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Domestic Violence | Education | Health | Housing | Additional Topics

Domestic Violence

P.O. Box 16254
Austin, TX 78761
Confidential Helpline: 512-651-3743
Services: Culture-sensitive peer counseling, referrals, legal advocacy, crisis assistance, multilingual services, Asian group sessions, life skills classes
Languages: English, Asian languages

P.O. Box 19454
Austin, TX 78760
24-Hour Hotline: 512-267-7233
TTY: 512-927-9616
Languages: English, Spanish


Lucha: Language Learners at the University of Texas at Austin’s Center for Hispanic Achievement
(512) 471-6233

Children immigrating to Texas from Mexico and other Spanish-speaking countries face many challenges. These students face academic failure not only because of a language barrier but also because most schools do not have the resources to determine appropriate grade placement, diagnose content-area mastery, or train personnel to recognize and address the challenges faced by immigrant students.


City of Austin Health & Human Services Department
2100 E. St. Elmo Rd., Building E
Austin, TX 78744
- Austin/Travis County Community Health Centers
- Immunizations

El Buen Samaritano
7000 Woodhue Dr.
Austin, TX 78745
Services: Family health care, pediatric care, prenatal and well-woman, immunizations and lab tests, prenatal care and parenting classes
Languages: English, Spanish

Manos de Cristo
1201 E. César Chávez St.
Austin, TX 78702
Services: Dental care for low-income individuals

Medical Assistance Program (MAP)
110 Chalmers Ave., Suite B
Austin, TX 78702

People's Community Clinic
2909 N. I-H 35
Austin, TX 78722
Immunizations: 512-320-0315

Seton McCarthy Community Care Center
2811 East 2nd St.
Austin, TX 78702

Seton Kozmetsky Community Health Center
3706 South 1st St.
Austin, TX 78704

Seton Topfer Community Health Center
8913 Collinfield Road
Austin, TX 78758-6704

TexCare Partnership
Services: Health insurance for Texas children, from birth through age 18
Languages: English, Spanish

Women, Infants, Children (WIC)
Main Office: DeWitty Building
2209 Rosewood Avenue
Austin, TX 78702


Austin Tenants' Council
1619 East César Chávez St.
Austin, TX 78702
Services: Telephone counseling, in-house counseling, mediation services, Tenant Information Network, lease forms
Languages: English, Spanish

Austin Habitat for Humanity
310 Comal St., Ste. 100
Austin, TX 78702

Casa Marianella
821 Gunter
Austin, TX 78702
Services: Emergency shelter for immigrants and refugees in Austin
Languages: English, Spanish

Federal Housing Programs
- Buying a Home (HUD)
- Your Path to Home Ownership (Ginnie Mae)
- Home-Buying Guide (Fannie Mae)
Services: Provides information to homebuyers in Chinese, English, Haitian-Creole, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, and Vietnamese.

The Housing Authority of the City of Austin
1640-B East Second Street
Austin, TX 78702
Services: Ensures that safe, quality affordable housing opportunities exist for families of low income.

Additional Topics

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