Parent Resources

    • Arc of the Capital Area
      • Phone: (512) 476-7044
      • Respite, parent-to-parent matches, food and clothing pantry, case management.
    • ARCIL, Inc. (Austin Resource Center for Independent Living)
      • Phone: (512) 832-6349
      • Advocacy and referrals for all ages, independent living skills and transition assistance for teens (14 and up).
    • Bluebonnet Trails Community MHMR Center in Bastrop County 
    • Easter Seals
    • ECI (Early Childhood Intervention)
      • ECI is a program run by the Texas Department of Health for children with a disability under the age of three.
    • GAFE (Grupo de Apyo para Familias Especiales)
      • Phone: (512) 385-8839
      • Advocacy and support services to Spanish speaking families.
    • Texas A&M Center on Developmental Disability 
    • Texas Department of State Health Services: Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN) Services Program 
    • Texas Parent to Parent 
      • Phone: (512) 458-8600 or (866) 896-6001
      • A state-wide non-profit developed for parents by parents; provides parent-to-parent matches, support, information, web site, resources, newsletter, and training.
    • VELA (formerly known as Growing Roots)
    • WorkSource - Child Care Solutions
      • Phone: (512) 302-0710
      • Assists with childcare funding for families who are financial eligible and are working, in school, or in training.