Winter and Inclement Weather Shelters
Inclement Weather Shelter – Dallas County
- Dallas County Homeless Shelters
- Oak Lawn UMC Winter Shelter Program
- OurCalling – 214-444-8796 – Sign up for their emergency broadcast, by texting the word “homeless” to 555888.
Inclement Weather Shelter – Tarrant County
Financial & Housing Assistance
Texans who believe they have encountered price gouging should call the Office of the Attorney General’s toll-free complaint line at (800) 621-0508 or file a complaint online.
COVID-19 Eviction Information
United Way COVID-19 Community Economic Relief Fund
They will help with bills, rent, and food. Call 866-211-9966 and provide zip code, and you'll get a list of local agencies to provide service.
Dallas County Emergency Housing Assistance Program (EHAP)
Short-term rental, mortgage, and utility assistance to low income Dallas County residents living outside of the City of Dallas economically affected (loss/reduction of income) by the spread of COVID-19.
The Concilio - City of Dallas Emma Lazarus Resilience Funds
The intent of this fund is to provide assistance to individuals and families who are affected by COVID-19 and are not eligible for federal COVID-19 relief funds. To be eligible for cash assistance, you must live in the City of Dallas, be ineligible for federal COVID-19 stimulus programs, and have been adversely affected by COVID-19. A one-time financial assistance grant to immigrant and refugee families of at least $ 500 per family and not to exceed $ 1,000 per family will be distributed to qualifying families. All information collected by this form is confidential and only The Concilio will have access.
Link for applications: http://bit.ly/conciliolazarusf20
Phone number for more information: 214.818.0481
Jewish Family Services of Greater Dallas
Short term rental, mortgage and utility assistance in Dallas
Click here for program guide
North Texas Behavioral Health Authority
Short term rental assistance for Dallas, Ellis, Hunt, Kaufman and Rockwall counties.
Click here for program flyer
North Dallas Shared Ministries
Requests for rent/utility assistance for specific zip codes in the service area can be made by calling 214-358-8700 or 214-358-8737.
1421 West Mockingbird Lane, Dallas, TX 75247
Senior Housing for Homeless
Must be 55 +
Emergency Assistance for Elderly
1600 Viceroy Drive, Dallas, TX, 75235
Interfaith Family Services
Utility and Rent assistance available
1651 Matilda Street, Dallas, TX, 75206
The MINT Foundation
Rental, mortgage and utility assistance
Texas Workforce Commission
Wilkinson Rental Assistance
Catholic Charities of Fort Worth
Financial, medical and other resource recommendations
Center for Transforming Lives
Emergency Rental Assistance
City of Fort Worth Partners
Housing, utilities, tax assistance and more
Grand Prairie United Charities
Financial assistance and gifts
Search for local organizations that provide assistance
National or Statewide
Texas Public Utility Commission has ordered that all retail electric providers must offer a deferred payment plan at the customer’s request. Retail electric providers must also suspend disconnections if the client is under the state’s low income and unemployed list. To enroll in the state’s low income and unemployed list, contact 866-454-8387 for the administrator. To request a deferred payment plan call your electric provider for more information.
Aunt Bertha – The Social Care Network
Nationwide website with a searchable index of a variety of free support services, such as food banks and health care.
Children of Restaurant Employees
Nationwide, must provide certain documentation depending on the assistance for which you are applying. The documentation is not in regard to citizenship status.