The Neighborhood Centers provide a variety of social services to low- and moderate-income families in need.
To receive assistance through the neighborhood centers, you must bring the following:
Proof of address
Proof of income
Neighborhood Centers are located in north, east, and south Austin. See a map of all locations. See the list of centers, their addresses and maps on the Locations page.
Basic services provided at neighborhood centers include food pantry and bread distribution, clothes closet, child safety seats, notary services, form/application assistance and employment/case management information and referrals.
Seasonal program services include Christmas Bureau applications, income tax assistance, Coats for Kids vouchers and Thanksgiving baskets.
Licensed social workers provide to clients social services such as home visits, crisis intervention, grief counseling and case management.
Registered nurses provide health screenings and other health services at three neighborhood centers: Rosewood-Zaragosa Neighborhood Center, St. John's Community Center, and South Austin Neighborhood Center.
Health services include:
Blood pressure and blood pressure checks
Tuberculosis skin test
Pregnancy testing with referrals as needed
Women's health referrals (obstetrical care, family planning)