The Bridge is a Homeless Recovery Center, a "one-stop shop" for Guests to provide them resources for exiting homelessness. The doors are open 24/7 for various services, but Guests with the Bridge ID can access Day Shelter services from 6am-5pm.
Some Services they Provide:
Basic amenities: food, showers, laundry, barber, library/computer lab, and various recreational activities
Services accessible during Day Shelter: Care Management, health care, recovery, and employment and income services.
Austin Street Center is a faith-based emergency overnight shelter for men, ages forty-five and older, and women, ages eighteen and older, experiencing homelessness. Each client has access to a Daily Walk-In Emergency Shelter (including a safe place to sleep, meals, showers, clothing, and hygiene products), the Education and Employment Resource Center, a computer lab, mental and medical health care, substance use recovery, benefits navigation, housing-focused case management, spiritual support (if desired), and diversion services to prevent homelessness. Clients may also participate in housing-coordination programs and receive individual case management to help end their homelessness.
Housing Crisis Center serves to prevent homelessness, stabilize those at risk, and empower individuals to tackle housing crises in the future. The main services include housing programs, legal clinics, and emergency financial aid.
The United States Department of Veterans Affairs is a federal Cabinet-level agency that provides healthcare services to eligible military veterans. The VA North Texas Health Care for Homeless Veterans program performs outreach in the community to engage and identify Veterans who are homeless, on the streets, in shelters, and in county jails to help them access care, obtain needed services, and take advantage of community resources.
Dallas VA Medical Center:
Address: 4500 S. Lancaster Rd. Building 71A Dallas, TX 75216
Phone: (214) 742-8387
Fort Worth Homeless Clinic
Address: 1518 E. Lancaster Fort Worth, TX 76102
Phone: (817) 255-7127
Information: Check in at the front desk
Tyler VA Specialty Care Clinic
Address: 3414 Golden Rd. Tyler, TX 75701
Phone: (855) 375-6930
National Call Center for Homeless Veterans: 877-424-3838
Appointments and Walk-in Information: 1-800-849-3597, 78955
The Homeless Outreach Medical Services Program (HOMES) is a Parkland/Children's Health Fund collaboration that serves both adult and pediatric populations of homeless individuals. It provides medical, dental, and behavioral health services.
Address: 4811 Harry Hines Blvd Suite C Dallas, TX 75235
Turtle Creek Recovery Center (TCRC) is the only residential and outpatient program in North Texas that is wholly dedicated to serving both men and women who have co-occurring disorders of severe mental illnesses and alcohol or drug addiction. Most clients are unemployed, and many are homeless at time of admission. This program services to provide care so individuals may return to community with psychiatric stability, sobriety, and independence.
MetroCare is a Behavioral Healthcare organization that serves as Dallas county's largest mental healthcare provider. It is both a government agency and a non-profit. It was created by the Dallas County Commissioners Court around fifty years ago. Today, it offers a wide variety of behavioral healthcare for adults and children no matter their economic status.
After-hours crisis services: 1-866-260-8000
Administrative offices: 1345 River Bend Drive, Ste. 200 Dallas, TX 75247
Phone: (214) 743-1200 | Toll free: (877) 283-2121
Fax: (214) 630-3469
Hours of operation: Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Address: 408 Park, Dallas (at the Stewpot)
Hours of Operation: Wednesdays – 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Union Gospel Mission (UGM) is a faith-based non-profit organization that serves the homeless community primarily as a shelter. The two main shelters are Calvert Place (for adult men) and Center of Hope (for single women and children). Calvert place can serve up to 335 homeless men, and Center of Hope is able to serve up to 235 residents daily. Both campuses offer chapel services, learning centers, and medical services. Additionally, Calvert Place houses the administrative offices and VA services, and Center of Hope houses the Crystal Child Development Center (CDC), a childcare center.
Administrative Offices and Calvert Place Phone: 214-637-6117
Administrative Offices and Calvert Place Address: 3211 Irving Blvd, Dallas, Texas 75247
Center of Hope Phone: 214-638-2988
Center of Hope Address: 4815 Cass St., Dallas, Texas 75235
OurCalling is a faith-based organization that seeks to help homeless individuals live a healthy and sustainable lifestyle by building lasting relationships. They are a zero-barrier organization that mainly serves unsheltered adults experiencing homelessness. They do not provide shelter.
Some services they provide:
Meals, clothes, laundry and showers: Monday-Friday
The Catholic Charities is a faith-based organization which focuses on helping the impoverished in the community take on the effects of poverty and helping those in crisis move toward a better life. They offer a wide variety of services. They are open Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.
Some serviced they provide:
Immigration legal services
Disaster Preparedness & Relief Services
Senior Housing for the Homeless
Phone: Main Phone: (866) 223-7500 | Pregnancy and Adoption Services: 1-800-222-9383 | Immigration Legal Services: (214) 634-7182
The Salvation Army is a faith-based organization seeking to help the poor, the homeless, the hungry, and the destitute. Their shelters offer clean, dignified surroundings with residential services such as meals, counseling, and employment assistance. It is international in scope, but there is a North Texas chapter that specifically serves the DFW area.
The Home Sweet Home program, provides individuals experiencing homelessness and at-risk households with the tools they need to create a budget and manage income and expenses.
Carr P. Collins Social Service Center
Address: 5302 Harry Hines Blvd Dallas, TX 75235
Phone: (214) 424-7000
Mabee Social Service Center
Address: 1855 E. Lancaster Ave. Fort Worth, TX 76103
Interfaith Family Services is a faith-based organization that works to help assist families with becoming self-sufficient and prevent homelessness. It's primarily aimed towards providing assistance to families in need, enabling them to break the cycle of poverty.
North Dallas Shared Ministries is a faith-based cooperative effort of forty-seven religious congregations that combine resources to efficiently deliver effective and appropriate assistance to Dallas' poorest individuals and families.
Main Phone Number: (214) 358-8700
Medical Clinic Phone (questions or scheduling): (214) 358-8705
Dental Clinic Phone (questions or scheduling): (214) 358-8729
Tax Preparation Assistance Program (from May through October): (214) 608-6488
The Stewpot is a "safe haven" for homeless and at-risk individuals. At their main location, they have pre-packaged snacks, hygiene products, coffee, water, and other essential items every day. Their food service is the Second Chance Café which is located inside the Bridge Homeless Recovery Center. Other services are available at the First Presbyterian Church Community Ministries Building. The Stewpot also helps individuals get photo IDs.
CitySquare offers a comprehensive array of social services that address the four key areas related to the persistence of poverty: hunger, housing, health, and hope. Additionally, they offer resources to educate on social justice and racial inequality in America. Participants with CitySquare are referred to as "neighbors."
Main CitySquare Phone: 214-823-8710
Main CitySquare Address: 1610 S. Malcolm X Blvd., Dallas, Texas 75226
Clinic Phone: 972-817-6000
Clinic Address: 2825 Al Lipscomb way, Dallas, Texas 75215
LAW Phone: 214-827-1000
LAW Address: 511 N Akard St, Ste 302, Dallas, Texas 75201
Unlocking Doors serves as a reentry brokerage network (case management program) for individuals with criminal backgrounds. They connect individuals to various programs and services (such as health care, employment, transportation, and housing), and has a recidivism rate of 11% (compared against Texas wide rate of 21%).
General Phone: 214-296-9258
Address: High Point Center, 12225 Greenville Avenue Suite 850, Dallas, TX 75243