Community Organizations & Services

About Us

Founded in 1988 by PISD school counselor Nancy Boyd, and educator Kay Goodman, what began as a 6-bed teen shelter has grown into a 48-bed multi-faceted agency that includes a children's emergency shelter, three transitional living homes, free individual & family counseling services, street outreach, and a Youth Resource & Community Outreach Center. Serving Collin & Dallas County and the majority of North Texas, the mission of City House is to provide emergency shelter, transitional residential living and street-outreach programs and services to at-risk children, youth and young adults (newborn to 24 years) who are in need due to abuse, neglect or homelessness, with a special focus on supporting the unique experiences of LGBTQ young people.

Rep/Contact Info

Ms. Marcy Martinez
Director of Clinical & Youth Services
  • Phone: (972) 424-4626
Donna Melton
Chief Operating Officer
  • Phone: (972) 424-4626
Sheri Messer
Chief Executive Officer
  • Phone: (972) 424-4626
Nancy Rocha
Director of Shelter Operations
  • Phone: (972) 424-4626
Lisa Rodgers
Director of Volunteer Resources
  • Phone: (972) 424-4626
Ms. Krista Wadkins
Director of Young Adult Services
  • Phone: (972) 424-4626
Ms. Christi Wilson
Director of Development
  • Phone: (972) 424-4626

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