Austin Public Library
Job Portal: Crisis Support
This Job Portal was created during the COVID-19 Pandemic as a way for Library staff to offer help to the Austin community through a challenging and uncertain job market.
Build New Skills
Jobs for All
For Older Adults
For All Abilities
For Military and Veterans
For Formerly Incarcerated People
Rights & Benefits
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Local help during COVID-19
2-1-1: Find Help
A great place to get started! Connect with programs and services tailored to your situation.
Accessing Resources During COVID-19
Get help accessing social services and resources, including health and hygiene, housing, food and more.
APL COVID-19 Guide
Find many helpful links, including pandemic information and financial assistance.
APL Social Services Guide
Learn about organizations that can assist with shelter, food, health needs and more.
Community Not Commodity has collected more than 75 resources to help you and your family.
Get Help in a Crisis
Help with Money
Austin Creative Alliance
Artists may apply for up to $500 to replace verifiable lost income due to COVID-19 through the Artist Emergency Relief Fund.
Austin Public Health
Rent & utilities assistance to eligible individuals
Tenant Based Rental Assistance
Assistance for current Housing Authority of the City of Austin (HACA) residents
Travis County Family Support Services
Rent, mortgage & utilities assistance to eligible individuals.
How to claim your Economic Impact Payments through the IRS.
US Department of Treasury: CARES Act
The Paycheck Protection Program is providing small businesses with the resources they need to maintain their payroll, hire back employees who may have been laid off and cover applicable overhead.
Explore the Job Portal
Virtual Library Resources for Job Seekers
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