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Community Crisis Information and Other Community Services

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The following agencies were selected from the 2008 Community Council of Greater Dallas Source Book . This agency is a referral source and is not affiliated with Cedar Valley College or Dallas County Community College District. The agencies selected for this list were selected by their published statements of services and the likelihood that some students on this campus may have need for their services. This is not a complete list of agencies or of services available in the DFW area. Students may contact a Cedar Valley College counselor for help in determining agencies that may be able to offer some form of assistance or call 211 for help in connecting directly with The Community Council of Greater Dallas for area agency referrals.

Please contact a counselor if you need more information or help not listed below.

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Community Crisis Information and Other Community Services

(NOTE: All links on this page take you away from Cedar Valley College Servers.)


The following agencies were selected from the 2008 Community Council of Greater Dallas Source Book . This agency is a referral source and is not affiliated with Cedar Valley College or Dallas County Community College District. The agencies selected for this list were selected by their published statements of services and the likelihood that some students on this campus may have need for their services. This is not a complete list of agencies or of services available in the DFW area. Students may contact a Cedar Valley College counselor for help in determining agencies that may be able to offer some form of assistance or call 211 for help in connecting directly with The Community Council of Greater Dallas for area agency referrals.

Please contact a counselor if you need more information or help not listed below.

Crisis contact for suicide prevention:

Contact Counseling and Crisis Line - 24hr
972-233-2233
www.contactdallas.org

972-233-TEEN (8336)
www.teencontact.org

Suicide and Crisis Center - 24hr
crisis line 214-828-1000
www.sccenter.org

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Sexual Assault / Rape Crisis

Parkland Rape Crisis and Sexual Abuse Center - 24hr
214-590-0430

The Turning Point (Formerly known as Rape Crisis Center of Collin County)
24hr 972-985-0951
24hr 800-886-RAPE

Victim Intervention Program / Rape Crisis Center
4811 Harry Hines Blvd.
Dallas, Tx. 75235
24 hour 214-590-0430

Victims Outreach
24 hr 214-358-5173

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Domestic Violence Intervention

The Family Place
24 hr contact line 214-941-1991
www.familyplace.org

Genesis Women's Shelter
24 hours/day 7 days/week contact line 214-942-2998
www.genesisshelter.org

Mosaic Family Services
Multi- lingual services available
4144 N. Central Expressway #530
Dallas, Tx. 75204
214-821-5393
24 hour Domestic Violence Hotline 214-823-4434
www.mosaicinfo.org

New Beginning Center
24 hour contact 972-276-0057
www.newbeginningcenter.org

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Food

Angel Food Ministries
(Food Buying CO-OP)
www.angelfoodministries.com
Search by zip code for closest location

North Texas Food Bank
call for a pantry in your zip code 214-330-1396
http://web.ntfb.org/

Texas Health & Human Services Commission
Hotline 877-236-6500
Metro 972-337-6100
www.hhsc.state.tx.us/

WIC
Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, & Children
214-670-7200

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AIDS Support

AIDS ARMS, Inc.
214-521-5191
www.aidsarms.org

AIDS Interfaith Network, Inc.
501 N. Stemmons Freeway, Suite 200
Dallas, Tx. 75207
214-941-7696
www.aidsinterfaithnetwork.org

Aids Resource Center
2701 Reagan St. Dallas, TX
Helpline 214-559- AIDS (2437) or 800-924-AIDS (2437)
www.resourcecenterdallas.org

AIDS Services of Dallas
214-941-0523
www.aidsdallas.org

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Pregnancy & Women's Health

Community Women's Health Care
Call to locate clinic near you 214-905-2100

Dallas Pregnancy Resource Center
12959 Jupiter Rd, Suite 140, Dallas, Tx.
214-343-7283

Planned Parenthood of North Texas
Call to locate clinic near you 214-363-2004
www.ppnt.org

Prestonwood Pregnancy & Family Care
Call to make an appointment 972-386-4015
www.prestonwoodpregnancy.org

