Types of Assistance

Food

Our food pantry provides a balanced food order to qualifying clients on a monthly basis. A typical food order includes (as stock allows):

  • Canned Goods: Vegetables, Soups, Beans, Chili, Stew, Fruits, Spaghetti Sauce, Juice
  • Dry goods: Pinto Beans, Rice, Spaghetti, Maccaroni, Ramen Noodles,  Cereal
  • Frozen Goods: Ground Beef, Chicken, Hot Dogs, Bologna, Pizza
  • Fresh Goods: Eggs, Milk, Bakery items

Clothing

Clothing may be available to new clients during the first three months they receive assistance.

Prescriptions

Prescriptions may be available on a limited basis and are filled only through Ben Franklin Pharmacy. D.O.M. does not dispense prescriptions or carry any on hand.

Water

City of Duncanville water payment assistance may be provided when funds are available and this service is limited to once a year.

Rent

Assistance with rent is very limited and provided only when funds are available. This also is limited to once a year.

Electricity

TXU and Reliant provide funds to assist clients in paying their respective bills. This service is limited to once a year.

Basic Qualifications to Become a Client And Receive Assistance:

  • Live in Duncanville zip codes 75116 or 75137.
  • Meet TEFAP / TDA  income guidelines.

Documents New Clients Are Requested to Bring to DOM:

  • Drivers license. If none, bring Texas ID, Passport, or Immigration Papers.
  • Birth certificates on all children age 10 and under.
  • Electric bill, Water bill, or Natural Gas bill in your name, or letter from Apartment manager from the current month.
  • Proof of income for the past 30 days

Duncanville Outreach Ministry is an Equal Opportunity Provider.