Homeless Resources

Homeless Resources

Homeless Resources

Austin Street Centre
2929 Hickory Street
Dallas, TX 75226
P: 214.484.4242
F: 214.426.0089

Intake for Women: begins at 2:00pm everyday (can stay as long as needed)
Intake for Men: begins at 4:00pm everyday (can stay as long as needed)

Dallas Life Foundation
1100 Cadiz Street
Dallas, TX 75215
P: 214.421.1380
F: 214.426.5144

Intake for Women and Men: begins at 4:00pm everyday
Individuals can stay for free for 5 days. After that, the rooms cost $12/day. The total cost for a month will be $360-$372. After first day, they can check in earlier at 3pm. Two year limit.

Family Gateway
711 South Saint Paul Street
Dallas, TX 75201
P: 214.741.6515
F: 214.761.5658

A domestic violence shelter for families only. Children must be younger than 18 years old. Must call for intake screening process.

The Family Place
P.O. Box 7999
Dallas, TX 75209
P: 214.941.1991/972.243.1611
F: 214.443.7797

A domestic and family violence shelter that houses both families and individuals. Must call for intake screening process. Rooms become available every day at first come first serve.

Hope’s Door
820 Ave F., Suite 100
Plano, TX 75074
972.422.2911

A 90 day domestic violence program for women. Provide both counseling and case management services. Single women share a bunk bed setting room with 4 other women while sharing common room areas with others in the building.

Housing Crisis Center
4210 Junius Street
Dallas, TX 75246-1429
P: 214.828.4244
F: 214.466.7209

Center provides long term stability for individuals and families in the Dallas and Collin County area. Must have been referred by domestic violence or emergency shelter and/or had a non-profit pay for lodging assistance in the past. Lease is under the HCC to help individuals work on their credit and savings for their own place. 30% of out of pocket cost is deducted from individuals pay.

Interfaith Housing Coalition
4627 Munger Ave.
Dallas, TX 75204
P: 214.827.7220
F: 214.451.3198

Families can call every day to get on their screening list. Intake takes place twice a month (2nd and 4th Thursday each month). Upon approval, family has an in-person interview with staff.  Once accepted, families are moved into a furnished apartment unit. Program last a year to work on employment, credit repair, and savings to transition to their own place.

The Magdalen House
1302 Redwood Circle
Dallas, TX 75218
P: 214.324.9261
F: 214.324.5299

Shelter is for individuals who are detoxing from alcohol and/or drugs.

New Beginning Center
218 North 10th Street
Garland, TX 75040
P: 972.276.0057
F: 972.276.0423

A 90 day domestic violence program for women. Provide both counseling and case management services. Single women share a bunk bed setting room with 4 other women while sharing common room areas with others in the building.

Promise House
224 West Page
Dallas, TX 75208
P: 214.941.8578
F: 214.941.8670

Shelter is open individuals who are 18-24 years old.

The Samaritan Inn
1710 North McDonald
McKinney, TX 75071
P: 972.542.5302
F: 972.569.9988

Shelter is open to single men and women as well as families. Calls are accepted starting at 8:00am. Intake screening in person begins at 10:00am until 1:30pm; usually takes all those hours for screening process. Serves Collin County first but does open to all DFW area afterwards. Caseworker determines how long they can stay there. Must be able to work full time job and have valid ID/SSN card. They do NOT accept domestic violence crimes and assault. They do NOT individuals who are receiving disability and are unable to work the required full time amount.

Center of Hope
4815 Cass Street
Dallas, TX 75235
P: 214.638.2988
F: 214.637.2790

Shelter is open to single men and women as well as families. The program is 90 days. No cost for individuals or families to help them save to transition out of their own place. Individuals share an apartment unit with other single women or men. Bunk bed setting and share main common areas. Intake begins at 9:30am until 4:00pm. If individual has been on psychiatric medication in the past, they must have written doctor’s letter that they no longer need the medication.

