Caritas of Austin

  • TX


P.O. Box 1947
United States

About Us

Caritas of Austin has been fighting poverty, hunger and homelessness since 1964.

Caritas of Austin assists with basic needs such as food, rent and utilities and helps clients learn the skills they need to gain self-sufficiency. Caritas of Austin is Travis County's largest source of non-governmental assistance.

Caritas of Austin helps people experiencing a financial crisis meet their most basic human needs. Caritas of Austin provides rent and utility assistance for those faced with losing their housing; hot meals to those who are hungry; take-home groceries for those struggling to feed their families; and food, shelter, clothing and support for newly arrived refugees.

Caritas of Austin builds the skills needed to move toward self-reliance. Caritas of Austin offers case management, life skills and ESL classes, assistance with budget planning and money management, employment readiness training and job placement.