What agencies are located at the MLK Center?

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center is home to a variety of organizations and agencies dedicated to providing comprehensive services to City of Dallas residents.

Black Contemporary TV

BCTV is a Black television network focusing on contemporary African- American programming. Located in Building A, Suite #134. Contact: Dale Smith (214) 888-7352

Carter’s House

Carter’s House aims to reduce financial hardships by providing quality clothing to children in low income families. Located in Building A, Suite #131. Contact: Shawana Carter (972) 815-5004

City of Dallas Housing/ Community Services

The City of Dallas Housing/Community Services division offers a variety of housing and community services that strengthen communities. Located in Building A, Suite #132B. Contact: Angelina Caudillo (214) 671-1291.

​City of Dallas Social Services 

The Community Center Social Services Program assists clients by providing utility assistance for electricity, water, and rent, depending on availability of funds. HOPWA funds are available. Clients must make an appointment by calling 214-670-8416. No walk-ins are allowed. The appointment line is open every Monday and Wednesday from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM. Located in Building A, Suite #135. Contact: Alesha Whibbey (214) 670-8442.

Dallas Black Chamber of Commerce

The Dallas Black Chamber of Commerce serves as an advocate for the creation, growth, and general welfare of African American businesses in the Dallas community.  Located in Building A, Suite #104. Contact: Marnese Elder (214) 421-5200.

Dallas Civil Rights Museum

The Dallas Civil Rights Museum at the MLK Center houses a collection of speeches, books, spoken word, art, and artifacts relevant to the life and times of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. This is an effort to inspire people to discover and reconnect with the power of the Civil Rights Movement in America. Group tours are available. Located in Building A, Suite #118. Contact: Emma Rodgers (214) 670-8418.

EndoSupply

EndoSupply specializes in the contracting and acquisition of janitorial, food service, personal protective and capital equipment for clients in manufacturing, government services and business industries. Located in Building B, Suite #301. Contact: Stephen Collins (214) 995-1085.

Family Care Connection

Family Care Connection (FCC) is a community- based organization providing case management, domestic violence prevention/intervention education and support, parent education, life skills and resource and support services to families in Dallas County and surrounding areas. Located in Building A, Suite #146. Contact: Freya Morani (972) 298-3366.

Foremost Family Health Center

Fresh Start

The City of Dallas Fresh Start program provides rental assistance and support to homeless and their families, including ex-offenders. Located in Building A, Suite #124. Contact: Elaine Kyle (214) 670-6338.

 

Hatch and Associates

Hatch & Associates, Inc. is a professional business consulting firm providing bookkeeping, income tax, payroll, and consulting services. Located in Building B. Contact: Verenia Hatch (469) 718-9452.

Miles of Freedom

The mission of the Miles of Freedom program is to equip, empower, and employ individuals returning home from prison and provide support and assistance for families and communities impacted by Incarceration. Located in Building A, Suite #118. Contact: Richard Miles (214) 290-2337.

MLK Branch Library

MLK Childcare Group

MLK Community Courts

The City of Dallas’s first community court, the South Dallas Community Court, is located at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center in South Dallas. The South Dallas Community Court serves as a National Mentor Court for community courts across the world. Located in Building A, Suite #141. Contact: Dianne Gibson (214) 670-7129.

MLK Recreation Center

Senior Year Productions

SYP’s mission is to equip, educate, and support students (ages 16 to 24) as they pursue higher education. SYP provides educational, career, and other supportive services. Located in Building A, Suite #116A. Contact: Cheryl Hamilton (972) 283-6799.

South Dallas Fair Park Trust Fund

The mission of the South Dallas/Fair Park Trust Fund is to empower the Fair Park community by working to facilitate economic, housing, and community advancement, promote business development and retention, and provide community service programs. Located in Building A, Suite #132. Contact: Honnaca King (214) 670-8268.

Tapestry Ministries (YES Program)

The YES program (Youth Expecting Success) provides academic preparation for SAT testing, reading, and math improvement, and life skills classes. Located in Building A, Suites #116B and #116C. Contact: Johnrice Newton (214) 476-7410.

TechCo Savvy

TechCo Savvy inspires, innovates, and empowers under resourced youth with the knowledge, prowess, tools and confidence to become trailblazing leaders within their communities with computer science. Located in Building A, Suite #117. Contact: Lawon Williams (773) 606-1147.