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Dr. Elba Garcia
DR. ELBA GARCIA
DALLAS COUNTY COMMISSIONER
DISTRICT 4

Administration Office
411 Elm Street
Dallas, TX 75202
214-653-6670
214-653-7994

 

Road & Bridge Office
4403 W. Illinois Ave.
Dallas, TX 75211
214-339-8381
214-227-9558

 


Dallas News & Events

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DALLAS CITY INFORMATION & RESOURCES

 

City of Dallas Website: http://www.dallascityhall.com

City Department and Staff Directory: http://www.dallascityhall.com/contact.html

Chambers of Commerce:

Dallas Regional Chamber of Greater Dallas Chamber: http://www.dallaschamber.org
Dallas Black Chamber of Commerce: http://www.dbcc.org/index.htm
Greater Dallas Asian American Chamber of Commerce: http://www.gdaacc.com
Taiwanese Chamber of Commerce: http://www.taiwanchambers.net/ENGLISH/eintrouduction.asp
Oak Cliff Chamber of Commerce: http://www.oakcliffchamber.org
Greater Dallas Hispanic Chamber of Commerce: http://www.gdhcc.com
West Dallas Chamber of Commerce: http://www.westdallaschamber.com

Colleges and Universities:

El Centro College: http://www.elcentrocollege.edu
Mountain View College: http://www.mvc.dcccd.edu/Pages/default.aspx
Dallas Baptist University: http://www.dbu.edu

Attractions and Destinations: http://www.visitdallas.com

Police Department: http://www.dallaspolice.net


Utility Assistance

Dallas County Health and Human Services
Comprehensive Energy Assistance Program (CEAP)

2377 North Stemmons Freeway
Dallas, Texas 75207
214-819-1848
Services: DCHHS assists low income households with elderly and disabled residents who often are most vulnerable to high energy costs, a co-payment utility assistance plan for six to 12 months, an energy-related crisis and retrofit, repair or replacement of inefficient heating/cooling appliances.

Brady Center
4009 Elm St.
Dallas, Texas 75226

214-826-8330
Service: Assist low income families in East Dallas area with utilities. Services residents of zip codes 75204, 75206, 75223, 75226, 75246 partial 75214

Emergency Family Assistance / Salvation Army
5302 Harry Hines Blvd.
Dallas, Texas 75235

214-424-7000
Services: Assist families of Dallas with help paying utilities.

Family Assistance Center
1924 W. Jefferson Blvd., Suite 102
Dallas, Texas 75208
214-941-8596
Services: Provides emergency financial assistance with rent to residents of zip codes 75203, 75208, 75211, 75216, 75224, 75223

Ladies of Charity of Dallas, Inc.
2710 Samuell Blvd.
Dallas, Texas 75223
214-821-5775
Services: Provides short-term emergency assistance with utilities as requested by caseworkers of established social service agencies.

Marillac Social Center
2827 Lapsley St.
Dallas, Texas 75212
214-638-4998
Services: Financial assistance with utility for residents in zip code 75212

 

Rent

Brady Center
4009 Elm St.
Dallas, Texas 75226
214-826-8330
Service: Assist low income families in East Dallas area with emergency rent. Services residents of zip codes 75204, 75206, 75223, 75226, 75246 partial 75214

Emergency Family Assistance / Salvation Army
5302 Harry Hines Blvd.
Dallas, Texas 75235
214-424-7000
Services: Assist families of Dallas with rent.

Ladies of Charity of Dallas, Inc.
2710 Samuell Blvd.
Dallas, Texas 75223
214-821-5775
Services: Provides short-term emergency assistance with rent as requested by caseworkers of established social service agencies.

Marillac Social Center
2827 Lapsley St.
Dallas, Texas 75212
214-638-4998
Services: Financial assistance with rent for residents in zip code 75212

White Rock Center of Hope
10021 Garland Rd.
Dallas, Texas 75218

214-324-8996
Services: Provides financial assistance once a year, service residents in zip codes 75214, 75218, 75223, 75228, 75238

 

Housing/Social Service

Dallas Urban League
4315 S. Lancaster Rd.
Dallas, Texas 75216
214-915-4600
Services: Assists members of minority groups, low income families and other members of the community with housing.

