Dallas LIFE Shelter

Dallas, TX • New Life for the Homeless

Dallas LIFE Shelter
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Dallas LIFE Shelter


Dallas LIFE Shelter is a nonprofit focused on temporary shelter for homeless. With $4.7m in revenue and 194 employees, it is a mid-sized organization. Founded in 1995, Dallas LIFE Shelter is headquartered in Dallas, TX. This organization is popular with volunteers, with 5378 helping last year. In recent tax filings, the organization reported expenses of $4.4m.

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Dallas Life reaches out to the homeless men, women, and children of the metroplex with food, shelter, clothing, education, and long term drug and alcohol rehabilitation programs.


The organization was formed to serve the homeless community of Dallas and the surrounding area with a mission to be a place where homeless men, women, and children can receive help and hope during their time of need, to be a path to recovery and self-sufficient living, and to be a promise that there is a way to begin again. To fulfill this mission, the organization has different recovery programs to meet the needs of individuals, couples, teens, children, families, those with disabilities, and the elderly. Through these recovery programs, the organization provides vocational, educational, and spiritual growth opportunities, in addition to providing food, clothing, and shelter. The organization assists with employment referrals, graduate equivalency diploma (G.E.D.) classes, counseling services, and more.The Veteran's Program accepts pre-screened veterans referred by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Program participants are provided with shelter, food, clothing, and connecting services to secure housing within a 90 day period. The organization has dedicated 5 rooms and 18 men's beds for this program.

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