“If you need assistance accessing these or other resources in the area, you can contact HATC Foundation Coordinator Eric Lindholm at [email protected] or (512) 854-6201.”
Austin Free-Net provides public access to the internet and digital literacy training for all Austin residents. Using AFN’s Learn and Earn program, participants can complete one of two pathways to earn a device, free of charge, for their personal and private use.
Frameworks Community Development Corporation
Frameworks CDC provides educational services related to affordable home purchasing, including housing counseling regarding pre-purchase, post-purchase, foreclosure prevention, financial literacy, and credit education.
At Foundation Communities’ Prosper Centers our mission is to build pathways to financial wellness, higher education, and health coverage so that those who face barriers have opportunities to prosper. Regardless of where you are in your journey or what your goals are, our team is here to make sure you have the resources you need to reach your goals. All of our services are free and available to individuals and families that meet the income eligibility of $50,000/year for a single individual or $75,000/year for a family of 2-4 people. We increase the income limit by $5,000 for each additional family member.
Literacy Coalition of Central Texas
The Literacy Coalition of Central Texas breaks the cycle of intergenerational poverty through holistic literacy services. Through LCCT, individuals can attain GED/High School Certification, career development education, family education, emergency financial assistance, resources, referrals, and advocacy. LCCT also offers assistance with job placement, English language learning, and reading skills.
Austin Sunshine Camps
Austin Sunshine Camps: Austin Sunshine Camps has provided free fun-filled overnight summer camp programs for the children of the greater Austin area since 1928. All summer camp programs are provided free of charge for all campers who meet the free or reduced school meals income eligibility guidelines or campers who are in foster care. ASC also offers scholarships to former campers, as well as year-round family programming
Girl Scouts of Central Texas
Delivered in partnership with schools and a variety of community partners, Girl Scouts’ Community Programs aim to serve all girls regardless of their circumstances, bringing programming directly to the places girls already are.
Camp Fire Central Texas
Camp Fire provides services to children, youth, and families that help them build confidence, resiliency, and an appreciation for the world around them. Our programs help students foster skills that allow them to thrive in and out of the classroom, lead healthy lifestyles, and reach their fullest potential. Camp Fire Central Texas utilizes the environment, nature skills, and STEM activities as a vehicle for students to find their spark, lift their voice, and discover who they are, while garnering an appreciation for their community and environmental consciousness for the future. Be on the lookout for upcoming Camp Fire programming on site at HATC communities!
Health, Wellness, and Aging
CommUnity Care provides services at 27 locations primarily in Travis County. As a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), we are a part of the nation’s safety net system, including care for those without health insurance. In 2020, our health centers provided approximately 432,000 medical and dental patient appointments. This number represents more than 123,000 individual patients.
In collaboration with our partners at Central Health, CommUnityCare is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that provides outpatient primary health care, dental care, pediatric, specialty care, lab, radiology including mammography, a full-service pharmacy, and behavioral health services. With the addition of Carousel Pediatrics in 2018, we now offer pediatric dental care and mental health, speech, physical and occupational therapy for children.
With our emphasis on serving underserved health care populations, we also provide HIV/AIDS treatment and primary care to HIV-positive patients at many of our locations, including the David Powell Health Center. Other specialty care includes health services for people who are experiencing homelessness, with locations at the Austin Resource Center for the Homeless (ARCH) and Care Connections Clinic, along with Street Medicine teams.
Our services are provided to Travis County residents and those residing in surrounding counties, including people whose income and lack of private health insurance prevent them from accessing care elsewhere.
EngAGE Travis County
EngAGE Travis County provides pathways to aging well for people 50+, strengthens communities, and fosters civic engagement through volunteering, education, and advocacy.
Medical Access Program
Central Health’s Medical Access Program (MAP) is a health coverage program for uninsured Travis County residents with low income. With MAP you and your eligible family members can see a doctor, a dentist, and get medicine.
Austin Community College Vocational Training
Get Skills for Jobs Now
Train for a new career quickly and affordably at Austin Community College. A.C.C.’s Fast Track Career Certificates can give you a helpful edge in the job market by equipping you with the in-demand skills Central Texas employers need now. Noncredit and for-credit certificate options are available to help you achieve fast results and long term success.
Austin Career Institute
Austin Career Institute (ACI) is an award-winning licensed vocational school in Austin, Texas offering hands-on training and job assistance in well paying, in demand careers. ACI is an approved vendor at Texas Workforce Commission Career Schools and Colleges and at the US Department of Veterans Affairs.
Goodwill Career & Technical Academy of Central Texas
The Goodwill Career & Technical Academy (GCTA) provides accelerated training for professional career certifications in a variety of industries at little to NO cost to you.
Skillpoint Alliance is a 501(c)3 workforce development organization that provides in-demand workforce training to vulnerable members of the Central Texas community. It is in connection with local industry partners that Skillpoint is able to offer these unique professional training and educational opportunities
Skillpoint is continuously adapting and expanding its program offerings based on workforce needs in the region. In 2018, Skillpoint launched a redesigned and customized Pre-Apprentice Electrical class, followed by a Pre-Apprentice Plumbing program in 2019. Skilllpoint also currently offers HVAC Tech, Certified Production Technician, and various other short-term and customizable training options.Program (MAP) is a health coverage program for uninsured Travis County residents with low income. With MAP you and your eligible family members can see a doctor, a dentist, and get medicine.
Workforce Solutions Capital Area
Workforce Solutions scholarships support training for some of the region’s high-skill, high-growth occupations. We can help you determine what you want to study, award you with a scholarship, and connect you to employment. Many of our programs include wraparound services, including transportation, child care assistance, mobile hotspots, and more.
Use ConnectATX to find up-to-date information on food, housing, transportation, child care, parenting classes, job training, COVID-19 vaccine, and more.
Aunt Bertha Website
Find food assistance, Help paying bills, and other free or reduced cost programs in Austin, TX. Plus a job search page, Legal help or advice and a way to get help with transportation. Just for Austin
Work Force Solutions Child Care Services
Workforce Solutions Capital Area Capital Area Child Care Services provides resources for children, families and child care providers for the Austin area.
Dress for Success
Dress for Success is a global not-for-profit organization that empowers women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire, and the development tools to help women thrive in work and in life.
Austin Public Library
The Austin Central Library and 20 Library Branches! The Austin Public Library is committed to providing easy access to books and information for all ages, through responsive professionals, engaging programs and state-of-the-art technology in a safe and friendly environment. Their efforts and resources and the programs, services, and materials they offer are tied to these priorities:
- Literacy Advancement
- Workforce and Economic Development
- Digital Inclusion, STEM and Computer Training
- Outreach and Community Engagement
- Staff Development
- Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
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