Need help?  First Workers, the City of Austin Day Labor Center, is here to help. First Workers' can provide you with laborers skilled in a variety of trades.

The First Workers Day Labor Center is working to modify our operations and staffing post the COVID-19 Pandemic and the current efforts to relocate the Center. Please monitor our Day Labor website and the City's social media accounts for the most up-to-date information on the reopening measures.

  • brick laying
  • concrete finishing
  • carpentry
  • framing
  • moving and packing
  • painting
  • plumbing
  • roofing
  • post hole digging / trenching
  • tile setting
  • domestic work
  • tree trimming
  • yard and lawn work
  • welding
  • demolition work
  • many other skills


The City of Austin, First Workers Day Labor Center will operate in a limited capacity-temporarily, due to operational challenges related to COVID-19 and relocation logistics. The center will be using residents of the Northbridge Shelter. 


Vendors can submit an online job request with the number of Day Labors requested 24-48 hours before, and staff will fulfill the online submission. The request form is found at: 

First Workers' Day Labor Job Request

We will contact you with the workers information and the address. If the worker is required to provide their own transportation, a $20.00 minimum fuel fee is required. If you have any questions or concerns, please call us at 512-972-4100 or email me at


Thank you for your interest in the City of Austin, First Workers Day Labor Center.

We have launched operations as of July 18th, 2022.