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Affordable Housing


AGENCY DESCRIPTIONS Legend: SS = Social Security; BC = Birth Certificate

Meadows at Ferguson Apartments (second chance opportunity).
These apartments are at Ferguson (Centerville) and 635. They will accept people with evictions and felony charges that are not violent. Prefer to discuss before applying. They require 2 times the rent amount, 3 pay check stubs or award letter for social security, Zero deposit, Admin fee is $110 (1 bedroom), $210 (2 bedroom) or $310 (3 bedroom).
App fee is $55 for first adult and $26 for each additional one on the application. They require two forms of ID.
Referrals must come from employee of The Matthew 25:40 Project.  Email debbie@matthew2540project.org and leave contact information.  Someone will call you.


24-Hour Club 4636 Ross Ave, Dallas, TX 75204

214-823-3200
dallas24hourclub.org
Aaron Smith
24hourclubaaron@gmail.com
Intake: 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM 7 days a week

This 18 month program provides a home for individuals dealing with substance abuse issues. The facility accommodates up to 53 men and 14 women in a roommate situation. Resident is required to maintain their sobriety while working to achieve permanent independent living. Food, clothing and toiletries are provided during the client’s first month in the program, with a cafeteria on site. Rent is $63/week during the first month, and increases to $98/week after that. Resident receiving SSI or Veteran Compensation are required to pay the  their entire monthly rent up front.

Requirements: -
Ability to pass a UA/Breathalyzer -
Ability to pay rent -
Attend weekly house meetings, as well as seven AA/NA meetings per week -
Actively look for work between 9 am and 2 pm or volunteer in the community (if disabled)

Exclusions: -
Individuals with sex offenses -
Individuals with arson convictions -
Individuals who have been charged with selling drugs in a school zone

Ross Avenue Meeting Schedule
12 Step - no agg. – background check

Temporary 24 Hour Club Office and Ross Avenue Group Agape Clinic -
Second Floor 4104 Junius, Dallas TX (SE corner of Haskell and Junius)
Phone: 214-823-3200
Contact: Mike Topar for more information.

Agape Resource & Assistance Center, Inc
1325 19th St Plano, TX 75074
www.hope4agape.com
469-814-0453
info@hope4agape.com

Agape provides critical Housing and Life Skills that empower single women and their children to transform from Homelessness, Crisis and Poverty to Self-Sustaining, Fulfilling Lives. Housing & Services Needs • Transformational housing and services to women head of households • Collin county • Facilitate access to stable, safe, affordable and effective housing and childcare

AIDS SERVICES OF DALLAS
PO Box 4338
Dallas, TX 75208-0338
T. 214.941.0523 F. 214.941.8144
834 Marsalis Ave Dallas, TX 75203
Louella Pointer louella@aidsdallas.org

Services Offered: Permanent supportive housing: breakfast & lunch 5 days/week; Supper Club evening meals program; housing program (including assisted living and medically supportive housing); transportation; case management; medical case management and home health care Hours: Wed beginning promptly at 9:00 am; Fri beginning promptly at 9:00 am

Eligibility Requirements: Individuals and families are served. At least one member of the household must be HIV Positive or have diagnosis of AIDS. Services provided to residents of: Collin, Cooke, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Fannin, Grayson, Henderson, Hunt, Kaufman, Navarro and Rockwall counties.

Clients Must Bring: Picture ID; SS card, if available and BC for self; proof of income; letter of diagnosis

Application Process: Walk-in
Limits: No limits
Website: www.aidsdallas.org
Email: dmaison@aidsdallas.org

ASD maintains 4 multi-family apartment complexes for clients living with HIV/AIDS. The mission of this organization is to create and strengthen healthy communities through the delivery of quality, affordable and service enriched housing. • Intakes are completed at 9 am on Wednesdays at The Bridge, as well as at 9:00 am on Fridays at Hillcrest House.

