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Feel free to call the libraries (Elroy 512-243-1981 or Garfield 512-247-7371) for help contacting these organizations.


Del Valle Resource Guide (English & Spanish), created spring 2022 by Austin PBS

Resources/Recursos | Decibel


Books for blind and print disabled:  Texas Talking Books program 



Connect ATX:  community information hub from United Way of Central Texas for information about food, housing, transportation, parenting classes, job training, and more:

ConnectATX - United Way For Greater Austin - Help Starts Here



Enrolling students in Del Valle Independent School District (DVISD):

Parent Page - Del Valle Independent School District


Help with GED and basic reading skills: The Literacy Coalition of Central Texas


Adult English as a Second Language classes, GED, and citizenship at Del Valle ISD schools:  

Adult Education page - Community Action Inc. Central Texas


Help with college and career planning and paying for college:

Foundation Communities College Hub

Capital IDEA


Learn how to use the computer: Digital Navigators | Austin Free-Net


Videos on learning to use the computer:

Free Computer Basics Tutorial at GCFGlobal

Financial planning and tax preparation

Foundation Communities Prosper Center


Health clinics

Central Health at Hornsby Bend

Central Health Hornsby Bend Health & Wellness Center 


Del Valle Health Center (operated by CommUnity Care)

Locations - Community Care


UT Children's Wellness Center

UT Austin School of Nursing Wellness Centers

WIC Clinic @ Travis County Community Center/Del Valle

WIC Locations |

Austin Public Health neighborhood unit/Montopolis

Montopolis Neighborhood Center |

Free volunteer-run clinic in Central Austin


Housing/experiencing homelessness

City of Austin Homeless Street Outreach Team

512-804-3720, ext 4 to make a referral (*need name, date of birth, and where they usually are & they’ll make a pick up)


Sunrise Homeless Navigation Center

4430 Menchaca Rd

Austin, TX 78745

Open 9am-1pm Mon-Fri



Community Court |

Social services/case management.

Assists with ID’s and vital documents, storage of belongings

One Texas Center, 1st Floor

505 Barton Springs Road

Austin, TX 78704

Open 8am-5pm Mon-Fri



Identification Documents

How to Apply for a Texas Identification Card | Department of Public Safety 


Online Birth Certificate Application:


Apply for a Social Security Card: 


Application for a Green Card

Passport Services | Austin Public Library

4 Austin Public Library branches have a passport service office.  Need to make an appointment.

Job Seeking

Resume writing

Google Applied Digital Skills has some videos + use of apps for resume writing: 

Basic Digital Literacy Skills for Adults - Applied Digital Skills


Microsoft Word has resume templates that non-Gmail people can use 


This site is good for generating text for work experience and can be downloaded to cut and paste into a Microsoft Word or Google Doc resume template


Legal Help

Hiring a lawyer just to give legal advice (“limited scope representations”) 

Lawyer Referral Service: 512-472-8303


Free help for low-income individuals: Legal Aid lawyers: 512-374-2700

Texas Free Legal Answers  American Bar Association 


Free legal advice clinics: Volunteer Legal Services of Central Texas


Monthly free legal advice hotline (first Tuesday of every month): Legal Line | Texas Law Help


Law forms and information: Travis County Law Library


Online legal forms: 

*$45 for one-time download/print.


Legal help for survivors of domestic violence Texas Advocacy Project |


Mental health

Integral Care’s 24-hour crisis hotline at 512-472-4357


Mental health resources  (English)  (Spanish)


Parents and caregivers of young children (child development, behavior, childcare etc.)

Family Resources - United Way For Greater Austin - Help Starts Here


Texas Department of Family and Protective Services 



Emergency preparedness info


Pet services (free or low-cost vaccines, spay/neuter surgeries, microchips)

Emancipet:  Mobile Veterinary Clinics Schedule - Emancipet


Recycling and trash disposal in Travis County

Recycling and Disposal

“What do I do with…” guide  What Do I Do With... |

Small Business help (for Spanish-speaking patrons)

Counseling Program - USHCC


Link to the calendar for one of the counselors (if you’re having trouble with the above link):



Capital Area Regional Transportation Services (CARTS)


Austin’s Yellow Bike Project (provides free bikes for qualifying Travis County residents):



How to register to vote, sample ballots, and candidate information:

Check to see if you are registered to vote in Travis County:  


Non-partisan information about elections and how to be informed and involved: 

League of Women Voters of Texas   The League of Women Voters of Texas




Allies/Point of Contact

Bailey Gray, LMSW

Clinical Case Manager at Downtown Austin Community Court


512-974-1285 (fax)

512-825-0395 (personal cell)

*Can assist patrons/peers with obtaining birth certificates and I.D.’s over the phone


Food Resources

Central Texas Food Bank Mobile Food Pantry

Calendar and information about free food:

Get Help | Central Texas Food Bank


Food pantry at Del Valle Community Center

3518 FM 973

Del Valle, TX 78617

More Info here

*One visit every 30 days


Food pantry at Haynie Chapel Methodist Church

16309 Greenwood Dr

Del Valle, TX 68617

Every 2nd & 4th Tuesday from 9-11am


Food pantry at UT Social Resource Center

5301 Ross Rd., Building J

T, Th, F 9:30 - 3, one visit/week


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