Immediate Needs

NOTE:  Due to space limitations, we are only ABLE to accept  linens (twin sheet sets, standard size pillows and pillowcases,towels (all sizes)), sleeping bags, cleaning supplies and disposables. Regrettably, we do not have room for clothing, furniture, appliances, hardware or similar items. Gift Cards are always needed for emergenices and to fill the gap for any medicine, toiletries and basic needs our residents may have when they enter and exit the shelter. 

Click to view our Holiday Wish List

When and Where to Deliver Your Donation

  • Every day between now and January 6th, donations will be received at the back entrance of the shelter between 3pm and 8am only.                    
  • Holiday donations require a phone call or email to Dawn Chapman at 817-548-9885 ext 3308 or
  • After January 6th- Check back for an update on where donations can be delivered due to construction. 

Donate Online

Visit our Amazon Wishlist for Welcome-Home Baskets for our newly-housed residents.

Donations in Quantity

Have a connection that could provide wish list items in bulk?  Contact us at (817) 548-9885 x2011.

Donate through

No time to stop by? No car space to deliver large quantities? No worries! Donate via! Just click and support Arlington Life Shelter with specific needs! It's easy--Try it today!

Mission & Services

To promote self-sufficiency by providing shelter, employment programs, and transitional services for North Texans impacted by homelessness.


Make a Donation

Now more than ever we need your help to continue to fulfill our responsibilities to the men, women and children we serve. We provide keys to success such as food, shelter, health and social services, etc.



To volunteer when the residents are present, volunteers MUST be age 18 or older. This includes food teams serving breakfast or dinner. This is to protect the privacy, safety, and dignity of our youngest residents.


Contact Us

325 W. Division St., Arlington, Texas 76011
(817) 548-9885

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