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Casa Emergency Shelter

For Adult Immigrants

‣ Housing and food for up to 35 immigrants
‣ English classes
‣ Case Management to help residents assess their problems, access services (medical, legal, etc.) and achieve their goals

Posada Esperanza Transitional Shelter

For Women and Children Escaping Violence

‣ Housing for eleven families (a single mom and her children)
‣ Education for the mothers (four mornings a week, topics include English, nutrition, crafts, health)
‣ Youth Education program (daily homework tutoring for children, assisting mothers as they enroll their children in school and get involved in their children’s education through parent-teacher conferences and understanding their children’s progress reports)
‣ Family Case Management (working with mothers to assess their needs, create goals for their time at Posada Esperanza, and assist them in reaching their goals of housing, employment, childcare, and accessing medical and legal services)
‣ Distribution of clothing, toys, and household donations (daily during mother’s education hour)

Community Education Center

‣ ESL classes: Monday-Thursday, 7:30-9:00pm at 828 Gunter
‣ Herbal Medicine Clinic: Monday and Friday by appointment
‣ Casa Marianella Immigration Legal Services: Thursdays by appointment
‣ Distribution of Men’s Clothing: Saturdays

Donations of  Men’s clothing and Household items can be dropped at Casa every day from 8am-8pm. We generally do not have storage space for furniture. We are no longer accepting women and children’s clothing donations. Please donate women and children’s clothing to Treasure City at  2142 E. 7th St. Austin TX 78702. Check out their website for more information: