• poverty alleviation

    Moving families forward, leaving poverty behind.

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    Funding supports projects that lessen poverty in communities. While addressing the needs of low-income individuals. We strive to provide services and activities that address employment, education and better use of available income, housing, nutrition, emergency services, and/or health.

    Three Major Poverty Alleviation Goals

    • Individuals and families are stable and achieve economic security
    • People live healthy lives with economic opportunity to increase self-sufficiency
    • People are engaged and active in building opportunities in community-ownership and pride in their communities. 

    Services Offered

    • Emergency Assistance
    • Job Placement Assistance
    • Job Skills Training/Resume Development
    • Education Assistance
    • Case Management
    • Financial Literacy Education
    • Soft Skills Training

    Eligibility Determination

    • Applicants must be a Dallas County Resident
    • Must meet income guidelines according to the Federal Income Guidelines (please reference table below)
    • Applicants will be required to provide the following documents:
      • Social Security Card
      • Utility Bill
      • Full Rental Lease
      • Benefits Support Letter such as food stamps, SSI
      • Pay Stubs for last 30 days 
      • Additional documentation may be requested

    Please note: Depending on the funding, some assistance may be limited or unavailable.

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