River of Life House
P: 214.886.3563

Emergency shelter for women in life-threatening situations, for up to 3 months, average stay is 30 days. Transitional housing for up to 1 year, average stay is 6 months. Services are available to women, and their children, who have completed the emergency shelter program but need additional time to complete their life plan or job training.

City House
901 18th Street
Plano, TX 75074
P: 972.424.4626

Shelter for children up to 18 years of age. A 90 day program that provides weekly counseling and case management services for children and teens who have been displaced.

Journey to Dream
250 N. Mil Street, Suite 2
Lewisville, TX 75057
P: 469.470.2382
F: 214.291.5578

Youth home called Kyle’s Place provides emergency shelter and 24 hour care for teens 13 to 18 years of age. Whether running away or asked to leave, aging out of foster care or unable to stay with family shelters, homeless teens need a safe environment, food, clothing, medical care, and supportive services just begin regaining stability.

Back on My Feet
P.O Box 631236
Irving, TX 75063
Attention: Jackie
P: 915.999.1225

They work with homeless individuals and families who are currently staying in a shelter (Dallas Life or Salvation Army). The individual and families must be involved with their agency for basic life skills, employment services, computer classes if need be, running program and financial education courses. After the 90 day program has ended, they could assist with financial aid by providing additional support from the vouchers given to them by the shelters such as deposits and application fees for apartments.

Under 1 Roof
7501 Chesterfield Drive #204
Dallas, TX 75237
P: 214.343.4000
F: 844.273.4098

U1R Housing Programs primary focus is moving families from homelessness to self-sufficiency within 12 months of entry. Individuals and families depending on what they have available at the time. No age limit on children as long as they are 18 years or younger. In exchange for housing, residents are required by written agreement to work full time, obey the program guidelines, and attend volunteer taught classes in life skills, employment, community living, and budgeting. In addition to housing and life-skills counseling as well as intensive case management, Under 1 Roof provides the following through a network of community support: food pantry, medical assistance, dental work, GED classes, haircuts, glasses, school clothes, school uniforms, etc.
Process:Letter of homeless can be obtained by shelter if they stay there between 24-48 hours with required documentation (proof of identification for all household members and proof of income both earned and unearned).
Required: Monthly case management, financial courses, and scheduled and unscheduled home visits.

Brighter Tomorrows
P. O. Box 532151
Grand Prairie, TX 75053
P: 972.263.0506
F: 972.237.2565

Family Promise of Irving
P.O. Box 177516
Irving, TX 75017
P: 972.313.1500
E: info@familypromiseirving.org
A faith-based, non-profit organization that assists children and families who have lost or are at risk of losing their housing regain self-sufficiency by providing food, shelter, community resources, and encouragement through a network of volunteers. It’s a 30 day initial stay in mind. Families have access to day center-laundry and shower facilities and stay overnight at a host congregation where volunteers provide meals and transportation.
Requirements:

  • Families who have lost, or are at risk of losing, their current housing, including families living in motels or with family and/or friends.
  • Must be 18 years or older and have at least one dependent child under the age of 18.
  • Must have a stable history or either work or housing.
  • Must be capable of regaining self-sufficiency.
  • Must be drug and alcohol free with no serious criminal record.
  • Families must commit to seeking full time employment and housing on a daily basis, meet with a regular case manager, save at least 75% of earned income, and remain drug and alcohol free while in the program.

Qualification: Call 972.313.1500 for prequalification questionnaire. If qualified, a schedule phone interview is taken place. If requested, a scheduled in person interview with all family members are present. Submit a background check, drug screening, and sign the guest guidelines.

