Office of Homeless Solutions

Strategic Partnerships

The answer to homelessness is a home.


The Office of Homeless Solutions strives to provide innovative, collaborative and comprehensive solutions which improve the homeless response system, ultimately enhance the quality of life in the City of Dallas. We work to achieve this mission by strengthening strategic partnerships with internal and external stakeholders who directly impact the homeless response system


Our Local Partners

Dallas Area
Partnership to End 
and Prevent 

Citizen Homeless 

Metro Dallas 
Homeless Alliance

A public non-profit corporation established September 2017, organized for the purpose of aiding, assisting, and acting on behalf of the City of Dallas and Dallas County to develop strategies, policies, and priorities to address homelessness and to advise the entities represented by the Board member as well as the Dallas City and County/Irving Continuum of Care and the lead agency of the Continuum of Care; Metro Dallas Homeless Alliance.

The Citizen Homeless Commission is an advisory body, the purpose of this commission is to assure participation from, and inclusion of, all stakeholders, including those with past or present experience with homelessness, to develop policy recommendations to ensure alignment of city services with regional services to enhance efficiency, quality, and effectiveness of the community-wide response to homelessness.

Lead agency for the Continuum of Care. The Metro Dallas Homeless Alliance (MDHA) leads the development of an effective homeless response system that will make the experience of the homelessness in Dallas and Collin Counties rare, brief, and non-reoccuring. MDHA brings together more than 85 shelter, housing and supportive services programs in retooling homeless services into a crisis response system.

Dallas County
 Dallas County is the implementation partner with the City of Dallas for the Dallas Area Partnership to End and Prevent Homelessness. The second-most populous county in Texas and the ninth-most populous in the United States. Its county seat is Dallas, which is also the third-largest city in Texas and the ninth-largest city in the United States

The Bridge
Opened May of 2008 through the development of a public-private partnership that raised nearly $25 million for a state-of-the-art homeless assistance center. The Bridge has evolved into an internationally recognized model for homeless recovery, establishing and leveraging key partnerships to ensure its guests have acees to a variety of services located in one central facility that essential to individual stability. 

Faith Based Partners

The Office of Homeless Solutions recognizes that faith based partnerships are an integral component of strategically addressing homelessness in the City of Dallas. 

Service Providers

The Office of Homeless Solutions works with local homeless service providers whose programs and services build out the Continuum of Care providing housing placement and prevention services.

Community and External Partnerships Contact

Community and ​ External Partnerships Team 

​Gloria Sandoval, Partnerships Manager
Phone: 214.670.3068


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