The Courage To Start Over

It takes immense courage to leave an abusive relationship. And the price paid for that bravery is often great. For Artessa, leaving meant the new reality of homelessness. “I’ve never…

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In Celebration of Volunteers

It’s Volunteer Appreciation Week, and we are celebrating the hundreds of individuals and groups who give their time to fuel our mission each year. In 2021 alone, 283 volunteers gave…

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You Are Helping End Youth Homelessness

“I am not worthy. I am not loveable. I am not competent.” These are the spoken words and underlying beliefs the Caritas of Austin Youth Program team witnesses daily in…

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Tracy’s Path Back to Well-Being

Tracy Allen’s first addiction was soccer. She began playing when she was 6 and eventually earned a scholarship to Missouri State University. But in her last year of high school,…

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A new beginning

Gunther Aguado now sees opportunity in each day. Having lived most of his life with a substance use disorder that ultimately led to homelessness, Gunther Aguado wants to use his…

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