Must be at either place by 10 am or they will not be seen. • There is a waiting process for this housing community, which is need based. Medical concerns are considered top priority. If client has completed the intake process, they are instructed to check in once per month for housing. • Each client is assigned a case manager when they move into the facility, and an RN (on call after hours) or PCA (24/7) is available. • Bus trips are available to transport clients to Walgreens, the Food Pantry and White Rock Church. • Breakfast and lunch are served Monday through Friday to all residents.

Hillcrest House
Hillcrest House includes 64 efficiency apartments for individuals. This residence is specifically for individuals who are formerly homeless as defined by HUD. Please contact the front desk if there are questions about the intake process.

Ewing House
This facility includes 5 one-bedroom apartments, 15 efficiency apartments and 2 special needs rooms. This facility tends to have the longest waiting list. Please contact the front desk if there are questions about the intake process.

Revlon Apartments
These apartments are designed to accommodate low-income individuals and families, with 20 one bedroom apartments and 7 two-bedroom apartments. Please contact the front desk if there are questions about the intake process.

Spencer Gardens
These facilities provide 12 apartments for low-income families affected by HIV/AIDS. Please contact the front desk if there are questions about the intake process. Requirements: • HIV/AIDS letter of diagnosis • 30% of income as monthly rent • Same amount also due for initial deposit • Social security card • Picture ID • Birth certificate • Verification of income • Homeless letter from an agency (IF APPLIES) Exclusions: • Sex offenders • Prior meth manufacturing

 
BRIGHTER TOMORROWS
Shelter address confidential
T. 972.254.4003
Mailing: 928 Bluebird Dr, Irving, TX 75061
24-hr 972.262.8383 1.866.925.7233 F. 972.254.8086
Services Offered: Full service emergency shelter for victims of domestic violence; crisis counseling; support groups; court and hospital accompaniment; community education; licensed therapy for sexual assault; protective orders; child care; assistance with employment; transitional housing
Hours: Shelter is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week; Resource and counseling center is open M-F, 8 a – 5 p
Eligibility Requirements: Client must be a victim of domestic violence or sexual assault
Application Process: Client must call first to discuss needs. Client should call the resource and counseling center at 972.263.0506 unless experiencing a crisis, in which case the client should call the hotline 972.262.8383 (preferred)
Website: www.brightertomorrows.net
Email: sanora@brightertomorrows.net

Brighter Tomorrows provides transitional housing in a two-year program to help survivors of domestic violence and sexual violence by establishing financial stability. Life skill training, budget planning, parenting classes, support groups and individual counseling advance the goal of moving 9 residents into permanent safe housing. Clients may apply online at http://www.brightertomorrows.net or call the contact number above.
Requirements: • Individuals must be alcohol and drug free • Individuals must be working or able to work • Must have minor children under the age of 18 years old • Must be fleeing domestic violence (with documentation to support these claims) • Clients must abide by facility rules
Exclusions: • Those who earn more than 30% of the average median income • 972-262-8383 Sexual Assault & Domestic abuse hotline


CARE CENTER MINISTRIES
7912 Antoinette St., Dallas, TX 75217
T. 214.824.9852 F. 214.824.3499
Services Offered: Food; clothes; one-year residential programs for men and women suffering from substance abuse, domestic violence or criminal history; after-school programs
Hours: Mon – Fri 9 am – 5 pm
Eligibility Requirements: 75217, 75227 for food pantry
Clients Must Bring: Picture ID for all adults, proof of income, expenses, address
Application Process: Limitations: Clients may receive food every other week, open every Wednesday
Website: carecenterministries.org
Email: jcrane@carecenterministries.org

CATHOLIC CHARITIES OF DALLAS 
1421 W. Mockingbird Lane Dallas, Texas 75247
Phone: 214.520.6590 Fax: 214.520.6595
www.ccdallas.org
HUD Counselor: 972-246-6043
Before Catholic Charities of Dallas was ever formally established, the agencies that formed the heart of our organization were focused on the most vulnerable members of our community. From the Diocesan Orphanage started in 1891 and the Marillac Clinic and Social Center in 1921, to the Brady Center in 1982 and the San Felipe Food Distribution Center in 2013, the stories are remarkably similar. We saw a need in the community and passionately pursued a solution to meet that need. We recognized a marginalized group and worked to empower them. We acknowledged another’s pain and did everything in their power to soot. This is who we are. From homelessness to hunger, from victims of abuse to refugees of war and oppression, from the hurting to the lost, Catholic Charities of Dallas meets the needs of our community. It’s why we exist. It’s what motivates us. It’s who we are.

