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Maria lives in a low-income area of Dallas and has trouble speaking English so she can't find a steady job. Lara is a single mother who fled an abusive relationship and desperately wants a college degree so she can provide a better life for her sons. Jack has been shuffled through multiple foster homes in his young life and is available for adoption, desperately seeking the stability of a loving, Christian home.

We offer a wide variety of services to children, families and single parents in the Dallas/Fort Worth area with the goal of building the skills and knowledge they need to succeed in life and fulfill their God-given potential.

When you volunteer with Buckner in Dallas, you will meet people like Maria, Lara and Jack. You will minister to them and pray with them. Their stories will leave an eternal impact on your soul. The Buckner ministry is unlike any other.

In Dallas/Fort Worth, we provide:

Foster care and adoption

Buckner provides the training and resources needed to become a family to a child for a season through foster care or a forever family through domestic or intercountry adoption. Children in these programs are most often referred through the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services due to experiencing abuse, neglect or abandonment. We also respond to mothers experiencing an unplanned pregnancy with counseling and support.

Buckner Foster Care and Adoption has offices in Dallas and Fort Worth, serving children and families in the DFW metroplex. For more information about how you can change the life of a child, contact our Dallas office at 855-264-8783 or our Fort Worth office at 817-693-8370.

Campus homes at Buckner Children's Home

Buckner Children's Home provides campus foster homes for children. Foster families live in Buckner-owned cottages, providing a consistent home environment for children who are in the state's custody and may have been abused, neglected or abandoned.

Buckner Family Pathways™

We provide single-parent families the opportunity to live in a safe, secure environment while completing their educational or vocational goals and learning the skills they need to be self-sufficient. Families are provided support through access to affordable housing, financial assistance, counseling, spiritual growth and case management services. 

Want to know more? Call 214-328-3141 for more information.

Buckner Family Hope Center™ at Wynnewood

The Family Hope Center program offers a child-centered, family-focused place where families go to find hope, support and empowerment in their community to reach their fullest God-given potential. The key to the success of the Family Hope Center is found in combining effective programs and passionate people to help families that are experiencing poverty, family issues and lack of services.

Our programs seek to engage through family assistance and community events; equip families through education, financial empowerment, child and youth development and spiritual development; elevate families through family coaching, counseling and spiritual enrichment. 

To learn more about the variety of services through this Family Hope Center, call 214-948-5153.

Buckner Family Hope Center™ at Bachman Lake

The Family Hope Center is located near the Dallas Love Field airport in the Bachman Lake area. Programs offered include spiritual growth, education, financial empowerment and learned life skills to strengthen families.

Our programs seek to engage through family assistance and community events; equip families through education, financial empowerment, child and youth development and spiritual development; as well as elevate families through family coaching, counseling and spiritual enrichment.  

To learn more about the variety of services through Family Hope Center at Bachman Lake, please call 972-905-9610.

Buckner Family Hope Center™ at the Texas Rangers MLB Youth Academy at Mercy Street Complex presented by Toyota

Buckner International operates a Family Hope Center at the Texas Rangers MLB Youth Academy at Mercy Street Complex presented by Toyota in West Dallas. The Family Hope Center provides services to children and families using the Youth Academy baseball facilities to strengthen families in the community. Buckner works with the Texas Rangers Baseball Foundation and other partners to assess the community to determine which services are most needed to minister to underserved families in one of the most challenged areas in the Metroplex.

Family Hope Center programs seek to engage through family assistance and community events; equip families through education, financial empowerment, child and youth development and spiritual development; as well as elevate families through family coaching, counseling and spiritual enrichment.  

To learn more about the variety of services through the Family Hope Center at the Texas Rangers MLB Youth Academy, please call 469-253-4916. 

Buckner Center for Humanitarian Aid

The Center for Humanitarian Aid has a domestic aid and client assistance program that serves children and families in poverty. Basic needs such as food, clothing and other emergency items are provided. Empowerment classes in English as a Second Language, life skills and job readiness are provided to adult clients. The Center for Humanitarian Aid is also the receiving and shipping center for all international needs including diapers, clothing, medicine and Buckner Shoes for Orphan Souls®.

To learn more about volunteering with the Center for Humanitarian Aid, call 214-939-7178 or email Paige Ward at pward@buckner.org

If you are need of assistance, please email us at BCHAAidTeam@buckner.org or call 214-939-7177.

NextStep

NextStep is a supervised independent living program for young women transitioning out of foster care or who have been referred by other partner organizations. Participants receive the support they need to meet their educational, career and independent living goals through training, coaching and opportunities for spiritual development. Learn more about NextStep here or call 214-321-4571.

Maternity Services

Buckner Maternity Services offer personalized counseling, family and support system counseling, post-pregnancy support and encouragement along the pregnancy journey. The news that you're having a baby changes your life. At Buckner Maternity Services, our licensed counselors are here to help you sort through the many emotions that come with the news. For more information, call 800-441-2670 or learn more here.

Take your first step today toward helping a vulnerable child or family in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. Visit Volunteer Central to see how you can transform a life.

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