We Are Hiring!

View our open positions and consider joining the BCC team! Open Positions Project Coordinator – Equity InitiativesBCC is seeking a dynamic individual to work closely with two Program Directors (Resilient Bastrop County Initiative and BCACH (Bastrop County Cares Accountable Communities for Health) in creating comprehensive action plans concerning support services, resources, and timeframes for each

Mobile Recreation & Well-Being Unit

Bastrop County Cares (BCC) is excited to announce funding for recreation services that will serve Bastrop County.  Beginning in May 2021, Bastrop County Cares conducted a series of community engagement sessions that included the voices of over 296 youth and adults. The top priority identified in those working groups was, “Access to a safe place

Parents as Teachers Achieves Blue Ribbon Status

Kids don’t come with a manual, and it can be overwhelming trying to figure out how to do all the things.  Parents as Teachers (PAT) promotes the optimal early development, learning, and health of children by supporting and engaging their parents and caregivers. In the Parents as Teachers program, parents have access to tools and

Nominations for Cancer Survivor Respite Retreat

*Save the Date* In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness, Bastrop County Cares Breast Health Initiative is launching our first Respite Retreat for Breast Cancer Warriors and Survivors!   Do you know of a women who resides in Bastrop County, living with or having survived any form of cancer? Is this person a friend, neighbor, colleague, active

Family Time Around the Table

In October, the Bastrop County Early Childhood Coalition Safety for Families sub-committee, in partnership with LifeSteps, hosted Family Time Around the Table, a virtual event intended to bring Bastrop County families together to demonstrate how families can have meaningful engagement.  Prior to the event, families were provided with a grocery bag from H-E-B with all

Rural Mental Health Access

Join the Resilient Bastrop County Initiative for a discussion on Rural Mental Health Access with the Texas Health and Human Services Office of Rural Mental Health! We will discuss details on local support for holiday food and other resources. Monday, November 21st 10:30 am- 12:00 pm Hampton Inn, Bastrop Email [email protected] for more derails.

Adult Opportunities Event

JOIN US! Join us for a conversation about the needs of our community. Your input will help the Bastrop County Accountable Communities for Health Initiative identify how to better support Bastrop County communities. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 19th12PM-1 PM INDIAN LAKE PAVILION298 BIG BOWSMITHVILLE, TEXAS 78957 SATURDAY, DECEMBER 3rd12PM-1 PM LAKE THUNDERBIRD COMMUNITY CENTER120 ARROWHEAD DRSMITHVILLE, TEXAS

2023 Health Coverage Community Q&A  10/27/22

The Prosper Health Coverage team at Foundation Communities will host a 2023 Health Coverage Community Q&A on Thursday, October 27 from noon–1:00pm on Zoom and Facebook live.   Our big announcement is that the Marketplace health insurance Open Enrollment period begins next on November 1!  The ten-week Open Enrollment period, which ends on Jan. 15, 2023, is the only time when people eligible for federally-subsidized health plans

Accepting Applications: Sisters Network Inc. Karen E. Jackson Breast Cancer Assistance Program (BCAP)

Established in 2006, Sisters Network® Inc. Breast Cancer Assistance Program (BCAP) is a national financial assistance program that provides financial assistance to breast cancer survivors in active treatment. The program also has an early detection component providing mammograms for underserved and uninsured women.  In 2022, the Breast Cancer Assistance Program was renamed Karen E. Jackson Breast Cancer Assistance