Financial Coaching & Education | Our Financial Coaches work directly with clients to improve their financial situations, create realistic spending plans, reduce debt, and improve their credit. Our coaches offer classes and sessions regarding budgeting and savings, credit repair, interviewing skills, and purchasing a home.

Employment Services | Our Employment Services offer assistance by providing job market counseling and helping people define their career goals. Food Assistance | Our Food Program is one of the first steps our agency takes to fight poverty by alleviating hunger  For financial coaching, employment assistance, housing counseling, or food assistance, please contact Financial Stability & Career Services at 214-389-1340 Financial Stability & Career Services Children, Family, & Senior Services Immigration & Legal Services Refugee Services

CATHOLIC CHARITIES—FINANCIAL STABILITY & CAREER SERVICES 1421 W. Mockingbird Lane, Dallas, TX 75247
T. 214.526.2772 F. 214.520.6595
Services Offered: Career services (by appointment only); food pantry (no appointment necessary)
Website: www.catholiccharitiesdallas.org

CATHOLIC CHARITIES—IMMIGRATION & LEGAL SERVICES 1421 W. Mockingbird Lane, Dallas, TX 75247
T. 214.634.7182
Services Offered: Citizenship Programs; Immigration Seminars; Deportation Hearings; VAWA Program Application Process: Clients MUST visit in person to meet with a caseworker; unable to provide immigration services over email or phone.
Website: www.catholiccharitiesdallas.org

CATHOLIC CHARITIES—REFUGEE PROGRAMS 1421 W. Mockingbird Lane, Dallas, TX 75247
T. 214.553.9909x126
Services Offered: ESL Classes; GED / Job Placement; Literacy & Vocational Training Eligibility Requirements: 75203, 75208, 75211, 75216, 75224, 75233
Website: www.catholiccharitiesdallas.org Email: mfarah@ccdallas.org

CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY ACTION
200 S. Mill St., Lewisville, TX 75057
T. 972.221.1224 After-Hours Crisis Line: 972.436.4357
Services Offered: Food pantry; financial assistance (rent/mortgage, utilities, clothing, prescriptions, etc.); case management services; housing; training; career placement services and job search support group; special programs (summer lunches, back to school, holiday meal, Christmas toy and senior Christmas gift programs).
Hours: Mon – Fri 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (appointments available after 5:00 pm)
Eligibility Requirements:  Christian Community Action serves the following school districts: Lewisville ISD, Lake Dallas ISD, Argyle ISD, Northwest ISD, Coppell ISD, Frisco ISD, Little Elm ISD and the Denton County portion only of Carrollton/Farmers Branch ISD Must be 19 years of age or older; prove financial need
Clients Must Bring: Picture ID and SS cards for self and all adults in household as well as birth certificates for children; proof of address; proof of income; proof of bills (lease or mortgage); proof of 90-day residency if requesting financial assistance

CITYSQUARE
2835 Al Lipscomb Way, Dallas, TX 75215
T. 214.823.8710
Administrative Office: 511 N. Akard St., Ste. 302, Dallas, TX 75201
F. 214.824.5355
Food Pantry, Opportunity Center: 1610 S Malcolm X Blvd, Dallas, TX, 75226 (Building 100 for Housing)
Medical 214.421.1783
Legal Clinic: 511 N. Akard St., Ste. 302, Dallas, TX 75201
Pantry 469.904.7025
Legal 214.827.1000
Services Offered: Food; thrift store; technology training; medical and dental care; legal services; children’s programs; employment circle; affordable housing; transition services for foster care youth
Hours: Food pantry: Tue – Fri 9:00 am – 4:00 pm, closed 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm;
Legal Clinic: Mon – Fri 9:00 am – 5:00 pm;
Medical Clinic: Mon – Fri, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Eligibility Requirements: No set requirements, no citizenship status necessary
Clients Must Bring: Current picture ID; SS cards if possible Application Process: By appointment for medical and legal assistance; walk-ins for food pantry.
Website: www.citysquare.org


