A Step Toward Equity

Austin Prioritization Index (API)

Learn more about this equity-centered prioritization tool our community developed to improve how we connect people to housing and resources.

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Training Opportunity

Healthcare Coverage 101: MAP and MAP BASIC

Created by ECHO's Housing for Health Team in conjunction with Central Health, this training will cover: What is MAP, who's connected to MAP, who's eligible for MAP, what MAP benefits include, how to connect community members to MAP, and why this is imporant.

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New Community Flyers

Building Vaccine Confidence

ECHO's Housing for Health Team put together two flyers to encourage people experiencing homelessness to get the COVID-19 vaccine, one flyer for unhoused people, one for service providers. Check the COVID-19 info page for the service provider flyer.

Click here for the flyer for unhoused people.

Advocacy Opportunity

How to House Campaign

We can significantly reduce the number of people experiencing homelessness and make housing a human right for everyone living in Austin through this partnership with the Austin Justice Coalition.

Here's how.

Fast Facts

Lack of income and affordable housing are the leading causes of homelessness in the US

In 2018, ATX reduced unsheltered homelessness among young adults (18-24) by 56%

Nationally, African Americans experience homelessness at 5x the rate of white Americans

Over 900 Veterans have exited homelessness in Austin since 2011

80% of women sleeping unsheltered report abuse or trauma as the cause of their homelessness

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