Welcome to the Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center!

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center is a part of the City of Dallas under the Office of Community Care, located in the historic district of Fair Park in South Dallas. 

MLK Statue (large)

The 10.5-acre campus is home to five free-standing buildings, including the Administration building (A), the Foremost Family Health Center (B)the MLK Branch Library (C), the MLK ChildCareGroup (D), and the MLK, Jr. Recreation Center/Senior Citizen Center (E).

Each of the 5 buildings on campus provides a variety of services to more than 300,000 Dallas citizens a year, meeting the original 1966 goal of a comprehensive multi-service community center. 

In addition to providing services, many civic, social, educational, fraternal and community groups have access to space for programs, meetings, and special events on-site. Click here to learn more!

Programs & Events

Special Thanks

We want to say thank you to the NCNW Suburban Dallas Desoto Section for donating candy to the MLK, Jr. Community Center for our Annual “Treat the Building” Halloween event!


We also want to send a special thank you to The Marsalis Avenue Church of Christ Women’s Ministry for their generous donation of stuffed purses to our social services department!