Office of Community Care


Office of Community Care

FRESH START Housing Assistance Programs

These programs provide rental assistance and supportive services to homeless and at- risk of homelessness individuals and families, including ex-offenders. The program offers case management/ supportive services as the participants obtain and remain in stable housing.  The supportive services help participants increase skills and/or income, with the goal of becoming self-sufficient.

Supportive services provided to program participants include assessing the needs of the individuals and/or families, monthly home visits and facilitating access to ancillary services such as health care, behavioral health care, housing placement, job training and placement, substance abuse treatment, food & transportation assistance .

HOPWA Housing Services

Provides housing/ rental assistance and support services for persons living with HIV/AIDS and their families. Staff provides direct services to clients to assist them with employment, education, life skills, mentoring, substance abuse treatment and community services.

  • Long-Term Rental Assistance - Only, 1 adult member must meet definition HIV/AIDS
  • HOPWA Formula TBRA - At-Risk for homelessness. 1 adult member must meet definition HIV/AIDS), homeless with verification.
  • HOPWA Homeless Outreach – stationed at AID Services Dallas / Hillcrest House – Outreach to shelters, streets, hospitals, nursing homes and other place to identify persons with HIV/AIDS who might be eligible for housing though ASD.

 

Contact Information:

Office of Community Care
Dallas City Hall
1500 Marilla, Room 6B
Dallas, TX 75201​

Candy Coblyn, Manager
(214) 670-7312
Candy.Coblyn@dallascityhall.com