Home Assistance for the Community

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HEALTH SERVICE PROVIDERS

 

 Services

Austin Travis County Mental Health Mental Retardation Center

1430 Collier Street

Austin, 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 System

www.communitycaretx.org/services.html

512-9789918

 

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 Blakson

Austin, 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 Street

Austin, 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 Montopolis

Austin, 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 Street

Austin, 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 River

Austin, 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 Road

Austin, 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 Lane

Austin, 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 Street

Austin, 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 35

Austin, 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 South

Austin, 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 Street

Austin, 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 Clinic

7000 Woodhue Drive

Austin, 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.

Lifeworks

www.lifeworksweb.org

512-7352400

 

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 Chavez

Austin, TX 78702

512-4772319

 

Eligibility: No legal residency required. No income requirements

Low-fee, full service dental clinic

People’s Community Clinic

2909 North IH 35

Austin, 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 Parenthood

www.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 Clinic

4215 Medical Parkway

Austin, 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 Health

www.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

CHIP

http://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 Medicaid

512-3247149

Green card is enough

Seton Care plus

512-3246850

 

Project Access

http://www.tcms.com/programs/projectaccess.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

EDUCATION

 

 SERVICES

Any Baby Can

www.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 Academy

www.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 Ministries

www.aaimaustin.org

 

512-3869145 Ext.12

 

Eligibility: Legal residency required, must have refugee status

English

Austin Community College

www.austincc.edu/abe

 

Contact: Joyce Adams

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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 District

www.communityeducation.org/abe.htm

 

Contact: Gwen Greene

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512-4140548

 

Eligibility: No legal residency required

English as a Second Language (ESL)

Cook Elementary (AISD)

1511 Cripple Creek

Austin, TX 78758

 

English, Spanish

Lanier High School (AISD)

1201 Payton Gin

Austin, TX 78758

 

English

Perez Elementary School (AISD)

7500 South Pleasant Valley Road

Austin, TX 78744

 

English

 

Pickle Elementary (AISD)

1101 Wheatley Avenue

Austin, TX 78752

 

English

 

 

Walnut Creek Elementary School (AISD)

401 West Braker Lane

Austin, TX 78753

 

English

Austin Learning Academy

www.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

Avance

www.avance.org

 

512-3269335

 

Eligibility: Classes are free. No legal residency required

English, Spanish

Capital Idea

www.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 Muslimaat

www.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 Samaritano

www.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 Communities

www.foundcom.org

 

512-4472026

 

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

 

Friendship International

www.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

LifeWorks

www.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 Texas

www.ccctx.org

 

1817 East 6th Street

Austin, TX 78702

512-6516100

 

Eligibility: No legal residency required

Case management, food pantry

El Buen Samaritano

www.elbuen.org

 

7000 Woodhue Drive

Austin, TX 78745

512-4390700

 

 

Eligibility: No legal residency required

Case management, food pantry

Caritas

www.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 Marianella

www.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 Center

www.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 family

Psychiatric Services: Consultation, evaluation and medication checks

Psychological assessments: Consultation, testing, feedback

Family Violence Protection Team

www.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, stalking

Legal services: Streamlined process for obtaining emergency or long-term protective orders

Social services: Victim services counselors are the first point to contact for survivors who come to the FVPT office.

Safeplace

www.safeplace.org

 

512-2677233

 

Eligibility: No requirements. No legal residency required

Advocacy in the legal systems and hospitals

Crisis services, including shelter and counseling

Long term care, including counseling, life skill training, parenting classes and housing placement

Saheli

www.saheli-austin.org

 

PO Box 3665

Austin, TX 78764-3665

 

Eligibility: No requirements. No legal residency required

Confidential help line

Short and long resources, such as emergency shelter, housing, household items, transportation, translation/interpretation services, child care, jobs, education, financial and medical assistance

Group and individual counseling

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

Support groups and workshops for survivors

 

 

 

 

 

LEGAL SERVICES

 

 

SERVICES

American Gateways

www.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 Centers

3036 S. 1st Street

Austin, 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 Monitor

www.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 Texas

3710 Cedar St. Box8

Austin, 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 Project

www.women-law .org

 

PO Box 833

Austin, TX 78767.0833

512-4765377

 

University of Texas school of law immigration clinic

512-2321292

 

Asylum, Victims of domestic abuse, Deportation

 

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