The Housing Authority of Travis County partners with local organizations to provide residents with free educational and training opportunities.The programs are open to the public. For more information, please call 512-480-8245 or the Public Housing Manager.
Capitol Area Food Bank of Texas
The Capitol Area Food Bank has been providing hunger relief since 1982 with the help of approximately 300 Partner Agencies in 21 counties across Central Texas. The Capitol Area Food Bank partners with community agencies to provide a summer lunch program to community youth, which also includes a backpack of food sent home on Fridays for the weekend. The program engages HATC residents to assist with lunch service therefore, promoting community involvement and engagement.
One of the many components of Frameworks is to educate low-income families about financial literacy through Financial Self Sufficiency Participant seminars. Frameworks educational system is divided into seven different modules; Bank On It, Borrowing Basics, Check It Out, Money Matters, Pay Yourself First, Keep It Safe and To Your Credit. Frameworks will provide residents with help in managing and understanding budgets thus developing opportunities for housing and financial stability.
HATC is looking forward to developing relationships with the following agencies in order to provide resources, support, and opportunity to all the residents we serve.
Any Baby Can
Any Baby Can offers a variety of parenting classes, leadership opportunities and family support groups to provide support to families in need. Their classes and support groups provide the opportunity to learn from licensed professionals and engage with other families in similar situations. Any Baby Can will help strengthen families to foster supportive environments therefore leading to long-term success.
Austin/Travis County Health and Human Services
Austin/Travis County HHS provides health services to prevent disease, promote health, and protect the well-being of Austin/Travis County residents. HHS provides shelter, job assistance, food, clothing, immunizations, and emergency preparedness. Austin/Travis County HHS will help our residents make healthy choices individually and for their family members.
Communities In Schools
The Communities in Schools program helps support students who want to improve behaviorally, academically, and attendance-wise. 91 percent of students in this program graduate from school, 83 percent of students meet their academic goals, and 99 percent of students stay in school. Communities In Schools surrounds students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve success in life with meeting their unique needs. Communities In Schools will provide support systems for our young residents in order to achieve academic success.
Austin Area Urban League
The Austin Area Urban League provides employment and training, education and youth development programs, including afterschool tutoring and enrichment programs. One of the many programs the Austin Area Urban League provides is The Emerging Leadership Program, which is a six week summer program where high school students get the opportunity to gain work experience through a paid internship. Austin Area Urban League will provide residents with tools to remove barriers to education as well as social and economic programs along with an array of training opportunities.