Aubrey, TX
Homeless Shelters

Temporary free shelters for people who need a place to stay. There are 5 homeless shelters in the Aubrey, Texas area.


Grapevine Relief And Community Exchange

26 Miles Away

PO Box 412
Grapevine, TX 76099
(817) 488-7009

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Services:
As a steward of God’s blessings and resources in their community, GRACE demonstrates compassion for those less fortunate by providing assistance to individuals and families in crisis and guidance toward self-sufficiency.

GRACE offers: Emergency Financial Assistance Clothing Distribution Food Pantry Information and Referrals Furniture Distribution Outreach to Health Community Clinic Transitional Housing Christmas Gift Distribution Monthly Supplemental Food Graceful Buys Resale Store GRACE Donation Station



Can you imagine what I would do if I could do all I can?
-- Sun Tzu




Grayson County Juvenile Alternatives, Inc.

32 Miles Away

P.O. Box 1625
Sherman, TX 75091
(903) 893-4717

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Services:
North Texas Youth Connection was founded in 1979 (under the name Grayson County Juvenile Alternatives) by the community to provide opportunities to enable youth and families to develop a positive, healthful lifestyle by promoting their safety and well being.

14-bed temporary shelter for unaccompanied males and females ages 10-17 provides runaway, homeless and abused youth with a safe place to stay until they can be reunited with their family or an alternative living arrangement can be secured. Discovery is their copyrighted summer program for youth residing in the emergency shelter. In this innovative program, the daily schedule is enmeshed with fun enrichment activities and experiential learning, including arts and crafts, tours, field trips, games, group discussions, community service projects and guest speakers. They housed 87 children for a total of over 2,762 “bed nights” last year.Program:STAR Family ConnectionBudget: $1,076,500Category: Mental Health, Substance AbusePopulation Served: Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.) Program Description: A free counseling program for the families of youth ages 0-17 who are running away, truant, experiencing family conflict or committing delinquent offenses but not on formal probation. The program is offered in the counties of Grayson, Cooke, Fannin, Wise, Montague, Hunt, Lamar, Wichita, Archer and Clay, (adding Hopkins, Delta and Rains in 2009) serving 1,654 children and their families last year, and includes three parts: Family Counseling – with a licensed professional counselor Lifeskills – groups for youth to learn skills such as anger management, communication, decision making, self-esteem and similar lessons Parent Support – groups for parents to gain support and skills to strengthen their parenting abilities. Universal Child Abuse Prevention services were added to the STAR program in 2003 to increase knowledge and awareness of child maltreatment and to promote positive parenting. This is accomplished in part through a series of community meetings on topics pertaining to child abuse prevention and safety.Program:Prevention and Community OutreachBudget: $50,000Category: General CodePopulation Served: Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.) Program Description: Services include Responsible Attentive Peers (RAP) lifeskills groups for youth offered at community locations such as youth clubs, schools and community centers. Over 3,117 school-age children participated last year. Project Safe Place involves a network of businesses, public places and volunteers in helping reach out to youth in crisis. We support over 100 Safe Place sites in 6 counties in North Texas. Youth Advocacy Council consists of area youth, including current and former clients, who act as ambassadors to the community. They meet regularly to provide feedback about programs, lead activities in the shelter, offer support to the agency, and create a forum for youth to have a voice in the community. Leadership Forum and Diversity Conference are one-day events in which over 100 area youth learn leadership and advocacy skills, or tackle specific challenges to gain an understanding of trials that come with trying to operate in today’s world with those problems.Program:Transitional Living ProgramBudget: $200,000Category: HousingPopulation Served: Youth/Adolescents only (14 - 19 years) Program Description: In January 2009, they added a Transitional Living Program for homeless youth ages 18-21. The two-year program provides residents an opportunity to finish high school and pursue a post-secondary education and/or work experience while learning and practicing basic skills for self-sufficiency. It includes an additional year of follow-up services to help the youth remain self-sufficient. They are the only facility of this type in a large portion of North Texas and Southern Oklahoma. They have applied to TDFPS licensing to expand this program to ages 16-17 in their current licensed facility.



Expect trouble as an inevitable part of life and repeat to yourself, the most comforting words of all; This, too, shall pass.
-- Ann Landers




S B K E Lifting Hands Ministry, Inc.

38 Miles Away

PO Box 226692
Dallas, TX 75222
(972) 938-0979

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Services:
Most programs service the homeless, they strive to give them a hand up out of were they are, back involved in society agian, Enjoying all that comes with living in this great country of ours.

They spend their year talking with the homeless giving out food cards, clothing and other needed items and most of all GODS word. On Christmas day they give out gifts and food bags. This year 2008 they plan on giving out over 2.000 gifts to the homeless in Dallas, Ft Worth and Ellis co. area.



Everywhere you look in science, the harder it becomes to understand the universe without God.
-- Robert Herrman




Family Gateway Inc

38 Miles Away

3000 San Jacinto Street
Dallas, TX 75204
2148234500107

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Services:
Family Gateway, in cooperation with the religious community, private sector and governmental entities, provides comprehensive services to children and families experiencing homelessness. Family Gateway provides a family focused environment that offers temporary housing, counseling, vocational training, job search and placement assistance, transitional living apartments and community transition services. The programs offered restore dignity, stability and self-sufficiency to the family unit, as well as create an atmosphere of emotional, social and economic empowerment.

The Supportive Housing program addresses the basic need of the entire family unit. It stabilizes them by providing housing for 10-12 weeks. Each family resides in a private room and receives 3 daily meals, clothing and other essential needs for hygiene, room upkeep, etc. Services Welcome packs – upon entry, toiletry, linen, cleaning supplies and a special gift is provided for each familyFamily Trinkets store – conveniently located on the premises, families can shop for clothing, free of chargeFull service Cafeteria – provides daily, balanced and nutritious food which includes a continental breakfast and 2 hot mealsComputer Lab – allows adults to access computers to assist with job postings, permanent housing searches, etc. and allows children access for completing homework or to utilize educational softwareTransportation assistance – bus passes are provided for clients who are active in job search or may need to attend classes/appointments outside of the facility. Bus passes are also provided for school-aged children who do not attend schools that provide bus service



Life is a play. It's not its length, but its performance that counts.
-- Seneca




Presbyterian Night Shelter Of Tarrant County

43 Miles Away

P.O. Box 2645
Fort Worth, TX 76113
(817) 632-7417

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Presbyterian Night Shelter is leading the journey from homeless to home.

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Emotion is energy in motion.
-- Peter McWilliams