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, medical 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 questions or assistance, contact scprogram@austincc.edu.

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Food

Name Description Website Phone County
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
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
CHIP/Medicaid and more Information and enrollment for ongoing financial assistance for health care, essential needs, and support for pregnant women and mothers. Spanish resource: https://www.hhs.texas.gov/es. Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Hays, Lee, Williamson,Travis
Find Health Insurance Find insurance during the annual enrollment period or after life changing events like losing a job, marriage, birth. Spanish resource: https://www.cuidadodesalud.gov/es/get-coverage/. Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Hays, Lee, Williamson,Travis
Health Alliance for Austin Musicians Affordable healthcare for Austin’s low-income working musicians in Central Texas. 512-541-4226 Travis
Lone Star Circle of Care Health care for uninsured and underinsured. 877-800-5722 Bell, Williamson, Burnet, Travis, Harris, Bastrop
Medical Access Program (MAP) Medical care for Travis County residents uninsured with low-income. Fill out the MAP Application: https://redcap.centralhealth.net/surveys/?s=T9CTR4J9NX. Spanish resource: https://www.centralhealth.net/es/map/. 512-979-8130 Travis
Prescription Hope A way to save money on expensive medications. 877-296-4673 Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Hays, Lee, Williamson,Travis
Prosper Centers Prosper centers help students with health care options and enrollment. 512-381-4520 Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Hays, Lee, Williamson,Travis
Rx Assistance Programs A simple way to help save money on prescription medications. 855-469-8979 Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Hays, Lee, Williamson,Travis

Homelessness

Name Description Website Phone County
Basic Needs Map Up-to-date info. including food, bathrooms, showers, tech access and more. Travis
Catholic Charities of Central Texas Help families and individuals avoid homelessness and achieve financial stability. 512-651-6100 Travis
Ending Community Homelessness Coalition (ECHO) If living outside, in a car, or in an emergency shelter, complete a 28 question housing needs survey: Coordinated Assessment: https://www.auntbertha.com/ending-community-homelessness-coalition-%2528.... Travis
Front Steps Basic needs services and resources. 512-305-4100 Travis
Mobile Loaves and Fishes Meal truck deliveries for anyone experiencing homelessness. 512-328-7299 Travis
Rapid Rehousing Program Homeless prevention and shelter resources including helping people with the initial expenses needed to get into a new home. 512-281-4180 Bastrop, Lee
The Other Ones Foundation (TOOF) Day Shelter, low barrier employment, basic needs. 512-568-7557 Travis
Violet KeepSafe Storage (VKS) Program The VKS Program provides individuals experiencing homelessness a safe and secure place to store their belongings. 512-974-4879 Travis

Housing

Name Description Website Phone County
Austin Affordable Housing Map A searchable map that asks for income and number of people in household to help find affordable housing. Spanish resource: https://www.atxaffordablehousing.net/index_spanish.html Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Hays, Lee, Williamson,Travis
Austin Tenants Council Free counseling to assist with rental housing concerns and disputes. Spanish resource: https://www.housing-rights.org/inicio-1. 512-474-1961 Travis, Williamson
College Housing Affordable student housing near UT Austin and Austin Community College. 512-476-5678 Travis
Colorado Valley Homeless Coalition Funding to avoid eviction. 512-281-4180 Bastrop, Lee
Eviction Solidarity Network Eviction resources and solidarity. Spanish resource: https://evictionisnotacure.com/es/inicio/. 512-348-7920 Travis
Foundation Communities Housing Receive housing assistance for low to moderate-income individuals and families. 512-610-4010 Travis
HACA Affordable Rentals Affordable housing listings near by. Travis
low-income Housing Map A map showing low-income/income-restricted housing in Austin. Travis
SSVF (Support Services for Veteran Families) Short term, rapid rehousing assistance to very low-income veteran families to obtain stable permanent housing. 512-305-4100 Travis
STOP TX EVICTION Legal information and resources along with legal assistance. Spanish resource: https://stoptxeviction.org/es/. Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Hays, Lee, Williamson,Travis
Texas Rio Grande Legal Aid (TRLA) Legal services and housing resources, such as, appealing an eviction. Spanish resource: https://www.trla.org/alojamiento-covid19. 956-447-4800 Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Hays, Lee, Williamson,Travis

Income

Name Description Website Phone County
Advance Child Credit Through the expanded Child Tax Credit, the IRS will be making monthly payments of $250-300 per child to eligible families from July to December 2021 for families with children 17 and younger. Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Hays, Lee, Williamson,Travis
Austin Chamber Job Board Up-to-date lists of available job opportunities in Austin by company. Travis
Get Your Refund Tax filing help and stimulus check assistance. Spanish resource: https://www.getyourrefund.org/es. Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Hays, Lee, Williamson,Travis
MyFreeTaxes Online self-preparation software for tax returns with less than $62,000 of income. 866-698-9435 Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Hays, Lee, Williamson,Travis
Prosper Centers Tax services for anyone able to travel to Austin. 512-610-7374 Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Hays, Lee, Williamson,Travis
Texas Workforce Commision Information regarding how to apply for unemployment income for those who have lost work. Also has other workforce resources such as job opportunities listed. Spanish resource: https://www.twc.texas.gov/informacion-en-espanol. Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Hays, Lee, Travis, Williamson
Unemployment Claim Help A handout that answers FAQs if one must claim unemployment. Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Hays, Lee, Travis, Williamson
Vocational Rehabilitation Services Supports people with disabilities to prepare for, obtain, maintain and advance in meaningful employment by providing a range of services based on an individual’s employment goals. Spanish resource: https://www.twc.texas.gov/informacion-en-espanol 512-936-6400 Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Hays, Lee, Williamson,Travis
Wilco Free Tax Prep Income tax preparation for households earning $54,000 or less. Williamson
Workforce Solutions Capital Area Job search assistance and employment-related services. Travis
Workforce Solutions Rural Capital Area Job search assistance and employment-related services. Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Hays, Lee, Williamson
Your Texas Benefits Information and enrollment for ongoing financial assistance for groceries, health care, essential needs, and support for pregnant women/mothers. Spanish resource: https://www.yourtexasbenefits.com/Learn/Home?lang=es_ES. Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Hays, Lee, Williamson,Travis

Legal

Name Description Website Phone County
American Gateways Immigration legal services at no or low cost. 512-478-0546 ext. 200 Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Hays, Lee, Travis, Williamson
Disability Rights Texas Legal help for persons with a disability that are experiencing a legal problem or are having difficulty obtaining disability services. Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Hays, Lee, Williamson,Travis

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