AGE of Central Texas is a regional nonprofit organization that provides education and support to people all along the spectrum of growing older, no matter where they are on that journey. AGE of Central Texas offers a variety of services for older adults and caregivers to help make aging a positive and triumphant journey for everyone. AGE of Central Texas helps older adults their caregivers thrive as they navigate the realities and opportunities of aging and caregiving.
Assistance League - Austin
Assistance League serves the youth and elderly with many programs, such as Fresh Start, Operation Wish List, Operation School Bell, Toy Cart @ Dell Children's, and more. Assistance League of Austin has a rich history of supporting the talents and vision of volunteers engaged in personal service to our community. During the fiscal year of June 1, 2016 to May 31, 2017, volunteers worked more than 66,000 service hours. The organization had 403 members as of June 1st, 2017 and was proud to return a high percentage of these funds to the community.
The Austin 20 supports organizations committed to assisting children victimized by sex trafficking by filling the gaps in the continuum of care. We offer: financial support, through fundraising; knowledgeable resources, with expertise regarding DMST; caring volunteers, ready to assist; and support for related legislation.
Austin Child Guidance Center
Since 1951, Austin Child Guidance Center, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization has been dedicated to improving the mental health of children and their families. A multidisciplinary team of psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, and counselors provides individual, family, and group therapy; psychiatric and psychological services; parent education; community presentations and consultations; and training to current and future mental health professionals.
Austin Disaster Relief
This nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization is made up of thousands of trained volunteers and more than 175 Greater Austin churches who are willing to bring hope to Austin when a crisis arises. The Austin Disaster Relief Network (ADRN) network enables and empowers members of the church to prepare, mobilize, and respond quickly in the event of a disaster. Community support groups, local agencies, and business partners play a significant role in ADRN's mission. Thanks to volunteer assistance, monetary gifts, and kind donations, the non-profit can fund the rebuild and repair process of survivor homes as well as provide immediate assistance to those in crisis.
Austin Pets Alive!
This is not your average animal shelter. Austin Pets Alive! maintains innovative, comprehensive programs designed to save the animals who are at the most risk of being euthanized. The shelter has saved more than 40,000 cats and dogs since 2008. Their successful programs in addition to the excellent work of other local animal welfare organizations have helped save more than 90% of animals in Austin since 2011.
This nationwide organization works to enhance the quality of life and dignity of families and individuals by: • Eliminating barriers to opportunity • Strengthening communities • Helping people in need reach their full potential through learning and the power of work You may see our bright green trucks making donations at numerous locations throughout Austin.
Habitat for Humanity
Habitat for Humanity partners with people in your community, and all over the world, to help them build or improve a place they can call home. Habitat homeowners help build their own homes alongside volunteers and pay an affordable mortgage. With your support, Habitat homeowners achieve the strength, stability and independence they need to build a better life for themselves and for their families. Through our Strategic Plan, Habitat for Humanity will serve more people than ever before through decent and affordable housing.
Mobile Loaves & Fishes
Mobile Loaves & Fishes is dedicated to helping the homeless who are struggling to survive. Every night of the week and every day of the year, volunteers of this organization hit the streets to provide clothing, hygiene products, food, and other life-sustaining items to our homeless neighbors.
At SAFE, we are drawing a line in the sand in Austin. We are committed to ending violence and abuse, and our community stands with us. Together, we can stop abuse for everyone.
The Salvation Army has many facets, but The Junkluggers focuses on working with the Salvation Army Family Stores. These stores are the core of the Salvation Army's Adult Rehabilitation Center philosophy. We proudly donate to their community store, which sells quality goods, clothing, furniture, and more at low prices. The organization uses these proceeds to fund the self-sustaining Adult Rehabilitation Centers. Not only do Family Stores offer great rates for clothes, furniture, sporting equipment, household goods, books, and more, they also offer employment opportunities for rehabilitating adults.
Sammy's House is a nonprofit agency that provides services for children with and without special needs. We operate a child development center, a respite care program, summer camp and family support services to fill the gaps in services for children, especially those who are medically fragile and/or developmentally delayed in the Austin, TX and surrounding area. Our programs serve children 0-16 years old.
The Refuge for DMST (Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking) has a very specific mission, which is to provide trauma-informed, long-term restoration services and shelter for female minors under the age of 19 who have been exploited through sex trafficking.