Closures/Changes in Programs Due to COVID-19

The United Way of Lamar County and all of its Partner Agencies are working together to help our community during the COVID-19 spread.  Here is the most recent update:


Paris Metro -  all bus routes are 6:30am-11:30am and 1:30pm-6:30pm.  The office is closed and staff/dispatchers are working remotely.

Boys & Girls Club of Paris - CLOSED.  Members needing assistance can call the office.  Food distribution will continue.

Chidlren's Advocacy Center - Offices are closed except for appointments.  Child and caregiver only to come to interviews.  Counseling being done through tele-medicine

Downtown Food Pantry -  OPEN Regular serving hours on Tuesday afternoons and Thursday mornings

Down Syndrome Society, REACH Center -  the Center is closed but clients can call the office for assistance. Buddy Baseball postponed until April 6th

ETCADA -  All screeings done by phone only

Lamar County Literacy Council -  PJC campus is closed; will be offering online classes

Meals On Wheels - Food Delivery will continue by staff drivers only (no volunteers) but delivery only ONCE A WEEK (5 meals provided); Offices are closed to the public

United Way of Lamar County - VITA site is temporarily closed; offices are closed to the public.  Call the office for assistance

New Hope Center - is open; rental assistance available

RSVP - offices are closed.  All seniors are encouraged to socially isolate in their homes

Salvation Army - OPEN and ALL SERVICES continue to be offered at this time

SAFE-T -- all intakes by phone only

Texas Dream Center - not accepting any new men into the program at this time