Dallas County Housing Agency
2377 North Stemmons Freeway
Dallas, Texas 75207-2710
214-819-1871

Services: The Family Self-Sufficiency Program provides supportive services to enable participants to achieve economic independence and self-sufficiency. The program assists eligible Section 8 Program participants with their basic educational needs, development of employment skills and training. Program participation can last up to five years, during which time participants must seek and maintain suitable employment

Housing Crisis Center
4210 Junuis St.
Dallas, Texas 75204
214-828-4244
Services: 80 units of transitional housing: Home Power program to stabilize low income Families in housing and prevent homelessness. Telephone and in-office counseling regarding problems in tenant/landlord housing with mediation and referrals. Holds Wednesday evening and Saturday morning workshops with counselors and lawyers to help with housing problems, including Spanish language counselor; provides associate seminars for social service agencies and apartment managers to broaden their understanding of housing issues and encourage cooperative efforts. Provides speakers bureau and low income housing tours. Publishes a quarterly newsletter on tenant issues and a handbook on tenant rights.

 

Food Pantry

Emergency Family Assistance / Salvation Army
5302 Harry Hines Blvd.
Dallas, Texas 75235
214-424-7000
Services: Temporary assist families with emergency food.

Famiy Assitance Center
1924 W. Jefferson Blvd., Suite 102
Dallas, Texas 75208
214-941-8596
Services: Serves residents of zip codes 75203, 75208, 75211, 75216, 75224, 75223 with food assistance

Ladies of Charity of Dallas, Inc.
2710 Samuell Blvd.
Dallas, Texas 75223
214-821-5775
Services: Provided short-term emergency assistance with food, as requested by caseworkers of established social service agencies

Marillac Social Center
2827 Lapsley St.
Dallas, Texas 75212
214-638-4998
Services: Assist residents in zip code 75212 with emergency food

St. Vincent Center
3826 Gilbert Ave.
Dallas, Texas 75219
214-521-7790
Services: Provides Casework, food meal program (breakfast only) for homeless individuals at 8am. Serves zip codes: 75201, 75204, 75205, 75207, 75209, 75219, 75235

White Rock Center of Hope
10021 Garland Rd.
Dallas, Texas 75218
214-324-8996
Services: Provides food assistance once a year, service residents in zip codes 75214, 75218, 75223, 75228, 75238

Urban Inter-Tribal Center of Texas
209 E. Jefferson Blvd.
Dallas, Texas 75203-2690
214-941-1050
Services: Provides emergency food for Dallas residents

 

Adult Services

Brady Center
4009 Elm St.
Dallas, Texas 75226
214-826-8330
Services: Adult Education with classes in ESL/Citizenship, nutrition, sewing, needlecraft and Spanish speaking Al-Anon groups. Serves residents of zip codes 75204, 75206, 75223, 75226, 75246 partial 75214

Marillac Social Center
2827 Lapsley St.
Dallas, Texas 75212
214-638-4998
Services: Senior Citizen program and nutrition center and legal clinic (2nd & 4th Thursday each month, first-come first serve). Service area 75212

Older Adult Services Program
2377 North Stemmons Freeway
Dallas, Texas 75207
214-819-1848

Services: Senior centers are open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday. Transportation to the center and back home can be arranged with center management. Services provided include lunch served Monday – Friday, dancing, exercising, arts and crafts.

 

Youth Outreach

Dallas Urban League
4315 S. Lancaster Rd.
Dallas, Texas 75216
214-915-4600
Services: School to work employment services and the Family Circle offers parenting and life skills programs. Computer, software, internet and technical skills training are offered in the state of the art training center, in addition to distant learning opportunities with area colleges and corporations (youth and adults).

 

Clothing

Emergency Family Assistance/Salvation Army
5302 Harry Hines Blvd.
Dallas, Texas 75235
214-424-7000
Services: School clothing and shoes provided in emergency situations by referral from visiting teachers.

Ladies of Charity of Dallas, Inc.
2710 Samuell Blvd.
Dallas, Texas 75223
214-821-5775
Services: Provides short-term emergency assistance clothing as requested by caseworkers of established social service agencies

 

Health Services

Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center
2922 MLK Jr. Blvd.
Dallas, Texas 75215
214-670-8355
Services: A multipurpose center, through the city of Dallas Environmental and Health Services and other agencies in the community, provides a variety of health, education and human services

St. Vincent Center
3826 Gilbert Ave.
Dallas, Texas 75219
214-521-7790
Services: Assist the homeless individual with clothing

 

Counseling

Urban Inter-Tribal Center of Texas
209 E. Jefferson Blvd.
Dallas, Texas 75203-2690
214-941-1050
Services: Outpatient substance abuse and mental health counseling. Individual, family and group counseling, crisis intervention and parenting skills training.

White Rock Center of Hope
10021 Garland Rd.
Dallas, Texas 75218
214-324-8996
Services: Provides counseling services.

 

 

 

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