Community & Government Resources

Additional resources can be found on the Austin city website.

Austin Asian Community Health Initiative

Healthcare and social services enrollment.


Austin Diaper Bank

Diaper Pick-Up Day for Families each Friday

Contact: Website
8711 Burnet Road Building B (in the back)

Austin Health and Human Services Department (HHSD)

Homeless prevention and rapid rehousing program. This program provides emergency funding to help people pay their rent, housing, and other expenses.

Contact: (512) 972-5011 or (512)-972-5780

Austin Tenant's Council

Provides counseling related to the eviction process, tenant-landlord issues, mediates disputes, provides workshops, and identifies fair housing issues to resolve or minimize discriminatory housing practices.

Contact: 512-474-7006; Website

Central Texas Food Bank

Free food assistance - They do NOT have Halal meat.

Contact: Website

City of Austin Financial Support Plus 1 Program

Plus 1 fund provides emergency financial help if you are having temporary difficulty paying utility bills. Customers may also contribute to this fund via their monthly utility bills.

Contact: Website or (512) 494-9400.

CommUnity Care

Healthcare services for uninsured individuals; for people experiencing coronavirus-like symptoms (e.g. fever, cough, shortness of breath) CommUnityCare will triage people over the phone and send them to the appropriate location. People with no established provider should call the number above rather than come in to a clinic to prevent any potential spread of the virus.

Contact: 512-978-8775; Website

Connect ATX

Food service - various food pantries assistance in your area.

Contact: Website

Elderly Grocery Delivery (Favor App from HEB only)

Delivering free of charge for HEB deliveries for the ELDERLY ONLY. This is restricted to ages 60+.

Contact: 1-833-397-0080 (7 AM to 1 PM, 7 days a week). Website

General Resources

General resources for food, health & housing.

Contact: Dial 2-1-1. Website

AuntBertha - website to locate resources near you

Greater Austin Muslim Relief Committee (GAMRC)

Receive financial assistance with rent, utilities, bills, and food assistance

Contact: 210-338-0541‬. Website

Integral Care

Psychiatric and mental health services; drug & alcohol treatment.

Contact: 24-Hour Crisis Hotline 512-472-HELP (4357)

Meals on Wheels & More Congregant Meal Program

Free meals delivered for elderly 60 and above

Contact: Website

Muslim Community Support Services (MCSS)

Provides fianancial assistance with rent, utilities, bills; food assistance; MCSS is a Plus 1 Partner - have access to funding to help pay City of Austin utility bills

Contact:; 512-240-2247

NAMCC Drive-Thru

Drive-Thru FREE grocery event EVERY SUNDAY- By Registration ONLY. Link will be posted on the website on Friday at 2:00PM and on NAMCC Facebook page.

Contact: Website

NAMCC Humanitarian Assistance

Providing humanitarian assistance. TEXT message ONLY (no phone calls): 512 900 6402. Text the following details:

Language, Name, Good time for us to call you back

Contact: Text ONLY (512) 900 - 6402

NAMCC & ICNA Relief Austin

If you or someone you know is in need, you will be contacted to verify eligibility, come and we will deliver the basic food supplies from our food pantry.

Priority will be given to: Individuals having financial difficulties, elderly over 60 years, and individuals with medical conditions that prevents you to go grocery shopping

Contact: Text ONLY 512-931-4090: full name, address, preferred language

Nueces Mosque Petite Pantry

Pantry hours: open 24/7; access food and personal hygiene items

Contact: 1906 Nueces St. Austin, 78705

Peace Bakery and Deli Drive-Thru

Drive-Thru FREE bread event EVERY DAY- 11AM-3PM

Contact: 11220 N Lamar Blvd, Austin, Texas, 78753

Texas Workforce Commission

Apply for Unemployment Benefits:

Contact: Website

Travis County - Family Support Services

Utility assistance, Rent and mortgage assistance, Home repair/weatherization referrals, Licensed social work and case, management services, Burial services, Bread donation program Senior lunch program by Meals on Wheels, Online application site for SNAP, Medicaid, CHIP, with TxHHSC Community Partner Program

Contact: Website

Workforce Solutions Capital Area

Supportive employment services

Contact: Website

First Step In - Resources for Refugees, Immigrants, Asylum Seekers

Good website with information and resources for refugees, new immigrants and asylum seekers in the Austin area:

Contact: Website

Austin Bill Help

Are you having trouble paying your electricity or water bill? You can get help with your utility bill here.

Contact: Website


FACE’s mission is to drive focused cultural change among Muslims that leads to transparent survivor-centered community safety and leader accountability, outside the criminal legal system, for those who abuse their positions of trust and authority.

Contact: Website

Chaplaincy Services - Muslim Space

Chaplaincy sessions and spaces are intentionally non-judgmental, safe, and inclusive conversation spaces where all are welcome, regardless of any difference. They are an opportunity for you to check-in with the chaplain on any matter, with the focus being on your faith path, life’s challenges, spirituality, current events, etc. Chaplaincy services are intended for and open to all members of the community, not just those who may be in a rough patch.