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If you are in a mental health crisis, please call Denton County MHMR's Crisis Hotline: 1-800-762-0157
Or find help via our Mental Health Resources Directory (.pdf)
Searchable state-wide database available at www.211texas.org
Local (Denton County) Resources Directory available as .pdf
If you are a Veteran or family member of a Veteran, you may be eligible for help through the Veteran Community Navigator

2-1-1 Texas

Operated by the Texas Health and Human Services Commission and updated locally by United Way of Denton County, 2-1-1 Texas is a comprehensive Social Services referral system akin to 4-1-1's Directory Assistance and 9-1-1's Emergency Dispatch. If you need help, dial 2-1-1 to be connected with a 24-hour helpline.

940-566-2688 - United Way of Denton County Helpline

During normal office hours (8:00am - 5:00pm Monday - Friday) United Way of Denton County staff and volunteers monitor a local helpline for Denton County residents, providing referrals out of our Community Services Directory.

Community Resources Directory:

Available in .pdf format!

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All listings provided in this directory are for information only and their inclusion does not constitute endorsement.

Every effort has been made to identify all governmental and not for profit agencies and organizations in Denton County, providing programs and services on a regular basis. Agencies wishing to be considered for inclusion should apply in writing to:

Information & Referral Helpline
1314 Teasley Lane
Denton, TX 76205

Directory Index

AARP Connections for Independent Living

Ability Connection Texas

Adult & Community Education for Denton County

Advocacy and Pregnancy Center

Alzheimer's Association, Greater Dallas Chapter

Amazing Love Ministries

American Cancer Society

American Diabetes Association

American Heart Association

American Legion Senior Center

American Pregnancy Association

American Red Cross-Denton Branch

Ann Windle School for Young Children

Arc of Denton County

Argyle Food Bank

Asbury Relief Ministry Food Pantry

Baylor Rehab Home Health (Pinnacle Home Health)

Big Brothers Big Sisters

Bluebonnet Hospice Care

Boy Scouts of America-Longhorn Council

Boys & Girls Clubs of North Central Texas

Camp Fire First Texas

Camp Summit

CASA - Court Appointed Special Advocates of Denton Co., Inc.

Catholic Charities Diocese of Fort Worth - Veteran's Services

CCD Counseling, PA

CEMA Associates

Cenikor Foundation

Child Care Services of North Central Texas (CCS)

Child Study Center

Children's Advocacy Center for Denton County

Children's Connections Inc.

Christian Community Action (CCA)

Chrysalis Educational Foundation

City of Denton - Community Development Division

City of Denton - Parks and Recreation Department

Communities In Schools of North Texas

Community Services, Inc.

Cook Children’s Psychology Clinic

Cross Timbers YMCA

Cumberland Presbyterian Children's Home

DADS Foster Grandparent Program

Dallas Lighthouse for the Blind

Denton Affordable Housing Corporation (DAHC)

Denton Bible Church

Denton Central Appraising District

Denton Christian Preschool

Denton City County Day School

Denton Community Food Center

Denton Community Health Clinic

Denton County Friends of the Family

Denton County Health Department

Denton County Indigent Health Care

Denton County MHMR

Denton County Transportation Authority (DCTA)

Denton County Veteran’s Services Office

Denton County WIC (Women, Infants, and Children)

Denton Freedom House

Denton Housing Authority

Denton I.S.D.- Regional Day School Program for the Deaf-Special Education

Denton I.S.D. Social Services and Assistance

Denton I.S.D.-Extended School Day Program

Denton I.S.D.-Teen Parent Program

Denton Kiwanis Club - Children's Clinic

Denton Public Library Literacy Program

Denton Senior Center

Denton State Supported Living Center

Denton Treatment Services

Disabled American Veterans

Easter Seals North Texas

EduCare Community Living

Epic Health Services

Evergreen at Lewisville

Excel Center of Lewisville

Experience Works

EyeCare America

Fairoaks Retirement Apartments

Family Care Services, Inc.

Family Health Care, Inc.

Family Tree Program

First Step Denton County Outreach Program

Fred Moore Day Nursery School

Geri-Options Geriatric Care Management

Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas

Giving HOPE Inc

Good Samaritan North Texas Home Health

Goodwill Industries of Fort Worth

Greater Dallas Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse

Greater Lewisville Cares

GreenPath

Habitat for Humanity of Denton County

Health Services of North Texas

Hearts For Homes

Home Instead Senior Care

Innovative Counseling Services

Interfaith Ministries of Denton, Inc.

Job Corps

Keep Denton Beautiful

Keep Lewisville Beautiful

Lake Cities Community Food Pantry & Community Aid Fund

Learning Institute of Family Education (LIFE)

Legal Aid of Northwest Texas

Legal Hotline for Texans

Legal Line - Dallas Bar Association

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

Leuty Avenue Apartments

Lewisville Counseling Services

Lewisville Senior Activities Center

Little Elm Area Food Bank

Little Elm Medical Clinic

March of Dimes Foundation

Meals on Wheels

Metrocrest Social Services

MHMR Tarrant--Prevention & Intervention Unit

Monsignor King Outreach Center - Emergency Shelter

National Multiple Sclerosis Society - South Central Chapter

Nexus Recovery Center, Inc.

North Texas Area Agency on Aging

North Texas Youth Connection

Northwest Christian Community Services

OpenDoor Counseling and Assessment Services

Opening Doors International Services

Others Helping Others

Our Daily Bread, Inc.

Pastoral Counseling Center

PediPlace

Phoenix House of Dallas

Pilot Point Goodfellows

Pilot Point Senior Center

Planned Parenthood of North Texas

Primary Care Clinic of North Texas

REACH of Denton

Reata Rehabilitation

Riding Unlimited, Inc.

Rosemont at Pecan Creek

RSVP Denton County (Retired Senior Volunteer Program)

S.C.O.R.E (Counselors to America's Small Business)

Sage Care Therapy Services

Salvation Army, Denton Corps

Salvation Army, Lewisville

Sante Center for Healing

Senior Adult Services

Shady Shores Apartments

Shepherd's Hand

Shepherd's Storehouse

Singing Oaks Church of Christ

Social Security Administration

Solutions of North Texas

Southwestern Diabetic Foundation, Inc.

SPAN, Special Programs for Aging Needs

Special Abilities of North Texas

Spirit Horse Therapeutic Riding Center

State Bar of Texas Lawyer Referral & Information Service

Suicide and Crisis Center

Sullivan Senior Center

Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Service

Texas Department of Assistance and Rehabilitative Services

Texas Department of Family and Protective Services

Texas Department of Health Services

Texas Health and Human Service Commission

Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children

Texas Social Services

Texas Workforce Solutions

The Colony Community Center

The Ultrasound Clinic

Theracare Home Health

Therapy 2000

TWU - Helping Hands

TWU - Integrated Clinic for Behavior and Learning Evaluation

TWU Veterans Center

TWU-Dental Hygiene Clinic

TWU-Speech, Language and Hearing Clinic

United Healthcare

United Through HOPE

University Behavioral Health Denton

UNT- Veterans Center

UNT-Center for Leadership and Service

UNT-Child and Family Resource Clinic

UNT-Counseling and Human Development Center

UNT-Counseling and Testing Center

UNT-Office of Disability Accommodation

UNT-Psychology Clinic

UNT-Speech and Hearing Center

UNT-Substance Abuse Resource Center

UNT-Trio Program/Talent Search

VA North Texas Health Care System

Veterans of Foreign War

Victory Therapy Center

VNA Ann's Haven

Volunteer Program of DISD

We Care Facilities, LLC - Residential Care Homes

Woman to Woman Pregnancy Resource Center

Youth and Family Counseling


 

The AARP Connections for Independent Living

601 E. Street NW
Washington, D.C. 20049
Denton County

The AARP Connections for Independent Living is a pilot program designed to ensure seniors' independence.  The program consists of volunteers who provide services to older people living independently, including making visits; shopping for groceries; providing transportation; making home repairs and calling on the telephone to check up on them.  Those that are interested can write to the address provided.

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Ability Connection Texas

8802 Harry Hines Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75235
(214)351-2500 
Fax (214)351-2610
www.abilityconnectiontexas.org
8:30AM - 5:00PM - Monday – Friday

Multilingual Services: Spanish

IMPACT
Dallas, TX 75235
Eligibility: Adults over the age of 18 who have disabilities and are unable to participate in a work program
Fees: Services are available on a private pay basis for clients not enrolled in a Medicaid waiver program.
Greater Metroplex

Provides daily opportunities for adults with disabilities who are 18 and older to participate in individualized goal setting, life skills education, personal growth training, and recreation and leisure interests in their community.

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Adult & Community Education for Denton County

1215 N. Elm St.
Denton, TX 76201
(940)369-0091 
Fax (940)369-4988
www.dentonisd.org
10:00AM-7:00PM - Monday - Thursday ; 9:30AM-6:30PM - Friday
Multilingual Services: Spanish


Denton and Collin counties (Must go to Weatherford for Wise and Cooke county services)

Provides free adult learning classes, GED preparation and testing, adult basic education (ABE), English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL). Parent education and personal enrichment classes provided at various locations throughout the school districts. Does not offer childcare.

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Advocacy and Pregnancy Center

817 S. Mill Street, Ste. 112
Lewisville, TX 75057
(972)436-2273 
Fax (972)420-8993
Tuesday, Wed, Thu 1:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Walk-ins only are accepted, Clients will fill out forms upon arrival
Denton County

Pregnancy Test,  Verification of Pregnancy   Maternity Clothes, Baby Clothes, Baby Food, Baby Formula & Diapers
 

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Alzheimer's Association, Greater Dallas Chapter

4144 North Central Expressway, Ste. 750
Dallas, TX 75204
(214)540-2400  (800)272-3900
Fax (214)827-2064
www.alz.org/greaterdallas
8:30AM - 5:00PM - Monday-Friday
 

Eligibility: Open to anyone who suspects or is dealing with a diagnosis of dementia for themselves or loved ones.
Fees: All programs, services, and classes are free to families. (Scholarships available for MedicAlert Safe Return.)
Some programs require screening to assess appropriate stage for particular group.

Denton County

Provides support and assistance to persons affected by Alzheimer's disease and related dementia disorders as well as to their families and other caregivers.  The chapter provides a wide variety of education opportunities, support groups, one-on-one care consultations, 24/7 Helpline as well as a resource library.
 

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Amazing Love Ministries

819 E. McKinney St.
Denton, TX 76209
(940)381-5190 940-367-6486
www.amazingloveministries.net
Varied

Multilingual Services: Spanish
Feed My Sheep
Wednesday 5:00pm-6:00 pm
No restrictions, but we usually serve people with disabilities, their family, and support personnel.
No fees
Denton County

Provides a hot meal to anyone in need. Food Pantry is also available.

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American Cancer Society

3301 West Freeway
Fort Worth, TX 76107
(800)227-2345 (817)737-9990
www.cancer.org
8:00AM - 4:30PM - Monday – Friday

Multilingual Services: Spanish
North Texas

Provides referrals and access to community programs, visits by cancer survivors, rides to cancer treatment, supplies as available, smoking cessation and support groups.

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American Diabetes Association

4100 Alpha Rd., Ste. 100
Dallas, TX 75244
(972)392-1181  (800)342-2383
Fax (972)392-1366
www.diabetes.org
9am-5pm, Monday-Friday
Multilingual Services: Spanish


Serves all DFW counties

The American Diabetes Association offers literature and educational material on the detection and prevention of diabetes.  Provides information on financial assistance, advocacy programs and how to live with diabetes.

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American Heart Association

8200 Brook River Dr., Ste. N-100
Dallas, TX 75247
(214)441-4201 
Fax (214)441-4201
www.heart.org
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Monday-Friday

Provides education and treatment programs in order to reduce disability and death from cardiovascular disease and stroke.

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American Legion Senior Center

629 Lakey St.
Denton, TX 76205
(940)349-8298
10:00AM - 3:00PM - Monday - Friday

Serving people 50 years or older
Sign in every morning and for lunch
Serves Denton County

Provides recreational, physical, and educational programs for persons over 50 years of age.  Some of the programs offered include help with filling out Medicare papers, dance classes, exercise classes, and health checks twice a month. We take a trip once a month. There are Thursday night Dominos Tournaments for $3.00 and monthly newsletters are also available by contacting the office. Hot meals every day, $2.00 for members and $3.00 for non members.

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American Pregnancy Association

1425 Greenway Dr., Ste. 440
Irving, TX 75038
(800)672-2296 
Fax (972)550-0800
www.americanpregnancy.org

Multilingual Services: Spanish


Call in with questions
Providing services nationwide

Provides referrals regarding pregnancy resources via the helpline only (doesn't see clients in the office).  Referrals include phone numbers and information to pregnancy centers, medical testing, assistance with material goods, breast feeding resources, Medicaid assistance, birthing centers and midwives.

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(The) American Red Cross-Denton Branch

1200 South Woodrow Ln, #200
Denton, TX 76205
(940)384-0880 
Fax (940)384-0884
www.redcrossdallas.org
8:00AM - 5:00PM - Monday - Friday
 

Denton County Red Cross issues client assistance cards for emergency food and clothing to clients as a result of a disaster.  Vouchers are issued for emergency housing.  Additional assistance such as eyeglasses and prescriptions is available.  Referrals are made for long term assistance to other agencies.

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Ann Windle School for Young Children

901 Audra Ln.
Denton, TX 76209
(940)369-3900 
Fax (940)369-4930
www.dentonisd.org
7:30AM - 4:00PM - Monday - Friday

Eligibility: Head-Start program qualifies by income and age.
Head-Start intake begins in April with enrollment in August, PPCD & Deaf Ed do intake all year round
Serves Denton County

Provides educational services to high risk students. Works on pre-academic, developmental and self concept skills.

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Arc of Denton County

557 Surf
Lewisville, TX 75067
(800)375-4520  (800)375-4520
Fax (972)436-8471
www.arcofdentoncounty.org
9:00AM - 5:00PM - Monday - Friday

The Arc of Denton County
Same as agency address
Eligibility:No restrictions, but usually serve people with disabilities, their family, and support personnel.
Fees: Vary
Serves Denton County

The Arc offers a variety of program services in areas of education, advocacy, family support and recreation. Programs for adults with disabilities include dance, socials, cook-outs, movie nights, craft workshops and sponsorship of the local self-advocate chapter. Children's activities include holiday socials and parent workshops. Arc reaches into schools and communities with Teacher Appreciation coffees, an annual awards banquet, administration of 2 college scholarships, and Techno-Tote, a mobile technology library.

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Argyle Food Bank

414 N Hwy 377
Argyle, TX 76226
(940)464-7224 
Fax (940)461-7115
www.firstargyle.org
9:00AM -11:45AM  - Monday

Provides food to the residents in the City of Argyle.

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Asbury Relief Ministry Food Pantry

117 Hercules Ln.
Denton, TX 76207
(940)387-6487 
Fax (940)566-3987
www.asburydenton.org
10:00AM - 12:00PM and 6:00PM - 8:00PM - Monday

Eligibility: those in emergency need of food
Fees: None
First 30 at 10:00AM and first 30 at 6:00PM
Denton County

Provides food (2 days worth) 5 times a year.

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Baylor Rehab Home Health (Pinnacle Home Health)

1241 Cross Timbers Rd.
Flower Mound, TX 75028
(972)691-3131 
Fax (972)691-3151
www.selectmedical.net
8-5 M-F, on-call nurses 24/7
Multilingual Services: Spanish


Pinnacle Home Health
Serves anyone in need 18+
Call for information
Need a referral from physician
Multilingual Services: Spanish
Serves DFW Metroplex

Provides full-service home health serving DFW and surrounding counties.  Specializing in senior wellness and fall prevention. Part of the Baylor family that provides customized home strength and conditioning programs as well as physical, occupational and speech therapy.

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Big Brothers Big Sisters

723 S. I-35E, Ste. 214
Denton, TX 76205
(940)383-4441  (888)887-BIGS
Fax (940) 382-0815
www.bbbstx.org
8:00AM - 5:00PM - Monday - Friday and by appointment
Multilingual Services: Spanish


Big Brothers Big Sisters
Same as agency address
8am – 5pm weekdays, with evening and weekend activities as well
Eligibility: Children - minimum age - 7 years
Fees: None
Volunteer mentors submit an application and references. Background checks, personal interview and training are required. Children and parents submit a brief application and meet with an enrollment specialist.
All of Denton County

The Big Brothers Big Sisters mission is to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported 1-to-1 mentoring relationships that change their lives for the better, forever. We partner with parents/guardians, volunteers and others in the community and hold ourselves accountable for each child in our program achieving higher aspirations, greater confidence and better relationships while also avoiding risky behaviors and achieving educational success.

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Bluebonnet Hospice Care

4144 N Central Expy, Ste. 950
Dallas, TX 75204
(940)323-2122 
Fax (214)828-9011
www.bluebonnethc.com
8:30AM - 5:30PM - Monday - Friday

Eligibility: Individuals who meet eligibility per doctor
Fees:No fee, Medicare, Medicaid, private insurance
Call the office, or fax doctor's orders.
Serves Denton and Collin Counties

Bluebonnet Hospice Care is a palliative care program for patients that have been diagnosed with a limiting illness.  We provide the patient and their family with physical, emotional, social, and spiritual care which is supervised by a medical interdisciplinary team of professionals and volunteers.

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Boy Scouts of America-Longhorn Council

850 Cannon Dr.
Hurst, TX 76054
(214)929-0168 
Fax (817)231-8600
www.longhorncouncil.org/www.BeAscout.org
8:30AM - 5:00PM - Monday - Friday

Boy Scouts
(940)230-0784
Eligibility: Youth ages 6-20
Fees:$15.00 registration
Application at any time
Serves all areas – DISD

Provides character development and citizenship training for youth ages 6-10 with an emphasis on outdoor adventure and camping programs.

ScoutReach
After school one day per week
Boys - First Grade or 7 years old through 5th grade or 10 years old.
Membership is free; some weekend activities and other outdoor experiences will be self-funded through group fundraisers.
Schools in Denton ISD: Rivera Elementary, Hodge Elementary, Ginnings Elementary, Borman Elementary, & Lee Elementary.

The Boy Scouts are serving 5 Title I schools in partnership with DISD and the United Way of Denton County to provide low income youth a Scouting program to enrich, to enlarge, and to incorporate the values the Boy Scouts of America are famous for.  Youth join at those schools and will meet after school one day a week. Weekend activities will be planned 4 to 5 times a year. Boys will learn to ‘Do their Bests’, to work cooperatively, and to explore their world with an eye toward learning and experiencing new opportunities. They will center most activities in family friendly and supported experiences.  Out of door experiences will be planned to capture the imagination and to challenge each boys sense of adventure.  School activities and objectives will be supported for Reading, STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) through a variety of hands on experiments and group challenges. And, it will all be FUN.

