Resources for federal employees

Below is a list of community resources that can help provide food, clothing, financial assistance, medical help and dental services for those affected by the government shutdown.

If there are significant needs that are not addressed by this list, please contact Student Services. They will reach out to other groups to meet those needs.

ResourceCityHours of operationDetails

Friendship House
620 West Ave. B
972-272-1010

GarlandMonday-Friday:
9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Wednesday:
9:30 a.m.-noon
Help with food, school uniforms, clothing, utility bills, rent, gas and furniture, if funds available.
The Clothes Closet
9810 La Prada
972-857-9707
Dallas Thursday:
10 a.m.-noon
Clothing
First Christian Church of Rowlett
7301 Miller Rd.
972-475-3559
Rowlett Food and clothing
Life Message
4501 Rowlett Rd.
972-475-9800
RowlettCall for hoursClothing
Project 319
4702 Saturn Rd.
GarlandWednesday:
1-7 p.m.
Clothing
Shiloh Baptist Church
105 Grant St.
972-272-8008
Garland Clothing
City of Garland
Housing/Financial Assistance Division
210 Carver St.
972-205-3374
GarlandMonday-Thursday:
8-11:30 a.m.
As funds are available; appointments made in person

Mt. Hebron Baptist Church
1233 State Hwy 66
972-276-5218

GarlandCall for appointmentCase-by-case basis as funds are available.
Rowlett Needy Children's Fund
4606 Skyline Dr.
972-463-3245
RowlettCall for appointmentCase-by-case basis as funds are available.
Helping Hands
401 W. Rusk St. Ste 100
972-772-8194
RowlettCall for appointmentCase-by-case basis as funds are available.
Operational Community Outreach
7301 Miller Rd.
972-475-3559
RowlettMonday-ThursdayCase-by-case basis as funds are available.
Salvation Army
451 W. Ave D
972-272-4531
Garland Help with food and clothing
Catholic Charities
214-389-1340
  Call for interview, provides food, air/heat, bus passes, school supplies
Good Samaritan
214 North 12th
972-276-2263
Garland Food and clothing
The Roc
3375 Edgewood Dr.
972-272-1002
GarlandFirst Thursday of month:
10 a.m. -1 p.m.
Last Saturday of month:
9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Food, bring proof of residency in Garland
Axe Memorial
Hearts and Hands Food Pantry
1700 W. Kingsley
972-278-2175
GarlandTuesdays & ThursdaysFood
Life Message
4501 Rowlett Rd.
877-518-1000
RowlettCall for appointmentFood
RCCG Bread of Life Parish
214-552-5613
GarlandCall for hoursFood
Hope Clinic
808 W. Ave A
972-485-9292
GarlandCall for appointmentMedical
Mission East Dallas
2914 Oates Dr.
972-682-8917
Dallas  Medical/Dental Services. Need Picture ID and proof of residency. Bus passes available.
Parkland COPC
802 Hopkins St.
214-266-0700
GarlandMonday-Thursday
7:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
Friday:
8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Medical needs
Baylor Clinic Dallas
4007 Worth St.
214-828-1745
Dallas  Chronic illnesses (diabetes, heart failure, thyroid, asthma), pediatric services/community care 
The Doctor Spot
Mobile
972-834-2473
GarlandCall for appointmentGISD children and adolescents only
Garland Pediatric Dentistry Clinic
445 N. Garland Ave
972-674-9966
GarlandCall for appointmentChildren and adolescents only