This page is a brief overview of the services that Services of Hope offers to families across the Metroplex. We are faith based and serve the needs of the family from a holistic perspective. Our programs and services are different from most agencies in the following ways:
- All services are mobile
- We are not ZIP code restricted
- We don’t require indentification
- You can come monthly
We provide Mobile Pop-up Markets to the underfunded schools that we serve, apartment ministries in the metroplex and seniors in several areas around DFW that we partner with to serve and Churches. Included in the offerings are canned goods, fresh fruit, vegetable and prepared items and cleaning products and diapers upon availability. A regular schedule of food pantries and locations will be provided. The guests can select their items and it will include meat, fresh fruit and vegetables, can goods, baking items, pastries, snacks, breakfast food and other misc. items. Guests are usually limited to once-a-month participation.
From a wide variety of sources. When a request is received, based on availability a food basket can be offered. The items will range from can goods to fresh fruit, vegetables and prepared items. This is limited to once a month per client (TBD).
The Redemption Grant Program is a Faith Based Dollar amount grant that is available to Low to Moderate Income families looking for Cash infusion to assist them during periods of Financial Crisis without causing even greater hardship. SOH offers these grants dollars to help the community bridge financial gaps as well as engage in traditional savings through our local bank Affiliate while expounding on Financial Education for the future.
The Capital Good Fund provides affordable loans that take the place of payday loans, buy-here-pay-here car financing, and rent-to-own pricing; that provides loans and financial coaching to families. Capital Good Fund offers loans for car purchase/refinance, immigration costs (including fees relating to US citizenship), weatherization, security deposits, and other consumer purposes.
SOH staff has been trained to assist guests in registering for a wide range of social services throughout the metroplex. This will allow them to sign up for all the services they qualify for at one time such as food stamps known as SNAP, CHIP and Medicaid.
CARES Act Program used to assist Texas Homeowners that have been financially impacted by COVID. Assistance can be given for Mortgage Payments, Taxes, Insurance, HOA Dues, and Utility Bills. SOH is an Intake and Counseling center where we’ll take applications from start to submission, all while delivering high-quality counseling services during and after the application process.
A home lending program funded and facilitated by Bank of America. The program offers financial assistance with down payments, closing costs, and educational resources for people buying in the market for a home.
It’s a multiple-step program where Services of Hope delivers quality First Time Home-Buying education and personalized one-on-one counseling sessions for homebuyers; our part in the program is required for anyone looking to take advantage of the program’s benefits.
Services of Hope provides hands-on educational classes for first-time homebuyers looking to earn their FTHB Education Certificate. Classes are in person and facilitated by industry experts and SoH staff. The certificates earned can be used to qualify class pupils for various HUD-assisted programs, including down-payment assistance. Additionally, we provide one-on-one counseling for anyone looking to speak about their current and desired housing situation. Conversations are broad but always tailored to each individual’s needs.
Through the Furniture Bank clients can be referred to visit and select furniture. The items are mainly new and it is not free, but furniture for an entire house can be available for under $500. Participation will require a office visit before a referral can be issued.
Upon request, weekend bags with snacks for children can be provided, will need at least three days-notice. A regular schedule of food pantries and locations will be provided. The guests can select their items and it will include meat, fresh fruit and vegetables, can goods, baking items, pastries, snacks, breakfast food and other misc. items. Guests are usually limited to once a month participation.
Gently used clothes will be available to clients on a quarterly basis, as we receive them from our partners.