Austin Street Center - Austin Street Shelter - Dallas, TX

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Dallas, TX 75226
: 214-428-4242
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Austin Street Center - Austin Street Shelter - Dallas, TX

Mission: Austin Street Center provides emergency shelter and related services to the homeless person in a compassionate, faith-based community and provides 'whole person' therapeutic programs so that the person in need might be better able to make responsible choices, positive changes and have economic self-sufficiency. We provide the basics of food, shelter, showers, clothing and, when necessary, medical attention, to those who come to us each day.

Eligibility: Men 45 and over, Ladies 18 and over. Should the facility be at capacity during arrival, Austin Street will work to find an alternative location.

Fees: No fees required. All services and care provided free of charge.

Intake Times/Requirements:
    Women’s intake: 2:00 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 11:00 a.m. Sunday
    Men’s intake: 4:00 p.m. every day
    Guests must provide valid state or federal government I.D..
    Guests are allowed a maximum of two bags, each weighing a maximum of 25lbs.

Do you have items to donate? Contact Austin Street Center at 214-428-4242 to see if they can use any items you may have to donate or visit our website.

Our Programs and Services include:
Work Readiness Program: Services include a staffed Resource Center, computer training, a job skills training program, and an Employment Specialist Case Manager.
Pathway House: To prepare for the transition to permanent housing, services include financial literacy education and life-skills training as well as access to the programs that are available to the general population of clients at Austin Street Center.
Veteran’s Program:  Includes a support group, assistance with access to resources, VA benefits, and transportation to appointments.
Substance abuse support: Outside service providers facilitate meetings for Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous.
Women’s Program. Designed to address the unique issues and risks that females face when homeless, the program provides support and tools that assist them through their homelessness and in future situations and relationships.
Spiritual support: Churches provide interdenominational services at our on-site chapel each week and Bible studies are offered throughout the week.
Onsite partnerships: Local hospital and clinic staff come to our campus to provide mental and physical healthcare screenings and minor treatments.

Do you have items to donate? Contact Austin Street Center - Austin Street Shelter at the phone number provided above to see if they can use any items you may have to donate.

Shelter Information Last Update Date: 2016-05-03

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    2016-04-19 03:43:11
    I have a comment I've been to this shelter in the past 12 months. I was helped right away. The staff was friendly.I was given food. I was given a place to sleep. I took a shower. I was given counseling services. I felt very safe. I Can't complain about my experience. I've been going to Austin Street Shelter for some years off and on. Austin Street Shelter is a great place to go if your apart of the homeless community. Austin Street Shelter offers a men and women the opportunities to able ones self to get off the streets and provide you with counseling for housing and education and some job opportunities and many other resources. Austin Street Shelter has some amazing staff members there to help you get off the streets and back to a life that could have a total positive out look from then on. Mr. Eddy Jordan, Monica the womens group director,also Robert head of in house security just to name a few members of the staff that makes up Austin Streets reputation. A shower,clean clothes,good food and sometimes good music and a good nights rest after a hard day at work or if you happened to be tooling around till intake begins. By far Austin Street Shelter is the best Shelter in the City of Dallas area. I highly recommend Austin Street Shelter to be the place you decide to make a change from homeless to home owner. Thank you Austin Street Shelter for providing me with a peice of mind and the opportunity to help inside the center as a Austin Street volunteer. God bless you all that may grace the entrance way of Austin Street Shelter doorway. Once a resident at Austin Street Shelter,my name is Eric A. Carr.

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