Social Services

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Ark House - Provides temporary low-cost house for families receiving extended medical treatment

Asian Breast Health Outreach Project - Outreach group for Asian women to minimize the barriers that keep Asian women from fully participating in early detection and preventive breast health.

Blue Star Mothers of America - Lone Star Chapter - Organization for parents who now have or have had children on active military duty.

CHETNA - Working for the prevention of domestic violence in the South Asian community of the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

The Counseling Place - The Counseling Place has been serving the Richardson community for more than 30 years. Through our Victims’ Assistance, Youth, and Community Counseling Programs, we serve more than 3,000 individuals and families each year.

Dallas Amputee Network - Support group for amputees and caregivers.

Dallas Area NorthSTAR Authority (DANSA) - Serves those eligible for Medicaid and/or public behavioral health funds in the NorthSTAR region.

Dallas Ramp Project - Works with social service organizations to identify clients who need wheelchair ramps.

Down Syndrome Guild of Dallas - Provides resources and support for people with Down Syndrome and their families.

Network of Community Ministries - Provides short term assistance by providing food, clothing, rent and utilities assistance, transportation assistance, etc. to senior citizens.

Operation Oasis - Offering solutions for at-risk, economically and socially challenged residents in the greater Dallas and Collin Counties. Some services include educational assistance, professional counseling, criminal legal assistance, housing resources, etc.

Parkinson Voice Project - Dedicated to helping people with Parkinson disease regain and maintain the ability to verbally communicate regardless of their ability to pay.

Prestonwood Pregnancy Center - exists to support women and families during and after an unplanned pregnancy with a pregnancy test, early pregnancy sonogram, educational classes, referrals for ongoing support, one-to-one mentoring as well as post-abortion support groups; all free of charge.

Richardson Adult Literacy Center - Offers literacy tutoring.

Richardson Boys and Girls Club - Inspires and empowers youth, with special concern for those from disadvantaged circumstances, to achieve their full potential in a positive, safe and fun environment.

Richardson East Care Corps - Provides food, rent and utility bill assistance, and Christmas toys for children 16 and younger.

Victim Relief Ministries - Provides emotional and spiritual care, crisis intervention and counseling, food, financial assistance with rent and utilities, grief support, etc.

Warren Center - Early childhood intervention program for children with developmental delays.

The Women's Center in Richardson - Offers classes, support groups and telephone counseling. 

YMCA - The Y is a cause-driven organization that is for youth development, for healthy living and for social responsibility. That’s because a strong community can only be achieved when we invest in our kids, our health and our neighbors.