Austin Street Center - Austin Street Shelter
2929 Hickory Street
Dallas, TX - 75226
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.
Women's intake: 2:00 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 11:00 a.m. Sunday
Men's intake: 4:00 p.m. every day, except on Sundays which is 2pm.
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.