Spring 2020 classes have resumed online.Please visit
dcccd.edu/coronavirus for additional information and to
learn how to prepare for online classes.
Get help paying for community psychiatric, mental health and substance abuse services through the
North Texas Behavioral Health Authority.
As part of our commitment to our students and the community,
My Community Services is an online directory to help you find the resources you need.
There are many mobile apps for Android and iPhone operating systems that can help with sleep, relaxation, meditation, mindfulness and other mental health-related subjects. We recommend taking some time to search for relaxation and meditation apps on your mobile device to find an app that works best for you.
The BridgeEntry point for homeless persons to access multiple services in one centralized site in the south downtown Dallas area.1818 Corsicana Street, Dallas, TX214-670-1100 Main
The Bunk HouseMen's dormitory for transients with a capacity of 150 bunks. The dormitory is owned by Industrial Labor Service which provides clients with employment and will even pick up people if necessary.1818 South Ervay Street, Dallas, TX 75215214-426-5515 Main Mon - Fri 5 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Crossroads Interfaith Housing Program
Temporary housing for homeless families, survival skills training like employment, budgeting, and living skills. Assistance provided for medical needs, clothing, transportation, holidays, and counseling. Services provided to Crossroads residents ONLY.928 Bluebird, Irving, TX 75061972-254-4003 Main Call for hours972-254-8086 fax
Dallas Life Foundation
Emergency shelter for homeless men, women and children. Hot meals served, counseling services, vocational classes and employment service to help locate permanent jobs.1100 Cadiz Street, Dallas, TX 75215-1064214-421-1380 Main Mon - Fri 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.214-426-5114 fax
Jonathan's Place/KID NET Foundation
Emergency shelter for abused, abandoned, and neglected children, newborn to 17 years old. They provide food, clothing, and education as well as medical, dental, and psychological health services.4707 Gaston Avenue, Dallas, TX 75246972-303-5303 ext. 221 Shelter Placement, 24-hour214-827-9595 Administrative Mon - Fri 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.972-303-5303 24 Hour214-827-1918 fax KID NET Foundation
Our Friends' Place
Transitional living program for girls and young women. They offer therapeutic residential care and teaching independent living skills, girls with histories of abuse, neglect, abandonment, and behavioral problems are able to experience a safe and stable homelike environment.4500 Junius St. , Dallas, TX 75246214-826-7383
The emergency shelter is a short-term, crisis intervention facility for up to 20 youths who are runaway, homeless or at-risk.224 West Page Avenue, Dallas, TX 75208214-941-8578 Main 24-hours214-941-8670 fax
Emergency Lodging, The Salvation Army
Short-term temporary shelter, meals, and casework services for men, women and families. Capacity of 240 people. Cost $7 per night negotiable in some cases. Religious service not required. On-site child care is available to residents with children.5302 Harry Hines, Dallas, TX 75247214-637-8100 Admin214-424-7000 Main Emergency Assistance214-879-0706 fax
Dallas 24 Hour Club
The Dallas 24 Hour Club, Inc. is a registered non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that provides transitional housing for men and women who are in trouble with and are willing to recover from alcoholism.4636 Ross Avenue, Dallas, TX 75204214-823-3200 Main 7 days 24-hours
Union Gospel Mission serves the homeless population of Dallas at two locations: Calvert Place for men, and the Center of Hope for women and children.4:30 p.m. and before 6:45 p.m.Men's Shelter: Union Gospel Mission 3211 Irving Blvd., Dallas, Texas 75247Women & Children: Center of Hope 4815 Cass Street, Dallas, Texas 75235Intake Facility (Men's): 922 Park Ave., Dallas, TexasMen's Shelter (Calvert Place): 214-637-6117 7 days 24-hoursWomen & Children's Shelter (Center of Hope): 214-638-2988Intake Facility (Men's): 214-747-5606
YMCA Casa ShelterYoung Men's Christian Association (YMCA) of Metropolitan DallasCasa serves youth ages 10-17 who are runaway, homeless , or in some state of crisis. Casa is available for emergency services24 hours a day, 365 days per year.2640 Webb Chapel Extension, Dallas, TX 75220214-358-4504 24-hour888-399-2272 toll-free
Family GatewayShort term (10 weeks) and long-term (1 year) transitional housing for homeless families with children.2910 Swiss Avenue, Dallas, Tx 75204214.823.4500711 South St. Paul Street, Dallas, TX 75201Phone: 214-741-6515
Family PlaceShelter for victims of domestic violence.Non-disclosed location, Dallas, TX24 hours 214-941-1991
Grief Share can be a comforting tool, plus it includes a free daily email for a year. It also includes a link for self-reflection exercises on the homepage. This is a Christian based group.
Online Grief Support (Social Community)
Self-Assessment: Do you have complicated grief over the loss of a loved one? This 19-question quiz helps screen for complicated grief.
Links that have printable information about grief/betterment:
Apply for emergency aid
Dallas County Community College District uses Edquity as a means for students to apply for Emergency Aid.
File your taxes
While the deadline has been extended until July 15, applying now may get you cash in the form of a refund check. For example, you may qualify for a number of refundable tax credits, including the Earned Income Tax Credit (if you work and have a low income), or the American Opportunity Tax Credit (AOTC) and Lifetime Learning Credit (LLC), both of which are for students. Visit the IRS (Internal Revenue Service) webpage to get started.If you have children, apply for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families. Through bi-weekly cash allowances and other key supportive services, this public benefit supports parents who meet specific criteria. Brookhaven College offers support with the application. If you were already receiving assistance, be sure to connect with your caseworker to discuss how to manage unexpected changes in school or work schedules due to COVID-19 so that you continue receiving your benefits.Seek a new job:
Grocery stores and other essential services are in need of new employees and are hiring. Check Brookhaven's Bear Network and to the DCCCD Career Service Site to view jobs.
How To Reduce Your Bills
If you are having trouble paying your credit card bill, utility bill, or other bills
If you owe money on student loans
If you need to reduce spending on food
If you need to store your things or rent a moving truck
If you need off-campus options
If you need to get tested for COVID-19
If you need support for your mental health or dealing with an addiction, please contact your college counseling center.
Enterhealth524 North Lincoln Park Rd.Van Alystyne, TX 75495800-388-4601
Sante Center for Healing914 Country Club Rd.Argyle, TX 76226800-258-4250
Caron Texas3800 County Road 444Princeton, TX 75407866-915-0289
Archway Recovery Center Inc144 Fairway Dr # CKerrville, TX 78028-6456830-896-2724
Stepping Stones Recovery Living418 MacFarland DriveKerrville, TX 78028830-890-5013
La Hacienda Treatment Center - Community Outreach Center604 Junction HighwayKerrville, TX 78028830-238-4222