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City of Dallas (Member)

3-1-1 provides citizens their direct link to City Hall. Citizens may call one number to report violations of city ordinances and get information about city services.

Location: Office of Senior Affairs

1500 Marilla , 2/D/North
Dallas, TX 75201

Phone: (214) 670-5709

Services Offered: Advocacy


Information and referral, job placement and training, certified American sign-language and oral interpreters to deaf and hard of hearing people. Realtime captioning is also available. Provides adult basic education and sign language classes. Specialized services for individuals who are hard of hearing. Operates senior program. Advocacy for individuals and groups. Literacy training classes. Housing: 40 apartment units for deaf, hard of hearing and deaf/blind. Counseling program for mental health issues.

3115 Crestview
Dallas, TX 75235

Phone: 24HR/TDD (214) 521-0407
Hours: 8:00am-4:30pm, M-F.

Services Offered: Adult Education, Advocacy, Deafness, Information and Referral, Interpretation/Translation, Job Finding Assistance, Vocational Rehabilitation

Down Syndrome Guild of Dallas (Member)

The DSG offers parent-to-parent support to families with new babies, young children, school age children, and adults with Down syndrome through personal visits, information packets, and/or quarterly informative gatherings. A trained Guild member is part of the team at the Down Syndrome Clinic at Children's Medical Center who assists families with new babies and young children. Monthly newsletters contain information about area activities and services, as well as articles on medical, educational, developmental, and social topics. The DSG has an extensive free lending library with current books and information for members. The DSG hosts an annual conference with nationally recognized speakers that is attended by parents, educators, and health professionals. Each year the DSG offers a series of clinics to help families with various aspects of life with a child with Down syndrome. Volunteers advocate at every opportunity for greater inclusion of people with Down syndrome in the community. Printed material is translated into Spanish including the monthly newsletter entirely in Spanish. Translators are provided at events when requested. Social events, such as our annual family picnic, "Snackin' with Santa," teen parties, and over-21 activities provide opportunities for individuals with Down syndrome and their families to socialize in a safe and fun atmosphere.

701 N Central Expy, Suite 5I
Richardson, TX 75080

Phone: 214-267-1374

Services Offered: Advocacy, Down Syndrome, Health Related Support Groups

Jewish Family Services of Dallas (Member)

Provides counseling for individuals, couples and families including age appropriate play therapy for children, counseling for teens. Provides safety planning, individual counseling and support groups for victims of family violence. Offers case management for those requiring a variety of services internal and external to the agency. Provides counceling, support and family support groups for those coping with breast cancer. Offers support for the elderly including LIFELINE 24 hour emergency response, counseling, transportation for medical appointments, homemaker services, Kosher Home Delivered Meals, assessments, help with paperwork, guardianship, friendly visitors and support groups (caregivers, bereavement, chronic pain). Career and employment services include vocational evaluation, assessment and counseling for individuals who are unemployed, underemployed and/or coping with disabilities. We also operate a food pantry on site as part of the North Texas Food Bank.

Location: Gerontology

5402 Arapaho Road
Dallas, TX 75248

Phone: (972)437-9950

Services Offered: Advocacy, Individual Counseling, Alzheimer's Disease, Health Related Support Groups, Parenting/Family Support Groups, Bereavement Support Groups, In Home Assistance, Local Transportation


Services: Bilingual supportive services include outreach, advocacy, benefits counseling, telephone reassurance, friendly visiting. Other services include seminars and training sessions to disseminate information relevant to elderly Hispanics, caregivers, and family members

3316 Sylvan Ave
Dallas, TX 75212

Phone: (214) 741-5700
Hours: Hours: 9:00am-4:00pm, M-F.

Services Offered: Advocacy, Friendly Visiting

REACH of Dallas Resource Center on Independent Living (Member)

Assists individuals with disabilities with information and referral, independent living skills training, employment assistance, peer counseling, advocacy assistance, technical assistance with Americans with Disabilities Act compliance, adjustment to disability group counseling and loaner equipment (manual and electric wheelchairs).

8625 King George, #210
Dallas, TX 75235-2275

Phone: [214] 630-4796
Hours: 8 AM. - 5 PM., M-F.

Services Offered: Advocacy, Community Action/Social Advocacy Groups, Independent Living Skills Instruction, Information and Referral, Job Finding Assistance

Senior Adult Services (Member)

We provide services for Seniors 60+ residing in our four-city service area. We provide services in the following zipcodes 75001, 75006, 75007, 75010, 75019, and 75234. These services include information and referral, Case Management, outreach and other assistance such as home delivered meals,Caregiver Support, Vials of Life, Friendly Visitor programs, transportation, minor home repairs / home safety, and loans of durable medical equipment. Transportation is provided by our wheelchair accessible vans and volunteers. Monthly SAS Newsletter is free for Senior Adults in our service area which can also be accessed on our website.

