UGM Dallas Begins Efforts to Transport Homeless Individuals to Shelters Throughout the City As Inclement Weather Approaches the Dallas Area

Dallas, Texas – December 21, 2022 – As temperatures fall to dangerous levels, UGM Dallas is working in collaboration with the City of Dallas and other Inclement Weather Shelters to transport homeless individuals and families to warm, safe shelters throughout the area. UGM Dallas will be utilizing their bus to pickup people from Zones 2 and 3 which includes: City Library, Greyhound Station, Bridge Area, Stewpot & First Presbyterian, Dallas 24 Hour Club, South End of Greenville Ave, Gaston and Ross Avenues, Central Park, Pearl & Pacific, Parkland/Southwest Medical Center Areas, Salvation Army, Harry Hines Blvd., Cityplace, and Hwy 70 & Forrest Lane. Click for Photos

In addition, UGM Dallas will be accepting walk-in individuals at their shelters 24/7 during the inclement weather. The homeless individuals will receive warm food, shelter, and winter clothing. If you would like to donate to assist in the sheltering of our city’s most vulnerable population, please visit www.ugmdallas.org

“We are thankful to have a bus that we can use to help gather and transport the unsheltered to shelters all over the city during these dangerous temperatures,” stated Bruce Butler, CEO of UGM Dallas. “Our collaborative efforts will continue throughout the winter. We will be making extra room in our facilities as well as assisting in transporting the homeless to all the other facilities that will be providing these much-needed services.” 

What can the community do to help? Please, remember to check on senior citizens who live alone and if you see homeless individuals let them know to go to one of the pick-up areas to get help and be transported to a safe and warm shelter. UGM Dallas shelters include the Center of Hope Women and Children’s shelter located at 4815 Cass Street and Calvert Place Men’s Shelter located at 3211 Irving Blvd., Dallas. For more information, visit www.ugmdallas.org