CROSSROADS COMMUNITY SERVICES (An outreach of First United Methodist Church)
1822 Young St., 2nd Floor, Dallas, TX 75201
T. 214.560.2511 F. 214.560.2512
Services Offered: Food; clothing; Life Skills & Nutrition Workshop
Hours: Mon – Thu 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
Eligibility Requirements: Must be resident of City of Dallas (752__ zip code)
Clients Must Bring: Current original picture ID for all adults in household; original birth certificates for all under 18 (or current letter from school or Medicaid); current lease (naming ALL household residents you will be registering) or tax/mortgage statement; current proof of residence (utility bill or rent receipt with apartment stamp). Bring reusable bags to take groceries home. If homeless, must bring referral slip from The Stewpot and a photo ID or Stewpot ID to receive clothing.
Application Process: Walk-ins for food, clothing Limits: Clients may receive food and clothes once a month Bus Lines: DART buses 207, 278, and 283 stop at CCS, between St. Paul Street and Park Avenue. Buses 2, 184, 8, 206, and 278 stop on St. Paul Street at Young Street, half a block from CCS.
Website: www.ccsdallas.org
Email: vsalinas@fumcdallas.org


DALLAS COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
2377 N. Stemmons Fwy. Suite 201, Dallas, TX 75207-2710
T. 214.819.1800 F. 214.819.1810
Services Offered: HOPWA (Housing Opportunities for People With AIDS): mortgage, rent, utility assistance CEAP (Comprehensive Energy Assistance Program): utility assistance for elderly, disabled, and working poor (214.819.1848) Financial Welfare Assistance: financial assistance (rent, mortgage, utilities, and some food assistance) for disabled persons without income Food assistance Hours: Mon – Fri 7:45 am – 5:00 pm Eligibility Requirements: Clients seeking Financial Welfare Assistance must be disabled, unable to work, and under a doctor’s care; all clients must reside in Dallas County (excluding 75287).

For CEAP, households with elderly/disabled residents and children 5 years of age and younger are prioritized, although others may qualify based on availability. CEAP eligibility is determined by income in the 30 days prior to application, and household must be at or below 150% of the federal poverty guideline limit Clients Must Bring: Picture ID and SS cards for self and all in household; resident alien card if applicable; current doctor’s statement from M.D. or D.O. (must be within last 30 days and include name and phone number of doctor, diagnosis, how long disability will last and prognosis); proof of income; utilities bill (electric, gas and water); receipts for out of pocket expenses; proof of residence
Application Process: By appointment or walkin

DALLAS HOUSING AUTHORITY
www.dhadal.com 3939 N. Hampton Rd. Dallas, TX 75212
214-951-8300
Or Housing Voucher Program
2575 Lone Star Drive Dallas, TX 75212
The Dallas Housing Authority (DHA) has a simple mission - to provide qualified families with safe, decent and affordable housing of the highest quality consistent with available funding. The uncertain economic times we are experiencing have made the way the mission is carried out more critical than ever. We have to ensure that we rein in administrative spending to maximize the funding available to improve the properties we own, explore new development opportunities in a wider range of neighborhoods and expand our partnerships with others who share our vision. That said, I expect nothing less than excellence from DHA staff, and responsibility from our residents and clients.

Housing Operations The Housing Operations department is responsible for the overall administration and management of DHA's public housing developments which include: collection of rent and other charges, yearly annual reexaminations, yearly annual unit inspections, yearly housekeeping inspections, lease enforcement, development occupancy, resident relations and tax credit property management
Contact: Shannon Bramlet – 214-951-8489 – how@dhadal.com

Intake and Placement The Intake and Placement group is responsible for processing applications, scheduling appointments and determining the eligibility of applicants for all housing programs. Intake and Placement works cooperatively with the Housing Operations department to assign eligible applicants to low rent conventional housing. It works closely with the Leased Housing department to ensure lease-up of the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) formerly Section 8 program by referring eligible applicants for the HCV and certificate programs, moderate rehabilitation and rental rehabilitation programs.

