Homeless Services Resources

Hurricane Harvey

District Resources

Community Resources

Austin Shelter for Women and Children

Website | 512-933-060

Catholic Charities of Central Texas

Website | 512-651-6100

Workforce Solutions Capital Area – Child Care Services

Travis Co. information: Website | 512-597-7191

Williamson Co. information: Website | 512-244-2207

Foundation for the Homeless

Website | 512-453-6570

Georgetown Housing Authority

Website | 512-863-5565

Head Start

Website | 512-255-4536

Hill Country Community Ministries

Providing assistance with food, clothes, eye exams, and other needs
Website | 512-259-0360

Hope Alliance/Williamson County Crisis Center (WCCC)

Website | 512-255-1212 | Hotline: 800-460-SAFE (7233)

Housing Authority of the City of Austin

Website | Public Housing: 512-477-4488 | Section 8: 512-477-1314

Housing Authority of Round Rock

Website | Public Housing 512-255-3702 | Section 8: 512-255-1336

Housing Authority of Travis County

Website | 512-480-8245

Job Source Program – Goodwill

Website | 512-637-7100 | Job Line: 512-637-7105

Lifeworks Austin

Website | 512-735-2400

Lone Star Circle of Care


AW Grimes Medical Office: 512-238-5400
Round Rock Health Clinic: 877-800-5722
Dental Clinic: 512-864-1445
OB/GYN: 512-828-3300

Mobile Loaves and Fishes

Reveal Resource Center (Food/Clothing Pantry)

Website | 512-981-7721

Twin Lakes Fellowship
1150 S. Bell Blvd.

Round Rock Area Serving Center

Providing assistance with food, clothing, furniture, computers, financial assistance
Website | 512-244-2431

Round Rock Public Library

Website | 512-218-5400

Sacred Heart Community Clinic

Website | 512-716-3929

Salvation Army Shelter

Website | 512-476-1111


Website | 512-267-7233 | TTY: 512-927-9616

Starry (Counseling services)

Website | 512-388-8290

Texas Baptist Children’s Home Family Care Program

Website | Main: 512-255-3682 | 512-828-0658

Texas Child Abuse Hotline

Website | 1-800-252-5400 | TTY: 1-800-735-2989

Texas Food Pantries

The Texas State University Counseling Practicum Clinic (Counseling services)

Website | 512-716-4250

Texas Workforce Center (TWC of Williamson County)

www.ruralcapitalworkforce.com | 512-244-2207 | Toll Free: 866-518-0576 | TTY: 800-735-2989 |

United Way of Williamson County

Website | 512-472-6267

Williamson County Health Department (Assistance with immunizations)


Cedar Park: 512-260-4240
Round Rock: 512-248-3257
Taylor: 512-352-4109
Georgetown: 512-943-3640


Travis Co. information:

Website | 512-236-9622

Williamson Co. information:

Website | 512-246-9622

Social Resources


A free service of the Texas Health and Human Service Commission. If you dial 2-1-1 on your phone or visit www.211texas.org online, you will be connected to other free social services in your local area such as food banks, shelters, rent or utility assistance, counseling, childcare, services for seniors and the disabled, and disaster relief.

Food Benefits

WIC is a Federal program that offers free groceries and nutrition education for low-income pregnant, and breastfeeding women, infants (up to 1 year), and children (up to their 5th birthday). For more information about WIC in Texas, call 1-800-942-3678.
SNAP, food stamp program, is available for qualifying low-income families. Apply for benefits online at www.yourtexasbenefits.com/wps/portal or by calling 2-1-1.

Health Insurance Options

Children under age 19 of families with limited income and resources may qualify for Children’s Medicaid. Many health services are covered, but you must reapply for coverage every 6 months. If you earn too much money to qualify for Medicaid, your children may still qualify for CHIP, Children’s Health Insurance Program. For information about both programs, check online at


SKIP, State Kid’s Insurance Program, covers the children of state employees who earn too much to qualify for Medicaid. For information on this program, contact TexCare at 1-800-647-6558.

Car Seats

Safe Riders is a program of the Texas Department of Transportation and Department of State Health Services. Low-income applicants can receive a free car seat after attending a one-hour education class. Certain restrictions apply, call 1-800-252-8255 for information.

Contact Information

Lori Traynham, LISD Homeless Liaison, ensures the identification, school enrollment, and the provision of services and opportunities for academic success of students in homeless situations.

If any student or family feels that they are in a homeless situation, information about rights and services is available at each campus or they may contact Lori Traynham at 512-570-0310.

Updated on April 7, 2020

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