Help Neighbors with Disabilities in Austin, TX

Volunteer opportunities to help individuals with intellectual, developmental, or physical disabilities in Austin and its surrounding areas


Accessible Housing Austin!

About AHA! “Accessible Housing Austin! was founded in 2005 by disability rights advocates who recognized that the scarcity of housing was a critical issue for people with disabilities. Accessible Housing Austin! serves a diverse range of Austinites with disabilities, including adults and children with mobility impairments, visual impairment, chronic illness, and other physical and emotionalContinue reading “Accessible Housing Austin!”

Imagine Art

About Imagine Art “Imagine Art is a Christian ministry, a 501c3 nonprofit, established in 1996. We operate a creative space where 65+ artists are engaged in our community, accessing 9,500 square feet of studios and galleries.  We offer specialized supports tailored to empower artists with disabilities to create art.  Non-disabled players engage as working artists in our studiosContinue reading “Imagine Art”

Learning Together Equestrians

About LTE “Learning Together Equestrians is a nonprofit organization. The organization consists of a passionate group of members, instructors, and volunteers committed to providing therapeutic horseback riding (hippotherapy), and related educational programs, to children with developmental or physical disabilities. We are located in Austin, Texas and serve our surrounding community.” http://www.learningtogetherequestrians.org/styled-2/ Volunteer Opportunities Volunteer: WorkContinue reading “Learning Together Equestrians”

Knowbility

About Knowbility “Knowbility is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with the mission of improving technology access for millions of youth and adults with disabilities all over the world. Our programs reflect our core values and the strong belief that accessible technology is a key to providing equal access to educational, employment, and social opportunities for peopleContinue reading “Knowbility”

Marbridge Foundation

About Marbridge “Marbridge is nestled on over 200 acres,  just 13 miles south of downtown Austin, Texas. Marbridge provides a distinct alternative to group homes for adults with intellectual disabilities, offering a full spectrum of services tailored to individual needs and abilities. Each of our three communities — The Ranch, The Village, and The VillaContinue reading “Marbridge Foundation”

Family Eldercare

About Family Eldercare “​Family Eldercare’s mission touches the lives of almost 6,000 seniors and adults with disabilities every year. Watch our mission in action and see how deep our mission runs, ensuring that Central Texans thrive.” https://www.familyeldercare.org/ Volunteer Opportunities Become an administrative or special events volunteer: Assist with data entry, filing, answering phones, writing thank-youContinue reading “Family Eldercare”

Hoofbeats Academy

About Hoofbeats Academy “​Hoofbeats Academy is the ‘able stable’ and a ‘MOUNTessori’ classroom. The stable is an enriched environment with horsemanship materials for differently abled students to freely explore. The goal is for all to ‘get stable’ by providing for diverse needs.” https://www.hoofbeatsacademy.org/ Volunteer Opportunities Assist with the lesson program Facility maintenance Fundraising Event supportContinue reading “Hoofbeats Academy”

Green Corn Project

About GCP “​Green Corn Project (GCP) is a grassroots, volunteer-run organization dedicated to helping Central Texans in need grow their own organic vegetables. A 501(c)(3) nonprofit, GCP installs organic food gardens for elderly, low-income, and disabled community members as well as for elementary schools, community centers, and shelters in underserved areas of Austin. We turn unusedContinue reading “Green Corn Project”

Goodwill Central Texas

About Goodwill “For six decades, Goodwill Central Texas has relentlessly focused on a single goal: empowering people through work. We believe that education and work are the only true pathways out of poverty, and strive to provide opportunities for people in our community who face obstacles to sustainable employment: people who have disabilities, people lacking education, people withContinue reading “Goodwill Central Texas”

Foundation Communities

About Foundation Communities “Foundation Communities is a local, homegrown nonprofit. We provide affordable, attractive homes and free on-site support services for thousands of families with kids, as well as veterans, seniors, and individuals with disabilities. We offer an innovative, proven model that empowers our residents and neighbors to achieve educational success, financial stability, and healthierContinue reading “Foundation Communities”

Autism Society of Texas

About the Autism Society “The Autism Society of Texas changes lives by connecting families and individuals to community resources and support throughout Texas. Offerings include support meetings; on-line networking opportunities; Sensory Friendly films; and fun family activities.“ http://www.texasautismsociety.org/ Volunteer Opportunities Help with setup and outreach at resource fairs and charity events. Select films and organize theContinue reading “Autism Society of Texas”

Divine Canines

About Divine Canines “Divine Canines was formed in 2004 by a group of dog lovers who wanted to share the unconditional love of dogs with people in special needs facilities in Central Texas. We began with five dog-and-handler teams, one large client – the Austin State Hospital – and a professional dog trainer who generouslyContinue reading “Divine Canines”

Austin State Supported Living Center

About AuSSLC “Austin State Supported Living Center (formerly the Austin State School) is home to 175 residents with intellectual and developmental disabilities, ranging in age from 26-87. The center provides a beautiful living environment and a wide range of individualized training and recreational programs. The Austin State Supported Living Center provides aid and support to individualsContinue reading “Austin State Supported Living Center”

The Arc of the Capital Area

About The Arc “The Arc of the Capital Area, a nonprofit organization, is committed to empowering Central Texans with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families through compassionate case management and innovative programs.“ https://www.arcaustin.org/ Volunteer Opportunities Art Education Assistant: Assist the art classroom instructors in projects and creating a safe and inclusive educational environment forContinue reading “The Arc of the Capital Area”

Ruby’s Rainbow

About Ruby’s Rainbow “Ruby’s Rainbow is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization inspired by a little girl named Ruby who was born with an unexpected, 21st chromosome. Finding out she had Down syndrome did not change her family’s expectations for her future, and they vowed to give her every opportunity they could to learn, grow, flourish andContinue reading “Ruby’s Rainbow”

Service Dogs, Inc.

About Service Dogs, Inc. “Founded in 1988 by attorney Sheri Soltes, Service Dogs, Inc. builds better lives for Texans overcoming challenges through partnerships with custom trained Assistance Dogs provided free of charge.“ https://www.servicedogs.org/ Volunteer Opportunities Volunteer at Events: Help with setup, teardown, interaction with the public, and event preparation like making signs and stuffing gift bags. Out-of-townContinue reading “Service Dogs, Inc.”

The Next-to-New Shop of St. David’s Episcopal Church

About the Next-to-New Shop “[The] Next-to-New Shop of St. David’s Episcopal Church [is] a consignment shop and outreach ministry sponsored by St. David’s Parish. Our consignment shop has been operated by volunteers from the central Texas community since 1959. Next-To-New is a tax-exempt corporation pursuant to Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and operatesContinue reading “The Next-to-New Shop of St. David’s Episcopal Church”

Integral Care

About Integral Care “We support adults and children living with mental illness, substance use disorder and intellectual and developmental disabilities in Travis County. Our services include a 24-hour helpline for anyone who needs immediate support, ongoing counseling to improve mental health, drug and alcohol treatment to help  with recovery, and housing to regain health and independence. Integral Care helps provide a strong foundationContinue reading “Integral Care”

Easterseals Central Texas

About Easterseals “Easterseals serves 1.4 million children and adults with disabilities and their families, offering a wide range of services at 74 affiliates nationwide. We change the way the world defines and views disability by making profound, positive differences in people’s lives every day, helping our clients build the skills and access the resources theyContinue reading “Easterseals Central Texas”


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