Assistance League of Dallas is a volunteer group dedicated to assisting the elderly, children and the abused. Volunteers work in structured and established programs for Children’s Medical Center, Dallas Children’s Advocacy Center and Dallas ISD. For information, call 972.437.1239 or visit

CONTACT Crisis Line is seeking volunteers to help callers through some of life’s most critical moments. Those interested will be taught crisis management techniques, develop their listening skills, and enhance their interactions with family, friends and co-workers. CONTACT Crisis Line specialists provide a caring human connection, a trained listening ear, and a connection to resources, to help people through tough times. For information, call 972.233.0866, ext. 311.

Dallas CASA is seeking volunteers to train as advocates for abused and neglected children. Volunteers gather information for the court and work with the child welfare system and others to help quickly find a safe, permanent home for each child. To register for an upcoming information session, call 214.827.9603, ext. 228 or visit

Feral Friends seeks volunteers to foster cats, assist with pet adoptions, and care for animals as needed. Volunteer times are flexible, and adoptions are Saturdays, noon to 4 p.m. at Petsmart, 16821 Coit. Free training is provided for all positions. For information, visit or call 972.671.0429.

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