Apply for DISD School Uniforms and Supplies


We’re now taking applications for school uniforms and supplies. We provide two complete sets of uniforms and the DISD recommended school supplies to qualified applicants.

To qualify – Students must live within our service area.

Parents must provide a photo ID for themselves, proof of address and a social security card or birth certificate for each child.

We’ll take applications through Thursday, September 1, Monday-Friday from 9:00 a.m. to noon.

However, our primary days to distribute uniforms are August 15 through August 19.

We distribute school supplies on the first day of classes, Monday, August 22.

We’re Growing to Serve More People

zipcodemap-revised-jun2016NDSM is now serving the residents of the 75243 Zip Code. The Forest-Audelia area is on the east side of our service zone and is among the poorest neighborhoods in Dallas. We are pleased to have the resources and community support necessary to extend our coverage to this part of our community.

Please note that we offer some services to residents of certain zip codes, and others to all who qualify. You can look under each specific program or service for eligibility requirements.

Summer 2016 Calendar

blogpic-2016-calendarBecause it is difficult to get the full cadre of volunteers, most of whom are employed, for Saturdays during the summer months, the Emergency Aid Center will be open only the following Saturdays until the first Saturday following the Labor Day holiday:

  • June 4th
  • June 18th
  • July 9th
  • July 23rd
  • August 20th

NDSM begins accepting applications for school supplies/uniforms Tuesday, June 7th.

NDSM will be closed Friday, July 1-Monday, July 4 for the Fourth of July.

NDSM will be closed Saturday, August 6-Sunday, August 14 for Summer Break.

The Clothes Closet will be closed Monday-Friday, August 15-19 for Uniform Distribution.

NDSM will be closed Monday, August 22nd for School Supply Distribution.

Last day to apply for and/or pick up school supplies and uniforms – Thursday, September 1st.

NDSM will be closed Friday, September 2-Monday, September 5 for Labor Day.