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Metrocrest Social Services

Event Calendar

For more details, contact Clarice Mastin or Tanisha Williams at 972-446-2100.

Jun 26, 2017 - Jun 29, 2017

Competitive Edge: A Path for Jobseekers

This 3½ day event is designed to help jobseekers improve job search skills and financial awareness by providing a better opportunity for successful employment.
 
Participants benefit from job search related workshops, exercises, mock interviews, and targeted financial topics.
 
Attendance is free and registration is required.

Jul 4, 2017

Closed in Observance of July 4th

Metrocrest Services offices and pantry will be closed Tuesday, July 4th in celebration of Independence Day.  We will reopen at 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 5th.  

Metrocrest Resale store will close at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, July 4th.
Open to individuals and groups

Jul 15, 2017
10:00 a.m.

Take the Metrocrest Service Experience Tour

Join staff on a one-our tour about the agency's role in providing aid and financial education to families and seniors and how your support can help meet our local needs. Participants take a tour of the agency and our 1,200 square foot pantry.

Upcoming tours:

Saturday Thursday
July 15 - 10 a.m July 20 - 9:30 a.m.
August 5 - 10 a.m. August 17 - 9:30 a.m.
September 16 - 10 a.m. September 21 - 9:30 a.m.

Reserve your spot

Jul 25, 2017

Chronic Disease Self-Management Program

Whatever health issue you’re facing, it’s time to take charge and enjoy a better quality of life. Take control of your health with the Chronic Disease Self‐Management Program (CDSMP) workshops which are fun, interactive to help you:
  • Manage pain and fatigue
  • Lessen depression and frustration
  • Increase fitness, eat heathier and build self‐confidence
  • Discover how you can control your health and your life
Workshop are FREE and meet once a week for 6 weeks for 2.5 hours.

Fridays | June 16 to July 21 | 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Evergreen at Farmers Branch

11701 Mira Lago Blvd, Farmers Branch, TX 75234
RSVP with Rhonda by June 14 at (972) 406-2700

Mondays | June 19 to July 24 | 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Villas on Raiford

1100 Raiford Rd. Carrollton, TX 75007
RSVP with Eva by June 14 at (972) 245-0010

Tuesdays | June 20 to July 25 | 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Evergreen at Arbor Hills

2314 Parker Rd. Carrollton, TX 75010
RSVP with Simone by June 15 at (972) 492-2500

Corporate sponsors, local churches groups and individual volunteers make this program possible.

Aug 8, 2017
9:00 - 4:00

Back to School Extravaganza

We're helping local students start the new school year with confidence and the essential classroom supplies! With your help on Tuesday August 8th from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. we can provide the required school supplies to 1,250 students.

How you can help:
  • Organize a drive or donate supplies directly to our offices.

  • Sponsor a child – $40 provides supplies, a new backpack, and uniform for one child and $400 provides for 10 children.

  • Volunteer – sort donated supplies in August or help distribute during the Back to School Extravaganza

Print the Back to School Supply Drive Tool Kit, here
 

Sep 2, 2017 - Sep 4, 2017

Closed in Observance of Labor Day

Metrocrest Services offices and pantry will be closed Saturday, September 2nd throught Monday, September 4th for Labor Day.

We will reopen at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 5th.