Help Resources


Samaritan Way

Resident Requirements

Have you read the overview of our program? Learn more about it here. If your goal is to become independent and you're ready, willing and able to work, you may be a good candidate for our program.

To be eligible, you must:

To apply, please come to The Samaritan Inn to meet with a case worker for an intake interview. Intake interviews are held every day, 7 days a week, from 11 am — 2 pm. The waiting room is available starting at 10 am. For more information, please call 972.542.5302.


Family Gateway

Are You a Family in Need of Help?

Family Gateway is dedicated to providing housing and services designed to restore stability and self-sufficiency to your family.

Family Gateway's case managers focus on assessing the needs of each individual family and creating a program of services to meet those needs. To be eligible, a family must have at least one child under the age of 18.

Families who would like to enter our programs will begin with an intake interview with a member of our Staff. To begin the screening process, call 214-823-4500, ext. 201. Intake staff are available to take your call Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.. If calling after hours, please leave documentation for an intake interview, including items such as birth certificates and proof of homelessness.

PLEASE NOTE: Intake interviews are available through appointment only and are held at the Annette G. Strauss Family Gateway Center.


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