis Center Legal Services
 Legal Aid of Northwest Texas


Help for Homeowners

 HUD Housing Counselors, including foreclosure avoidance
 Avoiding Foreclosure
 Urban League of Greater Dallas Mortgage Default Program
 Home Repair Programs and Weatherization
 Energy Efficiency Programs


Help for Purchasing a Home

 TDHCA - My First Texas Home Program
 Dallas Area Habitat for Humanity
 Other Local Habitat for Humanity Offices
 Mortgage loan assistance, down payment/closing cost assistance, and Homebuyer Education
 Neighborhood Stabilization Program


Help for Victims of Domestic Violence

 The Family Place
 Hopes Door
 Genesis Women's Shelter
 Battered Women's Foundation


Services for the Elderly/Disabled

 U.S. Administration on Aging's Eldercare Locator
 Community Council of Greater Dallas' Dallas Area Agency on Aging
 Dallas County Aging and Disability Resource Center
 Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services
 Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services
 North Central Texas Area Agency on Aging
 Texas Adult Protective Services
 Dallas County Health and Human Services Welfare Program


Services for Veterans

 VA North Texas Comprehensive Homeless Program
 Domiciliary Residential Rehabilitation Treatment
 HUD Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH)
 HUD-VASH Contact Information
 Dallas Metrocare Efficiency Apartments Supportive Housing Program (E.A.S.H) and City of Dallas Shelter Plus Care Housing Program


Other Area Resources

 Child Care Assistance through Child Care Management Services (CCMS)
 Texas Workforce Commission (Unemployment)
 Urban League of Greater Dallas (Employment Programs, Re-Entry Programs, Youth Development, etc)
 Help for Texans - Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs