• About Us

    Moving families forward, leaving poverty behind.

  • Mission

    Community Council of Greater Dallas provides leadership in moving individuals and families from surviving to thriving. We improve quality of life by alleviating poverty, fostering independence and wellness and connecting people to the resources they need.

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    Community Council envisions vital communities which enable each individual to achieve his or her full potential:

    • Vital communities in which individuals and families are stable and achieve economic security;
    • Where people live healthy lives with maximum independence and resilience;
    • And where people are engaged in building opportunities
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    Strengthening Community

    We develop relationships, convene partners, and build inclusive and diverse coalitions. We provide capacity building programs, community technical assistance services, and create learning communities that strengthen the human services ecosystem.

    Delivering Impact

    We pursue ambitious, meaningful outcomes that benefit our community. We utilize community needs analysis to make informed decisions for creating long-term impact and to advocate for systemic change within our community.

    Maintaining Quality

    We strive to provide the highest quality of direct services to our clients. We establish consistent and equitable guidelines for selecting and monitoring subcontractors and/or sub-grantees who provide services to our clients.

    Demonstrating Transparency and Accountability

    We are transparent and collaborative in our work with our clients, strategic partners, and the broader community. We commit to good stewardship of resources and financial accountability.

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    Since its incorporation in 1943, Community Council of Greater Dallas has identified services that are needed in the community, assessed how best services could be delivered to meet social issues, and mobilized and implemented action plans working in concert with its member agencies and public sector resources.


    Pervasive issues over time have included juvenile delinquency and welfare; older adults; public health; daycare; and legislative advocacy. The Community Council met these challenges through fact-based research, deploying volunteers, incubating new services and agencies, expanding government programs where appropriate, convening collaborative work and delivering selected direct services.


    Abigail Erickson-Torres

    Ada Simmons

    Adam Fuller

    Adriana Castilleja

    Amber Zuckerman

    Amrya Birdsong

    Amy Case

    Angela Morris

    Anitra Jones

    Ann Ross

    Anne Reeder

    Anthony Jackson

    Anthony Wright

    Arlene Badillo

    Ashley Cunningham

    Austin Crumbly

    Barbara Glass

    Barbara Scott

    Barbara Sinak

    Betty Hersey

    Betty VanDyck

    Beverly Tobian

    Bob Lowe

    Bob Lowe

    Bobby/Lottye Lyle

    Brandy Baxter

    Brittney Taylor

    Bruce Eliot

    Carol Butler

    Carol Jordan

    Carolyn Enriquez

    Carolyn Toliver

    Carolyn Tolley

    Charles Pulliam

    Chelsea Jennings

    Cheryl McCarver

    Chris Clausen

    Christina Jinez

    Christina R. Frias

    Christopher Carrasco

    Cindy Bell

    Cindy Carroll

    Connie Wilson

    Corina Castro

    Cyerra Roberts

    Cynthia Mickens

    Cynthia Perez

    Cynthia Salinas-Dooley

    Dan Nicewander

    Daniel Bouton

    Darlene Rhodes

    Dave Perdue

    David Woodyard

    Debbie Stevens

    Debra Saxon

    Delia Reyes

    Demetra Brown

    Demetra Moore

    Dena Boyd

    Denise Huginnie

    Diana C. Dutton

    Diane Brown

    Diane Jones

    Dinishea Miller

    Dionne Armon

    Dionne Daniels

    Donna Galatas

    Dora Falls

    Drea Lewis

    Dyesha Brown

    Eduardo Pena

    Edwin Scott

    Elaine Dry

    Elba Garcia

    Elena Pena

    Elizabeth Cedillo

    Elizabeth Perez

    Emmanuel Ibe

    Errol Coner

    Felicia Choyce

    Florentine Johnson

    Frances Rizo

    Francine Rodriguez

    Frankie Andrews

    Geneva Cueller

    George Sheila

    Gus Gonzales

    Gustavo Valenzuela

    Haphen Muchapondwa

    Hardy White

    Hector Cardenas

    Holly Reed

    Ja Brooks Bradford

    Jacqueline P. West

    James Ballad

    James Blythe (Certified Senior Advisor)

