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Homeless Services Information

The McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act (Subtitle B—Education for Homeless Children and Youth), reauthorized in January 2002, ensures educational rights and protections for children and youth experiencing homelessness.


Denison ISD Homeless Liaison

Regina Prigge

1201 S. Rusk Ave.,

Denison, TX 75020


Emergency Numbers

Denison Police Department – Emergency # 911 

Denison Police Department Non-Emergency - (903) 465-2422


Child Abuse Hotline – 1-800-252-5400 on-line reporting -


North Texas Youth Connection – EMERGENCY Shelter for runaway/abandoned youth - facility located in Sherman - (800) 568-7776


Runaway Hotline – (24-HOUR HOTLINE) Call 1-888-580-HELP or 1-888-580-4357


Texas Youth Hotline – (Phone Counseling) Texas Dept. of Protective & Regulatory Serv. (24- Hour Hotline) 1-800-210-2278

Community Programs & Assistance

2-1-1 Texas

Texoma Council of Government (TCOG)

1117 Gallagher Drive

Sherman, TX 75090

(903) 893-2161

Provides information and referral services to persons of all ages who are seeking assistance from Health and Human Services agencies in Cooke, Fannin, and Grayson counties.


American Red Cross

2527 Fm 691

Denison TX 75020-8216

(903) 465-1330


Denison Helping Hands

418 W Chestnut St.

Denison, TX 75020

(903) 465-5101

A central food bank for the needy and homeless.

Hours: Monday, Wednesday and Fridays 9:00am - 1:00pm.


Denison Housing Authority

Denison, TX 75021

(903) 465-2650

Housing Authority, Low Income Affordable Housing, Public Housing


Family Promise of Grayson County 

901 E. Houston St., Sherman, TX 75090 


After hours:  903-271-6111

Partner with area churches to provide food, shelter, transportation, job training, budgeting, and many more critical services to Grayson County families with children that are experiencing homelessness.

Grayson County Crisis Center

4200 N. Travis St.

Sherman, TX 75092

(903) 893-3909

24 hour hotline: (903) 893-5615

Provides a safe haven, crisis intervention and comprehensive support services to victims of family violence and sexual assault

Grayson County Shelter

331 W. Morton Street

Denison, TX 75020

(903) 465-6041

A non-profit homeless shelter for displaced families and singles that serves Grayson and surrounding counties in North Texas and Southern Oklahoma.

Hours: Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


North Texas Youth Connection

1602 E. Lamar St.

Sherman TX 75090

(903) 893-7776

Serves runaway, homeless, and street youth and their families to stabilize their living situation so that they are safe and well and have the opportunity to develop a safe and healthy lifestyle


Texoma Community Center

(903) 957-4701 or (877) 530-2228

24-Hour Crisis (877) 277-2226

Texoma Community Center is an integrated specialty healthcare provider.


Adult Mental Health Services

315 McLain Dr., Sherman, TX 75092


Children and Adolescent Services

315 W. McLain Dr., Sherman, TX 75092


Grayson ECI 

315 W. McLain Dr., Sherman, TX 75092


IDD Community Support

510 S. Mirick Ave., Denison, TX 75020


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