Winter Weather 2022
Emergency Assistance
Last year's winter storm effected thousands across North Texas. In an effort to lessen the impact of the coming winter weather, Services of Hope is proactively spreading awareness and sharing resources to our most vulnerable population.
If you or someone you know has been impacted by the February, 2022 Winter Weather, please submit an application for assistance now.
Common winter weather related Emergency Expenses
Temporary Housing/Hotel stays
Plumbing Services/Supplies
Food replacement
Increased Utilities
Lost wages
Damage to property
Flood damage/Furniture
Clothing Replacement
Looking to help?
Items Needed
  • Walmart Gift Cards
  • Firewood
  • Blankets
  • Beanies/Gloves
  • Water
  • Diapers
  • Hygiene Products
  • Hand Warmers
Additional Local Resources
211’s website has information related to government support, FEMA disaster relief, tax relief for disaster, small business loans, utility disconnections and government loans for disaster repair
Emergency Shelter
Dallas County
  • Oak Lawn UMC’s Overnight Warming Station – 3014 Oak Lawn Ave., Dallas, TX 75219 – To receive text updates regarding shelter openings, text the word “SHELTER” to 214-441-6647.
  • OurCalling – 1702 S Cesar Chavez Blvd., Dallas, TX 75215 – Sign up for their emergency broadcast, by texting the word “homeless” to 877-772-7891.
  • GLOWS (Garland Overnight Warming Shelter) – Salvation Army Garland Boys and Girls Club Gym, 435 South 5th St., Garland, TX 75040 – 972-495-6476
Collin County
  • McKinney Emergency Overnight Warming Station (MEOWS) – Salvation Army McKinney, 600 Wilson Creek Pkwy., McKinney, TX 75069 – 972-542-6694
  • Plano Overnight Warming Station (POWS) – Salvation Army Plano, 3528 E. 14th St. Plano, TX 75074 – 214-988-9434
Property Damage
Dallas proper
  • Volunteers of America Texas is offering grants up to $10,000 for home repairs, including wall/floor removal, mold remediation and repair to sewer and gas lines, roofs, electrical systems, HVAC units and plumbing fixtures. To be eligible, residents must live within the city of Dallas, have a household income at or below 80 percent of the area median income, and have experienced damage to their primary residence caused by the storm that risks causing harm to the life, health or safety of the occupants. Click here to apply.

  • Capital Good Fund, in partnership with United Way of Metropolitan Dallas, is offering crisis relief loans, from $300 to $1,500 at 5 percent annual percentage rates. Payments can be deferred for two months. Click here to learn more. To apply, visit

  • Society of St. Vincent de Paul is offering low-interest emergency loans from $500 to $2,500 to help people in crisis pay for home or auto repairs, medical bills, a deposit on a new or safer apartment, etc. Applicants must have a current income with direct deposit and a bank account, and be willing to meet with a financial coach. Click here to apply.
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