Dallas Connector Project to provide transportation for homeless
The City of Dallas is continuing to aid in providing wraparound services to those experiencing in Dallas. Thanks to a grant from the City and additional funds from partnering organizations, CitySquare launched a new project to help provide transportation to the homeless.
The Dallas Connector Project will provide regularly scheduled transportation to persons experiencing homelessness, free of charge, in order to access services needed to secure healthcare, housing and employment. To kick off the project, two vehicles, a 25-passenger bus and a 15-passenger van, will begin service on October 14.
Selected service facilities on the Connector route will post and distribute schedules. In addition to assistance from the City of Dallas, the Dallas Connector Project is a collaboration between CitySquare, Austin Street Center, OurCalling, The Stewpot/First Presbyterian Church-Dallas and The Salvation Army.
The project also has the support of The Bridge Homeless Outreach Center and MDHA (Metro Dallas Homeless Alliance).
The Office of Homeless Solutions continuously seeks ways to provide innovative, collaborative and comprehensive solutions to address homelessness in Dallas. The department works daily to achieve this mission by strengthening strategic partnerships with internal and external stakeholders who directly impact the homeless response system. To learn more about area partnerships, please visit the department’s website.
Written by, Anastaisa Reed