Education classes teach life skills so people can reach their full potential.

For people to reach their full potential, they need more than just physical resources. They need the knowledge, skills and opportunities to reach their goals. Caritas of Austin’s Education program is aimed at giving people the tools they need to succeed. Whether it’s learning to manage personal finances, developing vocational skills, or setting life goals, our Education program adds an additional layer of support to our comprehensive services.

Our Education Classes

Life Skills: A series of classes that help clients develop life skills such as: Goal Setting, Establishing Boundaries, Strategies to Raise Self Esteem, and many more.

Financial Literacy: An assortment of classes to help clients manage their finances including Financial Planning, Savings, Building Credit, and others.

Health and Well-Being: A compilation of classes including topics such as; Eating Healthy, Choosing a Hobby that Works for You, and others.

Employment Workforce Training: A series of classes that builds job skills in the Hospitality Industry and the Food Industry.

Speaker Series: Classes provided by community partner agencies as a resource to our clients by YWCA, Asian Family Support Services of Austin (AFSSA), and Austin Police Department (APD).

Caritas of Austin classes are available to all clients at no cost.

For more information about Education Services at Caritas of Austin, please contact Mayra Lopez Gutierrez, Education Program Coordinator at

Because of Caritas’ classes, I now know how to manage my money well.


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