Communities in Schools of Greater Dallas
Through daily interventions with at-risk students on elementary, middle and high school campuses in the Dallas region, we help struggling students to stay on track academically and prepare them to graduate from high school, succeed in the workforce, and ultimately achieve their dreams.
The Family Place
Since 1978 The Family Place has empowered victims of family violence by providing safe housing, counseling and skills that create independence while building community engagement and advocating for social change to stop family violence. The Family Place is the largest family violence shelter in the Dallas area and the largest family violence service provider in the state of Texas.
The Foundation for Callier
For over half a century, the Callier Center for Communication Disorders (Callier Center) at The University of Texas at Dallas has been dedicated to helping individuals with communication disorders connect with the world. The Callier Center cares for individuals of all ages who have difficulty engaging in the most basic human skill, communication.
Just Say Yes
For the past 14 years Just Say YES - Youth Equipped to Succeed (JSY) has led the way in transforming the lives of at-risk youth by equipping them to live healthy and successful lives. We empower students to say, “YES” to their dreams and goals, and “NO” to destructive choices - drugs, alcohol, unhealthy relationships and bullying.
The Magdalen House
Founded in 1987, The Magdalen House is the only facility in Texas to offer no cost services to women and their families who want to recover from alcoholism. What was once the dream of our founders has become the reality; a flourishing community of recovering women and their families.
The Make-A-Wish Foundation of North Texas grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy.
The Methodist Health System Foundation
Methodist is one of the oldest faith-based nonprofit health systems in North Texas. Methodist Dallas Medical Center is one of only three emergency departments in Dallas County that provides court-admissible forensic medical examinations (rape-kits), and one of two hospitals with SANE services and the ONLY hospital in south Dallas providing comprehensive sexual assault services.
Metrocrest Services Inc.
Metrocrest Services has been providing assistance for 45 years leading to self-sufficiency and fostering independence for individuals, families and seniors. A summer food program, Sack Summer Hunger, provides breakfast, lunch and a snack June through August for children on the free and reduced lunch program and will feed 1,800 children in 2017.
SPCA of Dallas
As the largest non-profit animal welfare organization in North Texas, the SPCA of Texas rescues, heals and finds homes for thousands of pets in North Texas each year. The mission of the SPCA of Texas is dedicated to providing every animal exceptional care and a loving home. The SPCA of Texas’ Animal Cruelty Investigations (ACI) Unit investigates incidences of reported animal cruelty and neglect, seizing and rescuing animals from inhumane situation in eight counties. Animal cruelty is a community problem, impacting the lives of not only pets but people too.
St. Simon’s After-School Care
St. Simon’s After-School’s mission is to support elementary school children and their families who are challenged by economic and family situations by providing a safe, familiar, and nurturing place for children to be after school, a nutritional snack, and encouragement and assistance with academic and social development.
Wilkinson Center transforms the lives of Dallas families by providing pathways out of poverty to self-sufficiency with dignity and respect. We have developed an integrated approach to solving the complex puzzle of poverty, helping clients address barriers to self-sufficiency such as food insecurity, lack of education, economic instability, unemployment, or underemployment.