Mayor Elinor Hughes first proposed the idea of a one-stop human services center in 1976.
She formed a commission to study the idea, and they identified several potential properties; however, a lack of funding prevented the idea of moving forward.
There is no shortage of hardworking nonprofit professionals in and around Denton County. In fact, many of these pros share a building with us. To recognize our partners and discuss how they Serve Denton, we decided to launch a recurring series about our Local Leaders.
Toni Johnson-Simpson: Executive Director of Denton County Friends of the Family