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Help with Child Care

The Child Care Group
214-630-7911
www.childcaregroup.org/programs

Child Care Answers
214-631-2273

Child Care Management Services (CCMS)
214-630-5949

Child Care Services
214-670-0506

Head Start of Greater Dallas
972-283-6400
www.hsgd.org

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Substance Abuse

Alcoholics Anonymous
214-887-6699
www.aadallas.org

Al-Anon & Al-Ateen - 24hr
214-363-0461
24 hr Spanish 214-363-1550
www.dallasal-anon.org

NEXUS Recovery Center Inc.
8733 LaPrada Dallas, Tx.
214-321-0156
www.nexusrecovery.org

Phoenix Project, Inc.
2345 Reagan St. Dallas, Tx.
214-999-1044 or toll free 800-DRUGHELP
www.phoenixhouse.org

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Help with consumer debt and credit cards

Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Greater Dallas, Inc.
Call for center near you or for phone counseling 214-638-2227
www.cccs.net

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Employment

Cedar Valley College Career Center
Room A-102
Phone: 972-860-8146

Texas Workforce Commission, TWC
214-290-1031
www.Texasworkforce.org

Unemployment Insurance
214-252-1200

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Housing

Shelters:

Austin Street Center
2929 Hickory St Dallas, Tx 75226
24 hr 214-428-4242
www.austinstreet.org/

The Bridge Homeless Assistance Center
1818 Corsicana St.
Dallas, Tx.
Walk- In Assistance Available

Dallas Life Foundation
1100 Cadiz Dallas,Tx
214-421-1380
www.dallaslife.org

Salvation Army
24 hr 214-424-7000
www.salvationarmydallas.org

Roommate Referral:

Shared Housing Center, Inc.
412 N. Good-Latimer Expressway
214-821-8510
www.sharedhousing.org

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Legal Resources

Lawyer Referral Service, Dallas Bar Association
214-220-7444
www.dallasbar.org

Legal Aid of Northwest Texas
Call to locate a clinic near you
214-748-1234 or 888-529-5277
www.lanwt.org

Southern Methodist University Deadman School of Law
Legal Clinics Department
214-768-2562
www.clinics.law.smu.edu

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Immigration / naturalization / citizen preparation

Catholic Charities
Immigration & Legal Services
54525 Maple Ave., Suite 400
Dallas, Tx. 75235
214-634-7182

Mosaic Family Services
Multi- lingual services available
4144 N. Central Expressway #530
Dallas, Tx. 75204
214-821-5393
24 hour Domestic violence Hotline 214-823-4434
www.mosaicinfo.org

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Transportation

Bus, Rail, Commuter Information:

Dallas Area Rapid Transit- DART
Customer Service / Schedule Information 214-979-1111
Para-transit Services 214-515-7272
Ride Share / Commuter Service 214-747-7433

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Veteran's Services

Dallas Vet Center
Readjustment Counseling Service
5232 Forest Ln., Suite 111
Dallas, Tx. 75244
24 hour contact line 214-361-5896

Veterans Service Office, Dallas County
2377 N. Stemmons Frwy., 6th floor
Dallas, Tx. 75207
214-819-1885
Alt 214-819-1887

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Gay & Lesbian Resources

Resource Center of Dallas
John Thomas Gay & Lesbian Community Center
2701 Reagan St.
Dallas, Tx. 75219
214-528-0144
Infoline 214-528-0022
www.resourcecenterdallas.org


Please, if you did not find what you need on this list contact a counselor and we will help you find other agencies that may be able to help with other needs. Some types of help (i.e. help with utility bills, rental assistance varies by zip code) many need a personal referral.

The above listed agencies were selected from the 2006 Community Council of Greater Dallas Source Book. This agency is a referral agency and is not affiliated with Cedar Valley College or Dallas County Community College District. The agencies selected for this list were selected by their published statements of services and the likelihood that some students on this campus may have need for their services. This is not a complete list of agencies or of services available in the DFW area. Students may contact a Cedar Valley College counselor for help in determining agencies that may be able to offer some form of assistance or call 211 for help in connecting directly with The Community Council of Greater Dallas for area agency referrals.

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