Get basic services at neighborhood centers

Neighborhood centers’ free services improve low- and moderate-income families’ quality of life by providing basic services including access to food pantries, bus passes and notary services.

  1. Call to make an appointment with a neighborhood center that is convenient for you. Be aware that neighborhood centers are closed from noon to 1 pm for a lunch break.

    East Austin Neighborhood Center

    211 Comal Street, Austin, Texas 78702


    Blackland Neighborhood Center

    2005 Salina Street, Austin, Texas 78722


    Montopolis Neighborhood Center

    1416 Montopolis Drive, Austin, Texas 78741

  2. On the day of your appointment, bring these items with you:

    • Photo ID
    • Proof of address, such as a government ID, utility bill, or mail with your address on it
    • Proof of income for all adults (18+) in the household for the last 30 days
    • Social Security numbers for everyone in the household, if available

More services

Neighborhood centers often offer additional services, including:

  • Help searching for an applying to jobs
  • Short-term counseling
  • Health screenings (blood pressure, blood sugar, cholesterol)
  • Help obtaining health insurance
  • Pregnancy tests
  • Flu shots (in the Fall) 
  • Training and education
  • Help with rent and utilities
  • Child safety seats
  • Fans (in the Summer)
  • Blue Santa applications (in the Fall)
  • Help with income tax forms (in the Spring) 

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