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Boys & Girls Clubs of North Central Texas

303 Alamo Ave. ; 4601 N. I-35 ; 1851 Oak Grove Pkwy
Lake Dallas, TX 75065; Denton, TX 76207; Little Elm, TX 75068
(940)239-9309 (940)440-8219
Fax (940)239-9313
www.bgcnct.org
2:30PM - 6:30PM - Monday - Friday

After School Program
Same as agency address
Eligibility:Children ages 5-17
Fees:Varies by client's ability to pay. Ranges from $10 to $165 per month during school and $20-$285 during summer.
Completes membership application and financial aid request if applicable.
Denton and Wise Counties

During the academic school year the club offers a literacy club which conducts project Learn focusing on academics success through homework assistance and tutoring. Sports club offers programs that help youth improve their health through nutrition education, fitness challenges, and social recreation. (Triple Play) Fine Arts Club offers members the opportunity to explore their creativity and artistic talents both at the club and participation in national competitions. Technology club offers members opportunity to learn the fundamentals of computer hardware, software, internet safety, and viral bullying awareness.  Specific programs within the club vary month to month.

Summer Camp

Same as agency address

7:00 AM - 6:30 PM Monday through Friday

Eligibility:Children ages 5-17

Fees: Varies by client's ability to pay. Ranges from $10 to $150 per month during school and $20-$285 during summer.
Completes membership application and financial aid request if applicable.

Denton and Wise Counties

During the summer camp members have an opportunity to participate in all clubs and leagues with an extended list of programs & activities due to their extended time at the club. A minimum of 3-4 field trips are offered in June & July camp sessions.  Youth will have an opportunity to enhance their academics, life & job skills.  A special teen program is offered providing teens with exposure to careers, job hunting skills, and a focus on setting goals for education.

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Camp Fire First Texas

2700 Meacham Blvd.
Fort Worth, TX 76137
(817)831-2111 
Fax (817)831-5070
www.campfirefw.org
8:30-5:00 Monday – Friday
Multilingual Services: Spanish


Eligibility:Serving children 6 months -18 years
Fees: Vary by program
Program applications are available online at campfirefw.org
Camp Fire First Texas  Tarrant, Parker, Wise, Hood, Johnson (Burleson) and Denton counties. Child Care Training is provided in Tarrant, Collin, Dallas, Denton, and other Texas counties. Resource & Referral service is provided throughout north central Texas

Offers youth development programs for boys and girls ages 6 months -18 years old. The programs include early child care, camping, outdoor education, truancy prevention and child care provider professional development and certification programs, school readiness programs and after school care. Many programs are adaptable to children with special needs and all help youth lift their voice, find  their spark and discover who they are.  Adult volunteer opportunities are available.

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Camp Summit

17210 Campbell Blvd., Ste. 180W
Dallas, TX  75252
(972)484-8900 
Fax (972)620-1945
www.campsummittx.org
9:00AM-5:00PM - Monday – Friday

Multilingual Services: Spanish

Camping
921 Copper Canyon Rd
Argyle, TX  76226
Eligibility: Children 6 years - adults with no upper age  limit with developmental delay, physical challenges or multiple disabilities
Fees: Sliding scale, some scholarships
Registration for camping sessions is available through http://www.campsummittx.org/
All counties in Texas

Year round residential camping program for children and adults with disabilities.  Campers may have developmental delays, physical challenges or multiple disabilities.  Traditional camp environment with swimming, arts & crafts, nature study, horseback riding, challenge course, etc.  We adapt all activities to the needs of our camper.  No upper age limit for adults.

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CASA - Court Appointed Special Advocates of Denton Co., Inc.

614 N. Bell Ave.
Denton, TX 76209
(940)243-2272 
Fax (940)243-1605
www.casadenton.org
8:30AM - 5:00PM - Monday - Friday

CASA of Denton County, Inc.
Denton, TX 76209
Eligibility: Children from birth to 18 from Denton County who have been removed from their homes by CPS.  Referred through the district courts of Denton County
Denton County

Provides court advocacy to children who have been removed from their homes by CPS because of abuse or neglect.  CASA uses trained volunteers as advocates for the children.

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Catholic Charities Diocese of Fort Worth - Veteran's Services

249 W. Thornhill Dr.
Fort Worth, TX 76119
(817)534-0814 817-681-7985
Fax 817-535-8779
www.catholiccharitiesfortworth.org
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Monday-Friday
Multilingual Services: Spanish


Veteran's Services
2255 N. Bonnie Brae
Denton, TX 75207
817-681-7985
Fax 817-289-3510
940-382-7939
Eligibility: Members of Veteran's family/veteran, very low-income (does not exceed 50% AMI - Denton County), residing in permanent housing or homeless,  exited permanent housing w/in 90 days
Screening (15 minutes on phone/face to face), Veteran provides documentation, staffing (process of less than 1 week)
Denton County

Rental assistance, Application Assistance, Security Deposit, Storage, Moving Costs, Transportation, Child Care, Case Management, Budget Class, Referrals

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CCD Counseling, PA

1512 Scripture
Denton, TX  76201
(940)382-5328  (800)897-7068
Fax (940)898-8527

&

326 Edmonds Ln.
Lewisville, TX 75067
(972) 353-9404
www.ccdcounseling.com
8:00AM - 8:00PM - Monday - Friday, Saturday as scheduled

Counseling Center of Denton
Denton, TX 76201
Eligibility: Anyone can receive services
Fees: Vary
Contact the therapist they wish to see: http://ccdcounseling.com/therapistsall/
Denton County

Offers affordable counseling for individuals, couples & families.  Also offers play therapy for children and educational and therapeutic groups.  The Family Tree Program provides prevention and short term services for at-risk youth and their families.

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CEMA Associates

723 S I-35E, Ste. 222
Denton, TX 76205
(940)381-5010 
Fax (877)808-8340
cema-nt.com

Multilingual Services: Spanish

Counseling, Education and Meditation
Same as agency address
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM - Tuesday - Friday
Denton County
Multilingual Services: Spanish

Anger Management Program, Children’s Divorce Coping Groups, Chemical Abuse Resistance Education Class (both in English and Spanish), play therapy, substance abuse evaluation for the Department of Transportation (Federal, State, and Local) and counseling for all ages regarding addictions, parenting, anxiety, depression, and blended families.

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Cenikor Foundation

2209 S. Main St.
Fort Worth, TX 76110
(817)921-2771  (888)236-4567
Fax (817)926-0301
www.cenikor.org
24 hours/7 days a week

Cenikor
Same as agency address
Fort Worth, TX 76110
Eligibility: Adult men and women with a chronic history of addiction who are physically able to work.
Fees: In state residents: $450 and out-of-state residents $1,500
Screening by telephone or in person - contact Access Center at 888-236-4567 or Admissions Department at 817-921-2771
Nationwide

Adult long-term residential substance abuse treatment. Prevocational employment training, GED classes, college scholarships.  Individual and group counseling.  Please visit our website or contact the Admission office.

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Child Care Services of North Central Texas (CCS)

1300 Teasley Ln.
Denton, TX 76205
(940)382-5619  (800)234-9306
Fax (940)323-4394
www.twc.state.tx.us
8:00AM - 5:00PM - Monday - Friday

Eligibility: Children under 13 years and children up to 19 years with disabilities
Fees: Payment based on family's monthly income
Denton, Wise, and Collin counties

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.

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Child Study Center

1300 W. Lancaster Ave., Ste. 108
Fort Worth, TX 76102
(817)336-8611 Concetta Boscardin (817) 390-2948
Fax (817)390-2941
www.cscfw.org
8:00AM - 5:00PM - Monday – Friday

Multilingual Services: Spanish

Robert W. Decker Pediatric Department
Same as agency address
Eligibility: Children ages 0-21 with developmental disabilities
Fees: Applicable medical insurance will be billed, uninsured will be seen on sliding scale basis
Family must fill out application available on the website and submit for processing
All counties in Texas

The Child Study Center serves children from birth through 21 years of age who have or are at risk for developmental disabilities. The Center sees children with the full range of developmental difficulties and associated disorders.  Neurodevelopmental and behavioral pediatricians staff the Pediatric Department.  Neurodevelopmental and behavioral pediatricians evaluate the interaction of medical/biologic factors with development.  Common diagnoses served include:  Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, Autistic spectrum disorders, Behavioral disorders, Developmental delay, Developmental difficulties associated with syndromes and other developmental differences, Learning Disabilities, and Intellectual Disabilities. The Center is a multi-disciplinary facility offering individual treatment.  The Center’s services also include the Psychology Department, Autism Services Department, Behavior Disorders Clinic, and the Jane Just School.  The Center also offers an International Adoption Clinic and NIGrads Clinic.

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Children's Advocacy Center for Denton County

1854 Cain Dr.; 1208 Bent Oaks Court
Lewisville, TX 75077; Denton, TX 76210
(972)317-2818  (866)875-1015
Fax (972)317-6989
www.cacdc.org
8:00AM - 8:00PM - Monday - Friday, In addition to scheduled appointments

Multilingual Services: Spanish

Children's Advocacy Center for Denton County
235 West Hickory Street, Suite B
Denton, TX 76201
8AM-8PM - Monday - Friday, plus scheduled appointments
Eligibility: Serving any family dealing with child sexual or severe physical abuse that has already been reported.
Report abuse to law enforcement or Child Protective Services
Denton, Wise, and Cooke counties

Provides forensic interviews of child abuse victims for law enforcement or CPS, assistance with filing Crime Victim Compensation Claims, forensic medical exams, and collaboration with other agencies. Counseling program offers individual, group, play therapy, court preparation, and court accompaniment.

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Children's Connections Inc.

2514 82nd Street, Ste. G
Lubbock, TX 79423
(940)613-7303 (806)745-7995 (800)456-4862
Fax (806)745-7350
www.childrensconnections.org
8:00-5:00pm for adoption, Pregnancy Support calls are answered 24/7

Connecting Hearts Infant Adoption, Home Study Services, Crystal Angels Embryo Adoption, Children and Pregnant Women Case Management, Crime Victim Assistance, Pregnancy Support
Same as agency
8:00-5:00pm for adoption, Pregnancy Support calls are answered 24/7.
Eligibility: Anyone interested in adoption, pregnant women in crisis.
Fees: Vary depending on service
Email adopt@childrensconnections.org or call 800-456-4862 to get started.
All Texas counties

Agency works with pregnant women who: are crime victims (whether they have filed a police report or not); have medical needs; or feel unready to parent their baby. Agency provides help for expectant mothers in Texas experiencing a crisis pregnancy by providing case management, referrals, government program application assistance, crisis intervention, advocacy, financial support, adoption information and counseling. Assessments are conducted to identify needs and develop service plans. All services for pregnant women are free of charge.  Agency provides the following services: free adoption consultation services; infant adoption, embryo adoption; parenting education; and home study services throughout Texas for domestic or international infant adoptons, waiting (older) children, out-of-state foster care youth, step-parents, grandparents and relatives, and parties involved in embryo adoption.


Pregnancy Solutions
Same as agency address
Lubbock, TX 79423
(800) 456-4862
24/7
Eligibility: Pregnant women who are not ready to parent their baby, have medical needs, or is a victim of a crime
Fees: None
Call (800) 456-4862
All Texas counties

We provide help for an expectant mother in Texas experiencing a crisis during pregnancy by providing support, adoption information and counseling. Assessments help identify needs and develop a plan. We work with pregnant women who are victims of a crime (whether they have filed a police report or not), have medical needs, or are not ready to parent their baby. All services to pregnant women are at no charge.

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Christian Community Action (CCA)

200 South Mill St.
Lewisville, TX 75057
(972)436-4357 (972)221-1224
Fax (972)219-4330
www.ccahelps.org


9:00AM - 5PM - Monday - Friday -- Closed 12:00PM - 12:30PM for lunch

Multilingual Services: Spanish


Eligibility: Serving individuals who are 200 percent or less of Federal Poverty Guidelines.  90 days residency in the service area of CCA.  See the CCA website for more details on eligibility guidelines.
Prospective clients may go to the website (www.ccahelps.org) to print out applications for assistance or pick up an application at 200 S. Mill St, Lewisville, TX 75057.  The completed form can be mailed or dropped off. A night drop slot is available in door 200A.
CCA serves individuals and families who live within the following 8 school districts: Argyle ISD, Coppell ISD, Frisco ISD, Lewisville ISD, Little Elm ISD, Lake Dallas ISD, Northwest ISD, and the Denton County portion of Carrollton/Farmers Branch ISD.

For qualified persons, CCA provides a wide range of services which include financial, housing, food, medicine, vocational classes and more.

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Chrysalis Educational Foundation

722 W. Oak St.
Denton, TX 76201
(940)382-5688 
Fax (940)380-8756
www.northtexaseatingdisorders.org
5:00PM - 9:00PM - Monday and Thursday

Chrysalis Group Treatment Program for Eating Disorders
Eligibility: Ages 14 and up pending evaluation for group
Fees: Costs vary depending on treatment, if needed
Initial Evaluation is a 2 hour structured interview
Denton County

Develops educational tools related to eating disorders and preventing eating disorders. Funds individuals who would not otherwise be able to receive care.  Because eating disorders are varied, not everyone is a candidate for group care.  We work to individualize care plans.  Some clients need group and others do best with individual sessions and sessions with dietitions.

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City of Denton - Community Development Division

601 E. Hickory Street, Ste. B
Denton, TX 76205
(940)349-7726 (940)349-7235
Fax (940)349-7753
www.cityofdenton.com/communitydevelopment
8:00AM - 5:00PM - Monday – Friday

Multilingual Services: Spanish

Home Improvement Program
Same as agency address
8:00AM - 5:00PM Monday – Friday
Eligibility: Low to moderate income homeowners
Fees: No fee to apply - Loan is part payable, part deferred
Please call for an appointment and general information or go to website to apply
Within the City Limits of Denton

The Home Improvement Program provides assistance to homeowners with major repairs, through renovation or reconstruction.  The program is intended to assist low to moderate-income owners who cannot afford to complete the repairs themselves.  Assistance is available in a combination low interest payable loan/deferred (forgivable) loan over 5 to 20 years.

Homebuyers Assistance Program
Same as agency address
8:00AM - 5:00PM Monday - Friday
Eligibility: Low to moderate income homebuyers
Fees: None
Please call for an appointment and general information or go to website to apply
Available to homebuyers withing the City Limits of Denton

Homebuyers Assistance Program helps low to moderate income homebuyers with down payment and closing costs to buy their first home.

Minor Repair Program
Same as agency address
8:00AM - 5:00PM Monday - Friday
Eligibility: Low income homeowners
Fees: None
Please call for an appointment and general information or go to website to apply
Within the City Limits of Denton

The Minor Repair Program assists with urgent home repairs costing $5,000 or less.

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City of Denton - Parks and Recreation Department

321 E. McKinney
Denton, TX 76201
(940)349-7275 
Fax (940)349-8384
www.dentonparks.com
8:00AM - 5:00PM - Monday - Friday
Multilingual Services: Spanish

Manages City of Denton's public parks and open space. The department administers the North Lakes Recreation Center, MLK Recreation Center, Denia Recreation Center, Denton Senior Center, American Legion Senior Center, Denton Civic Center, Goldfield Tennis Center, McMath Gym, Water Works Park, Civic Center Pool, Skate Works Skate Park, and the Denton Natatorium.

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Communities In Schools of North Texas

217 S. Stemmons, Ste 101

Mailing: PO Box 295543
Lewisville, TX 75067; Lewisville, TX 76029
(972) 538-9930 
Fax (972)538-9319
www.cisnt.org
8:00AM - 5:00PM - Monday – Friday

Multilingual Services: Spanish

Communities In Schools of North Texas
Same as agency address
Lewisville, TX 75067
Monday-Friday 7:30am-6:30pm
Eligibility: Provides dropout prevention services to economically disadvantaged or students in schools across Denton and Wise counties.
Fees: None
Children are referred to the program by teachers, school administrators, parents or themselves. However, they have to attend a school campus where we have a CIS program and qualify based on need in order to be enrolled in the program.
Bridgeport ISD, Denton ISD, Lake Dallas ISD, Lewisville ISD, Little Elm ISD, Northwest ISD

CISNT operates three distinct dropout prevention programs: case management dropout prevention, dropout intervention programs and 21st Century Community Learning Center afterschool programs.  Case management dropout prevention programs assess students at-risk of dropping out based on need to develop and implement a case management plan to address the identified needs.  Case management includes supportive guidance and counseling, health and human services, academic enhancement, enrichment, parental involvement and career and college awareness.  With intervention programs, CISNT specifically targets vulnerable populations such as teen parents, gang members, homeless students, students abusing drugs or alcohol or children of incarcerated parents for comprehensive and holistic services designed to help students overcome these barriers and stay in school.  21st Century Community Learning Center afterschool programs improves academics, improves attendance, behavior, promotion (to the next grade level) rates and improved graduation rates.  Simply put, this program provides 15 hours of academic enrichment weekly that adds up to additional days, weeks, and even months of academics for the student each year.  To qualify for services, students must attend a school where the CIS program is housed. Please contact Brian McCauley if someone is not sure if they qualify.

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Community Services, Inc.

207 W. Hickory St., Ste. 308
Denton, TX 76201
(940)483-9396  (800)831-9929
8:00AM - 12:00PM and 1:00PM - 5:00 PM - Monday - Friday
Multilingual Services: Spanish


Community Services, Inc.

P.O. Box 612
Corsicana, TX 75151-0612
(800)831-9929
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM and 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM - Monday - Friday
Eligibility: Provide verification and documentation of income to determine household eligibility
Fees: None
Individuals must call the main number 1-800-831-9929 to schedule an appointment
Anderson, Collin, Denton, Ellis, Henderson, Hunt, Kaufman, Navarro, Rockwall and Van Zandt counties

Provides assistance for Vulnerable, Non Vulnerable households, Household Crisis and Weatherization services which reduces infiltration of air, other services provided are the following from the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) which include rental assistance, educational services, food and gas cards (when funds are available).

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Cook Children’s Psychology Clinic

3201 Teasley Ln, Ste 202
Denton, TX 76210
and
401 N. Valley Parkway, Ste. 400
Lewisville, TX 75067
(682) 885-3917
www.cookchildrens.org/specialtyservices/psychiatry/


Eligibility: Children ages 3-17 (limited services for children under 2)
Fees: Vary
Call 682-885-3917 to make and appointment. Have any insurance information ready when calling.
Not limited to region – includes Denton, Lewisville, Flower Mound, Argyle, The Colony, Corinth, Carrollton, Grapevile, Krum, and Decatur

Purpose is to improve the health of every child in our region for the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury. Provide individual therapy, family therapy, psychological testing, and neuropsychological testing.

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Cross Timbers YMCA

2021 Cross Timbers Rd.
Flower Mound, TX 75028
(972)539-9622 
Fax (972)539-9348
www.crosstimbersymca.org
5:00AM - 9:30PM - Monday - Thursday; 5:00AM - 8:00PM - Friday; 8:00AM - 6:00PM - Saturday; 1:00PM - 6:00PM - Sunday

YMCA
Same as agency address
Eligibility: Individuals, children and families of all ages
Fees: vary

Fitness, sports, swimming lessons, summer camp,  parent-child programs, informal education for youth and adults. Scholarships available.