    Jamika Neville

    Jane A. Wetzel

    Jane Hunley

    Janie Bordner

    Jasmine ware

    Jeanie Barsam

    Jeffrey Ashby

    Jennifer Castellanos

    Jennifer Coleman

    Jennifer Knoeber

    Jennifer Stribling

    Jessica Vining

    Jo Alch

    Jocory R. Rush

    John Cuellar

    John Dubas

    John Sharpe

    Jon Sanchez-Casas

    Joyce Alexander

    Julie Lowenberg

    Karen Neuroth

    Karen Settles-Lee

    Karen Travit

    Katherine Krause

    Kathleen Munger

    Katrina Wall

    Keisha Culver

    Keisha Culver

    Keith Thode

    Kemi Hart

    Ken Goodgames

    Kenneth Broodo

    Kenneth Gilbert

    Khai Nguyen

    Kim King

    Kimberly Killingsworth

    Kiyundra Gulley

    Kristen Cash

    LaKena Dunham

    Laqwesha Shunta Anderson

    Larry Jefferson

    Larry Walker

    Laura Hurtado

    Laura Scherer

    Laurie Kidder

    Leiann Davis

    Lesa Rayford

    Lesley Thompson

    Levi H. Davis

    Libby Lee

    Linda Goodson

    Linda Goodson

    Linda Mitchell

    Linda Wassenich

    Linda Wilkerson

    Lisa Gilbert

    Lisa Ong

    Liz Vickers

    Loria JONES

    Lydie Barnette

    Mallory Stecki

    Manuela Rodriguez

    Mari Tietze

    Maria Tasha Serna

    Maria Torres

    Marilyn Self

    Marina Rodriguez

    Martha Camarillo

    Martha Dorris

    Martha T. Blaine

    Marv Lane

    Mary Belle Turner

    Mary Beth O'Connor

    Mary Brown

    Mary Kathyrn Levy

    Maureen Underwood

    Max Jeane

    Melissa Bettis

    Michelle Dickson

    Mike Yudizky

    Miranda Hassler

    Molly Doyle

    Monique Smith

    Myranda Howard

    Myron H. Watkins, Jr.

    Myron Watkins

    Nadya Karimi

    Neil Israel

    Nerytsa Ruelas

    Neva Fairchild

    Norman Moorehead

    Patricia Byrd

    Patricia Johnson

    Patricia Knowles

    Pauline G. Kress

    Penni Smith

    Pete Schenkel

    Peter Wahl

    Philip Henderson

    Philip Henderson

    Priscilla Kimery

    Rabie, Zoyla R.

    Rachel T. Germany

    Raul Reyes Jr.

    Recy Vales

    Regina Gwandua

    Reginald Hicks

    Renae Perry

    Renee Langie

    Renee Solinger

    Rex Draughn

    Rhea Thompson

    Rhianna Clemons

    Rhonda Lee

    Rick Illes

    Rita Cox

    Robbie Mccullough

    Rodney Burchfield

    Ron Bivins

    Rosalie Budnoff

    Rosemary E Redmond

    Roslyn Dawson-Thompson

    Ruby Bassett

    Sam Johnson

    Samanda Gronstal

    Sandra Luz

    Sandra Montes

    Shabnam Lakhani

    Shakeeb Ahmed

    Shanta Moore

    Sharon S. King

    Shaylon Scott

    Shelly Devezin

    Shemeca Perkins

    Shemetra Bell

    Sheriff Lupe Valdez

    Sherrie Anderson

    Shirley Cooper

    Sitnour Ali

    Sondrea Dorsey

    Sonia Jordan

    Sonia White

    Sonja Romanowski

    Stacey DiSpigno

    Steel to

    Stephanie Pierre

    Stephanie Sierra

    Stephanie Wells

    Steve Love

    Steven Holman

    Stewart, Charlotte A.

    Susan J. Williams

    Suzanne Kubelka

    Sylvia Bernal

    Sylvia Garcia

    Tamela Thornton

    Tanisha Skinner

    Tara Williams

    Tele Og

    Teresa McHugh

    Teresa Sheffield

    Theresa Lewis

    Timothy Hudson

    Timothy M. Marshall

    Tomeka Herod

    Tonya Richardson

    Torres Johnson

    Toya Brown

    Tracy Eubanks

    Travis Centers

    Valerie Banks

    Vicki White

    Wanda Evans

    Wanda Price

    Wendy Mincer-Summers

    Will Cobb

    William deHaas

    William Roane Skeeters

    William Turk

    Yolanda Perez

    Zandra Bailey

    All of Us

    Armor Wealth Management

    Bank of Texas - BOKF Foundation

    BB&T Bank

    Brady Center, A Program Of Catholic Charities Dallas

    Carepath Healthcare


    Carter Blood Care

    Catholic Campaign for Human Dev-CCHD

    Catholic Diocese of Dallas

    Christus St. Joseph Village – Coppell


    Classic Home Care

    Community Council of Greater Dallas

    Community Council of Greater Dallas

    Dallas Foundation Next Step Scholarship


    Dove Home Care

    Frost Bank

    George and Nancy Shutt Foundation

    Golden Heart Senior Care

    Harris F. Underwood Insurance

    Helping Restore Ability


    Individual Care of Texas, Inc.

    Insurance Company Of Scott & White

    Jewish Family Services

    Level C Solutions + Signature Staffing Services Inc.

    Methodist Health System

    Network for Good

    North Texas Food Bank

    Plains Capital Texas

    Research Across America

    Roy and Christine Sturgis Charitable Trust

    Ruth’s Choice In Home Care

    S L Auto Sales Inc.

    Senior Helpers

    SENIORNET of Dallas, Inc.

    Simmons Foundation

    S L Auto Sales Inc.

    Stoneybrook Memory Care

    Texas AARP

    Texas Health Resources

    Texas Health Resources-Texas Alzheimer’s and Memory Disorders

    Texas Capital Bank

    Texas Perstorians

    Texas Ramp Project

    Texas Women's Foundation

    The Senior Source



    Wells Fargo


    2018 Community Impact Awards