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Resource List for Denton County


									                  Resource List for Denton County
American Red Cross
412 S. Carroll                               940-384-0880
Denton, TX 76201                             Fax 940-384-0884
                                             1-800-GET INFO(436-4636)

CCD Family Tree Counseling
1512 Scripture                             940-382-5328 Denton
Denton, TX 76201                           940-627-3221 Decatur                       972-353-9404 Lewisville
Services include family counseling and support for ages 0-17 and their families.

Child and Family Guidance Center
8915 Harry Hines Blvd                        214-351-3490
Dallas, TX 75235                             Fax 214-352-0871
Provides quality, accessible mental health services to strengthen children, families and
our community.

Child Care Services of North Central Texas
P.O. Box 130                                  800-234-9306
Denton, TX 76202                              940-382-5619
1304 Teasley                                  Fax 940-323-4394
Denton, TX 76205
Provides state-funded childcare primarily to low-income families to achieve and maintain
self-sufficiency. For most clients, CCS requires a co-payment based on the family’s
monthly income.

Christian Community Action
200 S. Mill St.                                972-436-4357
Lewisville, TX                                 Fax 972-219-4330
Assistance with food, financial, education and Health Center for uninsured adults. Must
qualify financially and be in service area of Christian Community Action.

Communities In Schools of North Texas
896 N. Mill St. STE 201 B                    972-436-6377
Lewisville, TX 75057                         Fax 972-436-6770
Provides dropout prevention services to ”at risk” students in schools across Denton and
Wise Counties.

Community Services, Inc.
401 E. 4th Ave.                                903-872-2401
Corsicana, TX 75110                            800-931-9929
P.O. Box 612                                   Fax 903-872-0254
Corsicana, TX 75151                            940-483-9366 Denton
Provides utility assistance to eligible persons 125% FPG.
Locations and hours:
Lewisville 206 Main St Monday- Thursday. 9-12 :1:30-3:00
Denton 210 S. Elm STE B Monday- Thursday 8:00-12:00:1:00: -3:00

Denton County Health & Indigent Care
306 North Loop 288, STE 183                940-349-2940
Denton, TX 76209                           972-434-4700
Provides assistance in payment of medical bills for qualified applicants. Eligibility is
21% of federal poverty guidelines. Lewisville location of Denton County Health Dept.
190 N. Valley Parkway

Dallas Bar Association Free Legal     1-214-748-1234 extension 3600
Clinics/Hurricane Victims only        1-800-246-1300 extension 3600
Se habla español                      1-800-246-1300 extension 3601
FEMA appeals, Government Benefits, Insurance Issues, lost documents,etc.

Denton County Mental Health/ Mental Retardation (MHMR)
2519 Scripture                         940-381-5000
Denton, TX 76201                       940-565-5210
P.O. Box 2346                          Crisis Line 800-762-6233                     Fax 940-383-1804
Mental Illness Services-

Denton County Veterans Services Office
306 North Loop 288 STE 146             940-349-2950
Denton, TX 76209                       Fax 940-349-2951

Denton County WIC (Women, Infants and Children)
306 North Loop 288, STE 183               940-349-2930
Denton, TX 76209                          Fax 940-349-3831
Lewisville, The Colony and Carrollton     972-4461507
Nutrition Education Program and food vouchers provided for pregnant and breastfeeding
women, postpartum women up to 6 months and infants and children through age 5.

Denton Housing Authority
1225 Wilson ST.                             940-383-1504
Denton, TX 76205
Provides housing and rental assistance to low-income families, including elderly,
handicapped or disabled persons:

Dial a Ride                                940-243-0077Metro
Ages 7 to 17
Transportation Services for age 60 and over or disabled. Call a week ahead for

Family Tree Free Family Counseling:      1-800-897-7068
Family Tree serves Denton and Wise Counties.

FEMA DISASTER ASSISTANCE                    1-800-621-FEMA
Register for disaster assistance

Greater Dallas Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse
4525 Lemmon Ave. #300                   214-522-8600
Dallas, TX 75219                        Hotline 972-219-4374                          Fax 214-521-7253

Habitat for Humanity of Denton County
2200 W. Bell                                940-484-5006
Denton, TX 76209                            Fax 940-387-4546
P.O. Box 425
Denton, TX 76202
A program for very low-income families to purchase new homes with a no-interest loan
and help in the construction of their home.

Information & Referral Services of United Way
625 Dallas Dr., STE 525                  940-566-2688
Denton, TX 76205                         Fax 940-898-8976

Legal Aid of Northwest Texas
625 Dallas Drive STE 350                      940-383-1406
Denton, TX 76205                              800-955-1407                                 Fax 940-382-7797
Civil legal services for persons and families eligible. Free services for low income, clients
may have to pay for court costs. Must call for screening and have an appointment.

Lewisville Senior Activities Center
1950-A South Valley Parkway                   972-219-5050
Lewisville, TX 75029                          Fax 972-279-5055
P.O. Box 299002
Lewisville, TX 75029-9002
Meals on Wheels info at this number

Mental Health Mental Retardation ( MHMR)
P.O. Box 2346                          940-381-5000
Denton, TX 76202                       800-762-0157 Crisis Line
2519 Scripture
Denton, TX 76201

Metrocrest Social Services
1111 West Beltline Road, STE 100          972-446-2100
Carrollton, TX 75006                      Fax 972-446-2102
Financial assistance, food, employment. Must qualify and be in service area of

North Central Texas Area Agency on Aging
616 Six Flags Dr. STE 200              800-272-3921
Arlington, TX 76011                    Fax 817-695-9274
P.O Box 5888
Arlington, TX 75005-5888

Northwest Christian Community Services
108 Pecan Street                            817-491-4451
Roanoke, TX 76262
Offers food, commodities, clothing, household items, and some utility assistance.
Program services Northwest Independent School District. Donations accepted.
Available 9am-2pm, Monday through Wednesday.

