Neighborhood Resources
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DESCRIPTION
ORGANIZATION & LINK
   
Beautification  
  Focus on streetscapes Oak Cliff Foundation
  Formerly "Dallas Trees and Parks Foundation" Texas Trees Foundation
  Free trees for neighborhood groups City of Dallas Arborist Dept.
  Park improvements Friends of Oak Cliff Parks
  Environmental Awareness
 Oak Cliff Earth Day
Bulk Trash  
  Determine brush / bulk trash collection week for an addr. Dallas City Hall Interactive Maps
     
Community Building  
  Gateway site for fast access to information Neighborhoods Online
  Lots of great ideas Asset Based Community Development Institute
     
Conservation districts  
  How to form a conservation district Preservation Dallas
   State of Texas Historical Questions
 Texas Historical Commission
Crime Prevention  
  Determine police division and beat for an address Dallas City Hall Interactive Maps
  Crime watch resources National Association of Town Watch
  Home Security Checklist Dallas Police Dept.(PDF File)
  National Night Out Dallas Police Dept.
  Organizing a Crime Watch
– apartments
Dallas Police Dept. (PDF File)
  Organizing a Crime Watch
– single family homes
Dallas Police Dept. (PDF File)
  Police - Community partnership National Night Out
  Police:  Citizen Volunteers Dallas Police Dept. citizen volunteer programs
  Tips National Crime Prevention Council
  Tips North Texas Crime Prevention Association
  Tips Texas Crime Prevention Association
  Crime statistics for Dallas Dallas Indicators
  Crime statistics for your area City of Dallas
     
Cultural groups  
  Performing arts groups for neighborhood gatherings City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs
     
Economic Development  
  Community revitalizations,
capital for small business
Southern Dallas Development Corporation
  Community revitalizations,
capital for small business
Texas Mezzanine Fund
  Economic Development Division City of Dallas
  Money for restoring historic commercial districts National Main Street Center
  Promotes doing business
in Oak Cliff
Oak Cliff Chamber of Commerce
  Public Private Partnerships "Collaborations and coalitions" Community Council of Greater Dallas
     
Elderly & Low Income Assistance  
  Help with utility bills for
low income residents
Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs
  Home repair assistance for low income Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs
     
Elections  
  Election schedule Dallas County Elections
  Request voter registration application Texas Secretary of State
     
Fire Safety  
  Determine fire district for an address Dallas City Hall Interactive Maps
  Free smoke detectors and installation in every home City of Dallas Fire Dept.
     
Funding  
  Community Service Block Grants Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs
  Money for restoring historic commercial districts National Main Street Center
     
Government  
  City Council meetings
broadcast on radio
WRR 101.1 FM 
2nd & 4th Weds., 9:00 AM
  Determine city council district
for an address
Dallas City Hall Interactive Maps
  Determine your state &US representatives & senators State of Texas
  Election schedule Dallas County Elections
     
Historic Preservation  
  Money for restoring historic commercial districts National Main Street Center
  How to research your house Dallas Public Library
  How to research your house Historic Fort Worth
     
History  
  County History Dallas County Historical Commission
  Dallas County Dallas County Historical Society
  Historical Markers Dallas County  
     
Home Buying Assistance  
  Home buying assistance for first time buyers Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs
     
Networking  
  Forum for Southwest Dallas County issues Leadership Southwest
     
Neighborhood Associations  
  Neighborhood economic profile Dallas City Hall Interactive Maps / US Census
(then enter address, then click Economic Profile)
  Neighborhood housing profile Dallas City Hall Interactive Maps / US Census
(then enter address, then click Housing Profile)
  Community printer with discounts for neighborhoods BHP Etc. 1026 N. Zang   214-946-2471
  Free websites for neighborhood associations Neighborhood Link
     
Property & Taxes  
  County foreclosure tax sales Dallas County
  Determine city services for an address Dallas City Hall Interactive Maps
  Find owner of a property Dallas County Central Appraisal District
  Individual property values Dallas County Central Appraisal District
     
Trash & Recycling  
  Determine trash collection days for an address Dallas City Hall Interactive Maps
  Determine brush / bulk trash collection week for an addr. Dallas City Hall Interactive Maps
  Determine recycling day for an address Dallas City Hall Interactive Maps
     
Tree & Parks  
  Formerly "Dallas Trees and Parks Foundation" Texas Trees Foundation
  Free trees for neighborhood groups City of Dallas Arborist Dept.
  Promotes tree plantings National Arbor Day Foundation
  Promotes tree plantings & tree preservation American Forests
  Promotes urban and community forests National Tree Trust
  Saving our wonderful old trees Dallas Historic Tree Coalition
  Texas Forest Service State of Texas
  Oak Cliff Park Improvement Friends of Oak Cliff Parks
     
Urban Policy  
  Empowering neighborhoods to influence policy decisions Center for Neighborhoods
  Tools and methods for livable urban communities Center for Neighborhood Technology
     
Volunteers  
  Volunteers for non-profits Volunteer Center of North Texas