COVID-19 Pantry Procedures

Travis County Community Centers continue to provide services, but we are not accepting in-person applications at this time. From now on, appointments will be required to pick up food from our pantry. Thank you for your understanding and helping us keep 6 feet between people as a precaution against infection. If you are in need of help, please call or email the community center directly.

COVID-19 Procedimientos de despensa

El Centro Comunitario del Condado de Travis seguimos prestando servicios, pero no estamos aceptando aplicaciones en persona en este momento. A partir de ahora, citas seran requeridas para recoger comida de nuestra despensa. Gracias por su comprensión y ayudarnos a mantener 6 pies entre las personas como precaución contra la infección. Si necesita ayuda del Centro Comunitario, llame por telefono o envíe un correo electrónico.

Services

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Jonestown Community Center Event Calendar

Services Available at Jonestown

SNAP food benefits are available at the Center once a month by appointment only. Please call the Jonestown Community Center at (512) 854-1500 to schedule an appointment.

Food Pantry can be accessed once every 30 days by residents of Travis County. An application and photo identification is needed to get a food pantry. Food offered varies from week to week depending on availability. Please bring your own grocery bags with you to help us be green when you come for a food pantry.

Faxing for clients is permitted only on Mondays, Wednesday and Fridays from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm No exceptions.

The Jonestown Community Center offers free bread and tortillas for low income families Monday through Friday, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Quantities are limited and bread distribution is on a first-come, first-served basis. The program is operated by volunteers. Rules for the program are posted at the Community Center and must be adhered to.

Our Computer Resources provide a computer, phone, fax and current information about jobs and services available. The Job Search has a 30 minute time limit per visit. Please check in at the front desk.

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) application are accepted on the fourth Thursday of every month from 10:00 am to 1:30 pm These services are by appointment only. Applicants must bring required documents, which can be found on the USDA-FNS website.

For questions about food stamp applications, PLEASE CALL 2-1-1, OPTION 2

Legal Aid Clinics are available to low-income individuals who wish to apply for legal aid services through Texas Rio Grande Legal Aid and Volunteer Legal Services (VLS). No criminal or immigration matters accepted. Clinics are available on the last Thursday of the month, by appointment only 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm Please call the Jonestown Community Center at (512) 854-1500 to schedule the appointment.

Hill Country Ministries provides fresh foods on the second Friday of every month From 9:00 am-11:00 am

We have a social worker available here at the Center to talk with any resident in need. Our Social Worker provides clinical case management services to any residents of Travis County who want to develop a plan and create change in their lives. All Travis County residents are eligible to receive social work services; however eligibility criteria do apply for financial assistance and other programs.

Services:

  • Case Management Services
  • Goal Planning and Assessment
  • Brief Counseling Services
  • Community Outreach Services

On Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays our partner agency Meals on Wheels and More provides a place for older adults to gather for games (bingo, dominoes, cards), conversation and a shared nutritious lunchtime meal.

Congregate Meal sites are FREE for everyone and open to ANYONE age 60 or over! There is no charge for the meal, but a donation can be made to Meals on Wheels and More if the participants want to do so. Come share good conversation, fun games and a meal with us. We'll be looking forward to your company. WE LOVE SEEING NEW FACES! Contact the Senior Lunch Program Manager at (512) 854-1505 to sign up.

The Travis County Community Center in Jonestown has a meeting area that can be reserved community groups (see last paragraph for examples). Space is available on a first come first served basis and can be used by groups that meet the following criteria:

  • No religious or political functions allowed at the Community Center
  • No charge or fee for attendees of any event held at the Community Center
  • Groups reserving the meeting area must have a community focus or benefit and cannot be for-profit
  • Events at the Community Center must be open to the public

Please contact us at the main number (512) 854-1500 if you have a request or question. Examples of groups that use our Meeting area include 12 step groups, neighborhood associations, early voting, Community Center Advisory Board Meeting, and public information and education meetings.

Austin Public Health provides free health screenings the last Monday of the month, from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm, no appointment necessary. For more information contact Tammy Walker, RN (512) 972-5186.

Volunteers are needed in our food pantry, for two hours a day, Monday – Friday between the hours of 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm Must be able to lift a minimum of 20lbs. For more information, please call the Jonestown Community Center at (512) 854-1500.

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Jonestown

18649 FM 1431 Ste. 6A
Jonestown, Texas, 78645 (Map)
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Phone: (512) 854-1500
Fax: (512) 854-1510
8:00am - 5:00pm, M-F