Download, print on two sides, cut & fold this PDF to handout to people you encounter that are homeless. It shows where they can go for food, shelter and medical help.

It also helps if the cards are protected with a thin coat of lamination, or cover with clear packaging tape in lieu of lamination.

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Waxahachie Care provides food and financial assistance to our neighbors in need. We provide 1,500 pounds of food each day. One of our most fundamental goals is to simply help people make their lives better. Visit our website to see the areas we serve in Ellis County.



Daniel’s Den/
Samaritan House*

Established in 1996, Daniel’s Den is a faith-based interdenominational Christian ministry providing emergency assistance and transitional housing in Ellis County. Our goal is to provide individuals an opportunity to move beyond shelter. We strive to send individuals and families back to the community with the ability to live and work independently.



With faithful support from individuals, churches and foundations, we serve nearly 5,000 children and families across three states every year. As stewards of this trust and support, we follow these tenets of excellence to ensure adults achieve self-sufficiency and children are placed into loving, permanent homes.



Lovie’s Outreach is open to the public. We are specifically geared to feed and assist the homeless and anyone that falls within the “gap”. The “gap” consists of those that earn too much money to qualify for government assistance but struggle to make ends meet between checks. Initially, when our kitchen is completed, we will only be open on Wednesday evenings. We’ll serve from 5 pm until the food runs out. At our new location, we are primarily set up to be a come and go but will also have limited seating if needed.



Runner’s Refuge is a compassionate ministry dedicated to reaching people in crisis with the love of Jesus Christ through biblical hospitality, prayer, and situational intervention. We do this by serving the homeless community, reaching families living in impoverished areas, and serving communities in crisis through long-term disaster recovery programs.



Salvation Army

The Salvation Army exists to meet human need wherever, whenever and however we can.

Help Disaster Survivors.

Cure Hunger. Equip Families. Overcome Poverty.

Love the Elderly.



Connect at-risk high school students with mentors, tools and resources in Texas and beyond to help lead them toward graduation and purposeful, fulfilling lives. Mentors Care will work with school districts which are historically underserved to enlist, train and equip adult volunteer mentors who care about and believe in the kids they serve.



Endeavors® provides homelessness prevention and rapid re-housing services to veterans at risk of becoming homeless. 

 Part of our services include providing veterans with temporary financial assistance, which is based on financial need and includes rental deposits, arrears, and utility payments.



Manna House services zip code 76065 and the Midlothian Independent School District. It helps thousands of people every year.


Manna House receives referrals from the Midlothian police department, the Midlothian fire department, and the MISD, as well as area churches and various other service agencies.



Common Ground Ministries is a non-denominational, Christian-based after school care, summer mentoring and tutoring program. Children in kindergarten through 5th grade from the east side of Waxahachie attend.



Conducts a giveaway every year for those in need on the last Saturday of January. Items include food, clothing, household goods, toys and miscellaneous items. Food is donated by church members and Waxahachie Care Services.



This is a nonprofit Christian organization that offers food, clothing, utilities, and life skills training  to people in the Red Oak and Ferris school districts who meet poverty guidelines.



  • These organizations are actively participating in the Homeless Coalition.