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!

Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

“Reconciliation: Moving the Dream Forward”

The Annual MLK Celebration is a long-standing tradition of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center, with a series of events honoring the life and legacy of Dr. King, including a wreath-laying ceremony, job fair, gala, the Annual MLK parade, and more. Click here to learn more about the 2019 MLK Celebration Week!