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Cumberland Presbyterian Children's Home

909 Greenlee
Denton, TX 76201
(940)382-5112 
Fax (940)387-0821
www.cpch.org
8:30AM - 6:00PM - Monday - Wednesday; 8:30AM - 4:00PM - Thursday – Friday

Multilingual Services: Spanish

Children's Residential Program
Same as agency address
Denton, TX 76201
(940)382-5112 x 278
Fax Same as agency
Placements to this program are through TDFPS/CPS. Contact CPCH's GRO Administrator at 940-382-5112 x 278. Program takes placements within Texas
Must go through CPU to submit Common Application
Program takes placements from within Texas

The Children's Residential Program at CPCH is a general residential operation accepting basic and moderate level placements from TDFPS/CPS.  It is a structured program providing all the basics, plus a strength-focused philosophy of care, on-site counseling, individualized case management, life skills training and a mentoring program.  This program is not open to private placements; placements can only be made through TDFPS/CPS. CPCH also offers event space. If interested, call (940)382-5112 x 249.

Single Parent Family Program (SPF)
Same as agency address
(940)382-5112 x 252
Fax Same as agency
Applicants must complete Intake Assessment and meet all program requirements to be considered. Eligibility: 18yo+, must have job, vehicle, reliable childcare and legal custody of children. No felony convictions, no misdemeanor convictions w/in 6 months, no domestic violence
Fees: $100 deposit, $200/mo. graduated incrementally to max $600/mo.
Call Intake Department at (940)382-5112 x 252
Must be Texas Resident (90 days+) and a legal US Resident.

SPF provides housing for single parents and their children at a low rental rate. Cumberland also provides assistance with food, clothing and other supplies as needed by residents. Facility is equipped with a pool and gym for recreational activities. All festivities such as holidays, fund raisers and various other events held at CPCH are open to SPF residents and their children. The SPF program provides case management, life skills training, counseling services and money management education. Rent starts at $200 with a $100 deposit and is incrementally increased over time to a maximum of $600 per month.

Cumberland Family Services
Same as agency address
(940)382-5112 x 252
Fax Same as agency
9am-6pm Mon-Thurs, 9am-4pm Fri
Eligibility: Open to community and individuals referred by CPS
Fees: Sliding Fee scale, only Star Health accepted.
Call intake department to complete assessment by phone 940-382-5112 x 252
Those willing to come to Denton are possible candidates

Cumberland has three full time licensed therapists and two clinical interns available to assist individuals, couples, families and children with life struggles and concerns. Openings will vary, call for more information.

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DADS Foster Grandparent Program

P.O. Box 368
Denton, TX 76202
(940)591-3459 (940)591-3462
Fax (940)591-3463
www.nationalservice.gov/ (Click on Foster Grandparent Program under Programs tab)
Multilingual Services: Spanish


DADS Foster Grandparent Program
Same as agency address
Denton, TX 76202
Eligiblitiy: 55 and older
Fees: None
Orientation Packet, Physical & Criminal Background Check, Fingerprinting
Denton County

Immediate opportunities for people 55 and older, which meet project guidelines, to serve as volunteers with children with special needs and at-risk children each weekday for an average of four to five hours a day.  There may be opportunities for maximum of forty hours per week if volunteer is interested.  Volunteers receive $2.65 per hour ( a tax-free stipend that does not count against any other benefits being received such as Social Security, Pension, Housing Assistance, Food Stamps, etc.), all paid state holidays, limited transportation available.  Opportunities for services at the following stations: public and private elementary schools, preschool facilities, and day care centers and summer camps in and around Denton and Denton County. Volunteers are paid for orientation.

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Dallas Lighthouse for the Blind

4306 Capitol Ave.
Dallas, TX 75204
(214)821-2375 
Fax (214)824-4612
www.dallaslighthouse.org
7:30AM - 4:30PM Office Hours

Dallas Lighthouse for the Blind
Same as agency address
Denton, TX 75204
Fax Same as agency
Eligibility: 18 years or older
North Texas

Provides training (computer lab), employment (manufacturing plant), and rehabilitation services that encourage personal responsibility, economic independence and social development for North Texans who are blind or who are visually impaired.

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Denton Affordable Housing Corporation (DAHC)

610-C N. Bell Ave.
Denton, TX 76209
(940)484-7048 
Fax (940)484-7032
www.ddahc.org
9:00AM - 5:00PM - Monday - Friday

Denton Affordable Housing
Same as agency address
Denton, TX 76209
Call for eligibility
Submit application
City of Denton

DAHC owns and operates 79 scattered site rental units in Denton. There are 30 subsidized units for persons with disabilities, 29 affordable units for families meeting income guidelines and 20 units for families participating in the Transitional Housing Program administered by Giving HOPE, Inc. Through the Affordable Homeowner Opportunity Program, DAHC develops single-family affordable homes to sell to income-eligible qualified first time buyers. Homebuyer education, down-payment and closing costs assistance are also available to eligible homebuyers.

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Denton Bible Church

626 Wainwright St .
Denton, TX 76201
(940)387-8230 
dentonbible.org
12:30 PM - 4:00 PM, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday - 12:30 PM - 6:30 PM Thursday

Vision Ministries
Under-resourced members of the Denton County community
Walk-ins welcome
Denton County

Provides everyday needs such as food, clothing, and other necessities to those in our community. Our mission is to build bridges of reconciliation to a loving God and an authentic community through equipped believers.

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Denton Central Appraising District

3911 Morse Street
Denton, TX 76208
(940)349-3800
www.dentoncasd.com

Denton Central Appraising District helps disabled veterans determine if they are eligible for property tax exemptions.

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Denton Christian Preschool

1114 W. University Dr.
Denton, TX 76201
(940)383-3332 
Fax (940)383-8223
www.dentoncps.org
9:00AM - 3:00PM - Monday - Wednesday - Friday for 4 year olds; 9:00AM - 3:00PM - Tuesday - Thursday for 3 year olds.
Multilingual Services: Spanish


Eligibility: children age 3 by September 1st and children age 4 from low-income families, considered at-risk
Fees: Based on income and family size
Application must be reviewed by admissions committee for selection
Services all of Denton County, however, transportation is only available to the area between I-35 and Loop 288.

Children are provided with developmentally appropriate learning activities to prepare them for successful entry into public school.  Two bilingual classes are provided.  Transportation to and from school each day is provided on safe school buses within a limited radius of the school.  Nutritious lunch and snack is provided each school day.  Medical and diagnostic screening as well as parenting education are also provided.  We are not able to accept all children who apply, even though we would like to serve more, our capacity is 75.

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Denton City County Day School

1603 Paisley
Denton, TX 76209
(940)382-6485 
Fax (940)381-2418
www.dccds.org
Office hours 8:30AM - 5:00PM - Monday - Friday; Operation hours 6:30AM - 6:00PM - Monday – Friday
Multilingual Services: Spanish


Preschool Program
Eligibility: Children ages 2 - 5
Fees: Sliding scale weekly fees based on family income and size (range from $80-$110 per week per child)
Enrollment process and packet required
Denton County

Denton City County Day School has been providing quality preschool education to children ages 2-5 in Denton County since 1952.  DCCDS is making an impact in the community by providing access to affordable full-day pre-kindergarten programming that will prepare children to be school-ready in reading, writing, math and skills to succeed in school and ultimately in employment.  We offer a unique rotation program for our children ages three and up, and we have two large outdoor play areas and a gym.  DCCDS offers parents quality care, with qualified staff at affordable weekly fees based on income and family size.  DCCDS provided children with breakfast, lunch and an afternoon snack daily that meet or exceed the Child and Food nutrition guidelines at no additional fee.  We provide a fun nurturing environment for children to learn, grow and stretch their imaginations.

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Denton Community Food Center

109 W. Sycamore
Denton, TX 76201
(940)382-0807  
www.dentoncfc.org
1:00PM - 3:00PM - Monday - Friday, excluding holidays

Eligibility: Any person or family in an emergency situation (job loss, illness/health emergency, lack of funds)
Fees: None
ID is required for all family members to be claimed as living in the household

Northern Denton County (north of Lake Lewisville)
Provides food supplies to families/individuals who are in an emergency situation. Clients are limited to four visits per year (typically quarterly-no more than monthly).  The Center accepts donations of food and contributions of money, which is used to buy needed commodities. Volunteers are needed one day a week on a regular schedule from 1pm to 3pm Monday thru Friday.  Tasks include screening families, sacking groceries, maintaining/sorting supplies, loading and unloading trucks and keeping food center in order.

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Denton Community Health Clinic

525 S. Locust St. Ste. 200
Denton, TX 76201
(940) 600-7527
Fax (940) 383-1251
www.dentonchc.org
8:00AM-6:00PM - Monday &Wednesday; 8:00AM-8:00PM – Tuesday and Thursday and 8AM-5PM - Friday

Eligibility: Anyone
Fees: Vary
Service area includes Denton, Wise and Dallas counties

Medical management, counseling, group education: life skills, anxiety management, anger management, and patient medication assistance. Denton Community Health Clinic also offers services for primary medical care, preventative services and chronic disease management.
 

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Denton County Friends of the Family

4845 S. I-35E Suite 200
Corinth, TX 76210
(940)387-5131 Crisis Line (940)382-7273 Crisis Line (800)572-4031
Fax (940)383-1816
www.dcfof.org
8:30AM-8:00PM - Monday - Friday and 9AM-1PM – Saturday

Multilingual Services: Spanish

Residential Shelter/24 hour Crisis Line
(940)382-7273
Fax Same as agency
24 hours a day
Eligibility: Any victim of relationship violence or sexual assault who is seeking safety from abuse
Fees: No fees for victims
Service area includes anyone in need of shelter due to abuse

Services include safety planning, case management, legal advocacy and transitional housing for those who qualify.  Residents are able to access counseling, both for themselves and their children, help in securing available financial services and support in achieving personal growth and independent living.

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Denton County Health Department

535 S. Loop 288, Ste. 1003
Denton, TX 76205
(940)349-2900  (940)349-2900
Fax (940)349-2905
www.dentoncounty.com/health
7:00AM-6:00PM - Monday – Thursday; 8:00AM-5:00PM - Friday, closed daily from noon-1PM

Multilingual Services: Spanish

Denton County Health Department Clinic
Same as agency address
Denton, TX 76209
Fax (940)349-2901
8AM-11AM and 1PM-4PM - Monday - Friday
Eligibility: Most programs are available to low-income families, and are provided at a low cost.  Call for more information on specific programs.
For maternity, primary care, child health, and dental, clients must bring:  proof of household income for past 30 days, current tax return, proof of physical address (utility bill), picture ID for adults, birth certificates for children under 18. 
Denton County Residents

The Health Department clinic provides countywide health services including:  maternity clinic, primary care clinic, child health clinic, dental services, immunizations for children and adults, and overseas, pregnancy testing, STD screening, TB elimination services, application assistance for CHIP, CHIP Perinatal, Children's Medicaid, TANF, SNAP (formerly Food Stamps), and Women's Health Program; mammograms for low-income women over 40; car seat education and assistance for low-income families; satellite immunization clinics in Carrollton and The Colony.  Most programs and services are available to low-income Denton County residents, and are offered by appointment only.  Clients should call to ask about eligibility requirements, fees, and appointments.  Clinics are cash only.  Personal checks, debit cards and credit cards are not accepted.  The following services are non-qualifying and offered to the general public:  STD screening, TB elimination services, immunizations, application assistance for state programs (listed above).  Please call for appointment times.

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Denton County Indigent Health Care

535 S. Loop 288, Ste. 1052
Denton, TX 76205
(940)349-2940 (metro) (972)434-8864 (metro)
Fax (940)349-2941
www.dentoncounty.com/ihc
8:00AM - 12:00PM and 1:00PM - 5:00 PM - Monday - Friday
Multilingual Services: Spanish


Denton County Indigent Health Care
Same as agency address
Denton, TX 76209
Fax Same as agency
Eligibility: Based on income (21 % poverty level), resource, residency and household composition. Persons who are not eligible for assistance through any other source.
Fees: None
Applications can be picked up  in person or call and request one to be mailed
Denton County only

Program pays for medically necessary medical services.  Payments made to doctors (MD./DO.) hospitals and pharmacy.  Programs covers cost of medical payment only.  Our office does not provide the medical service since we are not a  medical clinic.  No emergency assistance. Covered medical services are: Physician services – routine exams and sick visits, immunizations; Hospital  services – emergency and non-emergency ( pre-scheduled); Radiology Services; Laboratory Services; Prescription services- three prescriptions per month; Limited diabetic supplies; Skilled nursing facility.Services NOT covered ( not a complete list): Dental; Vision exam or eyewear; Chiropractor; Non medically necessary; Fees for completing any paperwork; Cosmetic; Durable medical equipment.

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Denton County MHMR

2519 Scripture
Denton, TX 76201
(940)381-5000 Crisis Line - (940)387-5555 (800)762-0157
Fax (940)383-1804
www.dentonmhmr.org
8:00AM - 5:00PM - Monday – Friday


Multilingual Services: Spanish


Denton County MHMR Center
Same as agency address
Denton, TX 76201
Fax Same as agency
Eligibility: Individuals, children and families
Fees: Based on income
Clients call into the crisis line and then have 30 days to present themselves between 8:00 am to 1:00 pm to MHMR.  Client will need to provide proof of residence and proof of income to present to the Benefits Coordinator.  Depending on the services offer
Denton County

Mental Health Services/Programs: Assertive Community Treatment (ACT Team), Community & Hospital Liaison, Community Support, Crisis, Psychiatric Triage, Integrated Health Clinic, Intake and Referral, Psychiatric, Residential Supported Housing, Connections, Case Management and Supported Employment. IDD Services/Programs: Continuity of Care, Eligibility Determination/Admission, Home and Community Based Services (HCS), In-Home and Family Support, Respite, Community Support Services, Psychological and Behavioral Support, Residential, Case Management, Vocational and Employment. Volunteer opportunities available. Fees are assessed according to income and size of family. Individuals who are eligible for services are not denied services because of an inability to pay.

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Denton County Transportation Authority (DCTA)

604 E. Hickory
Denton, TX 76205
(940)243-0077 (972)221-4600
Fax (940)387-1461
www.RideDCTA.net
Monday through Friday 5 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday CLOSED
 

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Denton County Veteran’s Services Office

1505 East McKinney Street
Suite 183
Denton, Texas 76209-4525
(940)349-2950 (972)434-8813
Monday through Thursday 8:00AM to 12:00PM and 1:00PM to 5:00PM Friday 8:00AM to 12:00PM

or

401 North Valley Parkway
Suite 100
Lewisville, Texas 75067-3438
(972) 434-8813
Friday 1:00PM to 3:00PM

or

1060 Frankford Road
Suite 200
Carrollton, Texas 75007-4941

Friday 10:30AM to 12:30PM
or

6301 Main Street
The Colony, Texas 75056-1634
Friday 8:00AM to 10:00AM
www.dentoncounty.com/departments/veterans-service.aspx
Offers vital assistance to Denton County Veterans and their dependents in filing VA benefits claims.

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Denton County WIC (Women, Infants, and Children)

535 S. Loop 288, Ste. 1003
Denton, TX 76209
(940)349-2930 
Fax (940)349-2931
www.dentoncounty.com
7:30AM - 12:00PM and 1:00PM - 6:30PM - Monday - Wednesday; 7:30AM - 12:00PM and 1:00PM - 5:30PM – Thursday

Multilingual Services: Spanish

Eligibility: Women, infants and children
Fees: None
Denton County

Provides nutrition education programs (classes and counseling), breastfeeding support and education, supplemental food, referrals (Medicaid, Texas Health Steps, Head Start, TANF, food stamp and CHIPs.)

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Denton Freedom House

3083 Trails End
Aubrey, TX 76227
(940)565-5990 
Fax 866-778-9877
www.dentonfreedomhouse.org
24/7

Denton Freedom House
Same as agency address
Denton, TX 76206
Eligibility: Men 17 years and older
Fees: None
Call and set an appointment
The World
We supply the resident with basic needs such as: toiletries, clothing, bed, food.  By no means are we a homeless shelter, nor a place that guys can come to hang out until something else comes along.  No romantic relationships allowed, other than marriage.  Everyone is expected to follow strict guidelines/policies and are subject to discipline for failure to submit.  All of our curriculum is Christ centered, introducing that person to Jesus Christ the answer to all of our needs/problems.

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Denton Housing Authority

1225 Wilson St.
Denton, TX 76205
(940)383-1504 (940)383-3039
Fax (940)383-2035
www.dentonhousingauthority.com
8:30AM - 5:00PM - Monday - Friday, closed from 12:00PM - 1:00PM

Multilingual Services: Spanish


Eligibility: Low-income families
Fee: None
Denton County

Provides rental assistance to low income families in Denton County.

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Denton I.S.D.-Extended School Day Program

1215 North Elm Street
Denton, TX 76201
(940)369-0080 
Fax (940)369-4988
www.dentonisd.org
10:00AM - 7:00PM Monday - Thursday ; 9:30AM - 6:30PM Friday

Multilingual Services: Spanish

Extended School Day Program
Same as agency address
Denton, TX 76201
Fax Same as agency
Eligiblity: Children in Kindergarten through 5th grade
Fees: $55 Enrollment Fee, $175 monthly tuition fee (due on the last day of the month for the next month) ; $235 May-June and August-September; Early registration in April for the full semester.
Open to all DISD elementary students. However, there are a limited numbers of spots available and it is first come first served.  Registration card filled out upon enrollment
Denton ISD

The Extended School Day Program (ESD) provides structured academic, enrichment and recreational activities for grades K-5 at all 21 elementary campuses and PreK students at Gonzalez School for Young Children now at Fred Moore. The program operates from 10AM to 7PM on Monday through Thursday and 9:30AM to 6:30PM on Friday. ESD has a $55 enrollment fee and a $175 monthly tuition fee (limited scholarships are available). The program is open to Denton ISD elementary students and PreK students at Gonzalez. On early release days staff arrive at the campus at 12:45 PM (no extra fee on these days). The Extended School Program is closed on all school holidays and summer.

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Denton I.S.D.- Regional Day School Program for the Deaf-Special Education

815 Cross Timber
Denton, TX, 76205
(940)369-4075 
Fax (940) 369-4972
www.dentonisd.org
8:00AM - 5:00PM - Monday – Friday

Multilingual Services: Spanish

Eligibility: School-aged, hearing impaired children who demonstrate an educational need
Fees: None
Part of the public school programs in the tri-county area
Denton, Cooke and Wise counties

Provides educational services including instructional, related and support based on assessment that indicates educational need. The program is offered at the following locations: Ann Windle School for Young Children, McNair Elementary School, McMath Middle School and Denton High School.

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Denton I.S.D. Social Services and Assistance

1307 North Locust
Denton, TX 76201
(940)369-0599 (940)369-0598
Fax 940-369-4985
www.dentonisd.org
8:00AM - 5:00PM - Monday – Friday

Multilingual Services: Spanish

Fees: None
Denton ISD

Services for Denton ISD families and students includes  Information and referral during personal, financial, or medical crisis,  Identification of medical resources,  Assistance with school supplies,  Parent Education Programs, Comprehensive program for DISD families and students who are homeless or in foster care, and Homebound Services for students unable to attend school due to health related issues.

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Denton I.S.D.-Teen Parent Program

1307 North Locust
Denton, TX 76201
(940)369-0599 (940)-369-0598
Fax 940-369-4985
www.dentonisd.org
8:00AM - 5:00PM - Monday - Friday

Eligibility: Any students enrolled in DISD that are pregnant or parenting.
Fees: None
Denton ISD

The Teen Parent Program has licensed social workers delivering services at a campus level. They act as case managers to the students in the program. Services provided are dependent upon the individual needs of the students and their families. Homebound for students experiencing a complicated pregnancy and following the birth of their baby is also provided.

