The Neighborhood Centers help low- and moderate-income families in need with free services.

The City is working to modify our operations and staffing due to COVID-19. The City’s goal is to maintain the health and safety of City employees and the community at large, while providing City services and maintaining social distancing. 

All City of Austin Neighborhood Centers are closed to the public for regular services.  They are providing emergency food deliveries on a limited basis.  Call 512-972-5133 for more information. They are also providing rent & utilities assistance to eligible individuals. Call 512-972-5780 for more information.

Todos los centros comunitarios de la ciudad de Austin conocidos como Neighborhood Centers estaran cerrados. Estamos ofreciendo servicios de emergencia para despensa de alimentos entrega a domicilio limitados. Llamanos al 512-972-5133 para mas informacion. Tambien estamos ofreciendo ayuda para el alquiler/renta y utilidades para personas elegibles. Llamanos al 512-972-5780 para mas informacion.


Ways Neighborhood Centers can Help:

Basic Services

  • Food assistance
  • Bus passes
  • Notary services

Social Services

  • Short-term counseling
  • Help with job search 
  • Help applying for benefits

Health Services

  • Health screenings (blood pressure, blood sugar, cholesterol)
  • Pregnancy tests
  • Flu shots (in the Fall) 

Information and Referrals

  • Training and education
  • Help with rent and utilities
  • Clinics, doctors, health insurance

Other Services

  • Child safety seats
  • Fans (in the Summer)
  • Blue Santa applications (in the Fall)
  • Help with income tax forms (in the Spring) 


To get help, first apply for assistance.

► Call a Neighborhood Center near you to set up an appointment
► Bring the following information:

♦ Photo ID
♦ Proof of address (government ID, or utility bill, or mail)
♦ Proof of income for all adults (18+) in the household for the last 30 days
♦ Social Security Numbers for everyone in the  household (if available)

Find a center near you:

Five neighborhood centers are located in North, East, and South Austin.

Rosewood Zaragosa Neighborhood Center -- Central East Austin
2800 Webberville Road, Austin, TX 78702

South Austin Neighborhood Center -- South Austin
2508 Durwood, Austin, TX  78704

St. John Community Center -- Northeast Austin
7500 Blessing Avenue, Austin, TX  78752

East Austin Neighborhood Center -- East Austin
211 Comal Street, Austin, TX 78702

Montopolis Neighborhood Center -- Southeast Austin
1416 Montopolis Drive, Austin, TX  78741

Blackland Neighborhood Center -- Central East Austin
2005 Salina, Austin, TX  78722

1000 W Rundberg Lane, Austin, TX, 78758
NOTE: Neighborhood Services only available at this location Mondays, 8:30 am - 12:30 pm

Equal Opportunity: We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, income status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or veteran status in any programs or activities.