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The Caring Place assists with food, rent, utilities, clothing, medical/dental/prescriptions/vision, car repairs, home repair, transportation/gas vouchers, emergency/temporary shelter, disasters, and more. Case management programs provide additional support. Food programs: Our Daily Bread, Fresh Food for Individuals and Families, Healthy Options Programs for the Elderly (HOPE) . They also have a thrift store.
Opportunities offers programs such as Head Start, Meals on Wheels, Community Services, Utility Assistance and Affordable Housing.
The Salvation Army works on a referral basis from other agencies such as SVdP and The Caring Place. They can assist with rent, utilities and other basic needs.
Texas Health & Human Services in Georgetown provides Medicaid, CHIP, Food Stamp and Welfare among other services. Medicaid provides health care for low income people. Welfare programs (TANF) give assistance to those who have little or no income. While Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) or Food Stamps helps low-income families buy food.
Catholic Charities provides counseling services, natural disaster relief services and immigration services, including assistance for refugees as well. They administer a grant program for veterans and their families as well as utility assistance programs.
The Vincentian Family Center is a donation center and thrift store operated by the St. Vincent de Paul Society of Austin.
Sacred Heart Clinic provides outpatient health services, prescriptions as well as limited dental services and vision to the uninsured/underinsured.
Bluebonnet Trails Community Services provides help to those with mental health concerns. Their mission includes the provision of valued services to adults with serious mental illness, to children and adolescents with serious mental illness or emotional disorders, autism or pervasive developmental disorders, to persons with developmental disabilities, and to infants and toddlers with developmental delays.
Williamson County Health District provides medical services for uninsured/under-insured children and adults. See also for: Disease Control, Emergency Preparedness, Environmental Health, Wellness/Health Education, Health Services, Social Services, WIC & Community Nutrition.
See also: Texas Health & Human Services
Goodwill Job Center assists any job seeker to find work, prepare resumes, prepare for interviews and provide work clothing if needed. Certificate education programs are available for free to those that qualify.
Texas Workforce Commission helps Texans find jobs, file for unemployment benefits, etc.
HiredTexas is a nonprofit organization that helps job seekers looking for career opportunities in Central Texas. The Texas Workforce Commission recognizes meetings for Hired Texas, including forums, classes and Career Action Teams, as job search activities for Unemployment Insurance.
Refer to their resource list for job search-related resources.
Capital IDEA provides financial support and extensive professional guidance to motivated, nontraditional students who want to earn more and move up in a great career. With many community partners, like Austin Community College, they stand committed to providing individuals the opportunity and support they need to earn a degree and get started in a promising career.
Texas Health & Human Services department of aging and disability services provides medical services for uninsured/underinsured children and adults.
Family Eldercare provides help to people 60+ and people 18 years+ with disabilities and their caregivers to get access community services.
Williamson County Veteran's Services provides rovides eligible veterans, dependents and survivors direct and general support and assistance in obtaining all benefits to which they are entitled from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, state of Texas and Williamson County.
ARCIL in Round Rock provides information on community resources available for people with disabilities including: transportation, housing, education, attendant services, employment services, life skills education, etc. Assists with social security disability application. Helps with nursing home transition program.
Allsup assists people with filing for disability benefits, SSDI. Allsup can also help people go back to work, if and when they have medically recovered.
Hope Alliance offers crisis intervention to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and other violent crimes. 24-hr hotline.
Faith in Action serves the senior adult community with transportation to medical appointments, grocery shopping and personal errands as well as other support services
Administer Justice of Georgetown provides legal services to low-income individuals. Their attorneys and support team help put together a plan to address a legal concern. They have a walk-in clinic, but do take appointments first.
The People’s Lawyer website is filled with legal information regarding issues important to Texans, such as: landlord/tenant law (for example, renting issues such as having a formal written lease, refusal of landlord to rent to families with children, refusing rent to handicapped persons, forcing landlords to fix things, lockouts, breaking a lease, legal grounds for eviction). Other topics include: auto accident, disaster rip-offs, bankruptcy, credit reports and identity theft, debt collection, do not call lists, insurance, overtime rules, scam alerts, small claims court, and more.
Assistance League of Georgetown works to help the lives of children and adults through their community programs: Operation School Bell, Reading & More, New Friends, Scholarships and Assist a Teacher.