Over 25,000 people are homeless in the state of Texas and  an estimated 500 in Denton county alone- what can you do to help?

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300 S Woodrow Lane - Denton, TX 76205

We will open on a limited bed basis on Monday, 8/10/2020.  We will open Mon., Tues. & Wed. nights only from 6pm to 8am. 


The mission of the Monsignor King Outreach Center is to render emergency assistance, care, and comfort to members of the Denton County community who are experiencing homelessness by providing shelter, a nourishing meal, and supportive services in collaboration with other community agencies.

During this national health crisis, the MKOC mission of rendering assistance, care and comfort to members of the Denton County community who are experiencing homelessness is more important than ever. In light of this, we are making procedural changes to further protect our clients. 

Thank you for your support during this uncertain time. We wish you all best of health.


Ways you can help:

  • Donate bottled water, cleaning products and mens/womens underwear. Call 940-268-2968 to arrange drop-off.

  • Donate gift cards (i.e., fast food, grocery store, dollar stores) for client's personal needs.

  • Donate for operating expenses via Paypal ( or check (MKOC, PO Box 718, Denton TX 76202).

  • Volunteer to package meals at Our Daily Bread. See ODB website for further information.

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Hours of Operation

Operating Hours:

The shelter at 300 South Woodrow Lane is currently open Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.  Doors open at 6:30pm and remain open until 8:00am the following morning.


You can call 940 -268 -2968 for additional information. 

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We want to say a huge THANK YOU to all of our North Texas Giving Day donors! Through your kindness and generosity, we raised over $10,000!

"We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give." - Winston Churchill


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300 S Woodrow Ln

Denton, TX 76205

Jessica Gartin

Shelter Director

940 -268 -2968

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