Health & Human Services

News & Announcements

General News

August 29, 2017 - HUD Announces Disaster Assistance for Victims of Hurricane Harvey

The Austin Animal Center Continues to Ask for the Community’s Help as Shelter Remains at Capacity

Zika Virus Information

Watch the Black History Program from February 11, 2016

Family Services News

The online application for Family Support Services assistance will be disabled on 12/1/2016 until further notice. To apply for assistance please visit any one of the seven community centers. You may also print the application from here and submit these documents to the Community Center of your choice.

LIHEAP is the program that funds the Comprehensive Energy Assistance Program (CEAP) at all seven Travis County Community Centers, helping low income residents pay their utility bills and achieve energy efficiency. More...

New WIC Income Guidelines Released, June 23, 2015 

Wondering what's for Dinner Tonight? Texas A&M AgriLife Extension has the answer! Watch this week's video!

Research and Planning News

The following policy updates are available on the 85th session of the Texas Legislature:

Other recently published reports by Research and Planning staff include:

Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) News

  • NEW! Travis County invites the public to attend a public hearing on March 6, 2018 at 9:00 am at Travis County Commissioners Courtroom, 700 Lavaca, Austin, TX. Residents will have the opportunity to present community needs and recommend projects for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds for usage in the unincorporated areas of Travis County and the Villages of Webberville and San Leanna. The information collected will help guide the selection of CDBG projects for Program Year 2018 (October 2018-September 2019). For more information, see the invitation in English and Spanish (Español).
    Can’t attend a the public meeting regarding community needs? You may also participate by filling out this Survey.
  • Program Year 2016 CDBG Annual Report, also known as the Consolidated Annual Program Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER)
  • Amendments to the Travis County CDBG Citizen Participation Plan
  • Fair Housing Plan 2016 Report of Accomplishments

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Sherri Fleming,
County Executive

Phone: (512) 854-4100
Fax: (512) 279-2197

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