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Denton Kiwanis Club - Children's Clinic

1001 N. Elm St.
Denton, TX 76201
(940)387-6323  
www.dentonkiwanisclub.org
10:00AM - 5:00PM - Monday - Friday

Eligibility: Children up to age 18.  Must meet financial guidelines and not be covered by insurance or medicaid
Fees: Free
Require proof of income and proof of residency.  Application only available on site.  Approval is made on same day of application.
Northern Denton County, north of Lake Lewisville

Provides medical, dental and prescriptions services for children up to age 18 who are not covered by Medicaid or other insurance. The clinic is a referral service to a number of local health care providers. Must meet financial guidelines. Area covered is Denton County north of Lake Lewisville.

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Denton Public Library Literacy Program

502 Oakland St.
Denton, TX 76201
(940)349-8774 (940)349-8752
www.dentonlibrary.com
9AM - 9PM - Monday - Thursday,   9AM - 6PM - Friday and Saturday, 1PM - 5PM – Sunday

Multilingual Services: Spanish

Eligibility: Adults ages 18 and older who would like to improve their literacy skills
Fees: None
Each student must complete a student application and a reading assessment before being matched to a tutor
City of Denton and Denton County

The Denton Public Library Literacy program offers one-on-one tutoring for those adults, ages 18 and up, who would like help improving their literacy skills.  We allow for those with the lowest reading skill levels to those who need a little help in their day to day lives.  Tutors are trained before being matched with a student to ensure the best possible result.

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Denton Senior Center

509 N. Bell
Denton, TX 76209
(940)349-8720  (972)434-2529, ext. 8720
Fax (940)566-6040
www.dentonseniorcenter.com
8:00AM-9:00PM - Monday-Friday and 9:00AM-1:00PM - Saturday

Eligibility: 50 and older.  All classes are intergenerational and open for registration for adults 18 yrs+
Fees: $10/yr for City of Denton residents and $15/yr for non-residents -- also program fees for trips and classes
Facility ID card
Denton County

Provides recreational, physical, and educational programs for persons over 50 years of age.  Some of the programs offered include help with income tax forms, filling out Medicare papers, dance classes, ceramic classes, computer training, trips and health checks.  Monthly newsletters are available online, or by contacting the office.  A new fitness room was added in 2010.

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Denton State Supported Living Center

3980 State School Rd.
Denton, TX 76210
(940)891-0342 (940)591-3628
Fax (940)591-3629
www.dentonstateschool.org
24 hours

Multilingual Services: Spanish

Eligibility: Individuals who have special needs
Clients are referred and go through the admissions department upon arrival.
18 counties/north Texas

Provides residential services for individuals with special needs.  Services include 24 hour supervised residential services, comprehensive health care services including an acute care infirmary, vocation skills training and works program (including sheltered workshops) life skills training and recreational/leisure activities, respite services and volunteer opportunities available.

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Denton Treatment Services

621 Londonderry Ln.
Denton, TX  76205
(940)483-0644 
Fax (940)483-9337
www.texastreatment.com
4:30AM - 10:00AM - Monday - Friday;  7:00AM - 9:30AM - Saturday; Closed Sunday

Eligibility: Adults 18 years and older with at least a 1 year history of Opiate use
Fees: $62.00 cash or money order only; $11.00 daily Liquid; $12.00 daily Diskettes
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, & Friday 3:30am - 8:00am; Thursday 3:30am only.
Denton, Wise, Collin, and Cooke counties

Methadone maintenance for treatment of Opiate addiction.

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Disabled American Veterans

909 Sunset St. VFW
Denton, TX  76201
(940) 390-0314
www.davmembersportal.org/chapters/tx/106/default.aspx
Call for hours and details
 

Provides outreach opportunities as well as employment services, transportation to appointments, and assistance with the claims process.

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Easter Seals North Texas

4443 North Josey Ln., Ste. 100
Carrollton, TX 75010
(972)394-8900  (888)617-7171
Fax (972)394-6266
www.ntx.easterseals.com
7:30 AM - 6:00PM - Monday – Thursday

Multilingual Services: Spanish

Eligibility: Children, adolescents and adults
Fees: Vary by program
Provides outpatient speech therapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy, audiology services and social services to children, adolescents and adults with disabilities and special needs.
Denton County

Autism Treatment Program, Outpatient services include Speech-Language, Occupational and Physical Therapy, Accept most Medicaid plans and private pay insurance plans.

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EduCare Community Living

2928 Metro Street, Ste. 101
Denton, TX 76207
(940)380-0113, Ext. 23 
Fax (940)382-9521
www.rescare.com
8:00AM - 5:00PM - Monday - Friday

ICF-ID Residential Services/Home and Community Based Services (HCS)
Same as agency address
(940)380-0113
Fax Same as agency
Eligibility: Medicaid recipients with intellectual & developmental disabilities
Fees: None
Contact referral and placement coordinator
Denton County

Provides residential services to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.  Services include 24 hour supervision, nursing, day habilitation, life skills training, recreation and leisure activiites.

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Epic Health Services

17480 North Dallas Parkway, Ste. 221
Dallas, TX  75247
(214) 466-1340
epichealthservices.com
Eligibility: 0-21 age range

Fees: Vary by program
Provides pediatric therapy among a variety of other services such as occupational therapy, behavioral health services, skilled nursing and more.

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Evergreen at Lewisville

415 South Garden Ridge Blvd.
Lewisville, TX 75069
(972)956-8000 
Fax (972)956-8001
www.evergreenlewisville.com
Eligibility: Active adults, 55+

Provides apartment home community for active adults. Several amenities available, please call or visit the website for more information.

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Excel Center of Lewisville

190 Civic Cir, Ste. 170
Lewisville, TX 75067
(972)906-5522 
Fax (972)906-5744
www.excelcenterlewisville.com
9:00AM - 3:30PM
Multilingual Services: Spanish (817-335-6429)


Eligibility: 5-18 years old
Fees: Involved though typically covered by everything other than medicaid traditional.
A free 1 1/2 hour assessment is required and can be scheduled from 8:00AM - 5:00PM

We provide Mental Health, Behavioral Health, Chemical Dependency, Dual Diagnosis through intensive outpatient and partial hospitalization.  This program is a specialized day treatment.  Additionally, we provide a Texas accredited Charter School.  Doctor referrals are not needed and initial assessment is free.

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Experience Works

900 Austin Ave. #303
Waco, TX 76201
(254)889-3880 800-842-4982
Fax 254-889-3088
www.experienceworks.org
8:00AM - 5:00PM

Eligibility: Denton County residents , 55 years or older with low-income and unemployed
Fees: None
Proof of residency, age, and income
Denton County

Identify and establish Host Agency training sites (Government agencies/offices and 501(c)3 organizations.)  Recruit and place eligible trainees for part-time training/employment.  Tutor and assist trainees to find unsubsidized employment.  Experience Works pays trainee minimum wage during training period.

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EyeCare America

655 Beach St.
P.O. Box 429098
San Francisco, CA 94109
(877)887-6327  877-887-6327
Fax (415)561-8567
www.eyecareamerica.org
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Monday - Friday, PT, for admin. phone

Fees: Vary by service For the senior service, insurance will be billed but accepted as payment in full. Uninsured are seen at no cost.
Visit www.eyecareamerica.org to take the online referral questionnaire
Nationwide

One service ensures that every senior has access to medical eye care and promotes annual dilated eye exams. It raises awareness about eye-related disease, including cataracts, provides free eye care education materials and facilitates access to eye care at no out-of-pocket expense for eligible seniors. The other service promotes early detection and treatment of glaucoma. It raises awareness of glaucoma risk factors (family history, race and age,) provides free glaucoma materials and facilitates access to a glaucoma exam. People may visit the website anytime, for themselves and/or family members and friends, to request free eye care educational materials (for either program described above) and determine if they qualify for a referral to EyeCare America's more than 6,000 volunteer ophthalmologists nationwide.

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Fairoaks Retirement Apartments

1950 Lattimore St.
Denton, TX 76209
(940)-891-1719 
Fax (940)891-6129
www.planocommunityhome.org
8:00AM - 5:00PM Monday - Friday with 24/7 staff available

Multilingual Services: Spanish

Fairoaks Retirement Apartments
Same as agency address
Denton, TX 76209
Fax Same as agency
Low income people age 62 years or older wanting to stay independently active
None
Complete application, return to property, put on waiting list.

We provide a facility for older people to live in a community of their peers.  We also have a service coordinator available to assist them with finding services needed.  Our housing is individual, one bedroom, six plex apartment buildings with garden areas and community garden area between each buidling.  We also have a community vegetable garden area planted and worked by the UNT Master Gardeners.

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Family Care Services, Inc.

7761 Raintree Ave.
Frisco, TX 75034
(972)668-8242 
Fax (214)379-1065
www.familycaresrv.com
8:00AM - 5:00PM - Monday - Friday, 24-hour Emergency Services, Saturday - Sunday on call and by appointment
Multilingual Services: Spanish


Fees: $30 install, $30 per month
Call order service-Medicaid must come through DADS/Star Plus
Private pay, Medicaid CBA, CCAD, and Star Plus CBA
Denton, Collin, Dallas, and Grayson counties

Provides Philips Lifeline Emergency Response Systems (help in 60 seconds), Medication Dispensers, memory loss aids and medical ID. Philips Lifeline Emergency Response Systems is covered by Medicaid CCAD, CBA, and Star Plus. Offer same day or 24 hour services on installs. Prices start as low as $30 per month. Call for more information.

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Family Health Care, Inc.

3537 S. I-35E, Ste. 210
Denton, TX 76210
(940)381-2313 (940)381-5097
Fax (940)381-5249
www.familyhealthcare-inc.com
8:00AM - 6:00PM Monday, Tuesday and Thursday; 8:00AM - 8:00PM - Wednesday
Multilingual Services: Spanish


Abnormal Pap, Breast Mass, Pelvic Mass
Same as agency address
Denton, TX 76210
Fax Same as agency
Eligibility: Denton County resident with verbal statement of need
Fees: Based on patients ability to pay or complete payment
Appointment with nurse practitioner to determine need
Denton County

Provides colposcopy with biopsy and leep with biopsy (with MD referral), breast sonogram/mammogram for mass (Denton Regional Medical Center), and pelvic sonogram for mass (at clinic location).  Clients need copy of abnormal labs if they have them and most recent physical exam, need appointment with nurse practitioner.

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Family Tree Program

1512 Scripture
Denton, TX  76201
(940)382-5328  (800)897-7068
Fax (940)898-8527


Eligibility: Families of children age 0 – 18
Fees: Free
Family Tree clients should contact the Denton County Case Manager at ext 2 or email her http://familytreeprogram.org/contact-us/
Multilingual Services: Spanish
Denton County

Offers free family counseling and skills classes for most families. Eligibility is broad and includes all incomes. Spanish speaking therapists.

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First Step Denton County Outreach Program

1406 N. Corinth St Ste. 401
Corinth, TX 76208
(940)497-5576 
Fax 940-497-5585
www.firststepdenton.com
9:00AM - 9:00PM - Monday - Thursday, 9:00AM - 2:00PM Saturday

Eligibility: Any person seeking educational counseling or adult counseling
Fees: Vary
Contact the agency for admission
Denton and surrounding counties

First Step Intervention Programs are designed to assist clients in identifying maladaptive patterns of thinking, behaviors and develops a plan of action that will foster positive change. First Step provides client assessment, counseling and education.

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Fred Moore Day Nursery School

821 Cross Timber St.
Denton, TX 76205
(940)387-8214 
Fax (940)382-3207
www.fredmooredaynursery.com
6:30 AM - 6:00 PM Monday-Friday
Multilingual Services: Spanish / Arabic


Eligibility: Children age 6 weeks to 5 years old in low to moderately low-income households
Fees: Sliding scale, based on annual income
Denton County

Services are offered on a sliding scale to assist low-income families. Staff provides guidance and understanding focusing on the special needs of each child. The curriculum provided is thematic play based curriculum, which allows each child to learn as they play. Provides three nutritious meals, which are planned to meet the federal nutritional guidelines. When children leave the program, the school prepares them to leave with the educational and social skills necessary to thrive in a public school setting.

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Geri-Options Geriatric Care Management

Home Visits
(940)566-0902 (940)206-7829
Fax Upon Request
www.geri-options.com
9:00AM - 5:00PM - Monday - Friday and per arrangement

Multilingual Services: Spanish

Eligibility: Elderly and their families; some people with disabilities
Fees: $60 hour
Denton County

Professional Geriatric Care Managers specialize in assisting older persons and their families with long term care arrangements by providing confidential consultation, assessment/planning, and care management services for older persons with cognitive or physical decline.  Geriatric Care Managers act as a liaison to families at a distance, making sure things are going well, alerting the families to problems and can assist with moving an older person to or from a retirement complex, assisted living residence, personal care home or nursing facility.  In addition, PGCM's can assist with arrangements for in-home help and other community services; review financial, legal or medical issues and offer referrals to geriatric consultants to avoid future problems and to conserve resources; and offer crisis intervention, counseling, support and consumer education.  Geri-Options is a member of the National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers and National Association of Social Workers.

Stepping Stones
2200 N. Bell Ave.
Denton, TX 76209
Wednesday 1:30PM - 3:00PM during the academic year
Eligibility: Elderly and their families; some people with disabilities
Fees: No cost

Stepping Stones is an active socialization and activity program for persons at early stage.   It is conducted by Occupational Therapy professors and graduate level occupational therapy students from Texas Woman's University along with community volunteers. While the clients are in their activity group, Geri Sams meets with the family members simultaneously.  Stepping Stones meets once a week at Trinity Presbyterian Church in Denton.

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Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas

6001 Summerside Dr.
Dallas, TX 75252
(972)349-2400  (800)442-2260
Fax (972)349-2499
www.gsnetx.org
9:00AM - 5:00PM - Monday - Friday

Girl Scouts
2317 W University Dr.Suite 167
Denton, TX 76201
(940)243-1314 or (877)224-7282
Fax (940)243-0435
Eligibility: Girls, 5-17 years old
Fees: $12 annual fee to GSUSA
Registration
32 counties across Northeast Texas, including Denton & Grayson

The mission of Girl Scouts is to build girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place. Girl Scouts is the world’s premiere leadership development organization dedicated solely to girls--all girls--where, in an accepting and nurturing environment, they build character and skills for success in the real world. In partnership with committed volunteers, girls develop lifelong skills, such as leadership, strong values, social consciousness, and conviction about their own potential and self-worth. Program facilities include:  Service Centers and Retail Stores in Denton, Highland Village; Camp K in Pottsboro on Lake Texoma; Camp Rocky Point in Dennison on Lake Texoma.  All locations are accessible to the disabled.  Volunteer opportunities available.

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Giving HOPE, Inc

117 West Sycamore
Denton, TX 76201
(940)382-0609 
Fax (940)382-5615
www.hopeincdenton.com
9:30 AM -12:30 PM and 1:30 PM-5:30 PM - Monday - Thursday

Eligibility: Financial assistance is determined by the funding source, primarily for homeless and homeless prevention assistance to families with dependent children, and to those with low and very low incomes who are legal residents of Denton County.
Fees: None
Calls to make appointments are taken from 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM - Monday - Thursday. As appointments with a case manager and funding are available, the Intake Worker will screen the applicant for appropriate program services.
Cities of Aubrey, Corinth, Cross Roads, Denton, Krugerville, Krum, Lincoln Park, Ponder, Providence, Sanger, Savannah, and Shady Shores

Giving Hope provides a hand up to those experiencing or at-risk of homelessness through advocacy, community collaboration and rental assistance.  The agency provides emergency, short-term, medium term, transitional and permanent rental assistance.   The Transitional Housing program offers life skills and rental assistance through a case management approach for a period of one to two years. The Permanent Support Housing program provides rental and utility assistance, counseling, and case management services to clients diagnosed with HIV/AIDS. The Street Outreach team goes out on the street to provide referrals, case management, and varying other services from partner nonprofits.

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Good Samaritan North Texas Home Health

1007 Shady Oaks Suite 101
Denton, TX 76205
(940) 591-0886
8:00AM - 5:00PM - Monday - Friday
Serving Denton, Cooke, Wise, Tarrant and Collin counties

Good Samaritan Society-North Texas Home Health is a non-for-profit agency and part of the Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society, which has been serving the Denton area for 35 years in a variety of capacities, including long-term care and retirement housing. Our staff works in tandem with the physician to provide skilled nursing and prescribed therapies, as well as education for medical management.

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Goodwill Industries of Fort Worth

4401 I35 Suite 101
Denton, TX 76201
(940)566-0398 
Fax (940)383-3280
9:00AM - 7:00PM - Monday - Saturday and  Noon - 5:00PM - Sunday

Goodwill Career Center
Same as agency address
(940)383-3051
Fax Same as agency
8:00AM-4:00PM - Monday - Friday
Eligibility: All persons
Fees: None
Small intake form
North Texas

Provides individuals with vocational evaluations, job readiness services, and job placement.

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Greater Dallas Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse

1349 Empire Central Dr., Ste. 800
Dallas, TX 75247
(214)522-8600  (800)246-HOPE (4673)
Fax (214)521-7253
www,dallascouncil.org
8:00AM - 5:00PM - Monday - Friday
Multilingual Services: Spanish


Eligibility: Varies by program
Fees: None
Intake process varies by program
North Texas

Prevention Resource Center, Information Helpline, School-Based Prevention Programs, Dallas Area Drug Prevention Partnership, Tobacco-Free, North Texas, Alliance on Drug Endagered Children, Conferences & Workshops.

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Greater Lewisville Cares

5500 Morriss Rd.
Flower Mound, TX 75028
(469) 464-9358 
Fax (972)539-4627
www.GreaterLewisvilleCares.org
Denton County

Multilingual Services: Spanish

 

Provides a monthly calendar of volunteer opportunities for all ages and interests in partnership with over 30 local service agencies and assists civic, scouting, corporate and religious groups with organizing meaningful service projects to suit their needs.  Builds free wheelchair ramps for financially needy elderly and disabled in Denton County through Project Wheelchair Ramp program.  Assists homeowners through the S.O.S.-Serving Our Seniors program by matching volunteers with seniors needing a helping hand with mainly yard work and house cleaning.

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GreenPath

723 S. I-35E , Ste. 210
Denton, TX 76205
(940)382-0331  (800)382-2898
Fax (840)387-0123
www.greenpath.com
11:00AM - 7:00PM - Monday and Wednesday - 8:00AM - 5:00PM - Tuesday, Thursday and Friday

Credit Counseling Services
Same as agency address
Denton, TX 76201
Fax Same as agency
Eligibility: Anyone in need of credit counseling
Fees: No fees for counseling services
Call and set an appointment
Denton County and surrounding areas

Provides professional help to families and individuals with financial problems. Does not loan money or arrange for funds. Assistance in budgeting, money management, and the wise use of credit. Assists in arranging reduced payment plans with creditors when client is over extended financially. Also provides an alternative to bankruptcy by working with creditors nationwide.