One Medical Parkway, Professional Plaza 1, Suite 115
Farmers Branch, TX 75234

Phone: (972)242-4464
Hours: Monday - Thursday 8:00am to 5:00pm and Friday 8:00am to 3:00pm

Services Offered: Advocacy, Case/Care Management, In Home Assistance, Information and Referral, Meals, Local Transportation, Medical Equipment/Supplies, Friendly Visiting, Home Improvement/Accessibility

The Arc of Dallas (Member)

Strive to improve the quality of life for individuals with mental retardation and developmental conditions. Information and Referral. Education services, Adventure Camp, Self help and advocacy

12700 Hillcrest Rd, , STE 200
Dallas, TX 75230

Phone: (214) 634-9810
Hours: 8:30 am to 5:00 pm M-F

Services Offered: Advocacy, Camps, Independent Living Skills Instruction, Information and Referral, Interpretation/Translation, Personal Enrichment, Public Awareness/Education

The Senior Source (Member)

Volunteer Services: Sponsors RSVP-Retired and Senior Volunteer Program, which coordinate meanful volunteer opportunities in nonprofit organizations for older adults. Assistance and Counseling Services:Administers and Elderly Support Program that provides care planning for older adults and their caregivers and assistance wth obtaining free prescription medication for low income older adults. Provides assistance for individuals who are trying to choose a long-term care facility. Provides advocacy for residents in nursing homes and assisted living facilities. Guardianship/Money management assists with managing personal and financial affairs of frail/vulnerable elderly. Senior Employment Program provides assistance with job search techniques, skills assessment, seminars and job leads. Foster Grandparent Program match low income senior volunteers with troubled, disabled or hospitalized children. Senior Companion Program provides volunteer opportunities for senior volunteers who provide in home companion services to elderly with physical and emotional needs so they can remain independent in their own homes. AGE - community members work together to address issues affecting older people.

3910 Harry Hines Blvd
Dallas , TX 75129

Phone: 214-823-5700
Hours: 8am-5pm, M-F

Services Offered: Advocacy, Case/Care Management, Job Finding Assistance, Volunteer Service Programs, Senior Community Service Employment Programs, Respite Care


Provides services for children, adults and the families of persons with cerebral palsy and other disabilities. In addition to the programs listed below, the agency has available physical, occupational and speech therapies, advocacy and public education. Children Preschool Program:Helps children with disabilities ages 3 to 6 enter school. IMPACT: Daycare for adults with disabilities. Group Homes: Family style, community based housing for adults with disabilities. Assistive technology helps people with disabilities use technology to be self-sufficient.

8802 Harry Hines Blvd
Dallas, TX 75235-1716

Phone: (214) 351-2500
Hours: Hours: 8:00am-5:00pm, M-F

Services Offered: Adult Day Programs, Advocacy, Older Adult/Disability Related Supportive Housing

AIDS Arms, Inc.

HIV testing, prevention, intervention, case management, outpatient medical care and medication assistance programs for people impacted by HIV and AIDs

Location: AIDS Arms, Inc - Peabody Health Center

1906 Peabody Street
Dallas, TX 75215

Phone: (214) 421-7848
Hours: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm M-F closed for lunch at noon

Services Offered: Advocacy, Disease Specific Treatment, Information and Referral

AIDS Interfaith Network, Inc.

Bilingual, Multicultural organization dedicated to meeting practical, emotional, or spiritual needs of men, women, children and youth who are living with HIV/AID.

501 N Stemmons, STE 200
Dallas, TX 75207

Phone: (214) 941-7696
Hours: 8:30 am to 5:30 pm M-F

Services Offered: Adult Day Programs, Advocacy, AIDS/HIV Issues, Health Education, Interpretation/Translation

City of Richardson

Advocacy: intercedes on behalf of individuals and/or groups to ensure that they receive the benefits and services to which they are entitled and that their rights, guaranteed by law are protected and enforced.

Location: Older Adult Program

820 W. Arapaho Rd
Richardson, TX 75080

Phone: (972) 744-7800

Services Offered: Advocacy

Dallas CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates)

Supervises and trains community volunteers who are appointed by the courts to monitor and give recommendations to the courts on cases of children who have been abused, neglected or abandoned and placed in foster care. Please note that Dallas CASA serves children only after being appointed to the legal case by court order. Dallas CASA staff members are unable to discuss or take action regarding a specific legal matter until a court order has been signed and received regarding the children involved. If you have questions regarding a legal case, please consult your attorney.

