Community Outreach

Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)

Community Development Block Grant is funding provided to the City by the federal government. These funds are designed to benefit low to moderate-income individuals who reside in the City of Dallas. A percentage of these funds are earmarked for public service activities such as after school and summer programs.

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OST @ Dallas Elementary Schools

The City of Dallas Park and Recreation Department provides free Out of School Time (OST) programs at multiple Dallas Elementary Schools via our Community Development Block Grant. OST programs operate according to the DISD calendar and operate from 3pm-6pm on normal school days. 


In addition to a healthy snack and homework assistance, youth will experience a variety of daily activities including arts, sports, fitness, life skills, games. Our OST is designed to offer effective academic enrichment, physical fitness, nutritional and life skill programs to challenge children and make learning fun.

How to qualify:

To qualify for the program, a child must be between the ages of 6-12 and must attend the school of where the OST program will be held.

How to register:

Registration is done on-site during program hours. Please arrive with proof of residency (ex. utility bill), copy of drivers license, and copies of proper identification for anyone who will be picking up your child.

Program Sites:

School AddressZip Code

Ascher Silberstein Elementary

5940 Hollis Avenue


B. H. Macon Elementary650 Holcomb Rd.75217
Cesar Chavez Learning Center
1710 N. Carroll St.

Clinton P. Russell Elementary

3031 Beckley Ave.


Jack Lowe Elementary

7000 Holly Hill Drive


Leila P.Cowart Elementary

1515 S. Ravinia Drive


Lida Hooe Elementary

2419 Gladstone Drive


Louise Wolff Kahn Elementary

610 N. Franklin Street


Nancy Moseley Elementary

10400 Rylie Road75217

 (Updated 8/2/23)