Activities or programs designed to prevent the incidence of homelessness.
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.
Services include food and nutrition assistance, a dental clinic, HIV prevention outreach, and legal assistance.
Any Baby Can improves the lives of children by strengthening them and their families through education, therapy and family support services.
Arc of the Capital Area provides services to adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
ATC programs focus on housing discrimination, tenant-landlord education and information, and housing repair and rehabilitation.
Service Divisions: Adult Behavioral Health, Child & Family Services, Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities, Psychiatric Crisis & Jail Diversion
Caritas operates a food pantry, provides vulnerable individuals with financial assistance, and offers education classes on practical topics. They also have employment assistance.
Family Eldercare provides a range of services for older adults, people with disabilities, and their caregivers.
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.
Goodwill provides job-related services for people with barriers to employment each year.
Those in need gather nightly to be served meals of freshly-made sandwiches, fruit, cookies, hard-boiled eggs, etc. from mobile MLF trucks.
Services include a hotline for crisis support, hospital advocacy, legal advocacy, community education, and counseling services.
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.
TRLA provides free legal services to low-income residents of Travis County.
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.
Operated by Front Steps
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.
Foundation for the Homeless operates a shelter program based on a national model that provides shelter for families experiencing homelessness.
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.
Kelly White Family Shelter – emergency shelter for anyone escaping domestic violence.
At the downtown Red Shield Lodge and Social Services Center, men, women, and children in need receive food and safe shelter.
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.
Blackland Transitional Housing provides 12 months of transitional housing and case management for homeless single or married parents with children.
Provides shelter, food, clothing and information and referrals for recently arrived immigrants.
Transitional housing for homeless youth and their children.
Transitional housing and support services for women and their children that are survivors of domestic violence.
Provides apartment style transitional housing and supportive housing for homeless women with children.
Provides transitional housing with supportive services for elderly people.
Long-Term Homelessness – Permanent Supportive Housing
Affordable housing with supportive services, designed for persons with disabilities.