Resources offered by the City of Austin or recommended by the Equity Office.

Household Needs

Reach out to your local Austin Public Health Neighborhood Center, which provides emergency rent, utility and food assistance to low- and moderate-income families. 

Use ConnectATX to find up-to-date information on food, housing, transportation, child care, parenting classes, job training, COVID-19 vaccine, and more. 

Visit Austin's most affordable thrift store, Treasure City Thrift, for household needs, clothes, jewelry, and rare finds.

Food and Groceries

Check out the City's Community Garden Programs.

Use the Central Texas Food Bank to locate groceries and hot meals.

Child Care

Visit City of Austin's Child Care page for accessible, affordable, and vetted childcare assistance.

Drop off your young ones at the Summer Playgrounds Program!

Apply for the Dove Spring's Community Youth Development Program

Check out City of Austin's Park and Recreation Department After School Programs.

Apply for Parks and Recreation Department's financial aid opportunuties for youth development programs

Youth Opportunities

Apply for the City's student internships!

Elder Programs

Visit City's Senior Programs and Services.


Enroll your child into the VICTORY Tutorial Program.

Career Prep

Check out the classes and resources Austin Public Library offers!

Visit Austin Public Library's page to see how to access Wi-Fi.

Visit Justice Planning Workforce Development to learn about job opportunities for people living with a criminal record.

Explore Skillpoint Alliance to access free and fast job trainings.

Discover Workforce Solution events, job trainings, and childcare resources.

Explore job opportunities for people living with disabilities at Easterseals.

Visit Goodwill to access job training and educational opportunities.

Tap into the City's Employment Assistance Centers!

Explore the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's opportunity portal for job opportunities.