Come to our Center for more information about programs and services in our area. We refer to many agencies and programs in addition to the following:

14000 Summit Dr, Austin, Texas 78728 (Map)

Phone: (512) 834-3195

The Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) works with communities to promote safe and healthy families and protect children and vulnerable adults from abuse, neglect, and exploitation. We do this through investigations, services and referrals, and prevention programs.

DFPS has five major programs that do this important work:

  • Adult Protective Services
    Protects the elderly and people with disabilities from abuse, neglect, and exploitation through investigations and services.
  • Child Protective Services
    Protects children from abuse and neglect through services, foster care, and adoption.
  • Investigations
    Investigates reports of child abuse or neglect to determine if any child in the family has been abused or neglected. If the children aren't safe, the investigator starts protective services.
  • Prevention and Early Intervention
    Manages community-based programs that prevent juvenile delinquency and child abuse and neglect.
  • Statewide Intake
    Takes reports of abuse, neglect, and exploitation from across the state through its Texas Abuse Hotline (1-800-252-5400) and through the website TxAbuseHotline.orgExternal Link 24-hours a day, every day of the year.

1700 Rutherford Ln, Austin, Texas 78754 (Map)

Phone: (512) 450-0844

Guided by the vision that seniors and adults with disabilities should live in a supportive community with dignity and as much independence as possible, Family Eldercare provides essential services to seniors, adults with disabilities and caregivers.

1111 E Cesar Chavez St, Austin, Texas 78702 (Map)

Phone: (512) 978-8130

Central Health works to develop and maintain a network of health care services by identifying and prioritizing the community's needs and meeting those needs in the most effective and efficient ways possible. Rather than directly providing health care services, Central Health has developed a unique approach of contracting with a variety of providers to meet the health care needs of eligible residents.

4920 N Interstate Highway 35, Austin, Texas 78751 (Map)

Phone: (512) 374-2700

Texas RioGrande Legal Aid (TRLA) is a non-profit organization that provides free legal services to low-income residents and represents migrant and seasonal farm workers. TRLA operates public defender programs in several Southwest Texas counties, representing the poor who are accused of felonies, misdemeanors and juvenile crimes.

816 Congress Avenue, Suite 701 Austin, Texas 78701 (Map)

Phone: (512) 476-5550

Volunteer Legal Services of Central Texas provides civil legal services to low-income people through attorney volunteers in Travis County. Our attorneys help people with critical matters, such as helping victims of abuse end violent relationships, connecting persons with disabilities with medical and financial benefits, and keeping people out of homelessness by defending against wrongful evictions and foreclosures.

6505 Airport Blvd. Suite 101, Austin, Texas 78752 (Map)

Phone: (512) 454-9675

Workforce Solutions is a private, publicly funded non-profit organization that provides the region with assistance finding a job, child care services, job training and more. Workforce Solutions Workforce Solutions provides services to individuals with disabilities including vocational rehabilitation.

Main State Phone Number: 800-628-5115

Travis County locations:

East Center
3401 Webberville Rd, Bldg 1000
Austin, TX 78702
(512) 223-5400

South Center
6505 Burleson Road
Austin, TX 78744
(512) 381-4200

North Center
6505 Airport Blvd Suite 101
Austin, TX 78752
(512) 454-9675

Contact the Senior Lunch Program Manager

Phone: (512) 854-1505

Meals On Wheels of Central Texas provides nutritious meals and entertainment for older adults on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Fridays.

(Various locations around Austin)

Goodwill's Job Source programs are designed to help individuals with barriers or disabilities find employment through basic job-related services. Goodwill's Placement Specialists and Case Managers will put together a customized plan of services for each Job Source participant and continue to work with each individual through retention once they are working.

Austin


1029 Camino La Costa Austin, TX 78752 (Map)
Phone: (866) 867-6991

Georgetown


104 Parkview Drive Georgetown, TX 78626 (Map)
Phone: (866) 627-6997 or (887) 831-4699

Social Security delivers a broad range of services online at https://www.ssa.gov/ and through a nationwide network of over 1,400 offices that include regional offices, field offices, card centers, tele-service centers, processing centers, hearing offices, the Appeals Council, and our State and territorial partners, the Disability Determination Services.

1631 E 2nd St. Bldg D AUSTIN, TX 78704 (Map)
www.integralcare.org
24 hr crisis hotline (512) 472-4357

North Clinic - 825 E Rundberg Ln. Austin, TX 78753 (Map)
Phone: (512) 804-390

Provides 24 hour crisis intervention, psychiatric evaluations, medical treatment, in-patient treatment, assistance with employment, vocational employment and family support services.

700 W Whitestone Blvd #A, Cedar Park, TX 78613 (Map)
www.theshm.org
Phone: (512)331-5828

Provides affordable health & wellness services to uninsured families.
(Income eligibility with no income limit.)
Serving Travis County & Williamson County

Hours

  • Monday 3:45 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. (NEW PATIENTS ONLY)
  • Tuesday 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. (CALLS ONLY)
  • Wednesday & Thurday 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
  • Friday 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

The Travis County Community Center in Jonestown, Texas has positions for dedicated volunteers that are willing to donate their time, skills and passion to our Center. Please contact us at (512) 854-1500 to learn more about volunteer opportunities.

The Center also has American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) part-time positions available. The AARP website is: www.aarp.org/foundation. If interested, read the qualifying information below and then call Austin AARP office at (512) 391-9299 for additional information.

AARP Foundation and the Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP), believe that achieving the American Dream is possible for everyone, regardless of age. SCSEP offers paid job training to eligible citizens in all 50 states and Puerto Rico. The SCSEP training allows participants to earn money while they develop skills to compete in the job market. The program is funded by American tax dollars and run by non-profit organizations. AARP Foundation operates SCSEP in 22 states and is one of the nation’s largest providers of this program.

SCSEP helps people age 55+ find work, develop new skills, and build their financial security.

Through SCSEP, 55+ job candidates like you:

  • Receive up to 20 hours/week of paid training and work experience
  • Gain valuable skills and experience, and build self-confidence
  • Use their skills and talents to improve the community by training in a wide variety of locations, including offices, hospitals, daycare centers, senior centers and other community organizations

Wondering if you might qualify? Answer the following questions:

  • Are you 55 years of age or older?
  • Are you unemployed?
  • Do you earn a low or no income?
  • Do you wish to work in your community?
  • Do you want to be paid to learn new skills through on-the-job training?

If you answered “yes” to the above questions, you may be eligible.

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Jonestown

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