Assistance for the Community

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HEALTH SERVICE PROVIDERS 

 Services
Austin Travis County Mental Health Mental Retardation Center1430 Collier StreetAustin, TX 78704

512-4474141

 

Eligibility: No legal residency required

Behavioral Health, Child & Family Services, Community Voice Mail, Consumer Benefits Office, Crisis Services, Developmental Disabilities, E-Merge Program, Housing Support/Education Groups; and Supported Employment
CommUnityCare Systemwww.communitycaretx.org/services.html512-9789918

 

Eligibility: Individuals with Medicare, Medicaid, CHIP and individuals without health insurance for a fee based. Undocumented immigrants are welcome

AK Black Clinic (under CommUnityCare System)928 BlaksonAustin, TX 78752

512-9789740

 

Eligibility: Individuals with Medicare, Medicaid, CHIP and individuals without health insurance for a fee based. Undocumented immigrants are welcome

Primary care
East Austin Health Center (under CommUnityCare System)211 Comal StreetAustin, TX 78702

512-9789200

 

Eligibility: Individuals with Medicare, Medicaid, CHIP and individuals without health insurance for a fee based. Undocumented immigrants are welcome

Adult primary care, women’s health, and pediatrics
Montopolis Health Center (under CommUnityCare)1200 B MontopolisAustin, TX 78741

512-9789800

Eligibility: Individuals with Medicare, Medicaid, CHIP and individuals without health insurance for a fee based. Undocumented immigrants are welcome

Primary care
RBJ Dental (under CommUnityCare System)15 Waller StreetAustin, TX 78702

512-9789895

 

Eligibility: Individuals with Medicare, Medicaid, CHIP and individuals without health insurance for a fee based. Undocumented immigrants are welcome

Dental
Red River Walk-In Care(under CommUnityCare System)1215 Red RiverAustin, TX 78701

512-9789940

 

Eligibility: Individuals with Medicare, Medicaid, CHIP and individuals without health insurance for a fee based. Undocumented immigrants are welcome

Same-day acute care services, including: cough, cold or sore throat, Fever or flu symptoms, vomiting, Ear infection, Cuts, bumps and sprains, Twisted or sprained ankle, General wound care, Minor skin rash, Mild asthma, Basic laboratory testing, Minor procedures including toenail removal, Urinary tract infections
Rosewood Zaragosa Health Center (under CommUnityCare System)2802 Webberville RoadAustin, TX 78702

512-9789400

 

Eligibility: Individuals with Medicare, Medicaid, CHIP and individuals without health insurance for a fee based. Undocumented immigrants are welcome

Primary care (Adult and Pediatric), Nutritional Counseling, Pregnancy classes, Prenatal classes, Behavioral Helath Counseling, Clinical Pharmacist Counseling, Audiology
Rundberg Health Center (under CommUnityCare System)825 E. Rundberg LaneAustin, TX 78753

512-9789600

 

Eligibility: Individuals with Medicare, Medicaid, CHIP and individuals without health insurance for a fee based. Undocumented immigrants are welcome

Primary care, Pediatrics
South Austin Health Center (under CommUnityCare System)2529 South First StreetAustin, TX 78704

512-9789500 (Primary care)

512-9789865 (Dental care)

 

Eligibility: Individuals with Medicare, Medicaid, CHIP and individuals without health insurance for a fee based. Undocumented immigrants are welcome

Primary care, Women’s Services, Pediatrics, Dental
University of Texas School of Nursing Women’s Wellness Center (under CommUnityCare System)2901 North I.H 35Austin, TX

512-2323900

 

Eligibility: Individuals with Medicare, Medicaid, CHIP and individuals without health insurance for a fee based. Undocumented immigrants are welcome

Breast cancer risk assessment & screening, Individualized teaching of breast self-examination, Referral for mammogram, Cervical cancer risk assessment & screening including pap smears, Blood pressure screening
William Cannon Family Practice & Walk-in (under CommUnityCare System)6801 IH35 SouthAustin, TX 78744

512-9789960

 

Eligibility: Individuals with Medicare, Medicaid, CHIP and individuals without health insurance for a fee based. Undocumented immigrants are welcome

