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 For the latest updates on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and resources, visit cityofcarrollton.com/coronavirus.

Community Resources

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County Resources
Employment Resources

 Job Search Resources
 Resources for Employees
 Resources for Businesses

Family Resources

 CDC
  National Domestic Violence Hotline
  • 800-799-7233 (24/7) / or text LOVEIS to 22522
  • Website - Domestic violence resources and chat option also available
 Texas Department of Family and Protective Services
  • Report Abuse: 1-800-252-5400 (24/7)
  • Texas Abuse Hotline Website - Child abuse, elder abuse, and more.
    • Call the Texas Abuse Hotline (1-800-252-5400) if the situation is urgent and needs to be investigated within 24 hours.
    • Call 911 if you have an emergency or life-threatening situation that must be dealt with immediately.
 Texas Education Agency
  •  Frontline Child Care: Find information on child care options for Texas' frontline workers fighting to stop the spread of COVID-19.
 
 

Food Resources
Grab & Go Meals for Students

 

The City of Carrollton has partnered with Kids Bring Life, Inc., a local non-profit to provide free grab and go breakfast and lunch Monday - Friday, 10-11 a.m. at Rosemeade and Crosby Recreation Centers. Meals will be provided to all children under the age of 18, as well as those 18 and over who are enrolled in school programs for those with disabilities. For more details, click here.

 School District Resources
Free grab-and-go meals are available for Carrollton Farmers Branch Independent School District (CFBISD), Dallas Independent School District (DISD), and Lewisville Independent School District (LISD) students. Some restrictions apply.

For details, check each respective school district's website:
 

Legal Resources

 State Bar of Texas
 

The State Bar of Texas, the state’s legal aid agencies, volunteer organizations and access-to-justice organizations have created a toll-free legal assistance hotline for low-income individuals and families across Texas dealing with civil legal problems because of the pandemic. 

Those interested can call 800-504-7030 toll-free for help.

Different kinds of legal help being offered by the group include:

  • Bankruptcy and debt-collection matters;
  • Employment issues, unemployment applications and appeals;
  • Child custody, visitation, and support issues;
  • Life, medical, and property insurance claims;
  • Mortgage or foreclosure problems;
  • Public benefits issues (e.g., Medicaid, SNAP/food stamps, Social Security);
  • Healthcare directives and powers of attorney;
  • Consumer protection issues such as price-gouging and scams;
  • Landlord-tenant problems;
  • Disability discrimination; and
  • Family and domestic violence concerns

For more details and additional resources, click here

 

Mental Health Resources

 Center for Disease Control (CDC)
  • Mental Health and Coping COVID-19 Resources
    Resources for individuals, parents, persons at high risk for serious illness, people coming out of quarantine, and more. 
  • Reducing Social Stigma
    Information about the cause of social stigma in the community, how it manifests, and ways communicators and health care officials can help counter it.  
Disaster Distress Helpline
  • 800-985-5990 (24/7) /or text ‘TalkWithUs’ to 66746
  • Website
 National Domestic Violence Hotline
  • 800-799-7233 (24/7) / or text LOVEIS to 22522
  • Website - Domestic violence resources and chat option also available
 National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
  • 800-273-8255 (24/7)
  • Website - Resources and chat option also available
 Veterans Crisis Line
  • 800-273-8255 (Press 1) (24/7) / or text 838255
  • Website - Resources and chat option also available
 Texas Health and Human Services
 Texas Youth Helpline
  • 800-989-6884 (Call 24/7 Statewide) / 512-872-5777 (Text 24/7 Statewide)
  • Website - Resources and chat option also available
  • For teenagers, children, parents, siblings, and other family members
 Dallas County Residents
  • COVID-19 Mental Health Support Line (24/7): 833-251-7544
  • Visit ntbha.org for additional resources

Renter/Home Resources

 Apartment Association of Greater Dallas (AAGD)
 Dallas County
 Metrocrest Services Resources
 Public Utility Commission of Texas
 Texas Apartment Association

Senior Resources

 Avoid Scams
 Free Meals for Older Adults
Governor Greg Abbott has announced free meals for older adults. For more information or to find available services near you, contact the Eldercare Locator at 1-800-677-1116 or visit eldercare.acl.gov.

 Dedicated Grocery Store Hours for At-Risk Individuals

A variety of Carrollton grocery stores now also offer dedicated hours for the regular shopping needs of at-risk individuals. Details below (click to enlarge).

Senior-Services


 Metrocrest Services
  • Senior Services: Meals, minor home repairs, and more. Some restrictions apply. 

State & Federal Resources

 State Resources
 Federal Resources