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Counseling Resources

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.


General Counseling

Domestic Violence

Drug and Alcohol Abuse

Eating Disorders

Sexual Orientation/Gender Issues

Veterans / Families

Community Resources

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:

Call:  211


Emergency Assistance

Children & Youth

Chronic Illness, Dental Care

Day Care



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 Clinic
1st & 3rd Thursdays of each month – 6:00 p.m.
4105 Junius at Haskell
Dallas, TX  75246


South Dallas Legal Clinic
1st, 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month - 6:00 p.m.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Center
Core Services Building, Room 122
2922 Martin Luther King Blvd.
Dallas, Texas  75215


West Dallas Legal Clinic
2nd & 4th Thursdays of each month – 6:00 p.m.
Marillac Social Services Center
Senior Citizens Building
2843 Lapsley Street
Dallas, TX  75212


Garland Legal Clinic
3rd Thursday of each month – 6:00 p.m.
Salvation Army – Downtown Garland
341 W. Avenue D
Garland, Texas


Friendship West Baptist Church Legal Clinic
3rd Wednesday of each month - 5:30 p.m.
2020 West Wheatland Road
Dallas, Texas  75232


Triangle Neighborhood Clinic
3rd Tuesdays of each month - 6:00 p.m.
St. Phillip's Community Center
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue
Dallas, Texas  75215


Veterans Legal Clinic (for Veterans and their families)
1st Friday of the month - 1:30 p.m. 
By Appointment Only - Call 214-857-0388
Dallas VA Medical Center
4500 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.