Primary care by appointment, Same-day acute care services, including: cough, cold or sore throat, Fever or flu symptoms, vomiting, Ear infection, Cuts, bumps and sprains, Twisted or sprained ankle, General wound care, Minor skin rash, Mild asthma, Basic laboratory testing, Minor procedures including toenail removal, Urinary tract infections
Contagious Disease Clinic (RBJ Clinic)15 Waller StreetAustin, TX

512-9725430

 

Eligibility: Individuals with Medicare, Medicaid, CHIP and individuals without health insurance for a fee based. Undocumented immigrants are welcome

For $15 patients can be tested for most diseases, including HIV/AIDS
Wallace Mallory Clinic7000 Woodhue DriveAustin, TX 78745

512-4390701

 

Eligibility: Individuals with Medicare, Medicaid, CHIP and individuals without health insurance for a fee based. Undocumented immigrants are welcome

Physicals, Care for minor illnesses of children/adults; Total prenatal care for expectant mothers, Well-women exams including pap smears and referrals for breast exams, Pregnancy tests, Immunizations for children/adults, and Tuberculosis screening.
Lifeworkswww.lifeworksweb.org512-7352400

 

South Location:

3700 South 1st

Austin, TX 78704

512-7352400

 

East Central Location

2001 Chicon Street

Austin, TX 78722

512-7352100

 

North Location:

8913 Collinfield Drive

Austin, TX 78758

 

Eligibility: No legal residency required. Majority of services are for age up to 23 years, call for information on adult services

Counseling services include youth and adult counseling and relationship counseling
Manos de Cristo (Dental clinic)1201 E. Cesar ChavezAustin, TX 78702

512-4772319

 

Eligibility: No legal residency required. No income requirements

Low-fee, full service dental clinic
People’s Community Clinic2909 North IH 35Austin, TX 78722

512-4784939

 

Eligibility: The clinic only accepts patients without private health insurance. Medicare, Medicaid/Amerigroup/Superior and CHIP are welcome. No legal residency required.

Prenatal care, Gynecology and Family Planning, Adult primary care, Pediatric care, Adolescent health services, Teen prenatal care, immunizations, nutrition counseling, Social work services, HIV counseling and testing, Acupuncture, Laboratory services, Pharmacy services. No emergency care.
Planned Parenthoodwww.plannedparenthood.org/ppaustin 

Downtown clinic:

1823 E 7th Street

Austin, TX 78702

512-4775846

 

South clinic:

201 East Ben White Blvd.

Austin, TX 78704

512-2768000

 

North Clinic:

9041 Research #250

Austin, TX 78758

512-3311288

 

Eligibility: Medicaid accepted. You will not be turned away because of your inability to pay. No legal residency required.

Sexually transmitted infection testing, anemia testing, cholesterol screening, diabetes screening, smoking cessation, thyroid screening, HPV vaccine, Men’s sexual health services, Patient education, Women’s sexual health services
Volunteer Healthcare Clinic4215 Medical ParkwayAustin, TX 78756

512-4596002

 

Eligibility: Low income adults and children without health insurance. No fee for services, $5 donation is requested. A photo ID other than a passport is required.

Primary care services for acute and chronic condition, laboratory work and x-rays, referrals to medical specialists and other medical and dental resources, and medication assistance.
Whole Women’s Healthwww.wholewomanhealth.com 

8401 North Interstate Highway 35

Austin, TX 78753

512-2501005

 

Eligibility: Fee for services. No legal residency required. Identification from other countries accepted.

