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HEALTH

RESTAURANT AFTER HOURS

Mental health resources for the hospitality industry.

BEN'S FRIENDS

Ben’s Friends is a community of chefs, bartenders, line cooks, servers, sommeliers, host and hostesses, GMs and owners who have found or are seeking sobriety.

AISD FREE LUNCH PROGRAM

  • AISD will provide free meals for all students through June 2022. Meals are free for all students regardless of income, or without any application or documentation.

A Guide to Self Care for Parents and Caregivers

Because self-care and mental health are connected, neglecting one can have a negative impact on the other. Sometimes, parental stress or burnout may become severe enough that you can’t overcome it on your own.

SYMPTOMS + TESTING INFO

COVID-19 health resources information provided by City of Austin.

Central Texas Resources

Austin Public Health

Austin Public Health (APH) operates several COVID-19 testing sites throughout Austin. You can sign-up for a test through the Public Testing Enrollment Form or through the APH Nursing Hotline (512-972-5560).

Childcare Programs

WORKFORCE SOLUTIONS is offering childcare program for service industry workers. All the information is in the link - deadline March 2022 to apply.

Austin Area Urban League

Free food, water and COVID testing.

ATX Mental Health Fund

Request funds for mental healthcare from this local mutual aid organization.

ATX Free Fridge

Fridge locations where local individuals + organizations stock free food for anyone who needs it, no questions asked.

Capital Metro

CapMetro is providing fare-free rides to individuals traveling to a scheduled vaccine appointment. Simply show proof of your appointment to the operator and enjoy a free ride using any CapMetro service. For customers using Pickup for their free ride, use the code METROVAX in the Pickup app.

How to Apply for Federal Aid

FEMA said the assistance can include grants for temporary housing, home repairs, and low-cost loans.

Austin Disaster Relief Network

  • Austin Disaster Relief Network (ADRN) is a network of churches and trained volunteers who partner with businesses, ministries, and local sources who share a passion for helping others in times of great need.

One Fair Wage Emergency Fund

Provides free, cash assistance to restaurant workers, delivery drivers and other tipped workers and service workers — who are seeing their income decline or aren’t able to work because of quarantines or other health concerns.

INDUSTRY RESOURCES

BEN'S FRIENDS

Ben’s Friends’ meetings are open to anyone interested in sobriety and support, whether they are currently sober or just beginning their journey. Our one-hour meetings are currently taking place on Zoom or in person depending on COVID-19 restrictions in each city.

One Fair Wage

Providing cash assistance to restaurant workers, car service drivers, delivery workers, personal service workers and more who need the money they aren’t getting to survive.

ROC RELIEF

In this time of crisis, Restaurant Opportunities Centers United is providing resources and financial assistance to restaurant workers impacted by the coronavirus crisis.

BASIC NEEDS SUPPORT

Furloughed employees can apply for assistance with rent, mortgage, or utility bills through Travis County Health and Human services. Follow the link for an application and instructions on how to apply.

SOUTHERN SMOKE

Emergency relief funding to individuals in the food and beverage industry who are in crisis.

WELLNESS

LIFETIME ON DEMAND

Most popular classes are now available in video format so that you can work out anytime, anywhere. More classes being added every day

FITNESS BLENDER

Free cardio, strength + stretch videos.

CALM

Free meditation resources.

COREPOWER

Free online yoga classes.

FUN

100 THINGS TO DO

100 ideas for things to do while stuck indoors.

FREE VIRTUAL GATHERING TOOLS

For virtual happy hours, movie nights, and more.

FREE IVY LEAGUE ONLINE CLASSES

450 Ivy League courses you can take online right now for free.

COLOR THERAPY

A mandala meditation in the form of a printable Sway coloring page.

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