Self-Sufficiency Programs


Youth

Youth in subsidized housing have access to opportunities designed to help them be healthy, stay in school, increase academic success and go to college.

HACA and numerous other local community partners support the Youth Educational Success (YES) and Austin Pathways Scholars initiatives.

Learn more about our youth programs
Adults

Adults who live in public housing and those who participate in the Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) program often require supportive services to achieve independence.

HACA and  local community partners provide Resident Opportunities for Self-Sufficiency, Family Self-Sufficiency and Workforce Development.

Learn more about our adult programs
Seniors & Persons with Disabilities

Programs for seniors and persons with disabilities in subsidized housing focus on helping Austin’s most vulnerable individuals maintain housing and dignity.

HACA and numerous other local community partners provide services including aging in place and workforce development for persons with disabilities of working age.

Learn more about our senior programs

Latest News and Updates


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