The Together Lewisville Coalition will hold the a Community Resource Expo on Saturday, Nov. 2, 10 a.m.- 2 p.m., Next Steps Center, 1305 SH 121 Business.
The Together Lewisville Coalition is partnering with the Next Steps Center to bring together city, county, and nonprofit organizations to better inform residents of available social services, resources, and programs. The goal of this expo is to gain awareness of community needs while giving attendees a greater understanding of the spectrum of available services. Attendees will have the opportunity to take advantage of several services such as getting their blood pressure and glucose levels checked, free haircuts, and free flu shots.
This is a free event and light refreshments will be served.
The Together Lewisville Coalition (TLC) is a coalition of government entities, social service agencies, faith-based institutions, and business with an interest in making Lewisville a better place. The primary aim of TLC is to create connections, sync efforts, and expand the reach of local community support networks all while recognizing the unique missions of each TLC member.
To learn more about TLC, please visit the Together Lewisville Coalition website.
Vendors as of Oct. 17, 2019:
Aetna better health – Chip Medicaid, health education
BBVA Compass – Financial Literacy & Services with discounts & rewards
CASA of Denton County
Christian Community Action – financial assistance (rent and utilities), seasonal programs (christmas, back to school and summer feeding), life skills (job readiness, GED, ESL, budgeting, Golden Angels), pantry assistance
Cigna – STARPLUS Medicaid info to members & potential members & giveaways
City of Lewisville Fire Department – flu shots
City of Lewisville Human Resources – Job Opportunities
City of Lewisville Neighborhood Services – Property Enhancement Program, Love Your Block, and Neighborhood Enhancement Program
City of Lewisville Office of Emergency Management – Preparedness Information
City of Lewisville Parks and Recreation – Child play area and information on events
City of Lewisville Police Department
City of Lewisville Public Library – education, literacy, technology, enrichment, creativity, support
City of Lewisville Office of Sustainability – Water Conservation Credit program
Communities In Schools of North Texas – Supportive Guidance and Counseling, Health and Human Services, Parental engagement, Enrichment, College and Career Readiness, Academic Support, Mentoring, and After School Programming
Dale Jackson Career Center – haircuts
Denton County Friends of the Family – 24/7 Crisis Line, Emergency Shelter, Transitional Housing, Child and Adolescent Therapy, Adult Counseling, Legal Services, Advocacy, Hospital Accompaniment, Prevention Education, Battering Intervention
DentaQuest – Dental benefits for Medicaid/CHIP families. Referrals to other resources if needed.
Denton County MHMR – Mental Health, Crisis, Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities
Denton County Public Health – Children’s Health, Primary Care, Women’s Health, WIC, STD Clinic, Health Education, Dental, Indigent Health, Preparedness, Medical Reserve Corps, Environmental Services, Medical Examiners
Goodwill Industries – Helping individuals find and secure jobs. Job readiness. Resume writing. Mock Interviews. Computer Skills Classes. Variety of Trainings
Grand Canyon University
Giving HOPE, Inc. – Street Outreach, Rapid-Rehousing, PSH, Homeless Prevention, Transitional Housing, Permanent Supportive Housing, Veterans, Pathway to Success
Journey to Dream – Shelter and care for at-risk and homeless youth 14-19 years of ages
Lewisville ISD Council of PTA’s – Resources and Support to schools and families, Dressed to Learn closet to provide clothing to those students in need
Lewisville Lions Club – Hearing and Vision Screening
MSU Texas – Flower Mound/Wichita Falls – Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees
On the Road Lending – Programs designed for low to moderate income households with challenged or no credit. Long term Financial Education, Low interest Auto Loan with affordable terms, Vehicle Sourcing for reliable and affordable vehicles under warranty. Automotive Technician training and collision repair services will be available for NTX in 2020.
New Hope Learning Center – Affordable Childcare
North Texas Fair Housing Center – Housing Counseling, Housing Discrimination Complaints, Fair Housing Education and Outreach
PediPlace – primary care pediatric services
PrimaCare Medical Centers – Urgent Care Services, blood pressure checks
Smile Magic Family Dental & Braces – Dental services, including braces and oral surgery
Tailored Education – Educational evaluations, school advocacy/facilitation, tutoring
TECC-E formerly known as Career Center East – hair cut/ style out
Texas Veterans Commission – Employment Services, Disability Claims, VA Education, Entrepreneur, Healthcare Advocacy, Veteran Mental Health, Women Veteran Program
United Way of Denton County – Information & Referral to Community Resources
US Census – Census education and job recruitment
WAY Alliance – mentoring youth aging out of foster care, helping connect youth with local resources, life skills training, recreation opportunities
WTF – Winning The Fight! – Support Group meetings, drug education classes, grief group meetings, resources for assistance with substance use
Youth and Family Counseling – Counseling for children, adolescents and adults