‘Sound of Freedom’ film is a good conversation starter, but there is more to say

July 24, 2023

Earlier this month, the movie Sound of Freedom was released and brought human trafficking to the forefront of many viewers’ minds. As an organization deeply committed to meeting the needs of survivors, Mosaic Family Services is glad to see that this movie has grown attention and sparked concern for human trafficking, but it’s important we take the conversation deeper.

Muslim Nonprofits Collaborate to Tackle Domestic Violence With Texas Legislators

March 15, 2023

Domestic violence doubled in Texas compared to pre pandemic numbers, Texas legislators and Muslim organizations propose solutions.

Orchid Giving Circle grants funding to 20 nonprofit organizations

February 17, 2023

Texas Women Foundation’s Orchid Giving Circle raised $281,500 for 20 nonprofit organizations during its Grantee Celebration Feb. 11.

The Orchid Giving circle is a group of Asian women who represent a wide range of Asian cultures, ages, ethnicities and professions with the goal of increasing awareness of the local Asian population, community needs and knowledge about philanthropy.


New Friends New Life awarded $150,000 grant for women’s program

December 16, 2022

The Dallas Foundation awarded a total $300,000 to four nonprofits Dec. 13 through its Mary J. Jalonik Women’s Philanthropy Institute, with a $150,000 going to New Friends New Life and $50,000 grants each to Braswell Child Development Center, Community Basket Mobile Farmers Market and Mosaic Family Services.

The Legacy Knit And Crochet Club Made Donations To Local Nonprofits

December 12, 2022

The Legacy Knit and Crochet Club announced that it has donated a record 4,733 handmade knitted items to 15 different Texas organizations located in Plano and Dallas.

Mary Kay Ash Foundation Awards $1M in Domestic Violence Shelter Grants Across U.S.

December 9, 2022

The Mary Kay Ash Foundation announced today that it has awarded $1 million in domestic violence shelter grants across the U.S. The grants were awarded to 50 domestic violence shelters, which each received $20,000 grants.

Hispanic 100 Latina Giving Circle Grants $115K To 30 North Texas Non-Profits Helping Women And Girls

Nov 22, 2022

When the Hispanic 100 (H100) Latina Giving Circle gathered on Monday, October 24 at Texas Women’s Foundation, there was even more to celebrate than the $115,000 in grants to 30 North Texas non-profits.

Mosaic Family Services Appoints Tori Hobbs as New Executive Director 

July 21, 2022

After nearly thirty years Mosaic Family Services founder and executive director Dr. Walter Nguyen will retire, with Tori Hobbs stepping into the executive director role.

Winners Revealed: D CEO’s Nonprofit and Corporate Citizenship Awards

July 25, 2022

Bolstered by deep corporate support, Dallas-Fort Worth has one of the most powerful and active nonprofit communities in the country. Its strength was on full display and celebrated at The Factory in Deep Ellum as winners were revealed at D CEO’s fifth annual Nonprofit and Corporate Citizenship Awards, presented in partnership with the Communities Foundation of Texas. NONPROFIT TEAM OF THE YEAR (MIDSIZE/LARGE): Mosaic Family Services.

Mosaic mái nhà chờ qua giông tố

April 15, 2022

Hoa Kỳ là một quốc gia đã dang tay đón nhận người tị nạn không phân biệt sắc tộc. Có những người, sau khi ổn định cuộc sống đã góp công, góp sức trong công việc giúp đỡ những người tị nạn đến sau, như một cách đáp trả ân tình cho đất nước đầy lòng nhân ái, đã cưu mang và tạo cho mình cơ hội để đạt được sự thành công tốt đẹp trên quê hương thứ hai. Một trong số những người ấy là Tiến sĩ Walter Nguyễn.

Eight Arrested in Oklahoma in Connection With Missing DFW Teen Trafficked for Sex: PD

April 19, 2022

Eight people have been arrested in Oklahoma in connection with the report of a missing 15-year-old girl from North Richland Hills police now say was being trafficked for sex. Investigators in North Richland Hills confirmed to NBC 5 Tuesday the girl attended a Dallas Mavericks game on April 8 and that after getting up from her seat to use the restroom alone she never returned.