2815 Gaston Ave
Dallas, TX 75226

Phone: (214) 827-8961
Hours: 9:00am-5:00pm,M-F

Services Offered: Advocacy, Protective Services

Dallas Children`s Advocacy Center

The mission of the Dallas Children`s Advocacy Center (DCAC) is to improve the lives of abused children in Dallas County and provide national leadership on child abuse issues. DCAC reduces the re-victimization of the child, removes barriers to investigation and treatment, and enhances criminal prosecution with its distinctive multidisciplinary and united approach to child abuse cases. DCAC works in agreement with public and private agencies including Dallas law enforcement, Child Protective Services, the Disctric Attorney`s Office, Children`s Medical Center (REACH Clinic), and UT Southwestern to improve child abuse cases in Dallas County. The DCAC brings together a team of specialized professionals dedicated to investigating child abuse cases, providing therapy for child victims and prosecuting the offenders. Education and training about issue related to child abuse is available upon request

PO Box 720338
Dallas, TX 75372

Phone: (214) 818-2600
Hours: 8:30am-5:00pm, M-F; 9:00am-3:00pm, Sat.

Services Offered: Advocacy, Family Violence Counseling

Disability Rights Texas

Advocacy for legal rights of persons with disability in Texas. No fees are charged

1420 W. Mockingbird Ln. , Suite 450
Dallas, TX 75247-4932

Phone: (214) 630-0916
Toll Free: (214) 630-0916
Hours: Monday - Friday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM

Services Offered: Advocacy, Community Action/Social Advocacy Groups


Serving 67 North Texas counties, advocates for the needs and rights of people with epilepsy. Offers community education through audio-visual programs and speakers bureau. Provides counseling, information and referral, literature and social services for children, teens and adults with epilepsy, as well as their families. Employment assistance offered through job readiness, development and placement. Sponsors recreational activities, summer camp for children, retreats and support group meetings. Social service workers participate in epilepsy clinics at local hospitals.

7777 Forest Lane, Suite B-116
Dallas, TX 75320

Phone: (888) 548-9716
Hours: 8:30am-5:00pm, M-F.

Services Offered: Advocacy, Camps, Employment Preparation, Epilepsy, Health Education, Information and Referral, Job Finding Assistance

Location: Branch Offices

700 Olympic Plaza Cir, #904
Tyler , TX 75701-1955

Phone: (903) 535-6297

Services Offered: Advocacy, Camps, Employment Preparation, Epilepsy, Health Education, Information and Referral, Job Finding Assistance

Location: Branch Offices

1035 Military Pkwy
Mesquite, TX 75149

Phone: (972) 285-8836

Services Offered: Advocacy, Camps, Employment Preparation, Epilepsy, Health Education, Information and Referral, Job Finding Assistance


For violent families and victims of incest and child sexual abuse; 24 hour hotline. Shelter, counseling, transitional housing, support and advocacy for battered women and their children, and individual and group counseling for abusive men. Also offers community education, a speakers bureau and a thrift shop.

POBox 7999
Dallas, TX 75209

Phone: ADM (214) 559-2170

Services Offered: Advocacy, Crisis Intervention, Crisis Shelter, Family Violence Counseling, Transitional Housing/Shelter


Provide coordination and administration for all agencies in the department.

210 Carver St., Suiete 202
Garland, TX 75040

Phone: ((72) 205-3331
Hours: 8:00am-5:00pm, M-F.

Services Offered: Advocacy, Housing Authorities, Planning/Coordinating/Advisory Groups


Provides emergency shelter, in-house food and clothing for battered women and their children. Information and referral, in-shelter individual, group, family and children counseling services, aftercare and ex-residents program. The Hispanic program offers community education and outreach in the form of support, information groups, speakers bureau, counseling and casework in Spanish and referral resources to the Hispanic community. Volunteer opportunities available. Annie's House, a transitional housing facility for women who have completed the program

Mail: 4411 Lemmon Ave, Suite 201
Dallas, TX 75219

Phone: 24HR (214) 942-2998
Hours: 24 hours/day, 7 day/week

Services Offered: Advocacy, Crisis Intervention, Crisis Shelter, Group Counseling


Services: Counseling and psychiatric services for people living with HIV and AIDS, and their partners and families. Includes individual, couples, family therapy; support groups and psychiatric evaluations. Comprehensive substance abuse recovery program, recovery care and emotional support services for people impacted by HIV and AIDS.

