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shelterAre you interested in working to bring about the systemic changes necessary to prevent and end homelessness in our community? The first and most important step in advocating for the homeless is to learn everything you can about homelessness, a complex and often contentious social issue. Through this web site and the additional links provided, you can begin your journey toward understanding who is homeless, why, and what can be done about it.

To learn about homelessness in Austin, click here. To debunk the most common myths about homelessness, click here. For more information about homelessness throughout the United States, click here.

According to Webster, an advocate is “a person who speaks or writes in support or defense of a person, cause, etc.” As an organization, we strive to be advocates for those experiencing homelessness in our community, supporting them on their journey home. We hope you’ll join us. Together, we can take the first steps toward ending homelessness in Austin.

How To Help

  • Volunteer
    If you feel a call to help those less fortunate and want to raise awareness about homelessness and poverty, then Front Steps may be the right place for you.
  • Donate
    Less than 6% of financial contributions are used for administration. Front Steps strives to keep operating costs low so your gift will have the maximum impact on the lives of our homeless neighbors.

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