General assistance & resources
- Denton County Public Health Coronavirus (COVID-19) Hotline: 940-349-2585
- DCPH's free COVID-19 testing: www.dentoncounty.com/covid19testing
- Health Services of North Texas federally supported clinic: 940-381-1505
- Denton County Clerk’s Office: 940-349-2018
- Workforce Solutions for North Central Texas: 940-382-6712
- Resources available through the city of Denton: www.cityofdenton.com/coronavirus.
Resources for businesses & workers
- To learn how to apply for Small Business Administration disaster loans, visit www.cityofdenton.com/covid19business.
- The Denton Chamber of Commerce has compiled resources for small businesses at denton-chamber.org.
- To file for unemployment benefits, visit twc.texas.gov or call 1-800-939-6631.
- To seek employment, visit the Texas Workforce Commission's comprehensive job board at WorkInTexas.com.
- The Denton Public Library's job resources page is at library.cityofdenton.com/screens/dpl_career.html
Donate, volunteer or get assistance
- Visit United Way of Denton County’s resource page at www.unitedwaydenton.org/covid-19-resources.
- Sign up to volunteer in Denton County’s fight against COVID-19 at https://bit.ly/2VgSKCF.
- Visit Serve Denton’s resource page at www.servedenton.org/coronavirus.
- Denton Hunger Coalition lists food pantries, including mobile pantry events, at www.facebook.com/DentonHungerCoalition.
- Our Daily Bread soup kitchen is open 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Monday-Saturday, serving food 9 a.m.-12:45 p.m., at 300 W. Oak St. To learn how to donate, visit www.ourdailybreaddenton.org.
- Denton Animal Support Foundation and the city animal shelter have set up a temporary Emergency Pet Food Pantry at the Linda McNatt Animal Care & Adoption Center, 3717 N. Elm St. Appointments must be made by calling 940-349-7594. To donate, drop off food or supplies in the donation box outside the shelter, or donate at www.dentonasf.com.
- Rose Costumes' Project Mask Makers volunteers are making non-clinical cloth face masks for donation. Visit www.rosecostumes.com.