Temporary Housing Assistance Program (THAP) (2010-2011)
SouthFair participates in THAP commissioned by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. SouthFair provides temporary housing for eligible parolees which includes housing, food, clothing and hygiene items.
Prison Re-entry Program (Partners: Operation Oasis, Hope Wheaton Organization & Concord Missionary Baptist Church) (2009-2011)
SouthFair has provided case management services to assist hundreds of ex-prisoner and their families to acclimate back into the community as productive members of society. We have experienced a significant reduction in repeat offence and moved several clients toward self-sufficiency.
Fostering Grandparents (Partner: The Senior Source) (2007-2009)
An alarming number of grandparents are raising children because the parents are either incarcerated, suffering from drug addictions or have endangered the lives of minor children through abusive situations and/or homes.
Mentoring Incarcerated Youth (Partners: Dallas County Juvenile Dept., West Dallas Community Center & Against the Odds) (2005-2011)
This aim of our supportive services focus on providing supportive services to the children facing dysfunctional social economic issues and guiding the child to a productive life style
Mentoring School Age Children (Partners: Still I Rise, The Writer Garret) (2005-2011)
A collaboration of mentoring services is provided for school aged children with onsite support at large multi-family units.
Project Safe Neighborhood (Partners: U. S. Department of Justice) (2004-2009)
Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN) is a nationwide network designed to create safer neighborhoods by reducing gun violence and gun crime, and sustaining that reduction. The success of this program is primarily attributable to resources together to take a hard line against guns crimes, heightened coordination among federal, state, city and local agencies, followed by emphasizing tactical intelligence information strategies.
Weed & Seed Program (2002-2007)
South Fair operates the South Dallas Weed and Seed (SDWS) Program through an Advisory committee with federal government, State of Texas, City Of Dallas and local community based agencies and national operations overseen by the U.S. Attorney’s Office with a 5-year strategic plan to present an innovative comprehensive multi-agency approach to law enforcement, crime prevention and community revitalization.
Weed and Seed is a foremost strategy that aims to prevent, control and reduce violent crime, drug abuse and gang activity in South Dallas. SDWS Program is a two pronged approach: (1) Law enforcement agencies and prosecutors cooperate in “weeding out” violent criminals & drug abusers and (2) Local public agencies and community based organizations collaborate to “seed in” much-needed human service, including prevention, intervention, treatment, and neighborhood restoration programs.
Public Housing Safety Initiative (Partners: HUD and DHA) (2004-2009)
South Fair has worked with the U. S. Attorney’s Office to assist the Dallas Housing Authority to develop a safer neighborhood in two of their public housing developments. The social services provided to the developments through the PHSI Program included job training and employment assistance to providing teens with technical skills and soft skills needed to succeed in the job market, financial literacy training to instill basic money management skills for both youth and adults; Junior Community Volunteer Program to provide on-the-job experience to young adults entering the work force and the DEFY Summer Camp Program to create an environment where youth across the Dallas/Ft Worth Area has an opportunity to participate in a comprehensive preventive program that strengthens protective factors and reduces risk factors that scientific research has directly linked to adolescent alcohol and drug abuse, school failure, delinquency and violence.
Financial Literacy Training (2007-2009)
Provide financial literacy training to teenagers and adults through partnerships with local financial institutions to bring financial peace to the next generation by providing financial education and enrichment for before graduation or young adult training.
Adult & Teen Job Training Readiness Program (2005-2009)
Provide job development for youth and young adults through partnership with Teens-At-Work to job training as well as entrepreneur training and academic excellence.
After School Program – (Girls Volleyball & Girls Cheer Camp) (2003-2007)
In addition to working directly DISD to provide After School Program to school age children residing in South Dallas, we also sponsor special camps for girls that instill sportsmanship and personal development.