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The Carr P. Collins Social Service Center

5302 Harry Hines Blvd., Dallas, TX 75235 - (214) 424-7050

Dallas, TX

CARR P. COLLINS SOCIAL SERVICE CENTER
5302 Harry Hines Blvd
Dallas, TX 75235
Phone: (214) 424-7050

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Blake Fetterman

HARBOR LIGHT CORPS
5302 Harry Hines Blvd
Dallas, TX 75235
Phone: (214) 424-7050

OFFICERS
Captains Joe and Maxie DeBlanc

 

CARR P. COLLINS SOCIAL SERVICE CENTER

The 161,000 square foot center, which houses up to 600 people per night, is the largest Salvation Army multi-use facility in North Texas and the world. Every year, thousands of people find the spiritual and practical help they need to change their lives at The Salvation Army Carr P. Collins Social Service Center.
Nowhere else in Dallas will people find so many resources under one roof.

Year-round Services

Food Pantry:
Monday-Friday at 9AM - 11AM

Seasonal Services

Cooling Station:
Monday-Friday at 9AM - 11AM, anytime the heat index reaches 100 degrees and above

Inclement Weather Shelter:

 

Ministry services

 

 

Programs and Services Information

Residential Treatment
Men and women who are on parole or probation are court ordered to the Substance Abuse Program for residential and outpatient treatment. Licensed chemical dependency counselors provide comprehensive addiction counseling and supportive services in a structured environment to help client strengthen themselves against the strongholds of addiction.

  • Evidence based curriculums for drug and alcohol education, and criminal and addictive thinking
  • Individual and group counseling 
  • Family education and support
  • Employment assistance

Men's and Women's Shelter Care
Emergency shelter provides safe refuge from the streets while providing for all basic needs. Transitional shelter, which includes targeted services for veterans, is the next step and allows for clients unique needs to be addresses with a focus of ending their homelessness.

  • All basic needs
  • Connection to resources 
  • Advocacy & support
  • Housing placement
  • Life skills & counseling

Victim Services Program
With specialized staff and a trauma informed approach, victims of domestic violence and sex trafficking receive safety from abusive relationships through confidential shelter and a path to independence through supportive services. 

  • 24-hour crisis line
  • Emergency shelter
  • Counseling services
  • Legal advocacy
  • Children’s services

Rapid Rehousing
Rapid Rehousing helps individuals and families quickly exit homelessness and return to permanent housing.  It provides resources and services that are tailored to the needs of the household while safely in their own home.

  • Housing navigations
  • Application fees & deposits
  • Rental & utility assistance
  • Case management
  • Financial education & job readiness

Homeless Prevention
Financial assistance and tailored services empowers families to remain in their homes, while stabilizing their financial situation and improving their employability and income.

  • 6-12 months of supportive services
  • Financial assistance
  • Comprehensive care
  • Life skills classes

Job Readiness
One-on-one and classroom style job readiness services help clients obtain the skills needed to secure and maintain employment and/or advance in the workforce.

  • Job readiness classes
  • Resume building
  • Interview coaching
  • Mentoring

Financial Education
Financial education services include a four-class course and focusses on teaching clients the tools to increase their financial capability and improve their financial security.

  • One-on-one financial coaching 
  • Budgeting
  • Credit repair
  • Linkage with financial institutions

Food Pantry
The food pantry addresses families food insecurity by providing nutritious groceries, so they do not have to make the choice of paying a bill or feeding their families.

  • Open daily
  • Available 1x /week per family
  • Food provided based on family size
  • Receive perishable & non-perishables