Please know that to receive shelter services, clients must be present at 500 E 7th Street, Austin, TX (corner of Neches & E. 7th St.). We are not able to provide new client assistance or support over the phone. Established clients receive contact information for their Case Managers. The main number 512-305-4100 has extension options (in English and Spanish) to help callers find the correct extensions for administrative departments (including human resources, finance, accounts payable, and billing), donations and volunteering, information on community resources and co-located agencies, and a staff directory.
Front Steps employs over eighty individuals working at the downtown shelter at 7th and Neches and at program offices around the city. We are frequently adding new faces to our staff—and every new hire brings their own skills and strengths to our workforce. Learn more about Working At Front Steps.
The symptoms of COVID-19 include cough, fever, and shortness of breath. If you are sick or have been around someone who is sick, the City of Austin has set up locations where you can recover or avoid spreading the virus to others. Call 512-978-8775 to start the process of connecting to these resources. You can also call the nurse line at 512-972-5560 for advice and testing information. The City of Austin maintains a frequently updated website about homelessness services and COVID-19 issues.
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Nine Volunteer Legends. Thousands of thank-yous. Infinite lives touched. That is how RecognizeGood presents the RecognizeGood Legends from the past year. Front Steps was thrilled that today our very own Deidre Gott was celebrated with a mobile billboard showcasing some of her volunteer work with our organization. She is a remarkable person with a huge heart, and we are delighted that the billboard is telling all of Austin about her legendary status. ... See MoreSee Less