- Bachman Lake Together unites the community to give Bachman Lake children a strong
foundation for the first five years so they can thrive in school and life.
10-Year Vision: Foster a community that nurtures thriving parents committed to raising young children who begin school ready to learn.
COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update
We cannot be together in person during this crisis,
but we are UNITED as Bachman Lake Together.
The Bachman Lake Together Family Center is closed until further notice to protect the safety and well-being of our community, staff and volunteers.
Our team is working remotely, connecting virtually with our partners, supporters and the community to continue supporting families and pursuing our mission.
Recursos / Resources
Informacion sobre Coronavirus / Coronavirus Information
Fondo de Ayuda para Afectados en Bachman Lake por la Tormenta Invernal / Winter Storm Relief Fund
Recursos Remotos de Educacion Temprana
Remote Early Education Resources
Bienestar Emocional / Emotional Well-being
Violencia Domestica y Abuso a Menores / Domestic Violence & Child Abuse
Support Our Families
Governor’s Executive Order: Message from Olga Hickman, PhD
Message from Executive Director Olga Hickman
Make a donation
Suggest resources for families
Provide gift cards, household items and more for families in crisis
1 in 10
Residents are under age 3 (the highest rate in Dallas).
Children under the age 5
Bachman Lake children are economically disadvantaged.
Elementary school children receive free/reduced lunch.
Residents speak Spanish as their primary language.
3 out of 4
Children have limited English proficiency.
- More than half of neighborhood children are not kindergarten-ready.
- Children who are not kindergarten-ready are 4X more likely to drop out of school before graduating high school.
- 85% of a child's brain development happens before age 3.
In The News
Olga M. Hickman, PhD