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Job Seeker Resources

The Dallas Public Library is here to help.

If you have questions about your resume, cover letter, job search, or other related resources, please get in touch. (Monday through Friday, 10 AM to 4 PM)
Email: government@dallaslibrary.org
Call: 214-670-1468
Text: 972-379-9261
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This page last updated on 5/22/2020.

I lost my job. What now?

Apply for Texas unemployment insurance.
Call 800-939-6631, Sunday to Saturday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.. Financial assistance (utilities, groceries, etc.) Worker ReEmployment: Department of Labor resources after losing your job

Who’s hiring?

Check with Workforce Solutions of Greater Dallas for an up-to-date list.

More job listings here:

Job Search Sites

I want to polish up my resume.

I want to update my skills.

Library resources (account sign-in required): More online skill building:

Additional Resources

Government Info

Dallas County Orders
Dallas County General Information Federal Student Aid

Daily Needs

Community resources
COVID-19 resources for Texans
211 Texas


Frontline Child Care
YMCA Dallas


Nutrition program information (child nutrition, WIC, SNAP, etc.)
Crossroads Community Services food pantry
North Texas Food Bank mobile pantry


Dallas Housing Authority
Dallas County Tenant Hotline tenanthotline@dallascounty.org, 214-653-6563, 833-743-0072

Legal Questions

Know your rights during COVID-19
General legal information: Legal Information Reference Center (library account sign-in required)
Legal Aid of Northwest Texas (civil case assistance)

Mental Health

Reduced fee therapy for essential workers
Mental health support line (24/7) 833-986-1919
Information and Resources (NAMI)
Emotional wellbeing during the COVID-19 outbreak (National
Suicide Prevention Lifeline:
North Texas Behavioral Health Authority – 24/7 mental health support line: 1-833-251-7544. 24/7 crisis hotline: 1-866-260-8000

Resources for victims of family violence:


DART: updated and modified services
Dallas Connector – More frequent service