Support Services for Individuals and Families
Support Local Restaurants: Order Takeout or Home Delivery
- D-FW restaurants offering takeout and delivery for Easter and Passover
- Irving Restaurants Offering Delivery, Curbside Pickup
- Governor Abbott Wants to Extend SNAP Recipient Benefits To Takeout and Drive-Thru Restaurants
- State of Texas | SNAP Food Benefits
- North Texas Food Bank: Email email@example.com or call (214) 269-0906 for benefits.
- Roar 4 Change Support Our Seniors (SOS): Offering free food delivery to Dallas-Fort Worth area seniors. Accepting donations and seeking volunteers.
Free Meals to Students
- Irving ISD Grab and Go Lunches schedule updated beginning April 6. See meal pickup locations.
- Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD Grab and Go Lunches schedule updated beginning April 6.
- Coppell ISD Coronavirus Updates
healthcare professionals, first responders, essential service providers
- Starbucks is offering free tall brewed coffee or iced coffee to first responders and health care workers through May 5.
- Housing Crisis Center: (214) 828-9623
- Texas Tenants Union: (214) 823-2733
Foreclosures and Evictions
- Presidential Moratorium Declared for COVID-19 National Emergency: Properties secured by FHA-insured Single Family mortgages are subject to a moratorium on foreclosure, as well as a suspension of evictions, for a period of 60 days. The moratorium applies to the initiation of foreclosures and to the completion of foreclosures in process. In addition, deadlines of the first legal action and reasonable diligence timelines are extended by 60 days. Learn more about disaster relief options for FHA homeowners.
- Texas Supreme Court Votes to Suspend Residential Evictions Through April 19 in Response to COVID-19 Outbreak | Read the Order
- Texas Apartment Association (TAA) | COVID-19 Resources for Renters: Also, FAQs and other resources from TAA.
- Apartment Association of Greater Dallas (AAGD) COVID19 Response: AAGD report of recommendations to landlords and rental management companies, Frequently Asked Questions and social services resources addressing the needs of renters.
- Asociacion de Apartamentos del Area de Dallas en Respuesta al COVID-19:
Jobs and Unemployment
- Workforce Solutions Greater Dallas | List of Centers
- Texas Workforce Solutions (TWC) | COVID-19 Resources for Job Seekers
- TWC | If Your Employment Has Been Affected by the Coronavirus (COVID-19)
- Essential Businesses Open During Dallas County’s Shelter in Place Order
- Department of Labor | COVID-19 and the Family and Medical Leave Act
Assistance with bills, rent, food
- United Way: Call (866) 211-9966 and provide your ZIP code to get a list of local agencies providing services.
- Baylor Scott and White Irving Foundation: Donations help better equip the system’s physicians, nurses and allied health team members based in Irving.
- Brighter Tomorrows: Helps provide shelter and support for domestic and sexual violence survivors.
- Dallas County | COVID-19 Response Fund: Contributions to the fund will go directly to the front lines of the fight in Dallas County as directed by Judge Jenkins based on the immediate needs of these responders. To make a donation, visit the Communities Foundation website.
- DFW Humane Society: Adopt, foster or donate to an animal in need.
- Family Promise of Irving: Donations directly benefit families who have lost or are at-risk of losing their housing.
- Irving Animal Services: Adopt, foster or donate to an animal in need.
- Irving Cares: Seeking donations to its virtual food drive or contribute by making an online payment.
- Irving Family Advocacy Center: Donations continue counseling and education programs following the shelter-in-place order.
- Irving Schools Foundation: Monetary donations are used to provide dinner kits to Irving students and their families.
- Roar 4 Change Support Our Seniors (SOS): Contributions help the elderly in the Dallas-Fort Worth region with free food delivery. Also seeking volunteers.
- United Way Coronavirus Response and Recovery Fund: United Way of Metropolitan Dallas is working with community leaders to identify resource and service gaps and begin planning for long-term recovery. A contribution to the fund will go to community-based organizations assisting those who have been hit hardest by this pandemic.
- Texas Women’s Foundation | Resilience Fund: Established to help meet the needs of lower income women and families in this time of unprecedented challenges.