Location: Legacy Founders Cottage

828 S. Tyler
Dallas, TX 75208

Phone: (214) 941-7373

Services Offered: Advocacy, Case/Care Management, Hospice Care, In Home Assistance


Services: Information and support to patients, families, healthcare professionals and public conceming leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's Disease and Myeloma. Services include educational materials and programs; patient financial aid; information and referral; peer-support; support groups; advocacy; back to school initiative for children with cancer; professional education; honored patient program and research suppor

8111 LBJ Freeway,, Suite 425
Dallas, TX 75251

Phone: (972) 239-0959
Toll Free: (972) 239-0959
Hours: Hours: 9:00am-5:00pm, M-F.

Services Offered: Advocacy, Health Education, Health Related Support Groups, Information and Referral, Leukemia, Lymphoma


Leads, coordinates and involves the community in improving mental health by advocating for improved care and treatment of people with mental illness, conducting education and prevention programs, and raising public awareness about mental illnesses and mental health. Offers a Depressive's Support Group. WHO - We Help Ourselves: An educational program for grades K-12 that teaches problem solving and communication skills to youth; Compeer: Matches volunteers and mental health clients in a one-to-one friendship helping to support individuals in reaching their full potential; Speakers Bureau.

624 N. Good Latimer, #200
Dallas, TX 75204

Phone: (214) 871-2420
Hours: 8:30am-5:00pm, M-F.

Services Offered: Advocacy, Mental Health Information/Education, Mental Health Related Support Groups

Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Metroplex Chapter

Victim Assistance Program provides individual, family and group support services to victims and their families. Child/teen victim advocate helps children/teens affected by drunk driving crashes. Victim services provided at no charge. Legal advocacy, court accompaniment and information given to victims. Speakers bureau. Youth in Action Team. Youth Education program. Wrecked Car Display. Victim Impact Panel and Repeat Drunk Driving Panel are court ordered programs offered monthly for DWI offenders and repeat DWI offenders. Transportation to court is provided as well as information regarding other community resources to assist the victim and family in the aftermath of a crash.

8585 Stemmons Frwy, Suite 525 South
Dallas, TX 75247

Phone: (214) 637-0372
Toll Free: (214) 637-0372
Hours: 9:00am-5:00pm, M-F; evening appointments scheduled.

Services Offered: Advocacy, Crime Victim Support, Substance Abuse Education/Prevention

NAMI (National Alliance for the Mentally Ill) Dallas

Voluntary self-help addressing the needs of the mentally ill (brain disorders) and their families and friends. Free family to family education, information and referrals, support groups, and advocacy for increased and improved services for persons with mental illness. Visions of Tomorrow, educational classes and support groups for parents and caregivers of children and/or adolescents with brain disorders. Speakers Bureau. Monthly newsletter.

6510 Abrams Rd, Suite 568
Dallas, TX 75231

Phone: (214) 341-7133
Hours: 9:00am-5:00pm, M-F.

Services Offered: Advocacy, Health Education, Information and Referral, Mental Health Information/Education

Renaissance 3

A comprehensive HIV/AIDS Service and Prevention organization that is primarily targeted to communities of color, and in particular Africian-American men with at risk behaviors in Dallas County. No charge for services which include HIV testing, Client Advocacy, HIV Prevention Services, accessed at the following locations:

2606 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd , Suite 218
Dallas, , TX 75215

Phone: [214] 428-6227
Hours: 8:30 AM.- 5 PM., M-F.

Services Offered: Advocacy, AIDS/HIV Issues, Disease/Disability Specific Screening/Diagnosis

Location: Prevention Services

2610 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd ,
Dallas, TX 75215

Phone: (214)428-6227

Services Offered: Advocacy, AIDS/HIV Issues, Disease/Disability Specific Screening/Diagnosis

Location: Client Advocacy Services

2606 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd , Ste 218
Dallas, TX 75215

Phone: (214) 421-4344

Services Offered: Advocacy, AIDS/HIV Issues, Disease/Disability Specific Screening/Diagnosis

Location: House of Osiris

2503 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Dallas, TX 75215

Phone: (214) 428-9583

Services Offered: Advocacy, AIDS/HIV Issues, Disease/Disability Specific Screening/Diagnosis

Seagoville Senior Center

Advocacy, Senior Center

110 E. Malloy Bridge Rd.
Seagoville, TX 75159

Phone: (972) 287-4113
Hours: Mon - Fri 8:00am - 4:00pm

Services Offered: Advocacy, Facilities/Community Centers

The Behavior Exchange

Behavior Therapy; Parent/Staff Training; Early Intervention for Children with Autism; Functional Assessment for Behavior; Advocacy; ARD Meeting Support; Behavior Intervention Plans

7777 Forest Lane, Suite B326
Dallas, TX 75230

Phone: (972)566-2058

Services Offered: Advocacy, Behavioral Learning Therapy, Parenting Education

Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) - Connect to Care is a web-based resource center created to provide access and assistance to older adults and individuals with disabilities needing information on the resources available.

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