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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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.

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Hours of Operation

Operating Hours:

The shelter at 300 South Woodrow Lane is open seven days a week.  Doors open at 6:30pm and remain open until 8:00am the following morning.


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

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. 

The MKOC shelter is temporarily closed. All clients sheltered at a motel and our staff is working from the lobby of the Deluxe Inn Denton at 601 North I-35E. Direct all questions to Katherine at 940-268-2968.

MKOC is requesting donations of crossword puzzle books, word search books, coloring books, colors and puzzles for our clients.


Donations can be dropped off in the motel lobby Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Deluxe Inn Denton at 601 North I-35E. 

All MKOC fundraisers for May have been cancelled. The golf tournament and raffle will now be October 26. 

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

We are extremely grateful to the City of Denton who will shelter our clients in hotel rooms. We are also thankful Our Daily Bread will be transporting meals to our clients along with City volunteers. 


Other ways you can help:

  • Donate bottled water, cleaning products and mens/womens underwear. Call Executive Director Katherine at 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.


Contact Us

300 S Woodrow Ln

Denton, TX 76205

Katherine Gonzales

Executive Director

940 -268 -2968

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