The Assistance Center of Collin County brings carefully qualified and prompt short-term assistance to individuals and families in financial crisis to help them regain self-sufficiency. Through discerning programs, guidance and funds, we help stabilize Collin County families’ home economies to fight homelessness, hunger and poverty as well as help protect our entire community by serving those in need. Applicants must be willing to provide identification for all household members, proof of all household income and proof of residency and documentation of their current crisis.
The Assistance Center of Collin County can provide listed financial assistance with rent or utilities to individuals and families experiencing a financial crisis who reside within Collin County.
Through various partnerships in the community, the Assistance Center can provide monthly visits to the Food Pantry, visits to the Clothes Closet, school supplies for Pre-K-12th Grade, Christmas gifts for children and Thanksgiving meals. These services are available for residents living within Plano ISD boundaries.
The Assistance Center provides financial education through its weekly "Money Matters" classes. These classes focus on budgeting and cover a variety of other areas such as credit building and repair, banking, loans and much more.
Homeless Support Services
For Collin County Families experiencing homelessness, the Assistance Center offers one on one support in (a) meeting some basic needs (b) housing assessments (c) placement on housing priority list. Please call 214-531-1111 for more information.