Contact: Rachel Pollaro – 214-224-3601 – ipw@dhadal.com

Voucher Programs The Housing Choice Voucher (formerly Section 8) department is responsible for administering the HCV rent-subsidy program, which is designed to assist low-income families in obtaining rental housing in the private marketplace.
Contact: Brooke Etie – 214-640-6810 – vpw@dhadal.com 

DALLAS LEGAL HOSPICE
Pete Flores
1825 Market Center Blvd, Suite 550 Dallas, TX 75207
214-521-6622
info@legalhospice.org
Contact Crisis Center 972-233-2233
Since 1989, Legal Hospice of Texas has been providing timely and compassionate legal services, at no cost, to low income individuals with terminal illnesses or HIV disease. • Estate Planning Will, Financial/Medical Power of Attorney, Living Will, Guardianship Declaration • Insurance Health, life, Disability, Credit, COBRA, Public Benefits Social Security Counseling/Appeals Health Insurance Portability • Employment Benefits, HIV Discrimination, Americans with Disabilities Act, Family Medical Leave Act, Return to Work Issues, Disability Issues • Housing HIV Discrimination Credit Debt Counseling, Creditor Harassment, Eviction • Public Benefits Social Security Counseling/Appeals

DALLAS LIFE
1100 Cadiz St., Dallas, TX 75215 T. 214.421.1380
Mailing: PO Box 130116, Dallas, TX 75221 F. 214.426.5114
John Koesema, Director of OPS jkoesema@dallaslife.org
Services Offered: Shelter for homeless men, women and children (dorms for singles, private rooms for married couples and families); meals; Recovery Program; Job Placement Program; Dental and Medical clinic; clothing
Hours: 7 days a week, check-in 4:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Clients Must Bring: Two forms of ID (picture ID & SS card); limit 2 pieces of luggage weighing 25 pounds or less; children must have birth certificate, SS card and immunization records; married couples must have a valid marriage license to stay together Application Process: Walk-in Limits: Shelter is free for the first 5 nights and then U10 for each subsequent night A limited number of clients may stay free up to 30 days if they work at the center or join a faith-based drug/alcohol program requiring a 10-month commitment and desire to change.
Website: www.dallaslife.org
Email: info@dallaslife.org
Men’s Contact: Hurel Booker, hbooker@dallaslife.org
Women’s Contact: Estella Johnson, ejohnson@dallaslife.org
Dallas Life is the largest homeless shelter in the Dallas area. It has three transitional living programs, which are designed to tech individual how to succeed in an independent living situation.
Requirements: • Individual must be able to take care of their daily activities • Actively participate in case management • Individual 18+ • Drugs and alcohol are not allowed
Exclusions: • Individuals with violent offenses • Individuals with sexual offenses

NEW LIFE This program offer classes in Anger Management, Resume Preparation, Money Management and Men’s and Women’s Issues. Program Director sees to it that individual counseling is offered and accountability is maintained.
OVERCOMERS The Overcomers program was developed to assist homeless residents who have slight mental or physical disabilities. The program is designed to provide each participant with basic needs and at the same time, afford them the opportunity to apply for disability. The ultimate goal of the Overcomer Program is to stabilize one’s life, prepare and retrain, so as to move a person toward and establish independent living in permanent housing, while living on a fixed income therefore becoming a more productive member of society. This faith-based program meets daily for twelve months with a variety of classes. Requirements: • Documentation of disability/ in the process of obtaining disability • Unable to work • Establish and remain on medication
SENIOR CITZEN PROGRAM: This program was developed to meet the needs of the increasing population of homeless senior resident. Dallas Life is able to provide a program to meet the basic needs of senior living as well as provide them with the opportunity to obtain permanent housing and training them for the challenges of living on a fixed income. Each resident is given the opportunity to file for social security and assistance in searching for housing. Caseworker’s partner with other agencies to assist finding senior’s permanent housing towards the end of the program. This faith-based program meets daily alongside of the Overcomer Program for twelve months and with a variety of classes and the same goals. Dallas Life is the only long-term program developed specifically for homeless seniors living in shelter in Dallas area
VETERANS PROGRAM This program is done with partnership with the VA. The homeless veterans have a customized program just for them to meet their unique needs. Housing, daily needs, classes, clothing, laundry, counseling, etc. is all provided for the homeless veteran.

