What is Mission Oak Cliff?

Mission Oak Cliff is the community ministry hub of Cliff Temple Baptist Church, operating under the church’s 501(c)(3). The weekday drop-in center provides emergency food, clothing, counseling & advocacy services, and educational opportunities to families in the North Oak Cliff area of Dallas. We currently service zip codes 75203, 75208, 75211, 75216, and 75224.


making the difference 

In 2018, Mission Oak Cliff assisted nearly 7,500 individuals through the following services:

  • Clothing and groceries on-site  and at four satellite pantries

  • Classes in English, citizenship, computer literacy, nutrition, and fitness

  • Enrollment assistance in government programs like SNAP and Medicaid

  • Showers, clothing, lunches, food, and other services for homeless individuals

  • Seasonal programs providing school supplies, Thanksgiving and Christmas baskets, and Christmas toys for neighborhood families in need


Homeless WELCOME center

With the number of homeless adults and families coming for assistance rising every month, Mission Oak Cliff has answered the increasing demanded by establishing an afternoon Homeless Welcome Center.

Open Monday through Friday from 12:00 to 3:00 p.m to facilitate a variety of needs, from food, to clothing, and friendship. 



Want to get involved? Mission Oak Cliff has a variety ways you can assist the organization. We are always accepting volunteers during business hours, pantry food, gently used clothing, household goods & furniture. Financial gifts will help continue to provide fresh foods and education classes to our clients. Contact us to volunteer and click below to financially contribute.


Weekly Schedule

Food  Pantry


Monday - Friday / Lunes a Viernes

12:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Thursday / Jueves

8:30 - 10:00 a.m.


Clothes Pantry

Tuesday and Friday / Martes y Viernes

12:00 - 2:30 p.m.

Federal Programs


2nd and 4th Wednesdays / Miércoles

12:00 - 3:00 p.m.



ESL - Inglés como Segundo Idioma

Tuesday and Friday /  Martes y Viernes

9:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Citizenship Classes - Clases de Cuidadanía

Wednesday / Miércoles

6:00 - 7:30 p.m.

Cooking Matters - Asuntos de Cocina

Wednesday / Miércoles

9:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Computer Basics - Computación

Monday / Lunes

1:00 - 2:30 p.m.

Finance / Finanzas

Wednesdays, September 19 - October 24

6:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Fitness / Aptitud Física

Classes in Yoga, Dance Fitness, & Self Defense.

Thursday / Jueves

12:00 - 1:00 p.m.


Director Marsha Mills
Contact the Mission Oak Cliff Office
PHONE 214.942.6407