Links and resources that students may need while school is not in session as a result of COVID-19.
This page will be regularly updated.
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Resources from Austin ISD
Austin ISD Resources
Resources for Students & Family
City of Austin Updates
If you have a family member that has lost their job due to the impact of COVID-19, they may qualify for unemployment benefits.
The CDC continues to update the status of the coronavirus and advise proper precautions to protect yourself and your family.
Safety in Your Own House
Goodwill Central Texas
2020 Census Jobs
Austin Job Opportunities
Workforce Solutions Capital Area
Workforce Solutions Rural
Home Internet Access
Internet Essentials offers affordable Internet to eligible low-income families. Please use the promo code "TRIO2020". The first two months of this service will be free. The monthly rate is $9.95, but participants may cancel the service at any time.
ADVi provides answers to general questions about applying to college, financial aid, the FAFSA and TASFA, scholarships, and much more.
Zoom is a video and audio conference platform. This allows the Upward Bound staff to contact you via your mobile phone or computer. This is is helpful for video meetings and conference calls.
Austin ISD Summer Meal Program
Central Texas Food Bank
Angel House / Austin Baptist Chapel
Provides sack breakfast from 9:30-10 AM and sack lunches 11 AM-12:30 PM. No inside dining room, no restroom, no shower, and no clothing ministry currently.
El Buen Samaritano Food Pantry
Will be open Tuesdays-Thursdays from 9-11AM. Food will be provided on a first come, first served basis. Our bilingual staff is available to assist you in both English and Spanish. Currently, we do not require documentation of any kind.
Your Texas Benefits
If your child receives free lunch at school, fill out this form...you could receive up to $285 per child for food. It will be sent to you in a P-EBT card. Even if you have never received any type of assistance you could still qualify.
Ascension Texas COVID-19 Line
Austin ISD Crisis Support Fund
If your child is uninsured and doesn't receive free/reduced lunch, the AISD Crisis Support Fund is providing vouchers to families to receive telemedicine care for free.