Social Services

Please use these resources to get connected to social services and assistance programs offered by community partners, Dallas and Ellis county, and the State of Texas.

Food Assistance

Desoto Food Pantry
400 N. Hampton Rd.
Desoto, TX 75115      

Harmony Food Pantry (Concord Church)
6808 Pastor Bailey Dr  Dallas, Tx 75237  
(214) 467-6770

North Ellis County Outreach
404 S HWY 342  
Red Oak, TX 75154    

Health Care Services

Physical Health

Hope Clinic
411 Jefferson St.  
Waxahachie, TX 75165                
*The Hope Clinic specializes in Dental, Adult Medicine, Women’s Health, Pediatrics and Behavioral Health

Thrive Women’s Clinic
There are multiple locations throughout Dallas
*The Thrive Women’s Clinic provides medical, educational, and emotional support for women with unexpected pregnancies  

Mental Health

Family Tree Counseling Program
There are several locations throughout Dallas County
(888) 837-0666

North Texas Behavioral Authority             
There are multiple locations throughout Dallas County

Emergency Shelters (Adult/Youth)

Austin Street Shelter (Adult)
2929 Hickory St. Dallas, Tx            
*The Austin Street Shelter is an emergency, temporary shelter for men 45+ and women 18+

Dallas Life Foundation (Adult and Youth)
1100 Cadiz St. Dallas, TX 75215      
*The Dallas Life Foundation provides shelter for men and women and children of all ages.  

Family Gateway (Adult/Youth)
711 S. St. Paul St., Dallas, TX 75201   
*Family Gateway is a family shelter and offers permanent supportive housing

Utility Service Assistance

Information coming soon

Water Bill Payment Assistance

Information coming soon