Guidelines for All Residents


  • You must sign rules & regulations to stay.


• You must shower daily, no exceptions.


• If you commit to our program and then leave, you may not return for 30 days.


• Breaking rules can result in a 30, 60, 90 day or PERMANENT restriction.


  • Children are always free.


• Senior Citizens are welcomed.


• Chapel is at 8:00a.m. every morning and 6:00p.m. on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings, as well as Sunday morning and Sunday evening.


• We offer dorms for those who are single.


• We offer private rooms for married couples or those with children.


• Every resident has a daily cleaning job, no exceptions.


• There is no fraternization with other residents.


• No pets allowed.


• We perform random drug testing.


  First time residents receives 5 free nights. After that, you choose between the Pay-To-Stay Program at $12 per night, or the 10-Month New Life Program which is free for those having no income.


• Dallas LIFE is not a domestic violence shelter.


• Check-in is from 4:00p.m.-8:00p.m., 7 days a week.


• You are allowed 1 bag. Belongings must fit into Pest Control box for cleanliness standards.














• If you are a married couple, you must have a valid marriage license.


• Each person must have ID and a Social Security card


• If you have no ID, you will need to get one through other agency assistance.


• Children must have a birth certificate, Social Security card and immunization records.


• We cannot take men on parole.


• We cannot take anyone convicted of a sex crime at any time in the past or if you have been convicted of a heinous/violent crime

1100 Cadiz Street    |    Dallas, Texas 75215  |    214.421.1380    |    Fax: 214.426.5114    |

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