Brady Senior Center
The Brady Senior Center provides resources that promote socialization, wellness and self-sufficiency for the rapidly growing senior population. The center offers daily nutritious meals, food boxes, health education, case management, counseling, transportation, exercise programs and social activities.
Cardinal Farrell Community Center
Cardinal Farrell Community Center offers inter-generational education, recreation, sports, and community-based services for low-income families in West Dallas and West Oak Cliff.
Pregnancy Counseling & Adoption Services
CCD provides pro-life options counseling to clients facing an unplanned pregnancy. Our Infant Adoption program provides basic needs assistance of diapers, clothing and formula and access to parenting education resources. The Final Home program educates and prepares couples interested in adopting a child to provide a forever home for older children available for adoption through Child Protective Services (CPS).
School Readiness Programs
Together We Learn, a preschool education program for low-income children and their parent (or caregiver) offered 5 days a week. The children receive high-quality early education enrichment while their parents participate in ESL classes and other programs to develop the skills needed to achieve economic stability. Together We Learn is offered at Cardinal Farrell Community Center and CCD Bachman Lake.
We also provide a no cost After-School program at Cardinal Farrell Community Center for children ages pre-school through 7th grade which offers a STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) based curriculum designed to help each child reach their highest potential.
Food Pantry Eligibility:
To receive food please, provide one form of ID. Once you become a CCD Client, you are eligible to receive food assistance once per month, any given day of the month.
Financial Stability and Career Services:
Financial Stability and Career Services approaches client services in an entirely new way, inviting clients to share their full story, addressing not only their immediate needs, but also assisting in developing long term goals and aspirations.
Through a combination of financial education coursework, career development and training, asset development, employment counseling, and one-on-one personal consultations, this program treats clients as ‘creative, resourceful, and whole’, taking what can be very difficult personal circumstances and forging a rewarding and fulfilling future for themselves and their families.
We use the Working Family Success Model as the platform for our program, which encompasses the integrated services of financial coaching, employment services, and income supports such as food and financial assistance. From the first encounter with the client, we level the playing field and put them in the driver’s seat, and together help them to begin a new chapter in their life. Rather than solving problems as our goal, we now seek to change lives.