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Habitat for Humanity of Denton County

1721 N. Carroll Blvd.
Denton, TX 76201
(940)484-5006, extension 9001 
Fax (940)293-1804
www.hfhdentoncounty.org
Noon - 5:00PM Monday - Friday
Multilingual Services: Spanish


Eligibility: Qualified Low-to moderate income families and disabled veterans residing in Denton County
Fees: $1,000 closing cost
Complete a pre-qualification checklist on website or on a site KIOSK station @ the Habitat Office (1721 N. Carroll Blvd., Denton) and the ReStore (located @ 1805 Cornell Lane in Denton).  If the applicant meets the pre-qualifications, they will be contact
Denton County

Offers a program for qualified, low-to moderate income families or qualified disabled veterans to purchase new homes with a no-interest loan who work side-by-side with volunteers in the construction of their home, other Habitat homes and completing community service hours, pre-approved by Habitat. Approval established through extensive application process. Volunteer opportunities are available.

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Health Services of North Texas

4401 N I-35 Suite 312 (Headquarters Office)
Denton, TX 76207
(940)381-1501 (940)387-5788 (800)339-2437
Fax (940)566-8059
www.healthntx.org
8:30AM – 5:30PM - Monday – Friday
Multilingual Services: Spanish


Health Services of North Texas at The Rotary House, Primary Medical Care
821 N Elm Street
Denton, TX 76201
940-381-1501
Fax Same as agency
Hours vary; please call for availability.
Eligibility: Anyone
Fees: Medicaid, Medicare, CHIP, sliding fee scale and private insurance accepted
Patients are invited to apply for sliding fee scale pricing.  Application is available online or at intake appointment.  Proof of income required.
Medical Care is not limited by geographical location.

Health Services of North Texas at the Rotary House provides primary medical care, including treatment for acute and chronic illness.

Health Services of North Texas, Denton Medical Center
4310 Mesa Dr.
Denton, TX 76207
940-381-1501 or 940-387-5788
Fax Same as agency
8:00AM - 6:00PM - Monday - Thursday and 8:00AM - 5:00PM Friday
Eligibility: Anyone
Fees: Medicare, Medicaid, CHIP, sliding fee scale and private insurance accepted
Patients are invited to apply for sliding fee scale pricing.  Application is available online or at intake appointment.
Medical Care is not limited by geographical location, we are able to be a Medical Home for people regardless of the city they reside in.

Providing Primary Medical Care, Pediatrics, Prenatal Care, Behavioral Health, Medicaid, CHIP and Health Insurance Marketplace Enrollment, Guardianship Services. Primary Medical Care is available at the Denton Medical Center for the entire family from infants to grandparents with a focus on establishing a medical home for comprehensive healthcare including integrated behavioral health.  Services include: preventive care, well-child and well-adult exams, education, immunizations, and prescription assistance program.  Treatment is available for a wide range of acute and chronic physical, mental, and social health conditions such as infectious diseases, diabetes, and high blood pressure. The clinical team includes physicians, mid-level providers, nurses, certified medical assistants, and other professionals who provide quality, affordable healthcare.

Health Services of North Texas, Denton South Center, Prenatal and Women’s Health Care
3537 South I-35 Suite 210
Denton, TX 76210
940-381-2313 or 940-381-1501
Fax Same as agency
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 8:00 to 6:00 and Wednesday 8:00 to 8:00, Closed on Friday
Eligibility:Anyone
Fees: Medicaid, sliding fee scale and private insurance acceptedPatients are invited to apply for sliding fee scale pricing.
Application is available online or at intake appointment.
Medical Care is not limited by geographical location.

Health Services of North Texas, Denton South Center provides prenatal care, family planning and birth control, diagnosis and treatment for irregular menstrual cycles, menopause treatment, annual physical exams and pap smears, onsite sonograms and laboratory. HSNT’s Denton South Center features Board Certified Advanced Nurse Practitioners who are committed to providing quality healthcare.

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Hearts For Homes

820 East McKinney St.
Denton, TX 76209
(940)-891-0947 
Fax (844)891-0947
www.heartsforhomes.org
9:00AM - 4:00PM or when volunteers are available to man the phones

Housing Repairs for Very-low Income Elderly
Same as agency address
Denton, TX 76209
Fax Same as agency
Eligibility: Elderly homeowners with very low incomes
Fees: Based on Income; then prioritized by need
Denton County

Provides assistance to the aging population in the areas of housing repair, housing rehabilitation, as well as meeting the needs of their everyday existence.  We only serve elderly - just being disabled does not qualify for assistance - must be elderly.

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Home Instead Senior Care

2200 Justin Rd., Ste. 201
Highland Village, TX 75077
(972)317-0900  (877)591-7822
Fax (972)317-0919
www.homeinstead.com/685
Office 9AM - 5PM - Monday - Friday, Phones for emergency 24/7

Eligibility: People who are seniors or disabled and need extra help to function
Fees: $17.95/ hour and up
Free assessment in the home
Denton and Wise counties

Professional caregivers provide non medical companionship care in the client's home.  Services range from simple companionship and stimulation to light housekeeping, meal preparation, errands, incidental transportation, dementia care, assistance with bathing, grooming, dressing, incontinence care, feeding, and medication reminders, licensed as a personal assistance service by the state of Texas.

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Innovative Counseling Services

3740 N. Josey Ln, Ste. 204
Carrollton, TX 75007
(469)774-1305 
Fax (866)216-9011
www.innovativecounselingservices.com
Call for appointment; Open 9:00AM - 5:00PM - Monday - Friday

Eligibility: Adolescents and adults.  No restrictions on residency or income level
Fees: Sliding scale, private insurance
Denton, Dallas & Collin counties

Substance abuse and psychological evaluations.  Supportive outpatient and aftercare counseling for substance abuse issues.  Individual substance abuse and mental health counseling.  Specialty group program, Smart Girls Speak, for adolescent females ages 12-17.  Anger management counseling, domestic violence counseling and brief therapy.

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Interfaith Ministries of Denton, Inc.

1109 North Elm St.
Denton, TX 76201
(940)565-5479 
Fax 1-888-293-5840
www.ifmdenton.org
To call for an appointment. 9:00AM - 11:30AM and 1:30PM - 3:30PM Monday-Friday
Multilingual Services: Spanish


Eligibility: Low income families of northern Denton County
Fees: None
Clients may call for an appointment, or go to the website and complete an online application.
Northern Denton County

Provides assistance with rent, utilities, prescriptions and medical supplies, adult & child eye exams & eye glasses, transportation, school supplies for children, diapers for adults and babies, and assistance with obtaining vital records.  Assistance is coordinated with other agencies and targeted toward client self-sufficiency.

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Job Corps

2100 N Main St., Ste. 220
Fort Worth, TX 76164
(817)625-3993  (800)733-5627 or (1-800-Job-Corps)
Fax (817)625-3900
ABCworks.net
8:00 AM- 5:00 PM Monday-Friday
Multilingual Services: Spanish


Eligibility: Ages 16-24, low income; meet Job Corps suitability requirements
Attend an orientation, interview, application process 2-8 wks
Denton County, Frisco, Plano, Dallas, Lewisville, Little Elm, Gainesville, Wichita Fallas, The Colony

Career and academic training, life-skills training, residential assistance, drivers license, on the job training, medical (dental and vision)

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Keep Denton Beautiful

1117 Riney Rd.
Denton, TX 76207
(940)349-8737 
Fax 940-349-8396
www.kdb.org
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Mon-Fri

Adopt-A-Spot (Denton)
Same as agency address
Denton, TX 76207
Fax Same as agency
Hours Based on volunteer's availability--orientation process req
Eligibility: Any individual or group looking to make Denton cleaner, greener, and more beautiful.
Fees: None
Contact our office
City of Denton

Volunteers make a commitment to clean their Adopt-a-Spot location six times per year. KDB provides volunteers with safety vests, trash bags, and collection services.  Volunteers are asked to submit a clean-up report with the number of volunteers, hours, and bags of trash/recycling.  After two reported clean-ups, one Adopt-A-Spot sign are installed with the adopter's name or acronym.

Great American Cleanup
Same as agency address
Fax same as agency
8 AM - 12 PM
Eligibility: Any individual or group looking to make Denton cleaner, greener, and more beautiful.
Fees: None
Sign up is available online prior to the event and on-site the day of the event.
City of Denton

Each year, Denton community volunteers join Keep Denton Beautiful in a nationwide cleanup effort with Keep America Beautiful and Keep Texas Beautiful - the Great American Cleanup.  Denton's local Great American Cleanup Event takes place on a Saturday in March and includes a citywide land and waterway cleanup, followed by a volunteer party and Environmental Fair that includes free lunch for all volunteers, kid's environmental activities, and more.

Tree Giveaway
Same as agency address
Fax same as agency
Eligibility: City of Denton Residents
Fees: None
Apply online or by phone
City of Denton

Each year, in celebration of national Make A Difference Day, Keep Denton Beautiful gives away free trees to City of Denton residents at the Annual Community Tree Giveaway. The Tree Giveaway event is held in October on the fourth Saturday of the month. The trees provided through the Tree Giveaway program are native or adapted to the North Texas region, making them well-suited to conditions of drought and heat. The event is open only to Denton residents and all participants must complete a pre-registration form.

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Keep Lewisville Beautiful

113 North Poydras Street, Ste. 207
Lewisville, TX 75057
(972)538-5949 
Fax (866)727-8526
www.keeplewisvillebeautiful.org
9:00AM - 5:00PM - Monday - Friday
Same as agency address
Lewisville, TX 75057
Fax Same as agency

Keep Lewisville Beautiful offers a variety of litter prevention, waste production, beautification, and education programs. Some activities include: Earth Month in April, Spring Cleanup, Trinity Trash Bash, Clean Stream Team (A waterway clean-up program similar to Adopt-a-Spot,) and free monthly classes (topics change each week. Go to www.keeplewisvillebeautiful.org for more information.)

Adopt-A-Spot
24/7 - It's up to the volunteer
All age, income, residency, and any other factors.  Come one, come all.
No fees - Free program
Application online or in the office
City of Lewisville-based; projects done around community.

Volunteers make a one year commitment to Adopt-a-Spot (street, median, park, or other public location) and clean that location.  Volunteers are supplied with safety vests, litter grabbers, gloves, and trash bags to start their work.  Volunteers are asked to clean their location a minimum of one time per month, and to report their hours worked, number of people helping, and number of bags collected.  All Adopt-a-Spots need to be within the city of Lewisville.

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Lake Cities Community Food Pantry & Community Aid Fund

300 E. Hundley
Lake Dallas, TX 75065
(940)321-6100  
lakecitiesumc.org/foodpantry
9:00AM - 2:00PM - Tuesday & Thursday and 6:00PM - 7:00PM - 2nd & 4th Thursdays

Eligibility: Low income living in Lake Dallas, Hickory Creek, Shady Shores or Corinth
Fees: None
Bring current utility bill as proof of residency and a current photo I.D.
Lake Dallas, Hickory Creek, Shady Shores, Corinth, Lake Cities Area

Provides food and hygiene items.  Provides some assistance with utility bills and prescriptions.

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Learning Institute of Family Education (LIFE)

P.O. Box 50904
Denton, TX 76206
(940) 441-5530
www.lifefam.org
10:00AM - 3:00PM – Monday - Friday
Fees: Program-based
Southeast Denton

The Learning Institute of Family Education (LIFE) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization that specializes in programs to build healthy and productive relationships to strengthen families for the well being of children. LIFE provides skilss, marriage, and premarital education, and economic stability training (financial literacy, job preparation, and entrepreneurship).

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Legal Aid of Northwest Texas

625 Dallas Dr., Ste. 350
Denton, TX 76205
(940)383-1406 
Fax (940)382-7797
www.lanwt.org
8:00AM - 5:00PM - Monday – Friday

Multilingual Services: Spanish

Eligibility: Income eligible applicants who are either US citizens, resident aliens, or meet eligibility exceptions as victims of domestic abuse.
Fees: Court Fees
Telephone intake for financial screening
Denton, Wise, Cooke, Jack, & Montague counties

Civil legal services for eligible persons and families.  Client may have to pay for court costs.  Call for screening and make appointment.

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Legal Hotline for Texans

1-800-622-2520 
www.tlsc.org
8:00AM - 5:00PM - Monday - Friday (Office hours); Can call any time 24/7 and leave a message.
Multilingual Services: Spanish


Eligibility: 60 years old and older, or Medicare SSDI eligible
Fees: Free
Multilingual Services: Spanish
Go to www.tlsc.org and submit an online intake form, or call the office at 1-800-622-2520--option 4 and leave a voicemail. For Spanish, select option 1. (Para español, marque el número 1.)
State of Texas

Free legal advice by telephone to Texans age 60 or older: nursing home residents, veterans and their families, victims of violent crime; and individuals who are eligible for Medicare SSDI.

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Legal Line - Dallas Bar Association

2101 Ross Ave.
Dallas, TX 75201
(214)220-7476 
Fax (214)220-7465
5:30PM - 8:00PM - 2nd & 3rd Wednesdays
Multilingual Services: Spanish

Provides answers to simple legal questions over the phone.

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The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

8111 LBJ Freeway, Ste. 425
Dallas, TX 75251
(972)996-5900  (800)800-6702 (800)-955-4572
Fax (972)996-5990
www.lls.org/ntx
9:00AM - 5:00PM - Monday - Friday
Multilingual Services: Spanish


First Connection
Same as agency address
Dallas, TX 75251
(972)996-5905
Fax (972)996-5990
9:00AM - 5:00PM
Eligibility: Family of, caregivers of those diagnosed with a blood cancer
Fees: None
North Texas area

Provides patients and their families the opportunity to share experiences with someone who has been successfully treated for the same diagnosis.

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Leuty Avenue Apartments

909 West 7th St.
Justin, TX 76247
(940)648-3296  (940)648-3296
8:00AM - 4:00PM - Tuesday and Thursday

Leuty Avenue Apartments
Same as agency address
Justin, TX 76247
Fax Same as agency
8:00AM-4:00PM Tuesday and Thursday
Eligibility: Income Based
Fees: Application fee

Provides affordable housing for low-income families, the handicapped and people with disabilities.

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Lewisville Counseling Services

751 Hebron Parkway, Ste. 305-B
Lewisville, TX 75057
Ph: (469) 645-1375  Fax: (888) 543-4547
www.lewisvillecounselingservices.com

Fees: Income-based sliding scale
Denton and surrounding counties

Lewisville Counseling Services provides individual and couples counseling, marriage counseling, LGBT counseling, youth counseling, grief counseling, and assistance with life’s transitions.

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Lewisville Senior Activities Center

1950-A S. Valley Pkwy
Lewisville, TX 75067
(972)219-5050 (972)219-5051
Fax (972)219-5055
www.cityoflewisville.com
8:00AM - 5:00PM - Monday, Wednesday and Friday; 8:00AM - 9:00PM - Tuesday and Thursday

Eligibility: Adults, 50 years of age and older
Fees: Fees for classes, some activities, trips and events
Complete one page information form
Lewisville, Flower Mound, Highland Village, Coppell, and Denton

The operative word in our name is 'activity' and there is a lot of them here for everyone to enjoy. The center has special events, to classes, to Sing-A-Long. We strive to present a wide spectrum of activities. There is no charge to be a member of our center, you just have to complete a membership form. Classes, activities and trips are reasonably priced or free. Meals on Wheels lunches are served daily at 11:30AM; you must sign-up 24 hours in advance. Meals are $2 donation for 60 and over and $5 donation for those under 60 years of age. Denton County Transportation Authority is available by calling (940)243-0077 or transportation is available via Trolley route service.

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Little Elm Area Food Bank

501 Bill St.
Little Elm, TX 75068
(972)294-4061 (972)754-0699 (Emergency Number Only) 
leafb.org
9:00AM - 4:00PM - Monday; 9:00AM - 5:00PM - Thursday;  9:00AM-Noon - Friday;   9:00AM - 3:00PM - Third Saturday of every month

Eligibility: Residents of Little Elm, including Hackberry, Lakewood Village, Oak Point, Crossroads South of 380, Rocky Point
Fees: None
Submit to an interview and completion of application
Residents of Little Elm, including Hackberry, Lakewood Village, Oak Point, Crossroads South of 380, Rocky Point

Emergency food supply of about 2 weeks worth.  Eligible to return 2 more times in 30 day intervals with a reduced amount of food given, after which referrals are made for long term assistance.

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Little Elm Medical Clinic

730 El Dorado Pkwy.
Little Elm, TX 75068
(972)292-3330 
Fax (972)292-3332
www.littleelmmed.com
9:00AM - 5:00PM - Monday - Friday

Eligibility: Services for acute and chronic illness for ages 13 and up
Fees: Call for fee information.
Please call the office.
Residents of Little Elm and surrounding areas

Offers several medical services for patients older than 13 years of age. Medicare accepted and most major insurance companies. Please visit the website or call for more information.

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March of Dimes Foundation

12660 Coit Road, Ste. 200
Dallas, TX 75251
(972)669-3463 (972)232-1354
Fax (972)669-1117
www.marchofdimes.org/texas
9 am - 5pm Monday-Friday
Multilingual Services: Spanish


March of Dimes
Same as agency address
Dallas, TX 75251
Fax Same as agency
North Texas - does not include Fort Worth or Tarrant County

Offers professional and public health education regarding birth defects and pregnancy. Community services include pamphlets, films, speaker's bureau and community health education interns. Volunteers and college internships are available. Please visit the website for local chapters in your area and to find out more information.

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Meals on Wheels

(940)387-5692 (Director) 
Meals brought Monday through Friday, 10:45 AM - 12:00 PM, including holidays when the holiday is on a weekday.

Meals on Wheels of Denton
Denton Regional Medical Center Hospital Kitchen
Denton, TX
Meals may take up to 1.5 hours to be delivered (from 10:15 AM)
Eligibility: Adults unable to cook for self and/or purchase food; no age limit; able to pay fee; able to provide insulated cooler for meal if not home
Fees: $3.00 per meal
Apply by phone to Director by the client, a family member, social  worker and /or MD to establish level of need & diet requirements.
Denton City limits

Volunteers drive own car and deliver a noon meal Monday through Friday as prepared by Denton Regional Medical Center kitchen. Volunteers pick up meals from 10:15 AM - 10:30 AM and deliver by 12:00 PM each day. Volunteers 55 years and older can fill out an application through Meals on Wheels that will allow them to have a small free insurance policy while driving.

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Metrocrest Social Services

13801 Hutton Dr., Ste. 150
Farmers Branch, TX 75234
(972)446-2100 
Fax (214)694-2171
www.metrocrestsocialservices.org
8:00AM - 5:00PM - Monday through Friday; 9:00AM - 1:00PM - Saturday

Emergency Assistance & Financial Education
Same as agency address
Eligibility: Client must provide proof of residency and identity and must live in service area
Fees: None
Call for appointment
Carrollton, Farmers Branch, Addison, Coppell and zip 75287 in Denton County

Qualifying clients receive assistance with short term emergency payment of rent, utilities and food.  Our Employment program helps those looking for work with resume assistance, and use of computer lab for online work search.  For those receiving financial assistance additional services regarding Financial Education and budgeting are available.

Home Repair
Eligibility: Adults over 60 and caregivers and living in service area
Fees: Sliding Scale fees based on income
Call information, case assigned to case manager, case manager sets up home visit, case manager meets with client and completes assessment of needs.
Cities of Carrollton, Coppell, Addison and Farmers Branch

Home repair provides small adaptations and minor home repairs to increase home safety for seniors.  Ramps, rails, grab bars and smoke detectors are some examples of home repair. Exterior home maintenance for low income seniors.

