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City Of Irving Investing In Community

The City of Irving makes substantial investments in local nonprofits to provide services for low-income and other residents in need. Funds are provided by federal Community Development Block Grants (CDBG), Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) and, in Fiscal Year 2019-20 and FY 2020-21, CARES Act funds.

In fact, since FY 2019-20, the City of Irving has invested more than $861,000 in CDBG and ESG funds, and more than $810,000 in CARES Act money to local agencies — all for the benefit of Irving residents.

For residents in need of assistance, contact these organizations directly.

BRIGHTER TOMORROWS

Emergency shelter, housing and other services for domestic violence victims. Learn more at BrighterTomorrows.net or call (972) 262-8383 (24-hour hotline).

IRVING CARES

Focused assistance for Irving residents in a financial crisis. Visit IrvingCares.org or call (972) 721-9181.

LEVEL PATHWAYS

Support services for homeless high school students. Learn more at LevelPathways.org.

SALVATION ARMY

Homelessness, poverty and addiction services. Visit SalvationArmyNTX.org or call (214) 637-8100.

TRANSCEND STEM

STEM-focused education and workforce development programs. Learn more at TranscendSTEM.org.

MEALS ON WHEELS/VISITING NURSE ASSOCIATION OF TEXAS

Provides freshly prepared meals to Dallas County residents who cannot obtain or prepare meals for themselves due to illness, advanced age or disability. Visit VNATexas.org/Our-Services/Meals-on-Wheels.

In addition, the Irving Family Advocacy Center offers residents therapy services, and the center’s Art Therapy Project has been funded through the CARES Act. Learn more about the FAC’s therapy and victim services at CityofIrving.org/FAC.

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