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

MENTAL HEALTH

Integral Care

From: Integral Care Foundation

https://integralcare.org/en/home/

Description: Supporting Travis County. Mental health resources; 24 hr help line 512-472-HELP, ongoing counseling available, drug and alcohol treatment assistance, and some housing support.

Deadline: NA

NAMI

From: National Alliance on Mental Illness

https://www.nami.org/Home

Description: Stated mission: NAMI provides advocacy, education, support and public awareness so that all individuals and families affected by mental illness can build better lives.

Deadline: NA

HOUSING

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

Stop Tx Eviction

From: Texas Supreme Court collaborating with local legal entities

https://stoptxeviction.org/

Description: Apply for legal assistance, obtain information about your rights as a renter, find out about rental assistance in your area. This service was created to help direct people (renters) who need help with evictions.

Deadline: NA Pilot program serving 19 counties in Texas will move to serve the entire state by the end of January. Ongoing program.

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- the program is designed to terminate in December but likely will continue in varying ways through the school year. Please click on link for details.

Deadline: Update- free meals will be provided to anyone under 19 “as long as there is a need” for remote students. Please see site as it is updated very often as funding and resources change.

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. 

COVID-19 TESTING

Austin Public Health Testing Sites

From: City of Austin

https://austintexas.gov/covid-testinfo

Description: Free Covid testing is available in the City of Austin. If you have insurance, it is recommended you speak with your primary care doctor. Otherwise, take the self assessment on the website to determine if you need to receive a test.

Deadline: NA

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