Recovery Resources

The City of Garland and other community partners are facilitating access to recovery programs for Garland residents who have been impacted by COVID-19.  Assistance is available for a variety of services, including financial assistance for housing, utilities, food and medical expenses, as well as workforce training and job placement services, and counseling and emergency shelter assistance.

Please contact the nonprofits listed below to request assistance.

Rental and Mortgage Assistance Referrals

Qualifying households impacted by COVID-19 may apply for assistance with rental and mortgage payments during the pandemic.  Assistance is available through the following partners:

Rental Assistance

Catholic Charities of Dallas - Click here to check your eligibility and apply for this assistance. If you have any questions or would like to meet with case manager one on one for assistance with the application process you can leave a message at 214-257-0674. A Catholic Charities Representative will contact you as soon as possible to assist. One on one meetings can be scheduled, as needed, for Garland's Central Library every Monday and Wednesday, noon to 4 p.m.

Salvation Army - 972-272-4531 (non-COVID rental assistance available)

Under 1 Roof - 214-343-4000 - 

Transcend COVID Rental Assistance - 800-758-9151 -

Mortgage Assistance

Salvation Army - 214-637-8204 -


If you are struggling to pay your City utility bills, please contact Utility Customer Service as soon as possible to consult about your account and consider options which could include referral to community partners, such as Salvation Army and Friendship House, for payment assistance. 

Atmos Energy also is offering assistance resources to address natural gas bills. The FCC is offering assistance programs to assist with access to internet service.

Food Services Referrals

Assistance in meeting food supply needs is available from Good Samaritan of Garland.  Seniors and disabled adults may also qualify for meal delivery services through the Meals on Wheels program.

Good Samaritan of Garland - 972-276-2263 -

Meals on Wheels Program - 214-689-2681 -

Senior Citizens – Utilities, Food and Basic Needs - Referrals

In addition to the Meals on Wheels Program, additional utility assistance, food and basic needs assistance for Garland senior residents age 62 or older experiencing a loss due to COVID-19 are available through The Senior Source Elder Financial Safety Program.

The Senior Sources - 214-823-5700 -

Meals on Wheels Program - 214-689-2681 -

Job Training and Placement Assistance – Referrals

Special job training, mentoring and placement assistance is now being offered by two community partners for those Garland residents impacted by COVID-19.  

Dallas College - 214-860-5902 - -
          Para Personas de Habla Hispana: 214-860-5712

Transcend STEM - 800-758-9151 -

Medical Services Referrals

No-cost medical services to Garland residents 18-years or older and affected by COVID-19 are being provided by Hope Clinic of Garland for individuals without health insurance or medical assistance coverage.  

Hope Clinic - 469-800-2500 -

Counseling Services – Referrals

Counseling services are being provided for individuals and families that have expressed a negative impact due to COVID-19.  Income-eligible Garland residents receiving COVID related counseling services from the Counseling Institute of Texas may also be eligible for food services.

Counseling Institute of Texas - 972-271-4300 - 

Suicide Prevention Hotline - Call 988

Domestic Violence Victim Referrals

Rental assistance and counseling services will be provided to women and children who have experienced domestic violence episodes due to the COVID-19 crisis through Hope’s Door New Beginning Center.

Hopes Door New Beginning Center - 972-276-0057 -

Homeless Services – Referral

Financial assistance is available through the following community partners to those who have lost housing due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Metro Dallas Homeless Alliance - 214-683-5600 -

Additional Services

The American Red Cross has activated a Virtual Family Assistance Center for anyone who lost a loved one due to COVID-19.

Childcare resources for essential workers available at Financial assistance also is available for essential workers needing childcare. Learn more at

For additional resources located near you based on your zip code, go to or contact the Dallas County referral service by dialing 211.