Austin Social Service and Charitable Organizations

This page is devoted to mostly nonprofit organizations that serve the Austin community by providing social services and community support. 

AIDS Services of Austin

American Red Cross, Central Texas Chapter

American Youthworks
Helps young people develop into self-sufficient adults through education, job training and community service.

Art Alliance Austin
Supports promising Austin visual artists and arts organizations. Sponsors public art displays and art exhibitions.

Austin Children's Shelter

Austin Community Foundation
Professionally manages and administers charitable funds created by local individuals, families, and organizations. Matches donors with funds.

Austin Disaster Relief Network
Serves victims of local disasters by providing supplies, shelter, sponsorship, and counseling.

Austin Humane Society

Austin State Hospital Volunteer Services Council

Capital Area Food Bank

Caritas of Austin
Provides resources to impoverished and homeless Austinites and helps them achieve self-sufficiency.

Easter Seals Central Texas
Serves people with disabilities and their families.

Family Eldercare
Provides a range of services to seniors and adults with disabilities.

Goodwill Industries of Central Texas
Provides training and placement to help people gain employment.

Habitat for Humanity

I Live Here I Give Here
Connects interested Austinites with ways to get involved in the community through donation of time or money. Their website has an extensive list of Austin nonprofit organizations.

John Paul II Life Center
Operates a pro-life medical clinic that provides wellness, prenatal, delivery, and postnatal care for women, expectant mothers and babies.

Keep Austin Beautiful
Operates programs that clean, beautify, restore and protect the Austin environment through physical improvements and community education.

Meals on Wheels and More

Project Transitions
Serves people with HIV and AIDS by providing hospice, housing, and support in a compassionate and caring environment.

Restore A Voice
A local, faith-based nonprofit committed to the rescue and aftercare of domestic minors who have been sexually exploited through human trafficking.

Provides safety and healing for individuals and families affected by sexual and domestic violence. Works to help prevent sexual and domestic violence.

Texas Advocacy Project
Provides free legal services statewide to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking.

Texas Ramp Project
Installs exterior door ramps at homes of people who cannot use stairs to enter and leave their homes.

The Salvation Army

Travis County Amateur Radio Emergency Service
A network of licensed amateur radio operators who have volunteered to provide communication support in times of disaster.

Volunteer Legal Services of Central Texas
Provides free legal advice and representation in the civil justice system to low-income clients.

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