You may know that you have a problem and need help, counseling help.
What you need is to know who in our community can provide you that help.
At the right are some basic areas in mental health – clicking each will take you to a page that has one or more agencies that specialize in that particular area.
There are times when a practical issue can cause a mental health issue to develop, or can make a mental health issue worse.
What you may need is to know where you can go to get help with a practical concern.
At the right are some basic areas in social services – clicking each will take you to a page that has several agencies that specialize in that particular area.
In addition, 211 is a central location to find social services by category in a several county area, in English, Spanish or with 140 languages translated:
Catholic Charities – Immigration Counseling
Mosaic Family Services
Central Dallas Ministries, LAW Center (Legal Action Works)
511 N. Akard, Suite 302, Dallas, TX 75201
Legal Aid of North West Texas
Dallas Office, 1515 Main St., 75201
Main Line: 214-748-1234
Intake Hotline: 214-744-5277
Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program
People can apply for free legal help at any of the following Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program Neighborhood Legal Clinics:
East Dallas Legal Clinic1st & 3rd Thursdays of each month – 6:00 p.m.4105 Junius at HaskellDallas, TX 75246
South Dallas Legal Clinic1st, 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month - 6:00 p.m.Martin Luther King, Jr. CenterCore Services Building, Room 1222922 Martin Luther King Blvd.Dallas, Texas 75215
West Dallas Legal Clinic2nd & 4th Thursdays of each month – 6:00 p.m.Marillac Social Services CenterSenior Citizens Building2843 Lapsley StreetDallas, TX 75212
Garland Legal Clinic3rd Thursday of each month – 6:00 p.m.Salvation Army – Downtown Garland341 W. Avenue DGarland, Texas
Friendship West Baptist Church Legal Clinic3rd Wednesday of each month - 5:30 p.m.2020 West Wheatland RoadDallas, Texas 75232
Triangle Neighborhood Clinic3rd Tuesdays of each month - 6:00 p.m.St. Phillip's Community Center1600 Pennsylvania AvenueDallas, Texas 75215
Veterans Legal Clinic (for Veterans and their families)1st Friday of the month - 1:30 p.m. By Appointment Only - Call 214-857-0388Dallas VA Medical Center4500 S. Lancaster Rd.Dallas, TX 75216
Belo Legal Clinic
Belo Mansion, 21-1 Ross Ave., (Ross at Pearl)
*Please note: Clinics may be cancelled because of bad weather, federal holidays or voting. Please contact 214-748-1234, extension 3348 to confirm that a clinic will occur as scheduled. Please bring proof of income and residency. If you have been sued, please bring your legal documents.
People can also apply over the telephone through Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas (LANWT). At the discretion of LANWT and DVAP, the cases may be referred to the volunteer pro bono program. Just call 214-744-5277, Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon and from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.