Multiple Need Resources

Advocacy Outreach

200-A Depot St, Elgin, TX 78621

Offers a resource center for Bastrop County, as well as ESL and family literacy programs. Provides a clothing and household goods closet.

Offers a Rapid Rehousing program for persons experiencing homelessness as well as Homelessness Prevention for persons who are facing eviction and have an eviction notice.

M-F, 8 am - 5 pm


Combined Community Action, Inc. of Central Texas

165 W. Austin St., Giddings, TX 78942

Offers a variety of community services, including adult education, utility assistance, rental assistance, prescription assistance, case management, weatherization assistance, cancer resource center, senior services, and health services. Reduction of energy costs through conservation, based on energy audit. Call for assistance and details. No charge of those who qualify.

M-Th, 8 am - 5 pm; Fri, 8 am - 3 pm


Ladies of Charity

1202 Pine, Bastrop, TX 78602

Assistance for victims of disasters. Partial payments on utility bills (propane, electricity, water – not telephone). Give clothing and linens, furniture to disaster victims, help with eye glasses and medications. Call for assistance and details or by referral from many social agencies, store hours and charitable aide hours may differ.

M, F, Sat, 9 am – 12:30 pm; W, 9 am - 5 pm
Emergency Help: W, 1 pm - 3:30 pm; F, 9:30 am - 11 am 


St. Vincent De Paul

P.O. Box 688, Smithville TX 78957

The Society of St. Vincent DePaul – Neighbors Helping Neighbors. This Catholic organization provides monetary assistance for rent, utilities, transportation (CARTS), and medications and basic needs for anyone in need in the 78957 zip code area. Clients seen in their homes on Mondays and Thursday. All information is kept confidential.