DRESS FOR SUCCESS DALLAS
5580 Peterson Ln Suite 155 Dallas, TX 75240 972-392-9770 •
Dress for Success Dallas. The mission of Dress for Success is to empower women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire and the development tools to help women thrive in work and in life.

DUNCANVILLE OUTREACH MINISTRY
202 E. Cherry St., Duncanville, TX 75116
T. 972.296.4986 F. 972.296.4997
Services Offered: Food; clothes; rent; utilities (electric and water); one-time prescription medicine Hours: Mon – Fri 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
Eligibility Requirements: 75116 and 75137 Clients Must Bring: Picture ID (driver’s license, immigration card, or ID card); proof of residence (in the form of a utility bill or a letter from the apartment manager – do not accept lease agreements)
Application Process: Walk-in
Limits: Clients may receive food once a month Clients may receive utility assistance once a year Clients may receive clothing once a month during first 3 months Clients may receive rent/mortgage assistance once a year
Website: www.duncanvilleoutreachministry.com Email: dom202@prodigy.net

EXODUS MINISTRIES
4630 Munger Ave, Ste. 110, Dallas, TX 75204 T. 214.827.3772
Services Offered: Half-way house for female ex-convicts and their families; job assessment and job counseling; classroom instruction in parenting, homemaking and budget management. Eligibility Requirements: All services limited to female ex-convicts and their families

FAMILY GATEWAY
711 South St Paul St, Dallas, TX 75201
T. 214.823.4500 x201 F. 214.884.3110
Services Offered: Short term and transitional housing for homeless families with children; counseling; referrals; training programs in parenting, budgeting, nutrition, and special children’s programs; job search assistance
Hours: Mon – Fri 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Eligibility Requirements: Must be a legal resident with valid current Texas ID; must be currently living in a shelter or evicted from house or apartment with at least one child under the age of 18 Clients Must Bring: Texas ID and SS cards or BCs for all in family, shot records, current referral or eviction letters
Application Process: By appointment only Limits: Limit for short term housing program is 10 weeks Limit for transitional housing program is 1 year after completing 10-week program Referral: Refer client by calling to make appointment or by sending a referral letter
Website: www.familygateway.org Email: intake@familygateway.o

FAMILY GATEWAY TRANSITIONAL HOUSING -PHASE I (Center Based)
Rosie Garcia, Outreach Specialist rgarcia@familygateway.org
4712 Gaston Ave.
Dallas, TX 75246
214-823-4500 ext. 203
This program has thirty private rooms for homeless families. It is open to families in which all adults are able to work. This is not a Housing First program, therefore the families who enter Phase I of the transitional housing program are required to participate in casework services, follow up on referrals and participate in intense job search Parenting, budgeting, healthy relationship and other classes are help which clients must attend. Requirements • Families that include children (does not have to be “traditional” mom/dad and kids) • Adults must be able to work
Exclusions • Meth manufacturing charges are automatic exclusions from admission to any Family Gateway program. All other criminal charges (aside from sex offenses) are considered on a case-by-case basis • Sex offenders • Pregnant women – This facility is unable to extend their temporary shelter services to women who are expecting. They are able to provide permanent supportive housing services to women who are pregnant as long as the already have at least 1 other minor child with them in the home and they meet the other requirements of the program.
Transitional program contact is Sabrina Nash 214-823-4500 ext. 202 Email: snash@familygateway.org

