ACC & 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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Homelessness

Name Description Website Phone County
LifeWorks Housing

LifeWorks offers short- and longer-term housing and support for youth experiencing housing instability along with programming to assist young adults in living independently and self sufficiently.

512-735-2100 Travis
Mobile Loaves and Fishes Meal truck deliveries for anyone experiencing homelessness. 512-328-7299 Travis
Posada Esperanza

Temporary shelter, transitional housing, support for immigrants and refugees.

512-385-5571 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
Rathgeber Center for Families

Temporary shelter for families experiencing homelessness.

737-256-6926 Travis
Salvation Army Shelter

Temporary shelter with support services for men.

512-476-1111 Travis
The Other Ones Foundation (TOOF) Day Shelter, low barrier employment, basic needs. 512-568-7557 Travis
Trinity Center

Resources for homeless including food, financial assistance, hygiene, bus passes and more.

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
Warming Centers

Information on warming centers and overnight cold weather shelters while central Texas is under a Winter Weather Advisory.

Travis

Housing

Name Description Website Phone County
Accessible Housing Austin!

Accessible Housing Austin! provides housing to members of the disability community to ensure that housing is accessible, affordable, and integrated.

512-640-7781 Travis
AffordableHousing.com

Find affordable housing properties.

561-416-5255 Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Hays, Lee, Williamson, Travis
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 Public Library: Social Services

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

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
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
College Houses (cooperatives)

Affordable student housing near UT Austin and Austin Community College.

512-476-5678 Travis
ECHO (Ending Community Homelessness Coalition)

ECHO (Ending Community Homelessness Coalition) leads community-wide strategies to end homelessness in Austin and Travis county, including offering assessments and housing options for people experiencing homelessness.

Travis
Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG)

Emergency assistance for persons in immediate risk of losing their home or for persons who meet the federal definition of homelessness.

979-540-2980 Bastrop, Caldwell, Hays, Lee
Eviction Solidarity Network Eviction resources, tenants rights and solidarity. Spanish resource: https://evictionisnotacure.com/es/inicio/. 512-348-7920 Travis
Foundation Communities Housing

Affordable housing opportunities for low to moderate-income individuals and families.

512-610-4010 Travis, Williamson
Housing Authority of the City of Austin (HACA) Affordable Rentals

Affordable housing listings

Travis
Housing Authority of the City of Austin Resources

Find information on housing and how to apply for public and section 8 housing.

512-477-4488 Travis
LifeWorks Housing

LifeWorks offers short- and longer-term housing and support for youth experiencing housing instability along with programming to assist young adults in living independently and self sufficiently.

512-735-2100 Travis
Low-income Housing Map (Austin)

A map showing low-income/income-restricted housing in Austin.

Travis
Support Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) Short term, rapid rehousing assistance to very low-income veteran families to obtain stable permanent housing. 512-305-4100 Travis
Texas RioGrande 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
Transitional Living Services Division

The Housing Program provides information to help youth (18-24) transitioning from foster care to successful adulthood, including housing and rental assistance options. Spanish resource: http://www.dfps.state.tx.us/Espanol/default.asp

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

Income

Name Description Website Phone County
ACC's Career Services

Job search assistance, career guidance and programs, community resources, and more.

512-223-0399 Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Hays, Lee, Williamson, Travis
ACC's Financial Aid

Financial aid can help pay for college. Most students and families are eligible for some type of financial aid – from grants, scholarships, loans, or work-study.

512-223-4636 Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Hays, Lee, Williamson, Travis
ACC's Money Management

The Student Money Management Office helps students manage their money by providing tips, tools, workshops, programs, and financial coaching.

512 223-9331 Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Hays, Lee, Williamson, Travis
ACC's TRIO Student Support Services

A program that provides scholarship opportunities, personal support, career support, mentoring and tutoring support services.

512-766-9234 Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Hays, Lee, Williamson, Travis
ACC's Work Study

The College Work-Study Program provides eligible ACC students with the opportunity to work part-time in a community service position or a field related to their area of study.

512-223-4636 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
Easterseals

Job opportunities for people living with disabilities.

512-615-6800 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
PowerPay

Debt reduction tool to help people pay off their debts.

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
Skillpoint Alliance

Free fast training programs in a skilled trade.

512-323-6773 Travis, Williamson, Hays
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
ACC's District Police and Victim Assistance

Provides assistance with reporting crimes and more.

512-223-1231 Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Hays, Lee, Williamson, Travis
ACC's Prohibition of Discrimination & Harassment

ACC Administrative Rules (policies) and resources that guide the Equal Opportunity Compliance Office in addressing discrimination and harassment matters.

Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Hays, Lee, Williamson, Travis
ACC's Title IX - Sexual Misconduct Assistance

Addressing concerns or inquiries regarding discrimination on the basis of sex, including sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence, stalking, and gender-based harassment.

512-223-7964 Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Hays, Lee, Williamson, Travis

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