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Rental, Utility and Homeless Services

Fair Housing, Rental, Utility and Homeless Prevention Services

The City of Carrollton does not offer direct rental or utility assistance. You may contact the following local agencies and make an appointment to determine if you are eligible for rental, utility and homeless services.

Metrocrest Services


13801 Hutton Dr., Suite 150; Farmers Branch, Texas 75006
Phone: 972-446-2100 Fax: 214-694-2171
Website: www.metrocrestsocialservices.org

Metrocrest Social Services provides information, referral and short-term emergency assistance for rent, utilities, food, clothing, medical and other financial needs in time of family crisis. Other services include job assistance, food bank and thrift store. Metrocrest Social Services collaborates and partners with local governments, business and non-profits for mobilization and maximization of resources.

Christian Community Action

200 South Mill St., Lewisville, TX 75057
Phone: 972-219-4379 Fax: 972-219-4339
website: www.ccahelps.org
CCA provides Carrollton residents with the following services; weekly food, rental/utility assistance, transportation, vocational training, gas vouchers and healthcare. Some residents also enroll on CCA’s Vocational Training programs that include the following classes; General Educational Development (GED), English as a Second Language (ESL), Computer Training, Budgeting and Job Search.


Fair Housing

Dallas Housing Crisis Center

The mission of the Housing Crisis Center is to prevent homelessness and to stabilize those at risk in decent, affordable, and permanent housing, and to empower them to solve their own housing problems in the future.

www.hccdallas.org
214-828-4244

Legal Aid of Northwest Texas

Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas is a nonprofit organization that provides free civil legal services to low income residents in 114 Texas counties throughout North and West Texas, with offices in Abilene, Amarillo, Brownwood, Dallas, Denton, Fort Worth, Lubbock, McKinney, Midland, Odessa, Plainview, San Angelo, Waxahachie, Weatherford, and Wichita Falls.

www.lanwt.org
214-748-1234

Texas Workforce Commission - Housing Discrimination Complaints

Learn about housing discrimination complaint procedures, deadlines, resolution and more.

www.twc.state.tx.us/partners/civil-rights-discrimination
HousingComplaint@twc.state.tx.us
888-452-4778 

First Time Homebuyer Program - Dallas County

Providing homeownership opportunities in Dallas County for low-to-moderate income families through homebuyer education, mortgage counseling and down payment assistance programs.

First Time Homebuyer Assistance

First Time Home Buyer Workshop

Credit Repair Workshops

Financial Literacy Workshops

 

Section 8 - Rental Assistance

The City of Carrollton does not operate a housing authority. Information on Section 8 and similar housing programs can be obtained at the county level: Dallas County Public Housing Authority
2377 N Stemmons Fwy #700, Dallas, TX 75207
Phone:(214) 819-1871
Website: http://www.dallascounty.org/department/hhs/dcha.html

Denton County Public Housing Authority
1225 Wilson St.
Denton, TX 76205
Phone: 940-383-1504
www.Dentonhousingauthority.com

Homeless Services


There are no homeless shelters in Carrollton. For homelessness prevention services and assistance contact

Metrocrest Services
13801 Hutton Dr., Suite 150; Farmers Branch, Texas 75006
Phone: 972-446-2100 Fax: 214-694-2171
Website: www.metrocrestsocialservices.org

Metrocrest Services provides information, referral and short-term emergency assistance for rent, utilities, food, clothing, medical and other financial needs in time of family crisis. Other services include job assistance, food bank and thrift store. Metrocrest Social Services collaborates and partners with local governments, business and non-profits for mobilization and maximization of resources.

Christian Community Action
200 South Mill St., Lewisville, TX 75057
Phone: 972-219-4379 Fax: 972-219-4339
wwebsite: www.ccahelps.org

CCA provides Carrollton residents with the following services; weekly food, rental/utility assistance, transportation, vocational training, gas vouchers and healthcare. Some residents also enroll on CCA’s Vocational Training programs that include the following classes; General Educational Development (GED), English as a Second Language (ESL), Computer Training, Budgeting and Job Search.