FAMILY GATEWAY TRANSITIONAL HOUSING - PHASE II (Apartment Housing)
Dallas, TX 75202
214-823-4500
This program has 20 two bedroom apartments for families. This program is generally only open to those families who have completed the 16 week Phase I Transitional Housing Program. In very special specific cases, families may transition directly to phase II through other referral agencies without having to have completed the 16 week Center based program. Phase II is a 12 months program. While living in the apartments, the families will maintain casework services, counseling, referrals and job placements assistance. Parenting and budgeting classes are available for clients. Home inspections are mandatory. Requirements • Families that include children (does not have to be “traditional” mom/dad and kids) • Parents must be able to work • Major disabilities (physical or mental) – this is reviewed on a case-by-case basis. The facility will house those who have disabilities as long as they are able to work. It is important that the individual with the disability is seeking the appropriate medical care and, if they have been prescribed, is stable on their medications. Family Gateway can assist families with this if they have not been able to maintain treatment. If a family member is unstable to the point that intense medical care is required, the family will be referred to the appropriate agency/hospital/housing program so they can obtain that before coming into the program.
Exclusions • Meth manufacturing charges are automatic exclusions from admission to any Family Gateway program. All other criminal charges (aside from sex offenses) are considered on a case-by-case basis • Sex offenders • Pregnant women – This facility is unable to extend their temporary shelter services to women who are expecting. They are able to provide permanent supportive housing services to women who are pregnant as long as the already have at least 1 other minor child with them in the home and they meet the other requirements of the program.

FAMILY GATEWAY – PERMANENT SUPPORTIVE HOUSING
Lucy Washington, lwashington@familygateway.org
4712 Gaston Ave., Dallas, TX 75246,
214-823-4500
The program offers qualified families an appropriate sized subsidized apartment with all bills paid and no deposit or application fee. They are encouraged to attend on-site groups and participate in receiving case management services. We are currently actively placing qualified families in apartment units in the Dallas area and have recently acquired a limited amount of larger units for larger families. If you would like to refer a family or are a family and want to be placed on the waiting list, please e-mail Lucy Washington at lwashington@familygateway.org.
Requirements: Major disabilities (physical or mental) – this is reviewed on a case-by-case basis. It is important that the individual with the disability is seeking the appropriate medical care and, if they have been prescribed, is stable on their medications. We can assist families with this if they have not been able to maintain treatment. If a family member is unstable to the point that intense medical care is required, the family will be referred to • the appropriate agency/hospital/housing program so they can obtain that before coming into the program. • Must be a homeless family that includes children (does not have to be “traditional” mom/dad and kids) • Be facing significant barriers that are making it difficult for the family to become self sufficient without intense support • Examples of barriers: physical disabilities, mental health disabilities or diagnosis, has recently completed a substance abuse treatment program and is working to maintain sobriety • 1 year commitment, minimum
Exclusions • Meth manufacturing charges are automatic exclusions from admission to any Family Gateway program. All other criminal charges (aside from sex offenses) are considered on a case-by-case basis • Pregnant women – UNLESS they already have at least one other minor child with them in the home and as long as they meet the other requirements of the program.

THE FAMILY PLACE
7424 Greenville Ave #202 Dallas, TX 75231
Mailing: PO Box 7999, Dallas, TX 75209
Emergency Shelter Hotline 214.941.1991
Outreach Services: 214.559.2170
Batterer’s Intervention (Crisis Hotline): 214.692.8295 F. 214.443.7797
(Men Only) T. 214-367-7760
Services Offered: Emergency shelter for female victims of family violence, abuse, or incest; outreach counseling to victims & perpetrators of family violence, abuse, or incest; 24-hour hotline; children’s counseling; legal services; medical and dental care; day care; job and life skills training Hours: Shelter intake and hotline: 24 hours a day/7 days a week; outreach services: Mon – Fri 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (some evening and Saturday times available) Eligibility Requirements: Clients seeking shelter must be victims of family violence, abuse, or incest Clients seeking outreach counseling services must be either victims or perpetrators of family abuse, violence, or incest Clients Must Bring: Picture ID preferred Application Process: Appointment necessary for outreach services; walk-ins are taken at the emergency shelter accessed by hotline Limits: Clients may stay at shelter for up to 45 days Website: www.familyplace.org

