Local information on the outbreak and availability of test kits www.dallascounty.org/departments/dchhs
Dallas County Health and Human Services Older Adult Services Program – Currently providing meals delivered to home bound seniors. There is a drive-thru for hot meal pick-up service set up at each senior center location. – Call 214-819-1860 to enroll.
Dallas County Health and Human Services – https://www.dallascounty.org/departments/dchhs/directory.php – 214-819-2000
The Texas Workforce Commission’s subsidized childcare program – https://www.twc.texas.gov/students/child-care-program
Metrocare Coronavirus Support Line for Dallas County – 214-743-1215.
Rent / Mortgage
Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins issued an order providing guidance to the Justice’s of the Peace to suspend evictions for 60 days. This includes all evictions – residential, commercial, and industrial. The federal government announced they are suspending all HUD foreclosures and evictions for 60 days.
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development – http://www.HUD.gov
Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs Foreclosure Prevention – 1-888-995-HOPE (4673)
Atmos Energy has suspended service disconnections:
Vistra Energy brands (TXU, Ambit, Tri-Eagle) have waived late payment charges
Energy companies suspended service disconnections and will waive late payment charges until at least May 1:
- Atlantic City Energy
- Delmarva Power
U.S. Small Business Administration www.SBA.gov/disaster has grants and loans
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce – www.uschamber.com/coronavirus-response-toolkit
U.S. Chamber of Commerce – http:// www.uschamber.com/coronavirus-response-toolkit
How to help
- Dickey’s Barbecue Pit will to help families get through COVID-19 by offering their Texas-style barbecue to children for free every Sunday for all delivery and carryout orders for a limited time when guests use the code KEFOLO.
- La Madeleines has implemented #HelpInACup allows guests to add soup & bread to their takeout or Grubhub order for a $1 donationto local charitiesresponding to the coronavirus pandemic. Soup flavor will depend on availability. Curbside pickup is recommended.
This list will be updated weekly in print and online.
Note: If you have information on additional resources to help those in need during this crisis, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Subject: COVID Resources