Homelessness is a systemic crisis that deeply impacts our community. In Dallas County alone, there are an estimated 5,000 to 10,000 people sleeping on the streets, in cars and other unsuitable places, or in shelters every night.
Many of these vulnerable people are families with children, veterans, seniors or those afflicted by physically or mentally disabling conditions – in fact, families are one of the fastest growing segments of the homeless population, causing devastating effects on the development of young children. This crisis is devastating to the people who endure it and affects the quality of life of everyone in our city. It requires a permanent, integrated solution designed by the people who have first-hand knowledge of the issue.
In order to assist persons to become self-reliant, Under 1 Roof provides transitional, permanent supportive housing and other services to homeless and low-income individuals as well as families of our community. Our vision is a community where everyone has safe affordable housing and the tools to become self-reliant. To bring that vision into reality, we will provide permanent supportive housing to the homeless population in Dallas & Collin Counties.
Under 1 Roof is a 501(c)3 Nonprofit organization. Services to prevent evictions and homelessness were first provided by volunteers who established Under 1 Roof (U1R) in 2011.
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Under 1 Roof participates with Amazon smile! www.smile.amazon.com. You shop Amazon gives! Please share If you have never chosen a charity, on the right hand side there is a search bar to find the charity of your choice.
Type in “Under 1 Roof” and click search. Click U1R to choose. From now on, U1R will populate every time you go to Amazon Smile. If you need to change your charity, go to the website. Underneath the search bar, you will see “Supporting: X Charity” Click on the name of that non profit, choose “change” and type Under 1 Roof in the search bar. Select U1R, and you have changed your non profit.
It is with a heavy heart that Under 1 Roof Dallas has lost a very important person to our organization.
Ashley Jones, Lead Case Manager, has earned her heavenly wings. Please keep her children and family in your prayers.
There are not enough words to express what she meant to this organization and her clients. She was always a beacon of light and hope, willing to give her all. She will be missed.
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Another great day at Under 1 Roof I have an AMAZING team! Thanks Dwell W/Dignity for this blessing for our family.”This “WHY” I work hard for the families we serve. Please share! www.under1roofdallas.org.Posted by Under 1 Roof on Thursday, February 22, 2018