Family Promise of Collin County
325 West Lucas Road
Allen, TX 75002
P: 972.442.6966
A faith-based, non-profit organization that assists children and families who have lost or are at risk of losing their housing regain self-sufficiency by providing food, shelter, community resources, and encouragement through a network of volunteers. It’s a 30 day initial stay in mind. Average length of stay is 3 months. Families have access to day center-laundry and shower facilities and stay overnight at a host congregation where volunteers provide meals and transportation. They change church areas each week for housing depending on need.
Requirements:

  • Risk of losing their housing in Collin County or work in Collin County.
  • Adults must work full time.
  • Have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.
  • No domestic violence issues in the past 12 months.

Process: Over the phone screening. Face to face interview (possibly 2 face to face interviews). Complete background and drug test. About a 1 week process. Not an emergency shelter.

The Bridge
1818 Corsicana Street
Dallas, TX 75201
P: 214.670.1101

Men shelter-intake starts before 7pm every day.

Shared Housing Center
402 North Good Latimer
Dallas, TX 75204
P: 214.821.8510
F: 214.828.1499
Intake is Monday-Thursday from 9am-4pm for single mothers. Boys cannot be older than 10 years old. Girls cannot be older than 12 years old. No more than 4 children. No male dropping off at the center. Can stay in the program for 9 months. Must have ID and SS card during intake.

Our Calling (Not a shelter, but when temperatures drop below 40 degrees, they open up doors for shelter).
1702 S. Cesar Chavez Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75215
P: 214.444.8796
https://www.ourcalling.org/events/ (Check link regarding dates for the support services: Usually held Tuesdays-Thursdays 9:00am-11:30am).
We provide the Support Services necessary for survival and recovery from the streets. Ask us about Bibles, clothes, shower, laundry, meals and anything else that you need. We don’t always have exactly what you need, but if the Lord has provided it to us, we will share His grace with you. We always need volunteers to help us during the intake process, and to help fulfill these needs.

Hope Mansion
1595 Mt. Lebanon Road
Cedar Hill, TX 75104
P: 972.293.3370
https://hopemansion.com/about-us/
Hope Mansion is a 14,000 square-foot, three-story mansion.  Each client shares a room with 1 or 2 other residents, with private rooms for new mothers.  Residents are allowed to stay up to 12 weeks or more after their baby is born, depending on their need, upon which assistance with future housing and furnishings are provided. Employment and Job Preparation; Financial Planning and Management;Education;Personal Mentoring.

Metrocare Services
P: 214.939.3933
P: 214.202.5428 (Homeless Youth Outreach 24/7 days a week)
https://www.metrocareservices.org/our-services/adult/social-services/housing-services
Metrocare provides an array of housing services, including homeless outreach, homeless clinics, short-term transitional housing, rehabilitative support services, housing placement assistance, and support for adults 18 and older who are mentally ill. Referrals are accepted through the Metrocare Services Call Center or directly from other service providers. Hours: 8:00am-5:00pmMonday-Friday; medication services offered during evening hours at area homeless shelters.
Housing by John 3:16
P: 469.900.9619
https://www.housingbyjohn316.org/housing-assistance-application/
Contact the phone number to schedule an appointment for an interview. Upon arrival for the interview, an application will be completed or can be submitted online prior to appointment. During the interview, a brief over the policies, procedures, and rules of the organization. If accepted and space is available, housing will be granted for a documented length of time. (Background check will be conducted. Applicant’s landlord will be contacted to verify the amount of rent required to keep the applicant housed. Applications will be submitted to the Board of Directors for approval. If accepted, the amount of rent will be issued in increments of no more than $200, issued no more than three times in a calendar year, and issued to the landlord and no late fees will be paid.)

Salvation Army
P: 214.424.7112 (Women’s Shelter)
P: 214.424.7208 (Domestic Violence Shelter)

Genesis Women’s Shelter
P.O. Drawer G
Dallas, TX 75208
P: 214.946.HELP
F: 214.559.2361

Friends of the Family
P.O. Box 7999
Dallas, TX 75209
P: 940.387.5131/940.382.7273
F: 940.383.1816

Union Gospel Mission
3211 Irving Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75247
P: 214.637.6117
F: 214.634.8340