Home - Delivered Meals

Home Delivered Meals delivered Monday-Friday with welfare checks by volunteers.

Transportation

Transportation provided by 4 lift-equipped vans as well as volunteer drivers, Monday-Friday throughout the cities and extends to 5 miles outside city limits.

Case Management

Case Management with home visit to determine needs and appropriate resource referrals. On-going contact and assistance available.

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MHMR Tarrant--Prevention & Intervention Unit

La Gran Plaza Building, 4200 S. Freeway, Ste. 550
Fort Worth, TX 76115
(817)569-5760 (800)735-2989 TTY

Prevention
Same as agency address
Hurst, TX 76053
Eligibility: Anyone
Tarrant, Denton, Wise, Jack, Montague and other surrounding counties

Prevention & Intervention is a branch of the Mental Health Mental Retardation of Tarrant county under the Substance Abuse Division. It offers HIV education to individuals and companies in service counties. Prevention & Intervention offers free HIV and HCV testing using a Rapid Response test. The results are available in 20 to 30 minutes. Promotes HIV education as well as a wide range of health related topics are provided to schools, universities, jails, probation facilities, churches, communities and companies about HIV and/or substance issues. Screening and referrals for Billy Gregory and Pine Street Recovery Center are also made for substance treatment.

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Monsignor King Outreach Center - Emergency Shelter

300 S Woodrow
Denton, TX 76205
(940) 391-1919 Fax (940) 382-9008
www.kingoutreachcenter.com
Hours vary, visit website for current day/hours

Emergency Shelter
Same as agency address
Eligibility:Will take Denton County individuals as well as families and pets. Only those who are sex offenders cannot stay
Fees: None
Picture ID not required. Intake only requires name, date of birth, and last place individual or family resided. 

Emergency shelter, see website or call for current days/hours of operation. Open nights only. 

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National Multiple Sclerosis Society - South Central Chapter

2105 Luna Rd., Ste. 390
Carrollton, TX 75006
(469)619-4700  (800)686-7415
Fax (214)373-7200
www.nationalmssociety.org
9:00am – 5:00pm MTWTH and 9:00am – 4:00pm F.
Multilingual Services: Spanish


MS Navigator
same as agency address
Fax same as agency
Eligibility: Anyone living with MS
Fees: None
Call  1-800-344-4867  & select option 1 or visit www.nationalmssociety.org

Work together with a professional MS Navigator to meet the challenges of multiple sclerosis. Assistance with workplace issues, financial stress, treatment & therapy options, medical care needs, employment issues & more.

Financial Education Partners

Take control of your finances. Professional financial advisors provide free help with budgeting, health and disability benefits, estate planning and more.

Crisis Assistance

Take advantage of direct financial assistance to help you maintain mobility, independence, and safety as well as assistance with summer utilities, medical equipment and supplies, help in the home and more.

Library & Literature

Expand your knowledge about MS. Access a variety of MS materials, books and educational webinars free of charge.

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Nexus Recovery Center, Inc.

8733 La Prada Dr.
Dallas, TX 75228
(214)321-0156  (800)865-2224
Fax (214)324-1994
www.nexusrecovery.org
8:00AM - 6:00PM - Monday – Friday

Multilingual Services: Spanish

Residential and  Outpatient Substance Abuse Treatment
Same as agency address
Dallas, TX 75228
8:00AM - 6:00PM - Monday - Friday
Eligibility: Female clients over the age of 13 and as many as three of their accompanying children
Fees: Vary
All areas

Nexus offers three residential programs: Adult Women (women ages 18 and up admitting into residential treatment without children), Pregnant and Parenting Women with Children (women ages 18 and up admitting into residential treatment with up to three children under the age of 12), and Adolescents (teenage girls between the ages of 13 and 17 seeking substance abuse treatment for themselves.  We can accommodate pregnant adolescents as well as adolescents with children).  We have licensed childcare center on campus where children receive care while their mom is in treatment during the day.  Within all treatment programs we offer counseling and case management, life skills training, STD/HIV testing and education, psychiatric services, family therapy and education, and parenting classes.

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North Texas Area Agency on Aging

616 Six Flags Dr.
Arlington, TX 76011
(800)272-3921  (800)272-3921
Fax (817)695-9274
www.nctcog.org/cs/aging
8:00AM - 5:00PM - Monday - Friday
Multilingual Services: Spanish


Long-term Care Ombudsman
Same as agency address
Eligibility: Residents of nursing homes/assisted living facilities
Fees: None
Call 1-800-272-3921
Collin, Denton, Ellis, Erath, Hunt, Hood, Johnson, Kaufman, Navarro, Palo Pinto, Parker, Rockwall, Somervell, or Wise Counties

Help resolving complaints and addressing concerns regarding residents' rights, provides information and referral, help understanding and accessing public and private benefits, temporary assistance with in-home services following a hospitalization, caregiver respite, caregiver counseling, caregiver education, support for grandparents raising grandchildren, advocacy for nursing home residents, help for nursing home residents who wish to return to the community, fall prevention, and chronic disease self-management classes.

Caregiver Support
1-800-272-3921
Fax 817-695-9274
8:00 AM-5:00 PM Monday-Friday
Eligibility: Caregivers of persons age 60 and over and grandparents at least age 55 with primary custody of grandchildren under the age of 18. We give priority to caregivers who live in the same household with the care receiver, are the only source of support, care fo
Fees: None
Call 1-800-272-3921
Collin, Denton, Ellis, Erath, Hunt, Hood, Johnson, Kaufman, Navarro, Palo Pinto, Parker, Rockwall, Somervell, or Wise Counties

Temporary assistance with respite care, counseling, minor home repair, durable medical equipment, etc

Benefits Counseling
1-800-272-3921
Fax 817-695-9274
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Monday-Friday
Eligibility: Persons age 60 and over, Medicare beneficiaries of any age
Fees: None
Call 1-800-272-3921
Collin, Denton, Ellis, Erath, Hunt, Hood, Johnson, Kaufman, Navarro, Palo Pinto, Parker, Rockwall, Somervell, or Wise Counties

Help understanding and accessing public benefits (e.g. medicare and medicaid) and private benefits (e.g. long-term care insurance); help and advocacy with consumer protection issues

Aging and Disability Resource Center
1-877-229-9084
Fax 817-695-9193
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Monday-Friday
Eligibility: Older adults, persons with disabilities and family caregivers
Fees: None
Call 1-877-229-9084
Collin, Denton, Hood, and Somervell Counties

Help identifying and accessing long-term services and supports

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North Texas Youth Connection

1602 E. Lamar St.
Sherman, TX 75090
(903)893-4717  (800)568-7776
Fax (903)868-2260
www.ntxyouthconnection.org
8:00AM - 5:00PM - Monday - Friday

Emergency Youth Shelter
Same as agency address
Sherman, TX 75091
24/7
Eligibility: Youth ages 10-17 who are homeless, abused, runaway
Fees: None
Call for information
North Texas/Grayson County

The 14-bed temporary shelter for males and females ages 10-17 provides runaway, homeless and abused youth with a safe place to stay until they can be reunited with their family or an alternative living arrangement can be secured.

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Northwest Christian Community Services

108 Pecan St.
Roanoke, TX 76262
(817)491-4451 
9:00AM - 2:00PM - Monday - Wednesday

Northwest Christian Community Services
Same as agency address
Roanoke, TX 76262
Northwest Independent School District

Provides food, commodities, clothing, household items and some utility assistance.  Donations are accepted.

Roanoke Food Pantry
Same as agency address
Roanoke, TX 76262
Eligibility: Low-income families in need of food.

Provides staple food supplies to families/individuals who are in an emergency situation. The center accepts donations of food and contributions of money, which is used to buy needed commodities.

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OpenDoor Counseling and Assessment Services

109 S. Woodrow Lane
Denton, TX 76205
(940) 565-0939
www.opendoortexas.com

Fees: Vary depending on service
Treatment to and assessments for juveniles and adults with sexual behavior problems inclusing sexual offenses. Families services related to those issues. Safety plans, parenting training, and drug and alcohol evaluations and treatment.

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Opening Doors International Services

2200 N. Bell Ave.
Denton, TX 76209
(940) 382-0096 
www.openingdoorsIS.org
By appointment Tuesday - Saturday, 9 am - 5pm ; Walk-ins Saturday 9-noon

Eligibility: Immigrant families who by immigration law have a legal immigrant benefit available to them
Fees: Contact agency
Call to set appointment for consultation, or stop by Saturday mornings without an appointment
International

Providing humanitarian and expert legal immigration and naturalization services in a safe and supporting environemnt and is dedicated to serving clients regardless of financial limitations and without regard to race, religion, gender, national origin, age or disability. Services include: Family Petitions/Residency, Naturalization/Citizenship, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, Consular Processing, Advanced Parole, Asylum Consultations, Fiance Visas, Travel Visas, Student Visas, Employment Visas, T-Visas for survivors of trafficking, U-Visas for Survivors of violent crime, Violence Against Women self-petitions, Renewal of Green Cards, Special Juvenile Immigrant Visas (Unaccompanied Minors,) Humanitarian Outreach & Missions to Central America, Human Trafficking education and outreach.

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Others Helping Others

101A Shady Shores
Lake Dallas, TX 75065
(940)-566-2311 
Fax (940)566-0092
www.helpingpeopleht.com
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Helping People Help Themselves
Same as agency address
Denton, TX 76201
Fax Same as agency
Eligibility: Persons with developmental, physical and emotional disabilities.
Fees: $25 daily for private pay & HCS rate based on level of need
Call and schedule intake
Denton, Dallas, Collin, Tarrant

The day habilitation program offers training in personal social adjustment, independent living, relationship, socialization and academic skills.  The vocational program offers job training, job coaching and job development.  The in-home habilitation offers sitter services, nursing care facilities and hospital settings.

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Our Daily Bread, Inc.

300 W. Oak Street, Ste. 100
Denton, TX 76201
(940)382-5604 (Client) (940)765-7607 (Admin.)
Fax (940)591-7952
www.ourdailybreaddenton.org
10:00 AM - 1:30 PM - Monday - Friday
Multilingual Services: Spanish


Fees: None
City of Denton

Our Daily Bread is a community soup kitchen that serves a free, nutritious lunch meal Monday through Friday to the hungry and homeless in Denton County and surrounding areas. Our Daily Bread operates at our host church, St. Andrew Presbyterian Church. We also provide a continental breakfast when we open our doors at 10:00am. When the emergency shelter is open at night, we open our doors at 8:00am to accommodate closure of the shelter during the daytime, and we provide breakfast earlier. Many other services provided, please call for more information.

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Pastoral Counseling Center

4525 Lemmon Ave., Ste. 200
Dallas, TX 75219
(214)526-4525  (800)340-7557
Fax (214)520-6468
www.pccdallas.org
Office is open Mon – Thur, 9am – 6pm and Fri, 9am – 4pm

Multilingual Services: Spanish


Counseling Services
Same as agency address
Dallas, TX 75219
Counseling appointments are available at various times throughout the week including late evenings
Eligibility: Age 3 - elderly
Fees: vary, contact agency
Call the Agency to make an appointment with a therapist. Further details are given as the appointment is being scheduled.
Locations in: Allen, Arlington, Carrollton, Coppell, Dallas, Duncanville, Flower Mound, Garland, McKinney, and Mesquite

 The Center provides outreach to anyone in need including individuals, couples and families. Offers counseling on issues such as mending relationships, surviving divorce, dealing with anxiety, depression, grief and the trauma of emotional, physical or sexual abuse as well as those caught in the tragedy of alcoholism and substance abuse.

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PediPlace

502 S. Old Orchard Ln, Ste. 126
Lewisville, TX 75067
(972)436-7962 
Fax (972)420-0085
www.pediplace.org
8:00AM - 5:00PM - Monday, Wednesday, Thursday; 8:00AM - 8:00PM - Tuesday; 8:00AM - 4:00PM - Friday
Multilingual Services: Spanish


Pediatric Primary Health Care
Same as agency address
Lewisville, TX 75067
Eligibility: Birth through 18 years old, Medicaid, CHIP, and uninsured
Fees: Low cost pediatric medical services for children who are uninsured or who receive Medicaid or CHIP benefits
New patient medical history, permission, and other intake forms available on our website www.pediplace.org; call for appointment
Denton and North Texas counties

PediPlace is a non-profit pediatric healthcare practice for children ages birth through nineteen years-old who are uninsured or who qualify for Medicaid or CHIP (Children’s Health Insurance Program) benefits. We provide a medical home for children, that tend to be from low income families, who otherwise would go without care or who would unnecessarily use the emergency room. Our primary care pediatric services are designed to meet the unique situation of each patient and include: Preventive (Well-Child) care including immunizations, Treatment of illnesses, Hearing and vision screenings, Treatment of asthma and other chronic illnesses, Referrals for specialized care, Newborn parent health and child safety education.

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Phoenix House of Dallas

2345 Reagan St.
Dallas, TX 75219
(214)999-1044 
Fax (214)526-3285
www.phoenixhouse.org/texas
9:00AM-5PM Monday-Friday

Clients can call 24/7
Eligibility: Boys and Girls ages 13-17
Fees: no income level exclusions. Accept private insurance, self-pay, North STAR, CHIP, and try to assist those without funding.
Call for more information
An appointment for an assessment its made; a one to two hour assessment is performed and a level of care recommendation is made; if appropriate they are admitted; if not appropriate for our services community referrals are given.
North and Central Texas, Out Patient for Adults in Houston

Phoenix House of Dallas - Feinberg Academy is a residential treatment facility that serves adolescent males and females ages 13-17 who struggle with substance abuse as well as co-occuring mental health issues. The Academy combines substance abuse treatment with daily on-site education programming provided by the Dallas Independent School District.  The Phoenix House program is a modified therapeutic community model with multi-phases and other evidence-based practices designed specifically for adolescents. Our Dallas Academy provides a full range of residential recovery care. Phoenix House of Dallas also offers an intensive after-school outpatient program for male and female adolescents ages 13-17 who are in trouble with drugs and alcohol. During treatment, teens work to rebuild their self-esteem as well as learn to control anger and impulsive behavior, make positive choices, manage stress and plan for the future. Out patient services available for adults in Dallas and Houston offices.

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Pilot Point Goodfellows

1189 S. Hwy 377
Pilot Point, TX 76258
(940)686-3014 
Fax (940)686-3014
8:30AM-12:00PM Monday-Wednesday-Friday

Eligibility: Anyone living North of Highway 380 and South of Tioga; East of Lake Ray Roberts and West of Denton County Line.
Required: Simple form, driver's license, and the last four digits of the social security number.
Northeast Denton County

Our goal is to meet the physical need of all in our area of service as funds permit. We offer food, clothes, utilities, rent, and medical as funds permit.

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Pilot Point Senior Center

310 S. Washington
Pilot Point, TX 76258
(940)686-2639 
Fax (940)382-2224
Northeast Denton County

Provides physical fitness program, educational and recreational activities, health and social services and noon meals through the cooperative efforts of SPAN and various community organizations. Contributions requested but not required. Advance reservations necessary for meal services.

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Planned Parenthood of North Texas

2436 S. I-35, Ste. 340
Denton, TX 76205
(940)891-0737  (800)891-PLAN (7526)
Fax (940)891-0539
www.plannedparenthood.org
Noon - 7PM - Monday,  9PM - 5PM - Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday ,  9AM - 1PM - 1st and 3rd Saturday
Multilingual Services: Spanish


Denton Planned Parenthood
Same as agency address
Fees: Please call for prices. Accept self-pay and some insurances.
Denton County

Provides confidential, high quality, low cost health care services to all, both male and females. Mammogram referrals offered to women 40 and older. Also provides tubals and vasectomies to patients.  Accepts Medicaid for family planning services only.

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Primary Care Clinic of North Texas

570 S Edmonds Ln. #111
Lewisville, TX 75067
(972)221-6005 
Fax (972)221-6039
www.primarycareclinic.org
8:30AM-5:00PM - Monday-Friday
Multilingual Services: Spanish


Eligibility: Over 12 years of age with no insurance
Office visit $35, Blood work fees $10-$12
All of North Texas

Provides blood tests, pap smear, screening for hepatitis, HIV, cholesterol, PSA, etc and referrals.

Other addresses:
3801 W. 15th Street, Suite #280
Plano TX 75075
(972)596-6005 
Fax (972)596-6004

7515 Greenville Ave., # 801
Dallas, TX 75231
(214)378-6005 
Fax (214)378-6008

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REACH of Denton

405 S. Elm, Ste. 202
Denton, TX 76201
(940)383-1062 
Fax (940)383-2742
www.reachcils.org
8:00AM-5:00PM Monday-Friday

Eligibility: Individuals with disabilities
Fees: None
Call for an appointment.
Denton and surrounding counties

Resource Center on Independent Living, REACH, which stands for Rehabilitation, Education, Advocacy for Citizens with disabilities  (formerly Handicaps) is a nonprofit corporation with the mission of providing services to people with disabilities and education to the general public on disability related topics. Information and Referral, Peer Counseling, Skills Training, Advocacy assistance and training, Technical assistance and training in complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Project Ramp (ramps, grab bars, and railing), Loaner Equipment (wheelchairs, walkers, visual aids), social/recreational activities, Support Group, Community education on disability related topics and workshops.

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Reata Rehabilitation

9204 T.N. Skiles Rd.
Ponder, TX 76259
(940)479-2612 (940)367-9515
Fax (940)479-2607
www.reatarehab.com
9:00AM - 6:00PM Monday;Tuesday;Thursday

Eligibility: Any person with a neurological disorder
Denton, Cooke, Dallas, Wise, and Tarrant counties

We provide occupational and physical therapy on horseback. We offer this unique form of therapy to children and adults of all ages and diagnoses.   We offer an evaluation to see if our therapy will be beneficial and safe. We do work and file with insurance companies.  We cannot file Medicaid.  We do accept out-of-pocket pay.

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Riding Unlimited, Inc.

9168 T.N. Skiles Rd.
Ponder, TX 76259
(940)479-2016 
Fax (940)479-2018
www.ridingunlimited.org
9:00AM - 6:00PM - Tuesday - Saturday

Eligibility: Participants be at least 3 years of age with emerging head and trunk control. Requires a physician release.
Fees: 10 week session: $375; sliding scale scholarship available.
North Texas area

Riding Unlimited is a PATH Int'l Premier Accredited Center. Classes are taught by PATH certified instructors that develop and follow lesson plans designed to benefit the participants. Trained horse leaders and sidewalkers volunteer their time to ensure the safety of our riders. Riding Unlimited's theraputic horsemanship riding program is dedicated to enabling North Texas disabled community by enhancing their physical, social, educational and emotional abilities. Building strength, courage and confidence is what the program is all about. Our name exemplifies the ultimate goal for any rider - encouragment to pursue their own unique ability. Program goals: Theraputic Riding is based on individual needs. Goals may include improvement in muscle tone, range of motion, rhythm, muscle strength, balance, and coordination. Riding instruction goals may include improvement in attention span, spatial relations, sensory awareness, sequential performance and reasoning skills. Horsemanship skills that may be developed include cantering, posting, carriage driving, and stable management. Riders may participate in demonstrations, competitions, and Special Olympics Equestrian events at the local and state level.