Lake Highlands Women’s League distributes $100K to agencies and schools

April 7, 2022

It’s 3 o’clock in the morning and Tamira is in a panic. After years of living under the cloud of domestic violence with her two young children, she’s summoned the courage flee and begin a better life. Tamira has called Mosaic Family Services, a safe haven for survivors of human rights abuses, human trafficking and domestic violence.

Unsilenced Voices Debuts Domestic Violence Awareness Tour in Texas

March 16, 2022

Global domestic violence nonprofit Unsilenced Voices (UV) and RayCo Media (RayCo) proudly presents a National Domestic Violence Awareness Tour across the United States, beginning with a free public event in DallasFriday, April 22. The event will offer direct assistance to abuse victims in the form of financial assistance grants, local protective shelter resources, and educational resources for the community.

Trabajadores indocumentados también pueden ser víctimas de trata de personas sin saberlo

Feb 22, 2022

Aunque se asocia más a la idea de que tiene que ver con la explotación sexual, la trata de personas también afecta a quienes sufren alguna forma de explotación o hasta encierro.


Local Nonprofits Team Up for Domestic Violence Awareness Initiative

October 20, 2021

The panel discussion, moderated by NBC 5’s Laura Harris, will include Jan Langbein, CEO of Genesis Women's Shelter; Sulan Chang, program director of victim services at Mosaic Family Services; Carrie Paschall, chief investigative and support services officer, DCAC; and Paige McDaniel, president and CEO of Community Partners of Dallas.

Welcome Opportunities for Refugees at Mosaic Family Services

September 30, 2021

With the eyes of the world on Afghanistan, we can’t help but feel sorrow for the thousands of refugees fleeing the only home they have ever known. According to the Biden administration, the United States is expected to resettle around 125,000 Afghan refugees, with just over 30,000 already on American soil. Thousands of these refugees plan to relocate in cities like Dallas, Houston, Austin, El Paso, and San Antonio. According to several Texas House and Senate members, Texas is prepared to take as many as 10,000 Afghan refugees in the coming months.

Human Trafficking Awareness With Bill Bernstein

July 29, 2021

In this episode, we are discussing human trafficking. July 30th is World Day against Trafficking in Persons, a day to raise awareness of human trafficking victims and the protection of their rights. Human trafficking is a criminal and public health issue that we should all be aware of.

Bill Bernstein, Deputy Director at Mosaic Family Services joins us later in the episode (20:20) to discuss the importance of awareness and what we can do to respond.

How Mosaic Family Services supports victims of domestic violence and trafficking

May 26, 2021

Mosaic Family Services was founded at East Dallas Counseling Center 28 years ago by Walter Nguyen, a former refugee from Vietnam, to assist struggling refugees and immigrants in the Dallas area.

Allie + Bess Gives Back For Mother’s Day

May 8, 2021

Dallas-based jewelry brand Allie + Bess recently launched a Mother’s Day collection benefiting Mosaic Family Services.

Dallas organizations helping with storm recovery efforts to receive aid from Mayor's Disaster Relief Fund

February 25, 2021

Mayor Eric Johnson's office announced Thursday that 25 local organizations will each receive a $20,000 grant.

Winter Storm Update: Feb. 22

February 22, 2021

Sunday was a balmy 71 degrees, and temperatures have warmed enough to make significant inroads at addressing the damage done from the sub-zero temperatures. You can find information on filing for FEMA aid and more in our ongoing coverage of the storm, which can be found here.

After Suffering Storm Damage, Nonprofits Are in Dire Need of Donations

February 22, 2021

Last month, as the storms were closing in, we published a guide to helping Dallasites without shelter survive the freezing temperatures. Once the freezing temperatures arrived and snow started falling, dozens of nonprofits in North Texas began working around the clock to provide food, shelter, and warmth to these vulnerable individuals.

How You Can Support Local Women’s Shelters in North Texas

February 18, 2021

If you’re in a position to give back right now, local outlets like WFAA and Dallasites (calling upon their massive social media following for crowdsourcing help) have done a wonderful job putting together a list of those in need of help.


Coronavirus Pandemic Creates New Worries for North Texas Refugees

MAY 15, 2020

Refugees in the Dallas-Fort Worth area and the organizations that work with them worry that the coronavirus pandemic and the economic turmoil it's causing will make life harder for an already vulnerable group of people.