Annual exams and pap smears, Treatment for sexually transmitted infections (STIs)

 

 

 HEALTH CARE PROGRAMS  Services
LSCC (Lone Star Care of Circle) Low income or un-employed, they also provide coverage for elderly. Cover most of the test, fees and medication for a co-pay of $15. Does not have to live in Travis county.
Medicare People age 65+, does not require citizenship, green card will qualify
MAP Travis county residence only (Brackenridge hospital), green card will qualify
CHIPhttp://www.hhsc.state.tx.us/chip/ The Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) is designed for families who earn too much money to qualify for Medicaid, yet cannot afford to buy private insurance for their children. CHIP coverage provides eligible children with coverage for a full range of health services including regular checkups, immunizations. Prescription durgs, lab tests, X-rays, hospital visits and more.
Emergency Medicaid512-3247149 Green card is enough
Seton Care plus512-3246850
Project Accesshttp://www.tcms.com/programs/projectaccess.html 

 

 

 

 EDUCATION   SERVICES
Any Baby Canwww.abcaus.org/communityclasses.asp 

1121 East 7th Street

Austin, TX 78702

512-4543743

 

Eligibility: Classes are free and no form of identification is necessary. Most classes have babysitting available. No legal residency required

Reading, Mathematics, Computer classes, English, Parenting
Austin Academywww.austinacademy.org 

1640 B East 2nd street, Suite 100

Austin, TX 78702

 

Eligibility: Legal residency required

Computer literacy, GED preparation, Workplace competency
Austin Area Interreligious Ministrieswww.aaimaustin.org 

512-3869145 Ext.12

 

Eligibility: Legal residency required, must have refugee status

English
Austin Community Collegewww.austincc.edu/abe 

Contact: Joyce Adams

jadams@austincc.edu

 

512-2237532

 

Eligibility: Permanent residence of the US

English as a Second Language (ESL), EL/Civics, Adult basic education (ABE), GED preparation classes
Austin Independent School Districtwww.communityeducation.org/abe.htm 

Contact: Gwen Greene

glrobins@austinisd.org

 

512-4140548

 

Eligibility: No legal residency required

English as a Second Language (ESL)
Cook Elementary (AISD)1511 Cripple CreekAustin, TX 78758

 

English, Spanish
Lanier High School (AISD)1201 Payton GinAustin, TX 78758

 

English
Perez Elementary School (AISD)7500 South Pleasant Valley RoadAustin, TX 78744

 

English
Pickle Elementary (AISD)1101 Wheatley AvenueAustin, TX 78752

 

English 
Walnut Creek Elementary School (AISD)401 West Braker LaneAustin, TX 78753

 

English
Austin Learning Academywww.alaweb.org 

P.O. Box 6923

Austin, TX 78762

512-4579194

 

Eligibility: Classes are free. No legal residency required

Adult basic education, General educational development classes, basic math, language, reading, writing, technology skills, ESL program, EL civics program
Avancewww.avance.org 

512-3269335

 

Eligibility: Classes are free. No legal residency required

English, Spanish
Capital Ideawww.capitalidea.org 

504 Lavaca street

Austin, TX 78701

 

Eligibility: Legal residency required. Must be over age 18. At or below federal proverty line

ESL, GED, College Prep
Central Texas Muslimaatwww.ctmaustin.org 

3571 Far West Blvd #109

Austin, TX 78731

888-4377402

 

Eligibility: No legal residency required

Provides education, community help and awareness programs seeking to provide a foundation for the personal and collective growth of individual Muslim women living in Central Texas. Educational outreach can provide information packets with literature on Muslims, new convert information and mentoring, free copies of the quran, and speakers to visit a local group or organization. The Muslimaat also hosts bi-annual speaking events with renowned Islamic speakers.
El Buen Samaritanowww.elbuen.org 

7000 Woodhue Drive

Austin, TX 78745

 

512-4390738

 

Eligibility: No legal residency required. Some classes cost money

Childbirth education classes, ESL, Citizenship, GED
Foundation Communitieswww.foundcom.org 

512-4472026

 

Eligibility: All classes are free. No legal residency required, for adults

Friendship Internationalwww.freindshipinternational.org 

3901 Speedway

Austin, TX 78751

512-9188655

 

Eligibility: All classes are free. No legal residency required, for international women and their children.

