The Community Council of Greater Dallas will hold their annual luncheon and fundraiser on Nov. 8. The program, themed A Fight Against Poverty, is designed to educate attendees on the poverty crisis in Dallas and recognize outstanding community leaders.
In total, the agency serves over 500,000 requests annually for social services of all types. Community Council is the home of the Dallas Area Agency on Aging, which encompasses numerous services for seniors and the disabled including MyRIDE Dallas, Texas Healthy at Home, and local implementation of an evidence-based strategic partnership with Stanford University for chronic disease management. They are also the lead agency for a highly successful Community Youth Development Program targeting post-secondary readiness and crime prevention and provide the local area 2-1-1 Information Referral Service. In addition, the agency provides healthcare navigator services for Enroll Texas, CHIP/Children’s Medicaid and several behavioral health interventions for youth, seniors and working families.