Community resources

We have put together this list of resources to help you find the services you need.

We do not guarantee the accuracy of the information. We do not recommend or endorse any particular provider, nor do we make any judgment about the quality of care given by any provider.

Alcohol abuse or substance abuse

Inpatient/Outpatient Treatment Center

AgencyContact information
Addicare
2722 W. Kingsley Rd., Garland
972-278-4760
Imagine Programs
1947 Ave. K, Plano
972-423-6007
Medical City Green Oaks Hospital
7808 Clodus Fields Dr., Dallas
972-770-1032
MetroCare Services
9708 Skillman/4645Samuel, Dallas
214-221-5433
972-861-5611
Nexus
8733 La Prada Dr., Dallas
214-321-0156
Phoenix House
2345 Reagan St., Dallas
214-999-1044
Texas Health Resources Behavioral Health
(multiple locations)
682-236-6023
The Council on Alcohol & Drug Abuse 
349 Empire Central, Dallas
214-522-8600
Turning Point
1778 N. Plano Rd., Richardson
972-234-8636
Waterford Academy
1735 Analog Dr., Richardson
469-630-1735

Youth 180
201 S. Tyler St., Dallas

214-942-5166
Clothing and food
AgencyContact information
Catholic Charities
1421 Mockingbird Ln., Dallas
 214-520-6590
Friendship House
620 W. Ave B, Garland
972-272-1010
Good Samaritans
214 N. 12th St., Garland
972-276-2263
Life Message 
4501 Rowlett Rd., Rowlett
877-518-1000

Salvation Army
451 W. Ave. D., Garland

972-272-4531
Emergency and cold weather shelters

Emergency shelters

AgencyContact information
Salvation Army214-424-7000
Dallas Life Foundation214-421-1380
Austin Street Center214-428-4242
The Bridge Homeless Assistance Center214-670-1100
Arlington Life Shelter817-548-9885

Cold weather shelter

Axe Memorial United Methodist Church
1700 W. Kingsley Road, Garland, 75041

The Garland Overnight Warming Station (GLOWS) Coalition is committed to providing emergency sheltering during life-threatening cold weather for residents and displaced individuals in need of temporary assistance.

The shelter activates if one of the following criteria is met:

  • 32 degrees or less with at least a 20% chance of precipitation
  • 25  degrees or less with no precipitation forecast

For more information, contact:
Mike Bencheck, GLOWS Chairman
972-853-1523

Family and youth shelter-transitional
AgencyContact information
City House
901 18th Street, Plano
972-971-0278
Interfaith Housing Coalition
5600 Ross Ave., Dallas
214-827-7220
Our Friends’ Place
6500 Greenville Ave., Dallas
214-520-6268
Promise House
224 W. Page Ave., Dallas
214-941-8578
Salvation Army – Dallas
(multiple locations)
214-424-7050
Family and youth counseling services
AgencyContact information
Centro de Mi Salud
628 Centre St., Dallas
214-941-0798
Child & Family Guidance Center
(multiple locations)
214-351-3490
Children’s Health Dept of Psychiatry
1935 MedicalDistrict, Dallas
214-456-8899
Counseling Institute of Texas
3200 Southern Dr., Garland
972-271-4300
Counseling Works
5440 Harvest Hill Rd., Dallas
972-960-9981
Family Tree Program
(multiple locations)
940-387-7517
Love Bond Community Outreach
8035 E. RL Thorton, Dallas
469-709-8977
MetroCare Services
(Skillman/Samuel)
214-221-5433
972-861-5611
Mobile Counseling
1412 Main St. 613, Dallas
214-542-5642
Momentus Institute
106 E. 10th, 9705 Harry Hines, Dallas
214-915-4700
Mosaic Family Services
12225 Greenville Ave., Dallas
214-821-5393
Richland Oaks Counseling Center
1221 Abrams, Richardson
469-619-7622
UT-Southwestern Family Center
6363 Forest Park, Dallas
214-648-6945
Youth Advocate Program214-821-6505
Youth 180
7777 Forest Ln., Dallas
972-566-4680
Housing

Second chance apartments

Second chance leasing offers those with a negative rental history, past financial issues or a criminal background the opportunity to lease an apartment.

AgencyContact information
Pecan Knoll Apartments
1051 E. Centerville Rd, Garland

972-271-3661

Lake Meadows Apartments
5409 Zion Rd, Garland

972-226-6124

Meadow Creek Apartments
518 Tacoma Dr., Garland

877-250-9813

Housing assistance/vouchers

The following agencies help families get affordable housing.

AgencyContact information
Garland Housing Agency
210 Carver Dr. Ste 201B, Garland
 972-205-3393
Dallas Housing Authority

3939 N. Hampton Rd., Dallas

214-951-8300

Psychiatric assesment/care
AgencyContact information
Children's Health Dept of Psychiatry
1935 MedicalDistrict, Dallas
214-456-8899
Dallas Behavioral Health Care Hospital
800 Kirnwood, DeSoto
972-982-0897
Elevate Healthcare
333 N. Shiloh Rd. Suite 102, Garland
(469) 917-9201
Hickory Trail Hospital
2000 N. Old Hickory Tr., DeSoto
972-298-7323
Seay Behavioral Health Care Center
6110 W. Parker Rd, Plano
972-981-8301
UT-Southwestern Children’s Health
5323 Harry Hines, Dallas
214-456-5752
Refugees/immigrant assistance

Mosiac Family Services, Inc.
214-823-4434

Mosaic House aids:

  • Trafficking Survivors
  • Family Violence Survivors
  • Refugees
  • Unaccompanied Minors
Sexual-victim services and prevention
Support groups
AgencyContact information
Alateen/Alanon
(multiple locations)
214-363-0461
Alcoholics Anonymous
(multiple locations)

214-887-6699

Alcoholics Anonymous – Spanish 214-905-0770
CARE Substance Abuse Support
8100 Lomo Alto, Dallas
214-526-8986
Community Helpline 211
GALA(Gay &Lesbian Alliance)info@galantx.org
GISD Parent Training972-487-3300
GriefWorks
5440 Harvest Hill, Dallas
972-960-9981
ext. 108
Journey of Hope (Grief)
3900 W. 15th, Plano
972-964-1600
NAMI
2812 Swiss Ave, Dallas
214-341-7133
Narcotics Anonymous
(multiple locations)
1-888-629-6757
The Elisa Project (Eating disorders)
10300 N. Central, Dallas
214-369-5222
The Resource Center (HIV)
(multiple locations)
214-528-0144
Youth First Texas/LGBT
5750 Cedar Springs, Dallas
214-540-4471