Community Resources

At Austin Community College, your overall well-being is our top priority. The information below will help you find support for rent, food, housing, health care and other family or personal needs and can be sorted by county, keyword, or type of support.

These links are for the convenience of our community and do not represent sponsorship, endorsement, or approval of any agency or service. For assistance contact scprogram@austincc.edu.

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Financial Assistance

Name Description Website Phone County
Salvation Army Williamson County Service Center Financial assistance with rent and utilities. 512-943-8421 Williamson
The Affordable Connectivity Program

A program that helps low-income households pay for broadband service and internet connected devices. Spanish resource: https://www.fcc.gov/programa-de-descuentos-para-internet-acp

Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Hays, Lee, Williamson, Travis
The Caring Place Rent/utility assistance. 512-943-0700 Williamson
Travis County Burial Service Provides assistance for those individuals and families who have no resources to cover the cost of a burial or cremation. 512-854-1440 Travis
Travis County Community Centers Rent, utilities, and mortgage payment assistance with centers in Austin, Del Valle, Manor, Jonestown, Oak Hill, and Pflugerville. Travis
Utility Assistance Help with utility bill payments due to COVID-19 or financial hardship. 512-494-9400 Travis

Food

Name Description Website Phone County
2-1-1 Texas Search for food and other essential resources for any zip code in the state. 211 Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Hays, Lee, Travis, Williamson
ACC's Food Access Calendar Find scheduled community food distributions on our google calendar. Changes occur frequently, so please call resource to confirm when possible. Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Hays, Lee, Travis, Williamson
Angel House Soup kitchen that serves hot meals daily for anyone. 512-643-2327 Travis
Angie's Discount Grocery A discount grocery store in Round Rock. 512-502-5286 Williamson
Caldwell County Food Pantry Receive a basket of food per month and daily fresh produce. 512-376-6661 Caldwell
Central Texas Food Bank (CTFB) Monthly downloadable food access calendars and a search by zip code feature. 512-684-2559 Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Hays, Lee, Travis, Williamson
ConnectATX Updated food access and other resources, searchable by zip code. 833-512-2289 Travis
Double Up Food Bucks

Sustainable Food Center (https://sustainablefoodcenter.org/programs/double-up-food-bucks) matches SNAP, WIC and FMNP (up to $30) to buy produce at SFC (https://sustainablefoodcenter.org/programs/sfc-farmers-market) and Texas farmers markets (https://texasfarmersmarket.org/food-access-programs/) and Farmshare Mobile Markets (https://www.farmshareaustin.org/mobile-markets). Spanish resource: https://www.espanol.sustainablefoodcenter.org/programas/double-up-food-b... AND https://doubleuptexas.org/es/ 

Travis
El Buen Samaritano Drive-thru food pantry with automatic qualification for assistance with SNAP, TANF, or Medicaid. 512-439-8900 Travis
Farmers Market Nutrition Program (FMNP) Fresh and locally grown fruits and vegetables for WIC participants. Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Hays, Lee, Travis, Williamson
Farmshare Mobile Markets Low-cost weekly fresh produce and groceries market that accepts SNAP. 512-337-2211 Travis
Free Food A limited wiki-style list of food pantries across Texas. Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Hays, Lee, Travis, Williamson
Fresh Food For All Fresh produce, eggs, bread and more distributed to anyone throughout the area. Monthly distributions at ACC's San Gabriel and Cypress Creek campuses. Spanish resource: https://sites.google.com/view/freshfoodforall/espa%C3%B1ol. 512-259-0360 Williamson
Hays County Food Bank Regular weekly grocery distributions in Hays county for those with limited or disrupted incomes. 512-392-8300 Hays
Home Delivery Program

Participants enrolled in the program will receive a monthly box of shelf stable groceries, delivered in a contactless method directly to their home. All groceries and delivery are free of charge.

512-972-6740 Travis
Lone Star Family Market An easy way for WIC participants to get WIC approved groceries. Travis, Williamson, Hays
Neighborhood Centers Food assistance to help low and moderate-income families in need with free services. 311 Travis
Operation Liberty Hill Food pantry services for residents of the Liberty Hill Independent School District. 512-778-5077 Williamson
Round Rock Area Serving Center Food staples, fresh produce (from 30+ gardens) and more. 512-244-2431 Williamson
SNAP - Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Assists low-income families purchase food at grocery stores. College Student’s Guide to Accessing SNAP (https://everytexan.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/SNAP-1PG.pdf). Spanish resource: https://www.hhs.texas.gov/es. Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Hays, Lee, Travis, Williamson
Southside Community Center Serving healthy dinner everyday to anybody needing a meal. 512-392-6694 Hays
Texas Simplified Application Project (TSAP) for SNAP Food Benefits

TSAP provides a simplified option for SNAP food benefits to Texas households where all household members are either older adults (age 60 and older) or people with disabilities.

Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Hays, Lee, Williamson, Travis
The Caring Place Supplemental groceries and fresh food with no documentation required. 512-943-0700 Williamson
Travis County Community Centers Food pantry appointments at centers in Austin, Del Valle, Manor, Jonestown, Oak HIll and Pflugerville. Spanish resource: https://www.traviscountytx.gov/health-human-services/community-centers#g.... Travis
USDA National Hunger Hotline Find food resources by calling 1-866-3-HUNGRY OR 1-877-8-HAMBRE OR text "97779" 866-348-6479 Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Hays, Lee, Travis, Williamson
Westover Helps Drive-thru food pantry. 512-345-6386 Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Hays, Lee, Travis, Williamson
Wimberley Crisis Bread Basket Food distributions, check website or call for info. 512-847-5323 Hays
Women Infants and Children (WIC) A benefits program for pregnant women or mothers of young children that provides healthy food, counseling, nutritionist, and other support. Spanish resource: https://texaswic.org/es/quienes-somos. 800-942-3678 Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Hays, Lee, Travis, Williamson

Health Coverage

Name Description Website Phone County
Bluebonnet Trails Community Services

Medical and dental healthcare services.

512-321-7137 Bastrop, Burnet, Caldwell, Lee, Williamson
CHIP/Medicaid

Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) provide health coverage for low-income children, families, seniors and people with disabilities. Spanish resource: https://www.hhs.texas.gov/es

Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Hays, Lee, Williamson, Travis
County Indigent Health Care Program

The County Indigent Health Care Program helps low-income Texas residents who don’t qualify for other state or federal health care programs have access to health care services. Spanish resource: https://www.hhs.texas.gov/es/servicios/salud/programa-del-condado-de-ate...

800-222-3986, Ext. 6467 Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Hays, Lee, Williamson, Travis
Hays County Indigent Health Care Program

Health coverage for people living in Hays county who are ineligible for Medicaid and meet income requirements. 

512-393-5520 Hays
Health Alliance for Austin Musicians

Provides access to affordable healthcare for Austin’s working musicians. 

512-541-4226 Travis
HealthCare.gov

Get health coverage during the annual enrollment period or after a life change like losing a job, marriage, or birth. Spanish resource: https://www.cuidadodesalud.gov/es/get-coverage/

800-318-2596 Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Hays, Lee, Williamson, Travis
Healthy Texas Women

Women's health and family planning services at no cost to eligble women in Texas. Spanish resource: https://www.healthytexaswomen.org/es

2-1-1 or 877-541-7905 Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Hays, Lee, Williamson, Travis
Insure-A-Kid

Receive assistance applying for low-cost health insurance through Medicaid and CHIP (Children's health insurance). Spanish resource: https://www.dellchildrens.net/espanol/

512-324-0000 ext. 86703 Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Hays, Lee, Williamson, Travis
Lone Star Circle of Care

Lone Star Circle of Care can help find health coverage for those who don't have it through their job, Medicare, Medicaid, CHIP, or another source that provides qualifying coverage. 

877-800-5722 Williamson, Burnet, Travis, Bastrop
Medical Access Program (MAP)

MAP provides health care coverage for Travis County residents with low income, who are not eligible for or enrolled in Medicaid or Medicare and do not have private insurance. Spanish resource: https://www.centralhealth.net/es/map/ 

512-979-8130 Travis
Prosper Health Coverage

Assistance with marketplace insurance enrollment.

512-381-4520 Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Hays, Lee, Williamson, Travis
True Heart Hospice

Can assist in applying for Texas Medicaid, any financial and assistance applications, wills, trusts surrogates, MOST forms, end of life planning including funeral arrangements. 

512-649-2274 Travis
Williamson County Indigent Health Care Program (WilCo Care)

Healthcare Helpline for uninsured who may qualify for a medical program or low cost primary care in Williamson County. 

512-248-3252 Williamson

Homelessness

Name Description Website Phone County
Austin Public Library: Social Services

The Social Services tab has a list of shelter sites and affordable housing resources.

Travis
Austin Shelter for Women and Children

Temporary shelter with support services for women.

512-933-0600 Travis
Best Single Source Plus (BSS+)

BSS+ Referral Reference sheet. The phone numbers on the sheet are intake numbers. LifeWorks, Goodwill or Catholic Charities might be the best agencies for students to contact. LifeWorks works with youth and young adults up through the age of 25 whether they are currently experiencing homelessness or are homelessness prevention [HP] clients. Spanish resource

Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Hays, Lee, Williamson, Travis

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