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Info: Covid Vaccine Access

  Family Eldercare believes everyone who needs a COVID-19 vaccine should get one. We are focused on ensuring high-risk older adults and adults with disabilities receive the information, resources, and support they need to get vaccinated.   Statewide Program Aimed at Vaccinations for Homebound Older Adults “[Texas] is set to receive 1.5 million doses of…Read More

Our Vision for 2021

Our vision for 2021 is to expand our partnerships and voice to ensure Central Texans have a supportive place to call home. We will focus our advocacy efforts primarily on four major areas of concern for our community. Addressing the eviction crisis and shortages in affordable housing In August, we joined forces with the Austin…Read More

Housing Crisis: Get Help, Stay Informed

  The impact of COVID-19 runs much deeper than battling the virus itself. We’re also facing one of the most severe housing crises in United States history. While Austin-Travis County has extended local eviction protections until April 1, we want to supply additional resources available to those who need support. If you are part of the vast number of individuals and families experiencing or facing homelessness or know…Read More

Advocacy: Eviction Crisis

As many Texans struggle with housing stability amid the ongoing pandemic, Family Eldercare continues to advocate for protections for Austin renters. Keep up to date with our efforts, as well as significant updates throughout the eviction crisis, here: 1. Blake Smith, Development & Communications Specialist, speaks to the Austin City Council   2. Brittany Baize,…Read More

Take Action: Eviction Crisis Advocacy

  Our advocacy on the eviction crisis continues. We’re calling on Governor Abbott to release the billions in unspent CARES Act funding to support the rental assistance needs of Texas renters and landlords.  We’re also calling on our elected officials in DC to pass the HEREOS Act so that we can stabilize our economy and…Read More