Jewish Family Service of Dallas

Inclusive Faith-Based Communities Symposium Project

Grantee Information

Jewish Family Service of Dallas
5402 Arapaho Rd.
Dallas, TX 75248
972-437-9950

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Project Director: Julie Chapman

Project Period

March 1, 2012 –¬†February 28, 2015

Project Description

The greater Dallas area symposium created a collaborative initiative to share successful community awareness building and inclusion strategies for fully embracing people with disabilities and their families with leadership and consumers from a cross-section of faith communities. Participants were empowered to create opportunities within and between respective communities that support a person or family with a disability and their efforts to reach their highest potential socially, emotionally, behaviorally, academically and spiritually.

Geographic Reach

Dallas, Collin, Denton and Rockwall counties

State of Texas shape in blue with Dallas, Collin, Denton and Rockwall counties highlighted in orange

Area of Emphasis

Inclusive Faith-based Communities

State Plan Goal 3

Conduct ongoing educational campaigns in collaboration with community leaders, organizations and businesses to enable them to better support, include, and/or provide culturally responsive services to people with developmental disabilities.