Community Assistance

On this page, you will find a list of organizations that provide aid to those in need within Irving and the DFW metroplex. If you or anyone you know is currently struggling, these resources may be able to help you.

For statewide assistance, Dial 211 for the Texas Department of State Health Services.

General Assistance

These organizations offer a wide range of programs, including food pantries, shelters, housing & utility assistance. Contact them to find out how they can help

Crisis Ministries

Ph: (972) 254-0973

Website

Irving Islamic Center

Ph: (972) 812-2230

Website

Email: SocialService@Irvingmasjid.org

Salvation Army

Ph: (972) 438-6552

Website

Irving Cares

Ph: (972) 721-9181

Website

Food Assistance

The following organizations can help those in need of food and includes food pantries & meal programs for students and seniors. Some programs require registration and others are only available during certain times, so if you have any questions, use the contact information below.

Food Pantries

North Texas Food Bank

Website

Phone: (214) 269-0906

Catholic Charities 

Website

Phone: (972) 246-6027

Call for a list of Irving mobile food pantries and schedules.

GSLC Fishes and Loaves Food Pantry

Website

Phone: (972) 790-2121

9:30 a.m. to noon, Saturdays

Dayspring Family Church

Website

Phone: (972) 399-7729

Northgate United Methodist Church

Website

Phone: (972) 252-8519

8:30-10:30 a.m., first and third Saturdays of the month

Meals for Students & Seniors

Irving ISD

Website

Phone: (972) 600-5000

Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD

Website

Phone: (972) 968-6100

Coppell ISD

Website

Phone: (214) 469-6000

Irving Parks & Recreation Senior Meals Program

Website

Phone: (972) 721-2496

Shelters, Housing & Utilities Assistance

Below is a list of organizations that provide shelters from abuse and for the homeless as well as financial services for those struggling with rent or utilities. If you know someone who is going through abuse, please call the Texas Abuse Hotline: (800) 252-5400

Shelters

Irving Family Advocacy Center

Assists in finding domestic violence shelter

Website

Phone: (972) 721-6560

Brighter Tomorrows

Domestic Violence Shelter

Website

Phone: (972) 262-8383

Level Pathways

Assistance for Homeless Students

Website

Phone: (972) 887-3344

Family Gateway

Family Homeless Shelter

Website

Phone: (214) 823-4500

Housing & Utilities

Red Cross Dallas

Temporary Sheltering, Housing & Financial Assistance

Website

Phone: (877) 272-7337

Irving Community Service Center

Phone: (972) 251-4054

St. Vincent de Paul Society

Website

Phone: (972) 879-5115

Urban Community Center of North Texas

Phone: (469) 913-8202

Household Items & Youth Services

The organizations listed below can help provide those in need with household items, clothing for children and emergency childcare.

The Main Place

Diapers, clothing, hygiene, bed linens

By Appointment Only

Website

Phone: (972) 252-4082

YMCA of Metro Dallas

Emergency Childcare

Phone: (214) 880-9622

Carter’s House

Diapers, baby wipes, formula, socks, underwear for children up to 5

Website

Phone: (800) 943-8663

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