Community Resources/Links

The information listed here and external links are for informational purposes only and do not represent an endorsement of any kind. This is just a partial list, there are many other private and non-profit resources in the community.

Health Trends

Current information on the following health topics can be found at the websites listed below:

 Topics-
Influenza (Flu)
West Nile Virus
Chikungunya Virus
Zika Virus
Food Borne Illnesses

  • Cryptosporidiosis
  • Listeriosis
  • Shigella
  • Coli

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

 

Websites

Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS)
https://www.dallascounty.org/hhs/

 Texas Department of State Health Services
http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/default.shtm

 Center for Disease Control
www.cdc.gov

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

Mobile STD Testing (part of DCHHS) http://www.dallascounty.org/department/hhs/stdclinics.html
TTA Family Services—South Dallas and surrounding area
7125 S. Polk St. Dallas, TX 75232
972-558-0872

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

Allergies/Asthma

Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America
http://www.aafa.org/page/welcome.aspx

American Academy of Asthma, Allergies and Immunology

http://www.aaaai.org/

 

Immunizations

Area Clinics

Immtrac--Find your child’s shot record

Immunization Exemptions

 

Medical

Parkland System
http://www.parklandhospital.com/phhs/home.aspx

 

Medical and Dental

deHaro Salvidar Clinic—serves children and adults

http://www.parklandhospital.com/phhs/locations/

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MLK Jr. Family Clinic

http://www.mlkfamilyclinic.org

 

Mental Health

Metrocare (formerly MHMR)

https://www.metrocareservices.org

 

Pregnancy

Sound Options Crisis Pregnancy Center

658 Big Stone Gap Duncanville, TX 75137

972-298-1900

www.soundoptions.org

 

TTA Family Services—South Dallas and surrounding area

7125 S. Polk St. Dallas, TX 75232

972-558-0872

http://www.turnaroundagenda.org/family-services

Free pregnancy testing, free consultations

 

Vision

Essilor

http://usa.essilorvisionfoundation.org/

Sight for Students

http://www.sightforstudents.org/

 

Alcohol and Substance Abuse

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)

http://www.aadallas.org/

 

Narcotics Anonymous (NA)

www.dallasareana.org/

Social Services—Food, Clothing, Shelter

Salvation Army Emergency Family Services Dallas Area
214-424-7050
www.salvationarmydfw.org 

Duncanville Outreach—serves 75116 and 75137
202 E. Cherry St. Duncanville, TX 75116
972-296-4986
www.duncanvilleoutreachministry.com
May be able to assist with food, rent, utilities, clothing, and prescriptions

TTA Family Services—South Dallas and surrounding area
7125 S. Polk St. Dallas, TX 75232
972-558-0872
http://www.turnaroundagenda.org/family-services

May be able to assist with
  Rent/Utilities Assistance
  Food Pantry
  Clothing Assistance
  Crisis Counseling
  Pregnancy Services
  STD testing

North Texas Food Bank
4500 S. Cockrell Hill Road Dallas, TX 75236-2028
214.330.1396
www.NTFB.org

Feeding America—a directory of local food banks
http://feedingamerica.org 

Dallas County Health and Human Services—serves Dallas County
2377 N. Stemmons Freeway
Dallas, TX 75207
214-819-2000
May be able to assist with welfare, housing, utilities immunizations, well child check-ups, TB, HIV/STD


Dallas Housing Authority
214-819-1871

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

2-1-1 Texas: directory information for a variety of human needs services
https://www.211texas.org/211/

The Texas Homeless Network
www.thn.org 

 

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

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 kids, Technology Education Career Services.

www.turnaroundagenda.org

 

The American Red Cross—enter your zip code for local chapter assistance
www.redcross.org 

SNAP/WIC/Medicaid/CHIPS
www.yourtexasbenefits.com

 

Duncanville ISD Health Services Forms

Authorization for Medications

Asthma Action Plan

Asthma self-carry

Life threatening allergies/Anaphylaxis

Diabetes

Special Procedures

Seizure Action Plan

Medical sharing/privacy