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Everyone Deserves A Home

Celebrating 2019 and our vision for 2020

Dear Friends of Family Eldercare, We had much to be grateful for in 2019: I’m grateful for the strides we made in housing stability. One such achievement is that Family Eldercare’s Benefits Enrollment Center helped secure more than $2.2 million in benefits to help pay for healthcare, food, and more. That means more stable lives…Read More

Mission Possible: Join the Secret Santa Club

Watch this Super-Secret video.  Click here to complete your mission online….Read More

VA Homeless Providers Grant and Per Diem (GPD) Award

We know that finding a homeless veteran a place to live is only the first step in their journey, and that long-term stability and independence is the only true way to end homelessness. The Department of Veterans Affairs has awarded Family Eldercare a Homeless Providers Grant and Per Diem (GPD) providing funding that targets formerly…Read More

Letter to the Editor – Submitted to the Austin American-Statesman

This week, September 9-15, 2019, is Direct Support Professional Recognition Week in Texas. In signing the proclamation, Governor Abbott acknowledged that these professional caregivers, who help Texans with disabilities live more independently, are often under-recognized for their work. He’s right, and by supporting efforts to raise the hourly base wage for care attendants, the Governor…Read More

TACAA (Texas Association of Community Action Agencies) Presentation

  Two of Family Eldercare?s most tenured employees, Director of Housing and Community Services, Joyce Hefner, and Senior Money Management Case Manager, Kendra Peters, presented at the Texas Association of Community Action Agencies annual conference this month. Their presentation, exploring the developmental process of aging and providing case management services for elderly clients, highlighted the…Read More