Community Resources/Links

The information listed here and external links are for informational purposes only and do not represent an endorsement. This list is only an abbreviated list of resources. There are many other private and non-profit resources in the community.

Health Trends

Current information on the following health topics can be found on the websites listed below:
Influenza (Flu)
West Nile Virus
Chikungunya Virus
Zika Virus
Foodborne Illnesses

  • Cryptosporidiosis
  • Listeriosis
  • Shigella
  • Coli

Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD)
Meningitis
Head Lice
MRSA
Tuberculosis (TB)
Bed Bugs

Website Resources

Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS)   Texas Department of State Health Services

Center for Disease Control   Mobile STD Testing (part of DCHHS)STD Clinic

TTA Family Services

STD Clinic (part of DCHHS)
214-819-1819
 
TB Clinic 214-819-2060 (part of DCHHS))

 

 

Allergies/Asthma

Asthma and Allergy Foundation of AmericaAmerican Academy of Asthma, Allergies and Immunology

Immunizations

Area Clinics Immunization Exemptions

Find your child’s shot record using IMMTRAC

Medical

Parkland System

 

Medical and Dental

deHaro Salvidar Clinic

Serves children and adults

MLK Jr. Family Clinic

 

Mental Health

Metrocare (formerly MHMR)

 

Pregnancy

Sound Options Crisis Pregnancy Center

Address: 658 Big Stone Gap Duncanville, TX 75137       
Phone: 972-298-1900

TTA Family Services                Services South Dallas and surrounding area                    Free pregnancy testing, free consultations

Address: 7125 S. Polk St. Dallas, TX 75232
Phone: 972-558-0872

 

Vision

EssilorSight for Students

Alcohol and Substance Abuse

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)

Narcotics Anonymous (NA)

Dallas Area of Narcotics Anonymous

Social Services—Food, Clothing, Shelter

Salvation Army Emergency Family Services Dallas Area
Phone: 214-424-7050
 

Duncanville Outreach

Serves Zip Codes: 75116 and 75137
Address: 202 E. Cherry St. Duncanville, TX 75116
972-296-4986

May be able to assist with food, rent, utilities, clothing, and prescriptions
TTA Family Services                        Serves South Dallas and surrounding area
Address: 7125 S. Polk St. Dallas, TX 75232
972-558-0872

 

May be able to assist with:

Rent/Utilities Assistance
  Food Pantry
  Clothing Assistance
  Crisis Counseling
  Pregnancy Services
  STD testing

North Texas Food Bank
ADDRESS: 4500 S. Cockrell Hill Road Dallas, TX 75236-2028
Phone: 214.330.1396

 

Feeding America                   

A directory of local food banks:

 

Dallas County Health and Human Services
Serves Dallas County

Address: 2377 N. Stemmons Freeway
Dallas, TX 75207
PHONE: 214-819-2000

May be able to assist with welfare, housing, utilities immunizations, well child check-ups, TB, HIV/STD


Dallas Housing Authority
Phone: 214-819-1871

CEAP (Comprehensive Energy Assistance Program)
Phone: 214-819-1848

2-1-1 Texas: directory                      Information for a variety of human needs services

The Texas Homeless Network
 

The Turn Around Agenda
Address: 7125 S. Polk St., Suite #1
Dallas, TX  75232
Phone: 214-672-9100
Program Coordinator: Dr. Allen Lockhart

School based mentoring, Food Pantry, Emergency Rent/Utility Assistance for eligible Public School Outreach parents in need, Clothing Assistance, Case management for families in crisis, transitional home for homeless mother’s with children, Technology Education Career Services.

 

The American Red Cross

SNAP/WIC/Medicaid/CHIPS

 

Duncanville ISD Health Services Forms

Authorization for MedicationsAsthma Action Plan

Asthma self-carryLife threatening allergies/Anaphylaxis

DiabetesSpecial Procedures

Seizure Action PlanMedical sharing/privacy