Resources

Resources for Habitat Homeowners and Partner Families

Check back often as we will be posting resources, updates, announcements and special events for our homeowners and partner families!

Loan Servicing Assistance

Serving of all Habitat loan payments is now handled by AmeriNat Community Services. Austin Habitat will no longer accept payments. All payments should be mailed to:

AmeriNat Community Services
P.O. Box 650402
Dallas, TX 75265

For assistance with your loan, call: 1-800-943-1988 x7903
Habla español, por favor llame al: 1-800-943-1988 x1238

Community Resources

English at Work: Brings customized language lessons to the workplace

Learning and Tutoring Center of East Austin: Provides free tutorial services to help children in academic subjects such as reading and mathematics

East Austin College Prep: Tuition-free public school open to 2nd – 10th graders in Austin.

Austin Free -Net: Provides technology training and access for the community, fostering skills that enable people to succeed in a digital age

Capital IDEA: Lifts working adults out of poverty and into living-wage careers through education

Workforce Solutions: Helps Central Texans prepare for the workforce and get back to work.

Homebuyer Resources

Texas State Affordable Housing (TSAHC)
TSAHC provides access to fixed-rate mortgage financing, down payment assistance grants
and mortgage tax credits for homebuyers. TSAHC also supports services proven to help families overcome financial hardship and stay in their homes.

The Housing Authority of the City of Austin
Apply for public housing, learn about the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program and find other housing resources here.

Austin’s Tenant Council
ATC programs focus on housing discrimination, tenant-landlord education and information, and housing repair and rehabilitation. ATC also provides helpful resources to assist you in finding affordable housing that is tailored to your income and neighborhood.

Telephone Counseling: 512-474-1961 (M- F, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. & 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.)
Appointments: 512-474-7006 (M-Th from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.)

Texas Low Income Housing Information Service – Housing Counselor
This web application estimates rents for subsidized housing programs in Texas and provides a resource for exploring housing opportunities in the city you choose.

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Information on home buying, foreclosure avoidance, rental assistance and other housing topics

Basic Needs Resources

First Call For Help- Dial 211

2-1-1 Texas is for anyone who needs help and doesn’t know where to turn. It is available statewide, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and is multilingual. This service is provided by United Way of Greater Austin.

Food Banks and Nutrition Services

Baptist Community Center – Bread and pastries
Mon – Fri 9:30 am – 12 pm
512-478-7243
2000 E. 2nd St., Austin, TX 78702

Eastside Community Connection – Food bank
Eastside residents only.
Sept – May: Tues – Thurs 4 pm – 6 pm
June – Aug: Tues 10:30 am – 12:30 pm, Wed 3 pm – 5 pm
512-220-7312
5810 Berkman Dr., Austin, TX 78723.

Gateway Community Church – Food pantry
Wed 10 am – 1 pm
512-837-2162
7104 McNeil Dr., Austin, TX 78729

St. Ignatius Church – Food pantry and utilities assistance
Mon – Thu 9 am – 1 pm
512-442-0226
2303 Euclid, Austin, TX 78704

LifeWorks – Hot meals and hygiene supplies for ages 10-23
512-735-2400
408 W. 23rd St., Austin, TX 78705

Covenant United Methodist Church – Food pantry
Residents of zip code 78727 only.
Wed 5:30 pm – 7 pm
512-346-3124
4410 Duval, Austin, TX 78727

Hope Lutheran Food Pantry – Food pantry
Austin residents only.
Mon 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
512-926-8574
6414 N. Hampton, Austin, TX 78723

Manos de Cristo – Food pantry
512-477-7454
4911 Harmon Ave, Austin, TX 78751

Mobile Loaves and Fishes – Food trucks
512-328-7299 x101
Mobile and variable locations

Capital Area Food Bank – Food bank
Visits are limited to once per month.
Wed from 9 – 11 am
512-381-7104
500 E. St. Johns Ave. Austin, TX 78752

Austin Baptist Chapel – Breakfast & Lunch
Breakfast 9:30 am – 10 am, Lunch 11 am – 12:30 pm
512-474-2666
908 E Cesar Chavez, Austin, TX 78702

Casa Marianella – Food for up to 35
Immigrants only.
512-385-5571
821 Gunther St. Austin, TX 78702

Clothing Resources

The Helping Hands Center
Tues 9 am –12 pm
1st and 3rd Sat 9 am – 12 pm
512-472-2298
1161 San Bernard St., Austin, TX 78702

Austin Baptist Chapel
Clothes closet for men only.
Sat 9:30 – 10:30 am
512-474-2666
908 E Cesar Chavez, Austin, TX 78702

Baptist Community Center
Low-cost clothing; baby, work, children, adults.
Wed 8:30 am – 12 pm
512-478-7243
2000 E. 2nd St., Austin, TX 78702

Casa Marianella
Sat – Men’s clothing
Fri – Women’s clothing & household items
512-385-5571
821 Gunther St, Austin, TX 78702

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Austin Habitat for Humanity
500 W Ben White Blvd
Austin, TX 78704

(512) 472-8788

Hours
Monday to Friday
8:30am – 5:30pm

ReStore Austin
500 W Ben White Blvd
Austin, TX 78704

(512) 478-2165

Hours
Monday to Saturday
9:00am – 8:00pm

Sunday
11:00am – 6:00pm

ReStore San Marcos
2521 South Interstate 35 Frontage Rd.
San Marcos, TX 78666

(512) 738-8383

Hours
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Sunday
11:00am – 6:00pm