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Rosemont at Pecan Creek

3500 E. McKinney St.
Denton, TX 76209
(940)383-9400 
Fax (940)891-2991
www.pinnaclefamily.com
8:30AM - 5:30PM - Monday - Friday,  10AM - 5PM - Saturday,  1PM - 5PM – Sunday

Multilingual Services: Spanish


Eligibility: Income restriction based on household size
Fees: Application Fee and Deposit
Denton County

Rosemont at Pecan Creek, provides social, educational and recreational services to residents in contracted affordable housing communities. The local family program is housed at Rosemont at Pecan Creek. The after-school enrichment/tutoring program operates Monday - Friday from 3:30pm to 5:30pm and is free to the residents. Please visit the website or contact Rosemont at Pecan Creek for more information.

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RSVP Denton County (Retired Senior Volunteer Program)

1316 E. McKinney St.
Denton, TX 76209
(940)383-1508 (972)221-9663 Lewisville
Fax (940)387-0862
www.rsvpserves.org
Monday – Friday  9am-4pm
Multilingual Services: Spanish


Eligibility: Adults 55 and older
Fees: None
Apply for membership
Denton County

RSVP mobilizes adults 55 and over to address community needs by volunteering at non-profit agencies, governmental entities and health care facilities.

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Sage Care Therapy Services

6301 Gaston Ave, Ste 750
Dallas, TX 75214
(214) 295-5374 
Fax (214) 245-5217
www.sagecaretherapy.com
9:30AM - 5:00PM - Monday - Friday

Eligibility: Individuals ages 0-21
Fees: Varied
Dallas/Fort Worh Metroplex

Sage Care therapists work with children in their home environments, where children feel the most comfortable. They use specialized play activities and family education to help the children become independent, contributing members of families and communities.

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(The) Salvation Army, Denton

1508 E. McKinney St.
Denton, TX 76209
(940)566-3800 
Fax (940)898-1731
www.salvationarmysouth.org
9:00AM - 4:00PM - Monday - Friday
Multilingual Services: Spanish


Social Services
Eligibility: Meet government poverty guidelines
Fees: None
Denton County

Provides services for individuals and families in need of food, assistance paying utilities and rent, clothing, household furnishing, inter-city transportation and referral services. To qualify you must provide an award letter (S.S., S.S.S., TANF, F.S.), proof of income/expense, social security card for each member of family, Denton County current photo identification.

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(The) Salvation Army, Lewisville

206 West Main Street
Lewisville, TX 75057
(972)353-9400 
Fax (972)353-2386
www.TheSalvationArmydfw.org
9:00AM - 12:00PM and 1:00PM - 4:00PM - Monday - Friday; Saturday  8am-11am (Emergency Food Pantry Assistance only)
Multilingual Services: Spanish


Eligibility: Proof of residence - ID/Social Security for each family member - Income/Expenses
Lewisville, Flower Mound, The Colony, Carrollton, Highland Village

Food Pantry Mon – Thurs 9am-4pm Fri 9am-Noon; Clothing Assistance Tues + Thurs 9am-4pm by Appointment; Snack Bags for homeless individuals Mon – Fri Noon to 1pm; School Supplies; Lunch Program Mon –  Fri Noon – 1pm (for those families and individuals within the community that struggle from month to month to feed their family.) Call for more information about transportation assistance, higiene packs & diapers, shower facility, christmas assistance, furniture assistance, community service, or the employment program.

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Sante Center for Healing

914 Country Club Road
Argyle, TX 76226
(940) 464-7222 
1-800-258-4250
www.santecenter.com

Eligibility: Individuals and families who seek recovery from addictive behaviors
Fees: Variy
Nationwide

The mission of Sante Center for Healing is to address addictive behaviors and associated conditions with an integrated addiction treatment model, drawing from traditional and innovative approaches. Provide treatment with integrity, promoting wellness for the patient, family and public and a safe and pleasant setting.

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S.C.O.R.E (Counselors to America's Small Business)

15110 North Dallas Parkway, Ste 320
Dallas, TX 75248
(214)987-9491 
www.dallas.score.org
9:00AM - 3:00PM - Monday - Friday; 10:00AM - 1:00PM - Saturday by appointment only

SCORE offers free and confidential small business advice and training to help individuals build their business from the initial idea to the start up success. Please visit the website or contact the office for more information.

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Senior Adult Services (Division of Metrocrest)

1 Medical Pkwy, Professional Plaza 1, Ste. 115
Farmers Branch, TX 75234
(972)242-4464 
Fax (972)242-0299
www.senioradultservices.org
8:00AM-4:30PM Monday-Thursday; 8:00AM-2:30PM - Friday
 

Home Repair
Eligibility: Adults over 60 and caregivers and living in service area
Fees: Sliding Scale fees based on income
Call information, case assigned to case manager, case manager sets up home visit, case manager meets with client and completes assessment of needs.
Cities of Carrollton, Coppell, Addison and Farmers Branch

Home repair provides small adaptations and minor home repairs to increase home safety for seniors.  Ramps, rails, grab bars and smoke detectors are some examples of home repair. Exterior home maintenance for low income seniors.

Home - Delivered Meals

Home Delivered Meals delivered Monday-Friday with welfare checks by volunteers.

Transportation

Transportation provided by 4 lift-equipped vans as well as volunteer drivers, Monday-Friday throughout the cities and extends to 5 miles outside city limits.

Case Management

Case Management with home visit to determine needs and appropriate resource referrals. On-going contact and assistance available.

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Shady Shores Apartments

401 N. Shady Shores
Lake Dallas, TX 75065
(940)497-4844 
Fax (940)497-4844
8:00AM - 4:00PM - Monday, Wednesday and Friday

Eligibility: Low income families and those with disabilities
Fees: $10 Application Fee
Denton County

Provides affordable housing for low income families, the handicapped, and disabled.

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(The) Shepherd's Hand

1123 Fort Worth Dr., Ste 101a
Denton, TX 76205
(940)435-8860 940-391-9272
theshepherdshand.org
12:00PM-5:00PM - Monday-Friday

The Shepherd's Hand
P.O. Box 2941
Denton, TX 76202
Fax Same as agency
Heart Light Worship Center  - Church on Sunday at 2:00 pm. All Welcome
Eligibility: Any person needing food
Fees: None
Require Name, address, number of people in household, do you have stove, refrigerator, microwave
Denton County

We give out food to take home daily - each guest may come everyday Monday through Friday 12:00PM to 5:00PM.  We offer prayer and any help we can to our guest.  We have coffee for them to come in and visit and get to know us and feel safe here.

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(The) Shepherd's Storehouse

1189 South Hwy 377
Pilot Point, TX 76258
(940)686-2620 (940)765-8055
Fax (940)686-3014
8:30AM - 12:00PM - Monday, Wednesday and Friday; phone answered 24 hours

The Sheperd's Storehouse
Same as agency address
Eligibility: Anyone in legitimate need
Fees: None
Simple form, drivers license and last four digits of the social security number.

Pilot Point, Tioga, Aubrey, Krugerville, Green Valley, Lincoln Parks, Providence, and Savannah

We consider all needs, only medical, food, utilities, clothing and gasoline. Please contact for more information.

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Singing Oaks Church of Christ

101 Cardinal Dr.
Denton, TX 76209
(940)387-4355 
Fax (940)382-9596
www.singingoaks.org
Food Pantry 3:00PM - 5:00PM - Tuesday and Thursday; Clothing Room 8:30AM - 11:30 AM - Tuesday
Multilingual Services: Spanish


Eligibility: Amount of assistance varies by family size
Fees: None
Prospective clients may apply in office
Denton County - North of Lake Lewisville

Provides nonperishable and some frozen meats and vegetables. Clothing is free but limited to 4 pieces per family member. Provides prescription drug assistance for routine medical treatment. Bicycles for the homeless upon availability. Reference materials for GED and ESL studies through DISD.

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Social Security Administration

2201 Colorado Blvd.
Denton, TX 76205
(888)717-1530 (800)772-1213 (888)717-1530
Fax (940)566-9056
www.ssa.gov
9:00AM - 4:00PM - Monday - Friday
Multilingual Services: Spanish


Eligibility: Anyone needing Social Security services or assistance
Denton and Wise counties

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.

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Solutions of North Texas

2216 N. Bolivar St.
Denton, TX 76201
(940)898-6202 
Fax (940)382-5435
www.sontx.org
8:00am - 5:00pm - Monday - Friday

Eligibility: Men and women 18 and older recovering from substance abuse
Fees: $800 - first month due at intake - $400 deposit due at intake. Indigent beds are available for those with no funding. Call office for indigent application.
Fill out online housing application at www.sontx.org or call the office for a phone interview or questions.
Nationwide

Substance Abuse Recovery Center - transitional living services and support/residential; Crisis Intervention Services, Family Services, Failure to Launch Program.

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Southwestern Diabetic Foundation, Inc.

10687 FM 678
Whitesboro, TX 76273
(940)665-2011 
Fax (940)665-9467
www.campsweeney.org
Agency: 8:00AM - 5:00PM - Monday - Friday; June-Mid Aug 8:00AM - 8:00PM
Multilingual Services: Spanish


Camp Sweeney
10687 FM 678
Whitesboro, TX 76273
940-665-2011
Eligibility: Ages 5-18 who have diabetes or are at risk of developing diabetes
Fees: Camp fees and medical fees, financial aid available
Application required, available online or by calling 940-665-2011
Unlimited

Camp Sweeney is the premiere diabetes treatment and training facility for children who have diabetes or who are at risk of developing diabetes.  This residential summer camp provides medical treatment and diabetes and nutritional education in a fun outdoor camping experience.

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SPAN, Special Programs for Aging Needs

1800 Malone
Denton, TX 76201
(940)382-2224 (940)382-1900
Fax (940)383-8433
www.mowdc.org and www.span-transit.org
9:00AM - 5:00 PM - Monday - Friday

Meals on Wheels of Denton County
9:00AM - 5:00PM - Monday - Friday
Eligibility: Age 60+, homebound
Fees: No fee - contributions accepted
Phone screening and in-home assessment
Denton County

A hot nutritious noon meal is delivered to homebound clients M-F.  Volunteers are utilized to deliver meals throughout Denton County.

SPAN Transit
940-382-1900
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM - Monday-Friday
Eligibility: Seniors age 60+, individuals with disabilities, veterans & general public
Fees: $2.50 each way for seniors & people with disabilities; $5 general public
Call for application
Rural Denton County (Argyle, Aubrey, Carrollton, Hebron, Justin, Little Elm, Ponder, Pilot Point, Roanoke, Sanger, The Colony, & Trophy Club)

SPAN provides demand/response transportation in wheelchair life equipped buses. Advance reservations (24 hours minimum; 2 days preferred) required. Service is also provided for Denton County veterans to the VA hospitals in Dallas & Fort Worth.

Congregate Meals at Senior Centers

Eligibility: Anyone aged 60 or older and spouse
Fees: No fee - contributions accepted
Short application at meal site
Little Elm, The Colony, Aubrey

Group lunches are provided Monday-Friday at seven area senior centers in Denton County.  Meals provide 1/3 of the recommended daily nutrition intake and the opportunity for socialization.  Nurition education is included.

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Special Abilities of North Texas

1960 Archer Ave
Lewisville, TX 75077
(972)317-1515 
Fax (972)692-8170
www.specialabilities.net
7:30AM - 5:30PM - Monday – Friday

Additional location:
6101 Morriss Rd
Flower Mound, TX 75028
9:00AM - 3:00PM - Monday - Friday

Training Centers for Persons with Developmental Disabilities and Special Needs & Day Respite/Adult Day Care for Seniors with Disabilities
Eligibility: People with Developmental Disabilities, 16 years or older.  Seniors facing early Alzheimers/Dementia
Fees: $65 /day, Accept Medicaid & HCS Providers (Lewisville) ; $36/day (Flower Mound)
Contact agency then meet in person for a tour, to meet the staff, register, and then complete an Individual Program Plan
Denton County and surrounding areas

Our daily programs for training, support, care and development are in Five key areas:  Academics/continuing education, vocational training, health/nutrition and fitness. Community inclusion  and home and independent living skills.   To provide the highest quality care, training and support to adults with special needs, giving them opportunities to succeed in life, family and the community, while offering respite to their caregivers.

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Spirit Horse Therapeutic Riding Center

1960 Post Oak Dr.
Corinth, TX 76210
(940)497-2946 (940)321-6161
Fax (940)497-4439
www.spirithorsetherapy.com
8:00AM - 8:00PM - 7 days

Eligibility: All who will benefit from therapeutic riding
Fees: None
Denton and 9 other surrounding counties

Provides free therapeutic riding lessons to children and adults who fit into one of several programs: Disabilities, At Risk Youth, Drug Rehab, Battered Women and Children who are victims of abuse. Please contact or visit the website for more information.

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State Bar of Texas Lawyer Referral & Information Service

1414 Colorado
Austin, TX 78750
(800)252-9690 
Fax (512)427-4115
www.texasbar.com/LRIS
8:30AM - 4:30PM - Monday - Friday - online 24/7 at www.texasbar.com/LRIS

Eligibility: All
Fees: None
Statewide (except Bexar, Dallas, El Paso, Harris, Jefferson, Nueces, Tarrant and Travis counties)

We refer callers to lawyers, based on their legal need and geographic location. The attorneys we refer to will charge no more than $20 for the initial 30-minute consultation, and their normal fees after that. No referral for reduced fee or free lawyers.

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Suicide and Crisis Center

2808 Swiss Ave.
Dallas, TX 75204
(214)824-7020  (800)273-TALK
Fax (214)828-1627
www.sccenter.org
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Monday-Friday
Multilingual Services: Spanish


Survivors of Suicide
Eligibility: No restrictions
Fees: None
Call for Jenyce Gush

Eight week grief support groups for those who have lost a loved one to suicide.  Followup groups and support.

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Sullivan Senior Center

200 Bolivar
Sanger, TX 76266
(940)458-3128 
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Eligibility: 60 years of age or older
Fees: None
Application to eat
City of Sanger

Provides occasional recreational, physical, social, and educational programs to persons over 60 years of age.

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Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Service

425 Carroll Blvd, Ste. 112
Denton, TX 76209
(940)349-2882 940-349-2884 - Agriculture
Fax (940)349-2894
denton.agrilife.org
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM - Monday – Friday

Eligibility: All residents of Denton County
Fees: Most programs are free; please call the specific office for the program you are interested in for more information.
Call specific office for information.
Denton County

The Texas A&M AgriLife  Extension is the informal education branch of the Texas A & M University system offering educational programs and support materials in specialized areas.  Family and Consumer Sciences cover the areas of parenting, child development, budgeting, diabetes education, health, nutrition, food safety, and food protection management. Agricultural education includes livestock, horse, crops and forages and pesticide safety. Horticulture includes control and identification of insects and pests, plants and trees, landscaping issues, turf-grasses and fruits and nuts. 4-H and youth development activities include leadership development, livestock and home economics projects, camps, tours, workshops, etc. Leadership development for youth and adults are focused in 4-H clubs, Extension Master Volunteer Programs, Extension Program Council and Extension Education Clubs. Most materials and programs are free, with some exceptions.

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Texas Department of Assistance and Rehabilitative Services

4200 South Freeway, Ste. 307
Fort Worth, Texas 76115
(817)759-3500  (800)687-7023
Fax 817-759-3532
www.dars.state.tx.us
8:00 AM-5:00 PM Monday - Friday

Division for Blind Services
Same as agency address
Dallas, TX 75206
Eligibility: Visually impaired individuals
Fees: None
Denton and surrounding areas

Provides vocational rehabilitation and employment assistance services to visually impaired persons, with emphasis on placement services for legally and totally blind people in competitive employment. Child services include counseling and guidance for families and other support services. Training is provided in areas of home management and independent living.

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Texas Department of Family and Protective Services

535 South Loop 288, Ste. 2001
Denton, TX 76205
(940)387-8544 (940)381-3400
Fax (817)276-3928
www.dfps.state.tx.us
Serving families in Denton County

Investigates allegations of child 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 enforcement.

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Texas Department of Health Services

1301 S. Bowen Rd., Ste. 200
Arlington, TX 76013
(817)264-4624 Regional Office 
Fax (940)591-6254
Multilingual Services: Spanish

Multilingual Services: Spanish


Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN)
Eligibility: Children with special health care needs
Denton County

A state agency that provides and oversees coverage for medical care, prescriptions, and equipment for children with special health care needs up to 21 years of age, or with Cystic Fibrosis at any age. Case management services are available to any family with a child with special health care needs.

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Texas Health and Human Service Commission

3612 E. McKinney
Denton, TX 76209
(940)320-5700 
Fax (940)320-8233
www.hhsc.state.tx.us
8:00AM - 5:00PM Monday - Friday
Multilingual Services: Spanish


Eligibility: According to State/Fed guidelines
Fees: None
Denton County

Provides support services for low-income families including food stamps, TANF, Medicaid (child and pregnant women Medicaid) and nursing home care through Medicaid assistance in locating food, clothing and dental care for children. They make referrals to appropriate agencies when additional services are needed. Additional services include protective services provided for aged and adults with disabilities and Childcare licensing.

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Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children

2222 Welborn St.
Dallas, TX 75219
(214)559-5000  (800) 421-1121
Fax (214) 559-7428
www.tsrhc.org
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM 7 days
Multilingual Services: Spanish


Eligibility: Texas residents from birth up to 18 years of age; Luke Waites Center for Dyslexia and Learning Disorders patients must be between the ages of 5 and 14 years.
Fees: Patients receive treatment regardless of the family's ability to pay.
Patients must be referred by a physician
Texas

Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children is one of the nation's leading pediatric centers for the treatment of orthopaedic conditions, certain related neurological disorders and learning disorders, such as dyslexia. Admission is open to Texas children from birth to 18 years of age. Patients receive treatment regardless of the family's ability to pay. For more information, to volunteer or to make a donation, please call (214) 559-5000 or (800) 421-1121 or visit www.tsrhc.org.

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Texas Social Services

1200 Jupiter #940301
Plano, TX 75074
www.texassocialservices.org
8:30AM - 4:30PM - Monday - Friday

Counseling for Children and Adults
Same as agency address
8:30AM - 4:30PM - Monday - Friday
Eligibility: Low income/no income individuals on Medicaid or Value Options or who have private insurance
Fees: No fees if client has Medicaid or NorthStar
No longer accepting phone calls - Go to website, click on web check-in, complete form, click on button at bottom of form
Collin, Dallas, Denton, Grayson, and Tarrant counties

Our licensed therapists provide counseling to children and adults ranging in age from 3-65. We accept Medicaid, NorthStar, Amerigroup, Life Sync, CompCare, Parkland Kids First, Superior/IMHS Foster Care, Northstar/Value Options and Horizon Health. Our clients are seen in schools, satellite offices, and homes. We counsel issues including depression, anger management, poor peer relations, poor classroom behavior, aggression, out past curfew or stealing, Legal issues, and violation of rules.