ESL
LifeWorkswww.lifeworksweb.org 

2222 Rosewood Ave

Austin, TX 78702

Eligibility: No legal residency required

GED training, Job skills training, literacy, Adult basic education, Teen parenting classes and ESL

 

 

 BASIC NEEDS   SERVICES
Catholic Charities of Central Texaswww.ccctx.org 

1817 East 6th Street

Austin, TX 78702

512-6516100

 

Eligibility: No legal residency required

Case management, food pantry
El Buen Samaritanowww.elbuen.org 

7000 Woodhue Drive

Austin, TX 78745

512-4390700

 

 

Eligibility: No legal residency required

Case management, food pantry
Caritaswww.caritasofaustin.org 

611 Neches Street

Austin, TX 78701

 

Eligibility: No legal residency required. A loss in income within the last two months

Housing, Case management, Rent/Utility assistance, Life skills Training
Casa Marianellawww.casamarianella.org 

821 Gunter Street

Austin, TX 78702

Shelter for recently-arrived immigrants, including food, clothing and English classes

 

 

 

 

 

 VICTIM SERVICES   SERVICES
Austin Child Guidance Centerwww.austinchildguidance.org 

810 W. 45th Street

Austin, TX 78751

512-4512242

 

Eligibility: Children age 17 and younger and their families. No legal residency required. Sliding fee scale. Accept Medicaid, CHIP and some insurance plans

Psychotherapy or counseling: individual and familyPsychiatric Services: Consultation, evaluation and medication checksPsychological assessments: Consultation, testing, feedback
Family Violence Protection Teamwww.ci.austin.tx.us/police/afvpt.htm 

512-9748535

 

Eligibility: For victim of domestic abuse, including verbal abuse. No legal residency required

Investigative services: Investigate cases of family violence assault, kidnapping, stalkingLegal services: Streamlined process for obtaining emergency or long-term protective ordersSocial services: Victim services counselors are the first point to contact for survivors who come to the FVPT office.
Safeplacewww.safeplace.org 

512-2677233

 

Eligibility: No requirements. No legal residency required

Advocacy in the legal systems and hospitalsCrisis services, including shelter and counselingLong term care, including counseling, life skill training, parenting classes and housing placement
Saheliwww.saheli-austin.org 

PO Box 3665

Austin, TX 78764-3665

 

Eligibility: No requirements. No legal residency required

Confidential help lineShort and long resources, such as emergency shelter, housing, household items, transportation, translation/interpretation services, child care, jobs, education, financial and medical assistanceGroup and individual counseling

Legal help with issues of domestic violence, family law or immigration

Support groups and workshops for survivors

 

 

 

 

 LEGAL SERVICES   SERVICES
American Gatewayswww.americangateways.org 

314 E. Highland Mall Blvd. Ste. 501

Austin, TX 78752

 

Eligibility: Must meet federally-defined poverty guidelines. No legal residency required.

· Refugee seeking asylum· Victim of domestic abuse seeking residency and work authorization,· Victims of violent crimes, including trafficking, seeking residency and work authorization

· Immigrants who are filing for family-based visa petitions, applications for adjustment of status and US citizenship.

Foundation Communities Tax Centers3036 S. 1st StreetAustin, TX 78702

 

Eligibility: Individuals are eligible for free tax preparation if they have an annual income of $25000 or less, or a family income of $50000 or less a year in a family of 4

Housing assistance, Free income tax preparation
Office of the Austin Police Monitorwww.ci.austin.tx.us/opm/ 

1520 Rutherford lane

Austin, TX 78767

512-9749090

 

Eligibility: Anyone may file a complaint

The police monitor is an independent office of the city of Austin which investigates alleged violations of policy by the Austin police department.
Refugee Services of Texas3710 Cedar St. Box8Austin, TX 78705

 

Eligibility: Must have refugee status or be eligible to apply for refugee status

Reception and placement: Assistance for refugees during their initial resettlement period· Long-term case management: Help for up to 5 years who continue to struggle with their long adjustment· Greenleaf Refugee service program: Education, Mental health counseling and workshops for refugees and asylees

· Employment services: Job training and placement for refugees and asylees

· Outreach of victims of trafficking

· Immigration services: Assistance for clients with adjustment of legal status, citizenship, and filing petitions for overseas relatives

Texas advocacy Projectwww.women-law .org 

PO Box 833

Austin, TX 78767.0833

512-4765377

University of Texas school of law immigration clinic512-2321292  Asylum, Victims of domestic abuse, Deportation

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