FRIENDS OF THE FAMILY
Mailing: PO Box 640, Denton, TX 76202
T. 940.387.5131
24-hour Crisis Hotline 940.382.7273
24-hour Crisis Hotline 800.572.4031
F. 940.383.1816
Services Offered: Shelter for adults and children victimized by relationship violence and sexual assault; 24-hour crisis line; counseling services at outreach centers in Denton and Lewisville; services to victims are free.
Outreach services: Denton 940.387.5131; Lewisville 940.387.5131 Hours: Denton Outreach Office: Mon – Thu 9:00 am – 8:00 pm, Fri 9:00 am – 5:00 pm; Saturday 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Eligibility Requirements: Clients seeking shelter must be victims of relationship violence and/or sexual assault Clients seeking counseling must be victims or perpetrators of relationship violence and/or sexual assault Clients Must Bring: No documentation required
Application Process: Appointments necessary, but walk-ins with emergencies will be helped Limits: Based on client’s needs Website: dcfof.org Email: info@dcfof.org

FRISCO FAMILY SERVICES
8780 Third St., Frisco, TX 75034 T. 972.335.9495
Mailing: PO Box 1387, Frisco, TX 75034 F. 972.335.9487
Food Pantry: 9085 Dogwood St, Frisco, TX 75033
Services Offered: Emergency Financial Assistance (rent/mortgage, utilities, educational/tuition, books, employment support/uniforms, professional licenses, gas vouchers).
Other assistance: Food Pantry, Angel Tree, Thanksgiving programs, clothing vouchers, school supplies Hours: Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri 9:00 am – 5:00 pm; Wed 9:00 am – 6:00 pm Eligibility Requirements: Clients must be residents of either Frisco or FISD Clients Must Bring: Picture ID for self and all adults in household; SS cards for self and all in household; BCs for all children; proof of residence; current lease agreement or mortgage statement; copies of all household bills; proof of all income (check stubs, unemployment notice, bank statements, child support statement, Social Security/SSDI benefits statement, Food Stamps and TANF letter with benefit amount); documentation of crisis situation (doctor’s letter, medical bills, police/fire report, paid receipts for unusual/unexpected expenses) Application Process: Appointments only, must come in to apply Limits: Limits set on an individual basis Website: www.friscocenter.com

GENESIS WOMEN’S SHELTER
Mailing: 4411 Lemmon Ave, Ste. 201, Dallas, TX 75219
T. 214.946.4357 F. 214.559.2361
Rosy Kintzinger, Director of Residential Services rkintzinger@genesisshelter.org
Services Offered: Emergency shelter; food; clothes; crisis intervention; parenting training; play therapy; shelter aftercare support services: counseling, transitional housing,
Community House Hours: 24 hours a day/7 days a week
Eligibility Requirements: Clients seeking services must be women (with or without children) coping with intimate partner violence, which can include physical, emotional, verbal, and/or sexual abuse. To qualify for rent-free transitional housing for up to 12 months, a mother must work and save a portion of her income
Clients Must Bring: Valid state-issued ID; SS cards and BCs for children Application Process: Call to determine if shelter can help; intake procedures performed by phone and typically take 30 minutes Limits: Clients may stay at the shelter up to 6 weeks; transitional housing up to 18 months
Website: www.genesisshelter.org

Women’s Shelter Genesis offers an Emergency Shelter, as well as a Transitional Housing Program (Annie’s House) for women and children who are victims of domestic violence. The shelter is free and provides food, clothing, shelter and counseling. Clients are required to attend weekly individual and group therapy for the duration of their stay. Children are able to attend the on-site alternative Genesis School while their mothers become better equipped to live on their own. The maximum time the residents may stay in the emergency shelter is six weeks. Annie’s House Once families have completed the Shelter Program, they are eligible to move on to Annie’s House. This transitional home allows up to 18 families to live rent free for up to one year. to maintain a stable living environment. Genesis offers a variety of counseling programs, as well as legal services and parenting classes in hopes of preparing their clients for a positive and steady future.