Emergency Shelters

Arlington Life Shelter
325 W Division St.
Arlington, TX

ID required. Line up starts at 3:00 PM and intake is from 3:30 PM-5:30 PM. 5:00 PM – 8:00 AM allowed on-site once approved. 3 nights granted initially, if followed directions, then possibility of staying for up to 12 weeks in Employment program. 72-hour services available for persons not interested in employment. 14-day services available for persons unable to work due to disability or age. No assault convictions in the past 5 year or any crimes against children. Small storage locker for belongings. No outside food or drinks allowed. Breakfast and dinner served. Sack lunch provided. Medicine, tools, knives must be checked in. Case management. Breathalyzer and drug test required.

2929 Hickory St, Dallas, 75226

ID & social required. Night availability 1st come, 1st served. Women’s intake (Mon-Sat 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM; Sun 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM). Men’s intakeĀ  4:00 PM – 6:00 PM, Monday-Saturday/2:00 PM-6:00 PM, Sunday. 2 bags max weight of 25 lbs allowed. Breakfast and dinner served daily. Clothing, bedding, and hygiene supplies provided. Case management services. Reserved bed status for veterans, FT workers, and those discharged from area hospital in need of medical respite. Women ages 18 and up/Men ages 45 and up. Individuals seeking medical respite can stay for a total of 2 weeks.

Dallas Life Foundation
1100 Cadiz St.
Dallas, TX

Intakes 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM daily. ID and social required. 1st time residents receive 5 free nights. After that, Pay-to-Stay Program ($12/night) OR 10-month New Life Program (free if no income). Children are free. Cannot return for 30 days if you leave. Allowed 2 bags or boxes (no suitcases) weighing 25 lbs or less. Valid marriage license, birth certificates, child socials, shot records required. Random drug testing. No parolees. No violent or sex crimes in background. Rules and chapel attendance. Dorms for singles and private rooms for families. Chore assigned.

Grayson County Shelter
331 W. Morton Street
Denison, TX

ID & social required. Intake 8:00 AM – 3:30 PM. Men 45+, Women 22+, Married couples must show marriage license, Unmarried parents must have both names on birth certificates. Private room for families. Minimum 21-day stay. Meals, hygiene products, and clothing provided. On-site washer and dryer facilities. Clear background check results. Drug test required. No violent or sexual offences can be present on the background check. Does not accommodate pets.

Presbyterian Night Shelter
2400 Cypress St.
Ft.Worth, TX

Intake 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Leave by 7:00 AM. 2 bags and blanket allowed. No limit on length of stay. Separte facilities for singles, families (women & children only), veterans, and behaviorally disabled. Provides dinner, shower facilities, toiletries, clothing. Assist with documentation, employment and housing.

5302 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX 75235 (Across from Parkland Hospital)

Houses up to 600 people per night. Must be approved by specialist. Must attend all case management. Documentation of disability and/or homelessness for past 30 days required. Must have ability to take care of daily activities. Sex offenders not allowed. Lodging fee required if source of income. Meals, clothes, showers, and laundry facilities provided.

1508 E McKinney St. Denton, TX 76209

ID required. Shelter open 5:00 PM – 7:00 AM. Check in first come, first served. Breathalyzer test. Dinner served 6:30 PM. Case management available M-F 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM by appointment only.

5700 Texoma Pkwy. Sherman, TX 75090

ID and/or SS card required. 2 night stay. Casework and emergency financial assistance provided. Intakes are Monday-Friday at 4:00 PM. Approved returning residents may come back to shelter 5:30 PM-9:00 PM daily.

The Bridge North Texas – Night Shelter
1818 Corsicana Street, Dallas, TX 75201


Intakes 6:00 AM – 7:00 PM daily. 1st come, 1st served. Capacity (249). No ID or background check. Referrals and placements provided in collaboration with Austin St. Center, Dallas Life Foundation, Salvation Army, and Union Gospel Mission. Transitional housing provided after 25-30 day stay.

3211 Irving Blvd, Dallas, TX 75247

ID & social security card required. Intake at The Bridge 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM daily. Bused from The Bridge after intake and bused back in the morning. Overnight shelter. Houses up to 335 men. Bed, Meals, Clothing, Lockers. Showers, Health clinic, Chapel service provided. On-site healthcare provided by Parkland Hospital