Jaime is a Rapid Rehousing client at Family Eldercare. He is an immigrant who has been a permanent resident since his early thirties and has spent decades paying Social Security taxes out of his wages. Without a doubt, Jaime qualifies for Social Security benefits. However, he has one barrier preventing him from accessing those benefits — a permanent residency card needs to be presented at the time of application and Jaime’s permanent residency card was recently discarded by his old roommates.
Volunteers are especially important to all of us at Family Eldercare, in fact, for some of our programs it’s essential. To wrap up Volunteer Week, we have highlighted 4 of our Lifetime Connections Without Walls volunteers to share some of their favorite parts of volunteering with us.
During Black History Month, we are reflecting on Austin’s history and many of the policies that have led to two concerning and uncomfortable truths our community is facing: the population of people experiencing homelessness in Austin is disproportionately Black and increasingly made up of older adults.
Family Eldercare has been working hard to make sure that the people we serve are safe and connected no matter what.
For Quentin Rozier, a typical day might start at the shelter, or doing street outreach where he meets and engages with his existing and new clients.
Family Eldercare condemns the excessive use of force in a video recently released by KXAN.
Quentin shares his experience as Rapid Rehousing Case Manager over the last two years.
We’re thrilled to announce our participation in the Travis County Supportive Housing Collaborative to develop a pipeline of new-build supportive housing to address the needs of housing-fragile older adults, people experiencing homelessness, and adults with disabilities.
This investment would help older adults, people with disabilities, and care workers across the country live and age with dignity in their own homes and communities.