Community Service Providers

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Prevention

Activities or programs designed to prevent the incidence of homelessness.[/vc_column_text][vc_accordions][vc_accordion_tab title=”211 – United Way Capital Area”][vc_column_text]2-1-1 is a free, easy-to-use phone number that connects callers anywhere in Texas with health and human service providers in their community.

Visit Website[/vc_column_text][/vc_accordion_tab][vc_accordion_tab title=”AIDS Services of Austin”][vc_column_text]Services include food and nutrition assistance, a dental clinic, HIV prevention outreach, and legal assistance.

Visit Website[/vc_column_text][/vc_accordion_tab][vc_accordion_tab title=”Any Baby Can”][vc_column_text]Any Baby Can improves the lives of children by strengthening them and their families through education, therapy and family support services.

Visit Website[/vc_column_text][/vc_accordion_tab][vc_accordion_tab title=”Arc of the Capital Area”][vc_column_text]Arc of the Capital Area provides services to adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Visit Website[/vc_column_text][/vc_accordion_tab][vc_accordion_tab title=”Austin Tenants’ Council”][vc_column_text]ATC programs focus on housing discrimination, tenant-landlord education and information, and housing repair and rehabilitation.

Visit Website[/vc_column_text][/vc_accordion_tab][vc_accordion_tab title=”Austin Travis County Integral Care”][vc_column_text]Service Divisions: Adult Behavioral Health, Child & Family Services, Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities, Psychiatric Crisis & Jail Diversion

Visit Website[/vc_column_text][/vc_accordion_tab][vc_accordion_tab title=”Caritas of Austin”][vc_column_text]Caritas operates a food pantry, provides vulnerable individuals with financial assistance, and offers education classes on practical topics. They also have employment assistance.

Visit Website[/vc_column_text][/vc_accordion_tab][vc_accordion_tab title=”Family Eldercare”][vc_column_text]Family Eldercare provides a range of services for older adults, people with disabilities, and their caregivers.

Visit Website[/vc_column_text][/vc_accordion_tab][vc_accordion_tab title=”Front Steps”][vc_column_text]At the ARCH, homeless men and women are able access a number of basic needs services, including showers, hygiene items, clothing, laundry, lockers, phones, mail, and messaging.

Visit Website[/vc_column_text][/vc_accordion_tab][vc_accordion_tab title=”Goodwill Industries of Central Texas”][vc_column_text]Goodwill provides job-related services for people with barriers to employment each year.

Visit Website[/vc_column_text][/vc_accordion_tab][vc_accordion_tab title=”Mobile Loaves & Fishes”][vc_column_text]Those in need gather nightly to be served meals of freshly-made sandwiches, fruit, cookies, hard-boiled eggs, etc. from mobile MLF trucks.

Visit Website[/vc_column_text][/vc_accordion_tab][vc_accordion_tab title=”SafePlace”][vc_column_text]Services include a hotline for crisis support, hospital advocacy, legal advocacy, community education, and counseling services.

Visit Website[/vc_column_text][/vc_accordion_tab][vc_accordion_tab title=”The Salvation Army”][vc_column_text]The Salvation Army, Austin Area Command currently provides comprehensive homeless prevention services to eligible individual veterans and families in the Central Texas area adjacent to the Fort Hood military base.

Visit Website[/vc_column_text][/vc_accordion_tab][vc_accordion_tab title=”Texas Rio Grande Legal Aid (TRLA)”][vc_column_text]TRLA provides free legal services to low-income residents of Travis County.

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Short-Term Homelessness – Emergency Shelter

These facilities provide temporary or transitional shelter for the homeless in general or for specific populations of the homeless. Most serve specific sub-populations including single adults, families with children, et al.[/vc_column_text][vc_accordions][vc_accordion_tab title=”Austin Resource Center for the Homeless (ARCH)”][vc_column_text]Operated by Front Steps

Visit Website[/vc_column_text][/vc_accordion_tab][vc_accordion_tab title=”Austin Travis County Integral Care”][vc_column_text]The Inn provides adults recovering from a psychiatric crisis with residential services, medication stabilization, around-the-clock nursing services, psychosocial rehabilitative skills training, case management and group treatment.

Visit Website[/vc_column_text][/vc_accordion_tab][vc_accordion_tab title=”Foundation for the Homeless”][vc_column_text]Foundation for the Homeless operates a shelter program based on a national model that provides shelter for families experiencing homelessness.

Visit Website[/vc_column_text][/vc_accordion_tab][vc_accordion_tab title=”LifeWorks”][vc_column_text]LifeWorks Emergency Shelter provides housing, case management and educational support for teenagers (ages 14-17) and older foster youth in emergency need of a safe place to stay.

Visit Website[/vc_column_text][/vc_accordion_tab][vc_accordion_tab title=”SafePlace”][vc_column_text]Kelly White Family Shelter – emergency shelter for anyone escaping domestic violence.

Visit Website[/vc_column_text][/vc_accordion_tab][vc_accordion_tab title=”The Salvation Army”][vc_column_text]At the downtown Red Shield Lodge and Social Services Center, men, women, and children in need receive food and safe shelter.

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Short-Term Homelessness – Transitional Housing

The transitional housing facilitates the movement of homeless individuals and families to permanent housing. Homeless persons may live in transitional housing for up to 24 months and receive supportive services such as childcare & job training.[/vc_column_text][vc_accordions][vc_accordion_tab title=”Blackland Community Development Corporation”][vc_column_text]Blackland Transitional Housing provides 12 months of transitional housing and case management for homeless single or married parents with children.

Visit Website[/vc_column_text][/vc_accordion_tab][vc_accordion_tab title=”Casa Marianella”][vc_column_text]Provides shelter, food, clothing and information and referrals for recently arrived immigrants.

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Visit Website[/vc_column_text][/vc_accordion_tab][vc_accordion_tab title=”Saint Louise House”][vc_column_text]Provides apartment style transitional housing and supportive housing for homeless women with children.

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Long-Term Homelessness – Permanent Supportive Housing

Affordable housing with supportive services, designed for persons with disabilities.[/vc_column_text][vc_accordions][vc_accordion_tab title=”Austin Travis County Integral Care”][vc_column_text]

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Public Funding Services

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