Eden Outreach

                                                                                  "Changing Lives, Building Futures"


  • There are more than 3,500 homeless people in the Dallas area alone. 

  • More than 500,000 people are homeless in America.

  • 1 million people ages 12 and older in the United States abuse or are dependent upon drugs and alcohol.

  • By the year 2020, mental and substance use disorders will surpass all physical diseases as a major cause of disability worldwide.

  • More than 140,000 people are incarcerated in the state of Texas.

  • The United States has the largest prison population in the world.

  • The U.S. has 5% of the world's population but 25% of the world's prisoners.

  • More than  2 million people are incarcerated in the United States--a 500% increase over the last 40 years.

  • About $70 billion dollars are spent on corrections yearly in the U.S.