Opening Doors Immigration Services
2200 N. Bell                                 940-382-0096
Denton, TX 76209                             Fax 940-891-0466
Helps individuals with immigration visa issues and naturalization, temporary visas, and
can make referrals.

Our Daily Bread
300 West Oak St.                           940-382-5604
Denton, TX 76201                           Fax 940-381-2404
A noon hot meal available from 12:00pm-1: 30pm, Monday through Friday at St. Andrew
Presbyterian Church. Volunteer opportunities available. No identification or registration

502 S. Old Orchard Lane STE 126                 972-436-7962
Lewisville, TX 765067                           Fax 972-420-0085
Pediatric health care facility that provides treatment of acute illness, treatment and
management of chronic illness, well child visits, vaccinations, referrals for special
medical care, hearing aids and vision screening and parent and child health education.

Primary Care Clinic
376 W. Main St., Suite F                      972-221-6005
Lewisville, TX 75067
$30.00 Fee per office visit

REACH of Denton Resource Center on Independent Living
405 S. Elm STE 202                            940-383-1062
Denton, TX 76201                              Fax 940-383-2742 or www.reachcils.orgREACH offers free services for people
with disabilities living in Denton and surrounding counties. Services include information
and referral, peer counseling, independent living skills teaching, training, support groups,
advocacy assistance and equipment loan program (wheelchairs, walkers, etc.) The
office is open Monday- Friday 8:00- 5:00p.m.

The Salvation Army, Denton Corps
1508 E. McKinney St.                          940-566-3800
Denton, TX 76209                              Fax 940-898-1731
P.O. Box 1945
Denton, TX 76202
207 Elm Street                                972-353-9400
Lewisville, TX
Shelter in Denton only.

Sharp Focus Center for Counseling Education and Meditation
1204 Bent Oaks Ct. STE 100                     940-381-5010
Denton, TX 76210                               1-800-8texans
Fax 940-380-4030
Offers Anger Management Program, Children’s Divorce Coping Groups, Chemical
Abuse Resistance Education Class (both in English and Spanish), play therapy,
Department of Transportation substance abuse evolution, counseling for all ages
regarding addictions, parenting, anxiety, depression, and blending families. We offer
mediation for services for all types of disputes. Se habla Espanol.

Social Security Administration
2201 Colorado Blvd.                          940-387-4504
Denton, TX 76205                             800-772-1213                                  Fax 940-566-9056
Assists residents of Denton and Wise counties in filing for retirement, survivor, disability
and Medicare benefits. Assists in establishing eligibility for Supplemental Security
Income benefits for the aged, blind, and disabled. Helps anyone secure a Social
Security number or to make changes on an existing number.

SPAN, Inc.(Service Program for Aging Needs)
1800 Malone                                  940-382-2224
Denton, TX 76201                             940-243-8620                         Fax 940-383-8433
TRANSPORTATION all lift-equipped vans in county. Seniors and persons with
disabilities transported through the county.
system for persons of all ages in Denton County. Subscriber uses button to activate unit
for direct contact with trained monitors.

Texas Department of Assistance and Rehabilitation Services- Department of
Rehabilitation Services (formerly TX Rehabilitation Commission)
116 E. Prairie                               940-383-1521
Denton, TX 76201
Rehabilitation provided for persons with disabilities that are a handicap to employment.
Vocational assessment, counseling and guidance job training and placement, and
physical restoration and prosthetic appliances provided. Some services are based on
financial need.

Texas Department of Family & Protective Services
3730 E. McKinney                               940-387-8544
Denton, TX 76209                               Abuse Hotline at 1-800-252-5400
Investigates allegations of abuse or neglect involving Denton County. Provides ongoing
services to families and children of abuse or neglect in their own home. Provides social
and rehabilitative services to children that have been placed in substitute care as a result
of abuse or neglect. For emergency after hours and on weekends, call local law

Texas Health and Human Service Commission (formerly TX Dept. of Human
3612 East McKinney                  940-383-2371
Denton, TX 76209

Food Stamps and TANF (Texas Aid for Needy Families)
Texcare Partnership-C.H.I.P.                   TexCare 800-647-6558
Provides affordable health insurance coverage for children, newborn through 18 years of
age. This is designed for families who earn too much to qualify for Medicaid but still can’t
afford to buy insurance.

Texas Workforce Commission- North Central Texas Workforce
1300 Teasley                         940-382-6712
Denton, TX 76205
Provides job referral/placement

North Texas Human Resource Group
1300 Teasley                               940-387-8800
Denton, TX 76205 Special Consideration for the handicapped, elderly, public offenders
and other special populations with impairments.

The Peoples Clinic of Denton, Inc.
505 S. Locust                               940-387-2020
Denton, TX 76201
Provides primary health care treatment for children and adults thought a sliding scale.
Patients see by appointment between 8:30am-4: 30pm. Bilingual staff.

            Adjacent Counties & Cities Information & Referral Numbers

Dallas, Rockwall, Hunt, Navarro,              211
Kaufman & Ellis Counties

Collin County                                 972-422-1850

Tarrant & Wise County                         1-817-258-8100
City of Fort Worth                            1-817-871-8697


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