Housing Assistance In ennis, TX And Vicinity

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Helping Hands of Ennis

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604 NE Main St
Ennis, TX 75119
(972) 875-0218

Description
Provides information and referral for East Ellis County. The food pantry is open from Mon - Friday from 8:00 am - 12:00. The facility also offers limited emergency assistance for groceries, rent and utilities. Refers clients to other available resources/services. Provides coats, shoes and school supplies to school age children by referral from the school district. Extreme weather relief: blankets in winter and fans in summer. Spirit of Sharing Thrift Shop: good, used items either free or reduced.

Hours
Mon - Fri 8:00 Am - 12:00 Pm

Eligibility
Low-income Families And Singles

Documents Required
Proof of address ( utility bill or lease), Photo ID, Birth certificate, and Income information

Area Served
Ellis County

Salvation Army

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620 Farley St
Waxahachie, TX 75165
(972) 937-7727

Description
Provides a food pantry, cooling station, emergency financial assistance, holiday assistance and Boys & Girls Club.

Hours
Social Services & Food Pantry Mon - Fri 9:00 Am - 11:30 Am; 1:00 Pm - 3:30 Pm; Cooling Station Mon - Fri 9:00 Am - 4:00 Pm

Eligibility
Ellis County Residents

Documents Required
Proof of residency and income, photo ID and SS cards for everyone in the household

Area Served
Ellis County

Pennies From Heaven Thrift Store

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404 Tx-342
Red Oak, TX 75154
(972) 617-7261

Description
Provides assistance with food, clothing, medication, rent, utilities and referrals to other agencies for residents in the Red Oak, Ferris, Glenn Heights ELLIS COUNTY ONLY PORTION, Oak Leaf, Ovilla and Pecan Hill 75154 and 75125 zip codes. Operates a thrift store. Back-to-school supply program, Christmas Toy Program, Hearts Hands and Hammers minor home repair program. Drop site for Ellis County Meals on Wheels clients in Red Oak area.

Hours
Mon - Wed 9:00 Am - 12:00 Pm ; Fri 9:00 Am - 12:00 Pm

Eligibility
Must Live In Service Area (75154 & 75125 Ellis County Only)

Documents Required
Proof of residence, Picture ID, and utility bill

Area Served
Ellis County

Salvation Army

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212 E 1st Ave
Corsicana, TX 75110
(903) 874-7131

Description
Provides emergency assistance with food, clothing, shelter, utility bills and medication.

Hours
Mon - Thu 9:00 Am - 3:30 Pm; 9:00 Am - 12:00 Noon

Eligibility
Must Have A Termination Notice For Utility Assistance And An Eviction Notice For Rent Assistance.

Documents Required
Picture ID and proof of residencey

Area Served
Navarro County


Heaven's Attic

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212 W Avenue F
Midlothian, TX 76065
(972) 775-1992

Description
Provides food, clothing, and financial assistance with utilities, rent, medical and gas for travel to work, furniture, household items, educational classes, back-to-school project, Thanksgiving and Christmas project.

Hours
Mon - Fri 10:00 Am - 5:00 Pm

Eligibility
Residents Of Medlothian Isd Only And 75065

Documents Required
Proof of residence, Picture ID, Current utility bill

Area Served
Ellis County

Thrifty Station

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202 E Cherry St
Duncanville, TX 75116
(972) 296-4986

Description
Provides assistance with food, clothing, electricity (TXU, Reliant), City of Duncanville water, rent, prescription medication and school supplies, when funding permits. Assistance is only available once a calendar year and to residents of the city of Duncanville ONLY.  Currently there is no funding available for RENT assistance.  Prescription assistance is a one time service.

Hours
Monday - Friday 9:30 Am - 12:30 Pm

Eligibility
Must Live In Zip Codes 75116 And 75137. Call For More Information.

Documents Required
Must have valid picture identification card, proof of residence, social security cards and birth certificates for each child.

Area Served
Dallas County

Mesquite Social Services

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1035 Military Pkwy
Mesquite, TX 75149
(972) 285-3000

Description
Provides food pantry, specialized information and referral service for all callers. Financial aid on limited emergency basis to residents of the City of Sunnyvale and zip codes 75149, 75150, 75181, 75180, 75182. This agency is a FEMA recipient.

Hours
Mon - Fri 8:00 Am - 5:00 Pm

Eligibility
Must Live In Zip Codes 75149, 75150, 75180, 75181 And 75182. Zip Code 75182 Will Assist With All Utilities Except Water. Cannot Be Currently Be Accepting Any Type Of Government Assistance (housing Sec. 8)

Documents Required
Proof of residency, picture ID and SS cards for everyone in household

Area Served
Dallas County

Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center

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2922 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Dallas, TX 75215
(214) 670-8418

Description
Provides a comprehensive service delivery system. This unique method allows the citizens of Dallas to come to one location to meet their needs, ranging from health and medical, childcare and family counseling to educational needs, financial and leisure activity.  Also provides extreme heat relief, such as water, snacks and cool areas.  Currently the only utility funds available are those for Reliant Energy ONLY.  TXU funding will NOT be available until September 2018.

Hours
Appointment Line Mon & Wed 9:00 Am - 11:00 Am 214-670-8416; Wic Program 214-670-7200; Senior Services 214-670-8170; Child Care 214-670-8258; Health Service 214-426-3645. Cooling Station Mon - Fri 8:00 Am - 5:00 Pm, Sat 8:30 Am - 3:00 Pm

Eligibility
City Of Dallas Residents. Financial Assistance Is Based On Availability Of Funds, No Walk Ins Accepted. Food Pantry Hours Are Tue & Thu 9:30 Am - 11:00 Am.

Documents Required
Picture ID and proof of residency

Area Served
Dallas County


Grand Prairie United Charities

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1417 Densman St
Grand Prairie, TX 75051
(972) 262-2014

Description
Provides on site, self select food pantry, rent, mortgage, shelter assistance, electric, gas, water assistance, prescription assistance and information and referral.  ALL FINANCIAL PROGRAMS ARE CONTINGIENT ON FUNDING AVAILABILITY.

Hours
Mon - Tue 9:00 Am - 3:00 Pm; Thur - Fri 9:00 Am - 3:00 Pm

Eligibility
Must Be Resident Of Grand Prairie And Must Be Considered Low-income By The Texas Poverty Guidelines

Documents Required
Picture ID for all adults in the household 18 years and older, SS cards for all members of the household, proof of income for past 60 days, proof of residency (mortgage or lease)

Area Served
Dallas County

Dallas County Welfare Division

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2377 N Stemmons Fwy
Dallas, TX 75207
(214) 819-1800

Description
Provides financial assistance and casework for individuals and families who have health problems which prevent gainful employment and who meet eligibility requirements. Emergency assistance funds available as well as food vouchers for the medically indigent.

Hours
Mon - Fri 8:00 Am - 4:30 Pm

Eligibility
Must Be Medically Disabled And Without Income. Clients Must Have A Current Medical Statement

Documents Required
Call for application

Area Served
Dallas County