Financial Supports

Financial struggles can take a toll on your physical and mental health. Several organizations are here to help families get through tough times, but it’s not always easy to find the help you need quickly. Here are some good local places to turn to when you’re experiencing a job loss or housing insecurity.



The online companion to 2-1-1, this site has a broad collection of resources for Texans.

Filing for Unemployment

Apply for benefits online or by calling the toll-free number 800-939-6631 Monday through Friday from 8 am to 6 pm and Saturday from 8 am to 5 pm.

Austin Public Health Neighborhood Centers

While the centers are closed, a hotline offering rent and utility assistance is at 512-972-5780 from Monday to Friday, 8 am-12 pm and 1-4:30 pm.


This organization works alongside renters to advocate for fair and safe housing.

Austin Diaper Bank

This organization organizes diaper pick-up days in order to provide diapers to babies, seniors and others who need them.

Job Opportunities

Current job opportunities are listed here. Search by zip code and keyword to find listings near you.