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Dallas Community Resources

The following agencies are always available to provide answers to questions or help with problems, which you might encounter.

Emergency (Crime/Fire/Health) - Dial 911
Telephone Device for the Deaf: 214-670-5263

Community Services/Advocacy
AARP
214-265-4060
www.aarp.com

Senior Citizens of Greater Dallas
214-823-5700
www.theseniorsource.org

Counseling
Suicide and Crisis Center
214-828-1000
www.sccenter.org

Catholic Counseling Services
214-526-2772
www.catholiccharitiesdal.org

Children and Family Guidance Center
214-747-8331
www.childrenandfamilies.info

Dart Transportation/Mobility Impaired
Reservations: 214-827-1986
Cancellations: 214-828-6700
TTD: 214-828-6729
www.dart.org

Food Emergencies
Aging Information
214-747-3711

Food Stamps
Texas Department of Human Services - Food Stamps Program
817-640-5090
www.hhsc.state.tx.us/help/food/foodstamps/index.html

Health Information
American Cancer Society
1-800-227-2345
www.cancer.org

American Heart Association
214-748-7212
www.americanheart.org

American Lung Association
214-239-5864
www.lungussa.org

American Diabetes Foundation
214-392-1181
www.diabetes.org

Arthritis Foundation North Texas Chapter
214-826-4361
www.arthritis.org

National Kidney Foundation
214-934-8057
www.kidney.org

Hearing Impaired
Callier Center for Communication Disorder: 214-905-3000
TDD: 214-905-3005
Deaf Action Center - Voice/TDD: 214-521-0407
www.utdallas.edu/calliercenter/contact

Meals on Wheels
214-689-0639
www.mealcall.org

Medicaid
Texas Department of Human Services: 214-630-9539
www.hhsc.state.tx.us

Medicare
1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-42273)
www.medicare.gov

Social Security Administration
1-800-772-1213
www.ssa.gov

Mental / Psychiatric Health
Mental Health Association
214-871-2420
www.mhadallas.org

Alzheimer's Association
214-827-0062
www.alzdallas.org

Alcoholics Anonymous
214-239-4599
www.aa.org

American Red Cross
214-871-6239
www.redcross.org

Protective Services
Adult Protective Services
214-638-7575
www.dfps.state.tx.us/adult_protection/

Adult Abuse Hotline
1-800-252-5400


The Family Place
214-941-1991
Women and Children Shelter for Families Experience Domestic Violence Hotline: 214-941-1991
Men's Program Hotline: 214-692-8295
www.familyplace.org

Greater Dallas Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse
214-552-8600
www.gdcada.org