Grayson County Homeless Shelter - Denison, TX
331 W. Morton
Denison, TX 75020
: Phone: 903-465-6041
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Description: The Grayson County Shelter offers homeless families, women and single men over 45 a safe, clean, healthy, physical and social environment as they work toward their goals of self sufficiency. The GCS also offers support and encouragement to clients in accessing external social services while seeking employment, housing and self-reliance.
Admissions Policy: The Grayson County Shelter currently accepts the following:
Men over 45
Single Women Over 23
Families Restrictions Apply To: No Single Men Under Age 45
No Minors Without Parents
No Admission Without I.D. (State Issued Photo ID - Social Security Card)
No Unregistered Guests
Clear Police Checks
No illegal drug or alcohol use
No tobacco use inside the building
No violent behavior or past charges
No charges of any kind against a child
Follow written rules of the shelter
A safe, clean and secure temporary home while searching for jobs and housing
A telephone number and address to use during employment searches
Private rooms for families so they can remain together
Meals, personal care items and clothing
A minimum 21 day stay allowing opportunity to save income and return to self-reliance
On-site washer and dryer facilities
A fenced playground for resident's children
Referrals for social services and other agencies
Donation Requests by Grayson County Homeless Shelter: The following donations are always welcomed at the shelter: -Meat -Canned meats -Canned vegetables -Snacks (Granola bars, chips, beef jerky, crackers of all kinds, etc.) -Pasta and pasta sauce -Clothing in all sizes, especially 1X-5X (scrubs, flip flops, sweatpants, t-shirts, shoes, socks) -Paper towels -Toilet paper -New toothbrushes and toothpaste -Deodorant -Tampons/pads -Laundry detergent -Dish soap -Lotion -Diapers -Baby wipes -Sanitizing wipes -Trash bags (13 and 55 gallon) -Ziploc bags -Coffee, coffee creamer, sugar -Breakfast foods (Poptarts, individual packs of oatmeal, pancake mix, maple syrup) -Seasonings and flavor (garlic powder, onion powder, black pepper, vanilla flavor, almond extract)
User Questions & Answers
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