In addition to providing a daily meal, as our funds allow we also try and help guests in other ways. Assistance Days are held the 2nd Wednesday of the month. At that time, guests may apply for a State ID and/or birth certificate, both in-state and out of state. This identification is necessary to receive public assistance, enroll children in schoolOutreach or to find a job. Twice a year, we buy yearly bus passes for guests who demonstrate a need. We believe that providing a person with a year’s worth of transportation for $84 is money well spent. We also advocate for our guests at local agencies.
Representatives from over 10 local agencies come to DBSK once a month or as frequently as once a week to help our guests navigate their services. Agencies currently participating are: