Social Services

Social Services

Chairperson :
Mission Statement

The Social Services Committee (SSC) is dedicated to providing services in response to the social needs of the Muslim communities of Northern Dallas. The SSC intends to work with other IACC committees, Texas Muslim Women Foundation (TMWF), Muslim Community Center for Human Services (MCCHS), and other organizations to secure help for community members seeking assistance in domestic issues.

Services
The SSC is a referral and mediation-based program assisting in:

  • Family Mediation
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Medical Help
  • Marriage Mediation
  • Psychological Help

Help Line

The SSC maintains a 24 hour hotline for those seeking assistance: (469) 361-1467
Please call 911 if you are in a life threatening situation.

Local Resources

Texas Muslim Women’s Foundation
http://www.tmwf.org/
Mission: To empower, promote and support Muslim Women and families through educational outreach, charitable and social services in the DFW area.

Muslim Community Center for Human Services
http://mcc-hs.org/
Resources: Al Shifa Clinic, Eye Clinic, Dental Clinic, Help Line, Roshni (domestic violence), Outreach and Refugee Resettlement

Assistance Center-Collin County
http://www.assistancecenter.org
Serves the residents of Collin County by providing emergency food, shelter, clothing, medicine, and access to medical and social services.

Social Security Benefits Eligibility Screening Tool
http://connections.govbenefits.gov/ssa_en.portal

Market Street Free Antibiotics and Prenatal Vitamins
http://www.unitedtexas.com/feelbetter/antibiotics.asp

Subsidized Apartment Search
http://www.hud.gov/apps/section8/step2.cfm?state=TX%2CTexas

Texas Benefits Office Locator
https://www.yourtexasbenefits.com/wps/portal/!ut/p/kcxml/04_Sj9SPykssy0xPLMnMz0vM0Y_QjzKLN4g3cwLJgFmW-pGoIsam6CKOcAFfj_zcVH1v_QD9gtzQ0IhyR0UABJECRg!!/delta/base64xml/L3dJdyEvUUd3QndNQSEvNElVRS82XzBfRkw!
See if you qualify for Medicaid, food stamps, TANF, Womens Health Program, and more

Plano Community Charity
http://www.planocharity.org/
Provides basic needs to people in crisis with furniture and household items, cooking, and financial assistance.

Community Dental Care
http://www.communitydentalcare.org/

Application for Aged and Disabled Form H1200-EZ
http://ccsocialservices.blogspot.com/2009/03/pdf-application-for-aged-and-disabled.html

Lite Up Program http://www.puc.state.tx.us/electric/forms/LiteUp/LITEUP_Form_e.doc
Telephone and electric bill discounts for low-income individuals

Collin County Healthcare Services
http://www.co.collin.tx.us/healthcare_services/
Immunizations, Breast Cancer Services, WIC (Women, Infants, and Children), Flu Vaccine, Indigent Health

CHIP Application Form
https://www.yourtexasbenefits.com/wps/themes/html/SSPortal/downloads/H1014_English.pdf

Volunteer Should you need any assistance or if you would like to contribute your time to the Social Services committee, please contact us at ssc@planomasjid.org. We are currently seeking certified counselors and therapists from our community.

Please note that all information submitted to the SSC is kept private and confidential.

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