Community partners

those we trust

Any Baby Can

Any Baby Can provides free parenting classes for HACA residents. Classes rotate between Booker T. Washington, Bouldin Oaks, Georgian Manor, Santa Rita, Chalmers Courts, Rosewood, Meadowbrook, and Thurmond communities.

Literacy Coalition of Central Texas

The Literacy Coalition’s Learning Center provides HACA residents with free GED, computer training and workplace competency training 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday at 1640 B Chalmers in Central East Austin.

Austin Community College

Austin Community College (ACC) provides free on-site GED classes; ESL and Adult Basic Education for HACA residents. ACC also provides free refurbished computers to HACA residents who complete several hours of computer training.

Boys and Girls Clubs of Austin

The Boys and Girls Clubs of Austin provide homework help, drug prevention after-school and summer recreation programs for youth at Chalmers Courts, Meadowbrook, and Thurmond Heights. Membership is $1 per year for HACA youth. Contact the property for meeting dates and times.

Boy Scouts of the Capital Area

The Boy Scouts of the Capital Area provides weekly troop meetings for boys and young men at Santa Rita Courts and Georgian Manor.

Communities In Schools

Communities In Schools provides school-based, targeted case management, after-school tutoring and enrichment activities, and college assistance to HACA youth.

Family Eldercare

Family Eldercare provides services like needs assessment, service coordination, case management, educational seminars, benefits counseling, volunteer opportunities as well as recreation and socialization activities at each of HACA’s four communities serving seniors and persons with disabilities.

Girl Scouts of Central Texas

Girl Scouts is open to all girls, grades K-12. During troop meetings, girls play games, cook, make crafts, do STEM activities, learn life skills, and sell cookies. Girl Scouts of Central Texas serves HACA youth from Georgian Manor, Santa Rita, Shadowbend, Manchaca Village, Booker T. Washington, Rosewood, and Northgate.

Goodwill Industries of Central Texas

Goodwill Industries of Central Texas provides HACA residents with workforce development training including job readiness training, job training and certification, job placement and programs to help residents earn a GED or high school diploma. Goodwill staff travel to HACA sites to meet with residents and also have offices located at Booker T. Washington, Chalmers Courts and Rosewood.

Mainspring Schools

Mainspring School provides full-time childcare at a HACA-owned building adjacent to Meadowbrook Apartments. Preference is given to HACA children. Child, Inc. offers an Early Head Start Program at Meadowbrook’s old management office.

Skillpoint Alliance

Skillpoint Alliance provides computer literacy training at HACA’s community computer labs and workforce development training and support for HACA residents.

Wright House Wellness Center

The Wright House Wellness Center offers HIV awareness and testing services at Booker T. Washington Terraces.

Austin Area Urban League

Austin Area Urban League (AAUL) is contracted to provide job readiness and office skills training, case management, job placement, and other job training classes under the new HACA Workforce Continuum.

AFRICAN-AMERICAN YOUTH HARVEST FOUNDATION/BEACON WORKFORCE

BEACON Workforce Development is contracted to provide career assessment, case management, job readiness and employment placement for adults under the new HACA Workforce Continuum. These direct and supportive services will help HACA residents remove barriers to employment and achieve job success. BEACON has particular expertise in helping those who are judicially involved or have a criminal history.

CENTRAL TEXAS FOOD BANK

The Central Texas Food Bank collaborates with HACA for a Summer Lunch Program for HACA Youth, and a federal Senior Grocery Program that provides qualified senior HACA residents with 30 pounds of shelf stable groceries and cheese monthly.

COMMUNITY CARE

The CommUnity Care Health Clinic provides HACA residents at with a full-service mobile health care clinic each month at Meadowbrook and Georgian Manor.

UNITED WAY

United Way partners with KLRU to deliver high-touch, high-tech, early childhood education to parents and toddlers at Meadowbrook, Bouldin and Shadowbend Apartments. The program provides technology education and child development activities through the use of tablets. Parents that participate in 80% of the class are awarded the tablet at course completion.

THE MAN IN ME

HACA partners with Isaac Rowe, the founder of The Man in Me, to facilitate the agency's I-DADS program. I-DADS focuses on male accountability and growth as an individual, partner and father.

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