Covid Resources

This list of publicly available resources is provided for informational purposes only, with a focus on Austin, Texas. AAR, LLC is not affiliated with any of these entities and programs. Click on the links for additional information and eligibility requirements. This list will be updated periodically. Check back for updates. 

ATX ARTIST SPECIFIC 

HAAM Covid-19 Resources

From: HAAM

https://www.myhaam.org/covid19

Health Alliance for Austin Musicians (HAAM) has collected a list of resources for local musicians and is requesting feedback from the community to identify additional needs.

Deadline: NA

HOUSING

COA Relief of Emergency Needs for Tenants (RENT) Assistance Program

From: City of Austin

http://www.austintexas.gov/rent

Description from the site: “The Relief of Emergency Needs for Tenants (RENT) Assistance Program provides full rent payment for income-eligible Austin renters financially impacted by COVID-19.” Open until funds are exhausted.

Deadline: This program will accept new applicants until funds are depleted. There will be more random selections advertised periodically until December or when the funds are depleted.

HUD: Avoiding Foreclosure

From: HUD

https://www.hud.gov/topics/avoiding_foreclosure/fctimeline

Description: HUD.GOV helps people find strategies and resources to avoid foreclosure.

Deadline: NA

UTILITIES

Austin Energy Customer Assistance Programs

From: Austin Energy

https://austinenergy.com/ae/residential/your-bill/customer-assistance-programs

Description: A list of programs offered by Austin Energy to support customers during the pandemic.

Deadline: Many programs only available until 9.30.2020

FOOD

Food Banks/Pantries

From: Capital Texas Food Bank

https://www.centraltexasfoodbank.org/

Description: Feeding families in need.

Deadline: NA

Austin Independent School District Meals and Produce Boxes

From: AISD

https://www.austinisd.org/openforlearning/meals

Description: Meals are produce boxes are available for children under 19 and sometimes parents/caregivers, for those that qualify. Dependent upon funding- some programs are designed to terminate in October, others at the end of the year.

Deadline: Update- free meals will be provided to anyone under 19 through December, produce boxes scheduled up until October 7th, and caregiver/parent meal program available until Oct. 4th. 

CHILD CARE

TWC Child care Resources Page

From: Texas Workforce Commission

https://www.twc.texas.gov/news/covid-19-resources-child-care

Description: Information and resources for child care and early learning through the TWC.

Deadline:  Dependant on funding and per program, check their website for more information. 

GENERAL CITY RESOURCE LIST

COA Covid-19 Economic Recovery

From: City of Austin

https://www.austintexas.gov/economicrecovery

Description: This City of Austin page is designed to help Austinites locate and identify resources in the area.

Deadline: NA