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Texas Workforce Solutions

1300 Teasley
Denton, TX 76205
(940)382-6712 (940)382-5619
Fax (940)323-4391
www.dfwjobs.com
Multilingual Services: Spanish


North Central Texas Workforce
Eligibility: Individuals needing job referral/placement
Denton and Wise counties

Provides job referral/placement services and employment counseling for veterans, workers with disabilities, parolees, probationers, older workers, and other special applicant groups. Utilizes a statewide computerized job-matching system which provides information on job listings and childcare referrals. Accepts and administers claims for unemployment insurance benefits and provide labor market information and related data.

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The Colony Community Center

5151 N. Colony Blvd.
The Colony, TX 75056
(972)624-2246 
Fax (972)624-2321
www.tcpard.com
8:00AM - 3:00PM - Monday - Friday ;  10:00AM - 2:00PM Saturday ; 6:00PM - 10:00PM Tuesday evenings as well

The Colony Senior Center
Same as agency address
Eligibility: Anyone over the age of 50
Fees: Resident - $10/yr; Non-Resident - $18/yr
City of The Colony

Provides recreational, physical and educational programs to anyone over the age of 50 and their spouses regardless of age.

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Theracare Home Health

126 W. Church St.
Lewisville, TX 75057
(817)238-6277 
Fax (817)238-7701

Eligibility: Individuals needing home care
Metroplex

Provides in-home care to those who are under physicians order or through private pay services.  Journey is a non-profit religious affiliated organization and is accedited by the Joint Commission Accredited of Healthcare Organizations as well as certified by Medicare/Medicaid.  Serves Denton County area for Carrollton in the southern section, to Sanger in the north - western coverage begins east of Decatur and east to Crossroads.

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Therapy 2000

2535 Lonestar Dr.
Dallas, TX 75212
(214)467-9787  (877)626-7003
Fax (214)741-3655
www.t2000.com
8:00 AM- 5:00 PM Monday-Friday

Eligibility: Children under age 21
Fees: Services are billed to medical insurance (including medicaid), copays, or private pay
Call or email for services and intake coordinator will assist
DFW, Tyler, Houston, San Antonio, Austin, Amarillo

Therapy 2000 offers a variety of pediatric therapy services to children of Texas. We offer in home care occupational therapy, physical therapy, and speech language pathology from infancy to adolescence (0-21 years) in Texas.  We treat many diagnosis, including but not limited to, speech/language delay, feeling and swallowing disorders, developmental delay, cerebral palsy, autism spectrum disorder, prematurity, congenital disorders, neurological disorders, down syndrome, sensory processing disorders, ADD/ADHD, and more.

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The Ultrasound Clinic

525 S. Locust St.
Denton, TX 76201
(940) 368-0220 
theultrasoundclinic.com
8:00AM – 6:00PM – Monday and Wednesday; 8:00AM – 8:00PM – Tuesday and Thursday; 8:00AM – 5:00PM – Friday

Eligibility: Those with limited to no insurance
Fees: Complete ultrasound exams are $135.00; limited exams are $75.00

The Ultrasound Clinic is located inside the Denton Community Health Clinic in Denton, Texas. Under Dr. Mascarilli’s leadership, complete ultrasound exams are $135 and limited exams are $75. Both prices include the Radiologist dictation. Patient data is kept in a HIPAA compliant storage through Mirrored Imaging.

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TWU-Dental Hygiene Clinic

TWU Denton - MCL Building- First floor
Denton, TX 76204
(940)898-2888 
Fax (940)898-4896
http://twu.edu/hs/dh/clinic.asp
Call for appointment

Dental Hygiene Clinic
Same as agency address
Denton, TX 76204
Eligibility: 4 years or older
Fees: Vary, call for information
Denton and the surrounding areas

Offers teeth cleaning, fluoride treatment, sealant, plaque control and full mouth X-rays to students and residents of Denton and the surrounding areas. Services are offered at a reduced cost because students provide them in a learning situation. Keep in mind these appointments are up to 4 hours in length. Anyone who schedules an appointment must be able to return if necessary to complete treatment.

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TWU - Helping Hands

PO Box 425379
Denton, TX 76204
(940)898-3593 
Fax (940)898-3621
www.twu.edu
8:00AM - 5:00PM - Monday - Friday

Helping Hands
Same as agency address
Denton, TX 76204
Eligibility: Any DFW nonprofit agency can request volunteers
Fees: None
Denton and some surrounding areas

We offer volunteers to the community for various projects during the academic year.

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TWU - Integrated Clinic for Behavior and Learning Evaluation

TWU Campus, HDB 114
Denton, TX 76204
(940)898-2600 
Fax (940)898-2676
Integrated Clinic for Behavior Learning
Same as agency address
Denton, TX 76201
1:00PM-8:00PM - Monday - Thursday
Eligibility: All ages
Fees: Sliding scale
Denton and surrounding counties

To provide assessments to the Denton community and surrounding counties at a reasonable cost.

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TWU-Speech, Language and Hearing Clinic

1314 Bell Avenue, #601
Denton, TX 76201
(940)898-2285 
Fax (940)898-2276
8:00AM - 5:00PM - Monday - Friday (Office Hours); 9:00AM - 11:00AM and 1:00PM - 4:00PM - Monday - Friday (Therapy Appointments)

Speech, Language and Hearing Clinic
Same as agency address
Eligibility: Individuals with communication disorders
Therapy
Fees: $25.00/50 minute session. Evaluation $75.00
Complete and send in case history form available on our website
Denton

Child and adult speech and language evaluation and therapy. Child and adult hearing evaluation, auditory therapy, and accent reduction. Please call for appointments.

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TWU Veterans Center

Student Union Room 209
Denton, TX 76201
(940)898-2789
Call for hours

The TWU Veterans Center provides student veterans with educational resources within the TWO and Denton Communities.

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United Healthcare

1012 Dawnview St.
Arlington, TX 76014
(817)861-2023 (682)622-6545
Fax (817)861-2023
www.UHC.com
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Mon-Fri

Multilingual Services: Spanish


Eligibility: 65 years of age and disabled individuals who are on Medicare Part A&B
Fees: None
Contact agency for home visit and application process
Denton, Dallas, Collin, Kaufman, Tarrant, Ellis, Johnson and Rockwall counties

Provides free services to assist the aged and disabled to complete the paper work for medicaid and low income subsidy, in order to get aid on their medicare part B & prescription cost - also assists those who may have higher income but would prefer saving on medicaid cost by applying for medicare advantage plans.

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United Through HOPE

503 Bolivar St.
Denton, TX 76201

and
9906 Camfield Ave
Frisco, TX 75033
(866) 857-7751 
www.unitedthroughhope.org


Fees: Vary depending on service
Dallas, Collin, Tarrant and Denton counties

To assist those with social challenges to gain the leadership skills needed to access the opportunities to become more adept socially, academically, and vocationally. United Through Hope offers counseling and social skills training.

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University Behavioral Health Denton

2026 W. University Dr.
Denton, TX 76201
(940)320-8100  (888)320-8101
Fax (940)320-8030
www.ubhdenton.com
24 Hours/7 days a week

Eligibility: Children starting at age 5 and adults
Fees: Free mental health evaluations 7 days a week, 24 hours a day
Denton County, Tarrant County, Collin County

UBH is a full service behavioral health and chemical hospital offering inpatient treatment, partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient services for children starting at the age of 5 to mature adults. University Behavioral Health Denton takes most all insurances plus Medicare and Medicaid.  UBH Denton offers specialty programs including Exclusively Women’s, Freedom Care Military program, Breaking Free- a dual diagnosis program, Faith based program, Crisis stabilization and a twelve step chemical dependency program known as Living in Balance.  The specialized services for children and adolescents consist of our Path’s program, Anger coping skills and dealing with depression.

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UNT-Center for Leadership and Service

1155 Union Circle #305008
Denton, TX 76203
(940)565-3021 
Fax (940)565-4446
www.leadandserve.unt.edu
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Mon-Fri

Eligibility: UNT students, staff and faculty
Fees: None
Call, Email, Walk-In
Denton County

Provides opportunities for UNT Students, staff, and faculty to improve the quality of life through volunteer service.  The Center for Leadership and Service supports, promotes, and fosters volunteerism at the University of North Texas by serving the full range of the community.

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UNT-Child and Family Resource Clinic

1180 Union Circle
Denton, TX 76203
(940)565-2066 (940)565-2203
Fax (940)565-2330
http://www.coe.unt.edu/child-and-family-resource-clinic
8:00AM - 9:00PM - Monday - Thursday
Multilingual Services: Spanish


Eligibility: Denton County residents & surrounding area
Fees: Sliding scale fee
Call to make appointment
Denton County and surrounding areas

Adult counseling, couples counseling, play therapy and assessments

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UNT-Counseling and Human Development Center

425 South Welch Street
Denton, TX 76201
(940)565-2970 
Fax (940)369-8833
www.coe.unt.edu/chdc
Monday - Thursday by appointment only

Eligibility: Individuals, children and families
Fees: Based on sliding scale
North Texas

Provides counseling for North Texas residents. Counseling includes individual (adult and adolescent), couples, marriage, family and play therapy for children, and career counseling.

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UNT-Counseling and Testing Center

UNT - Chestnut Hall #311, 1155 Union Cir #310968
Denton TX 76203-5017
(940)565-2741 
Fax (940)565-2094
www.unt.edu/cat/
Call for appointment

Eligibility: UNT Students only
Fees: Paid for by student fees

Personal and vocational counseling for UNT students. Up to 8 sessions. Counseling on Monday through Friday by appointment only.

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UNT-Office of Disability Accommodation

1155 Union Circle
Denton, TX 76203
(940)565-4323 TDD/TTY: (940)369-8652
Fax (940)369-7969
www.unt.edu/ODA
8:00AM - 5:00PM Monday - Friday

Eligibility: Students with a qualifying disability at the University of North Texas
Fees: None
Disability documentation submitted and reviewed for eligibility, intake interview held with students
Requirement is that student be enrolled in classes through UNT

Sign Language Interpreters, Accommodated Testing, Digital texts, basically all accommodation necessary for students to have equal access to the UNT campus.

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UNT-Psychology Clinic

1611 W. Mulberry St., room 171
Denton, TX 76203
(940)565-2631 
Fax (940)369-8672
http://psyc.unt.edu/clinic/
Monday thru Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Client appointments are scheduled Monday thru Thursday between 10:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. and Friday between 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

Eligibility: Anyone in the DFW/Denton area.
Fees: Based on sliding scale
Call the clinic office at (940) 565-2631 for an appointment.
Dallas/Ft. Worth/Denton Metropolitan area

Provides confidential individual, marriage and family therapy, play therapy and group therapy to anyone in the DFW/Denton area. Intellectual evaluation, personality evaluations, neuropsychological evaluations and vocational evaluations are available.

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UNT-Speech and Hearing Center

907 W. Sycamore St.
Denton, TX 76201
(940)565-2262  (866)650-2472
Fax (940)369-7702
speechandhearing.unt.edu/sphs-clinic
8:00AM - 5:00PM - Monday - Friday

Eligibility: Individuals with communication disorders or hearing loss
Fees: Fees for services rendered,  sliding fee scale available to those who qualify.
Call to make appointment
Denton and surrounding counties

Serves individuals with communication disorders in Denton and surrounding areas. Provides audiology and speech language pathology services, complete hearing evaluations (including newborn hearing evaluations), hearing aid and assistive listening device dispensing, assessment and treatment of articulation and language disorders. Treatment program for adults with communication disorders due to stroke, preschool program for children with language delay, specialized assessment clinics and parent/caregiver programs.

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UNT-Substance Abuse Resource Center

1800 Chestnut
Denton, TX 76203
(940)565-2787 
Fax (940)369-8711
www.unt.edu

Eligibility: UNT students who are mandated from the Dean of Students; however, anyone can come for information
Call for information
Denton County

One of SARC's primary goals is to help students who are experiencing problems associated with the misuse of alcohol or other drugs. Student assistance include support groups and individual counseling and education. SARC is responsible not only for helping students with existing issues regarding their drug and alcohol abuse, but also to create a safer campus atmosphere through student services. Drug and Alcohol Education Coalition, Extended Classroom Experience, internship and practicum opportunities.

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UNT-Trio Program/Talent Search

1155 Union Circle
Denton, TX 76203
(940)565-2090  (877)933-8887
Fax (940)565-2089
www.trio.unt.edu/ts
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Mon-Fri

Talent Search
Same as agency address
Eligibility: Students in grades 6-12
Fees: None
Denton County

Motivates and encourages students in grades 6th-12th to continue their education through high school and into college. Provides counseling and assistance with the completion of all forms required for admission into post-secondary educational program and for obtaining financial aid.

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UNT- Veterans Center

UNT Campus – Sage Hall
Denton, TX 76201
(940)565-3813
Call for hours

The UNT Veterans Center links students to educational,psychological and health services and resources for Veterans in Denton County.

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VA North Texas Health Care System

2223 Colorado Blvd.
Denton, TX 76205
(940)891-6350 
www.va.gov

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services

Inpatient and outpatient alcohol treatment. Includes acute rehabilitation services, occupational therapy, and vocational counseling.

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Veterans of Foreign War

909 Sunset Street
Denton, TX
(940)387-2205 
www.vfw.org

The VFW offers assistance programs for veterans of all ages. They assist will filing and/or appealing VA claims, scholarships, emergency financial relief and more.

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Victory Therapy Center

10600 Dunham Rd.
Roanoke, TX 76262
(682)831-1323 
Fax (682)831-1362
www.victorytherapy.org
8:00 AM - 6:30 PM Monday - Friday and 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Saturday

Eligibility: Services for individuals that have disabilities or are disadvantaged physically, mentally and/or emotionally.
Fees: Depend on the level of service provided as well as a graduated scale for those families and individuals that need and would like financial assistance.
Interested persons should call the office to set up a 1-on-1 personal interview.
Denton & Tarrant County focus, but also serves DFW Metroplex
 

Therapeutic Riding

Therapeutic riding instructors commit to creating customized care objectives and goals that can include: improved respiration, improved fine and gross motor skills, increased confidence, and much more.

Horses for Heroes

Provides therapeutic riding to meet the needs and improve the lives of military veterans and families.

Physical Therapy

Licensed physical therapists use the variable, rhythmic and repetitive movement of the horse to simulate healthy pelvic movement in humans.

Equine Assisted Counseling

Goal of this counseling is to assist participants in identifying effective tolos and motivation to make positive choices and embrace opportunities for growth.

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VNA Ann's Haven

325 W McKinney, Ste. 101
Denton, TX 76201
(940)349-5900 
Fax (940)383-4000
www.vnatexas.org
8:00AM - 5:00PM - Monday - Friday

VNA Hospice Care & VNA Private Care
Same as agency address
8:00AM - 5:00PM - Monday - Friday
No eligibility requirements
Must have physician orders for care to begin for VNA Hospice Care;
Denton County, Tarrant County, Cooke County

Established in 1934, VNA is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization that helps older adults live with dignity and independence at home. VNA is the community's most trusted provider of quality healthcare services in the home and is the oldest, most experienced Hospice Care provider in Texas.

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Volunteer Program of DISD

1307 N. Locust
Denton, TX 76201
(940)369-0005 
Fax (940)369-4979
www.dentonisd.org
Denton County

Multilingual Services: Spanish

 

Volunteers work in DISD school libraries, classrooms, offices, workrooms, and with computers: assisting librarians, teachers, students or office staff. Orientation and training provided. Guest speakers are welcome at every school to share a craft, hobby, occupation, or travel experience. Other volunteer opportunities include home-helpers who work on craft items, cut letters, or tape record in their home.

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We Care Facilities, LLC - Residential Care Homes

1243 Springwood Dr.
Lewisville, TX75067
(469)685-4663 
Fax (940)725-0184
www.wecarefacilities.org
8:30AM - 5:00PM - Monday - Friday

Making Life Better - Homes
Eligibility: Individuals must meet the Income
requirements listed and be an adult ages (18-up). We have a network of Homes in Denton County, Dallas County, Tarrant County and Collin County.
Fees: Sliding scale up to 90% of SSI/SSD

Includes: rent and utilities Cable TV in each room, fully furnished.  Food is not included in the Boarding Fee however if necessary, we can assist individuals with food stamp application applications.
Telephone interview: We perform telephone interviews at: (469)685-4663.Our Preference is Social Workers or Family members to call for the initial assessment, however we do welcome calls from the individual in need.
Denton County, Dallas County, Tarrant County and Collin County

Housing Program for those on fixed Income such as: Pension, Unemployment Compensation, Social Security Benefits, Veteran Benefits or Working Income. This is a Shared housing arrangement for Independent or Semi-Independent with all Utilities Included, Fully Furnished, Cable T.V., and Telephone Service. Services: We assist with Social Skills such as: Application Process with Public Assistance, registration for School Programs, Social Outings, Community Help, life skills in meal preparations, medication reminders, errand assistance, medical appointment reminders and other minor assistance.

Making a Difference
DFW Metroplex
Licensed Community Program similar to the ones listed above.
None- Free Educational Seminars. We come to your location.
Contact Melonie Baker, Program Director at: (469)685-4663 for an appointment. Leave the name of your Agency, How many in attendance, if CEU is necessary and the DATE that ALL THE Social Workers, Discharge Planners, Counselors, ETC. meet so that we can pro
We travel to your facility within the DFW area.

Educational Training with (CEU-Hours) available for: Social Workers, Discharge Planners, MHMr’s, Community Outreach Programs, Hospitals, Physical rehab Facilities, Battered Women’s  Shelters,  Drug and Alcohol Counselors, Community Centers and other representatives of Advocacy.

Business Expansion and Entrepreneurship Workshops
Denton County

Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
Must have a missionary heart to help advocate for those who can not advocate for themselves.
Are determined in your area of growth. The range from $33.00-$599.00 for the full workshop A-Z.
Contact Melonie Baker, Program Director at: (469)685-4663 for an appointment. Leave your name, what industry I can assist you in and a contact number. You may also sign up on the WEB: at: www.wecarefacilities.org under (Brown Box-Important News)-(pre-regi
Denton County/Initial Meeting, then DFW area to visit your potential facility.

Educating and Training Individuals with a desire to own their own Business or company in the area of homeless prevention, health care services, pharmaceutical services, Doctor or Nurses,  CNA’s, Group Homes or Assisted Living homes as well as other businesses.

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Woman to Woman Pregnancy Resource Center

521 North Locust St.
Denton, TX 76201
(940)383-4494 (940)383-4492 - office only
Fax (940)383-4492
www.dentonprc.org
10:00AM - 4:00PM - Monday - Tuesday; 10:00AM - 7:00PM - Thursday; 10:00AM - 2:00PM - Wednesday & Friday

Eligibility: All Women of child bearing age
Fees: None
By appointment
Denton and surrounding counties

Provides pregnancy testing and verification, information and education on abortion, adoption and pregnancy, abortion recovery, prenatal/parenting education.

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Youth and Family Counseling

105 Kathryn Drive, Suite 3A
Lewisville, TX 75067
(972)724-2005 
Fax (972)539-0403
www.youthandfamilycounseling.org
9:00AM - 9:00PM - Monday - Thursday; 9:00AM - 4:00PM - Friday; 10:00am - 2:00pm - Saturday
Multilingual Services: Spanish


Community Referred Counseling
Same as agency address
Eligibility: Primarily Denton County residents.
Fees: Sliding scale
By appointment
Denton County

We offer individual, couples, and family counseling, as well as play therapy for ages 4 to 12. Fees are determined by sliding scale.

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