Volunteers needed for COVID-19 hotline serving Bastrop County

Like so many of you, each day we are learning more about the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and how it is impacting our world and our community. As Bastrop County Judge Paul Pape announced at 4 p.m. on Monday, the Hotlines for Bastrop County Emergency Management Office will open on Tuesday, March 17. They are activated to

Bastrop County Hotlines (Updated)

The Bastrop County hotlines have new hours. For Information regarding COVID-19 for Bastrop County citizens: Bastrop County Local Governments COVID-19 Hotline Call 512-303-4300. Open Monday thru Friday 8am – 8pm; Saturday 8am – 12 pm; and Sunday 9am-1pm. If you have symptoms or medical questions: Ascension COVID-19 Medical Hotline Call 1-833-978-0649. If you have symptoms

Activities for children and families to enjoy at home

As we continue to practice social distancing, our partners at The St. David’s Foundation wanted to share these digital activities for children and families to enjoy at home: • Scholastic has launched Scholastic Learn at Home and its FREE! Currently there are 5 days of activities for PreK-K, 1-2, 3-5, and 6+: http://bit.ly/2QgXbLN • Every day

23 cases of COVID-19 reported in Austin region as of Thursday

Bastrop County Cares has received communication from several local, state and national authorities over the last week in regards to the evolving situation related to the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus). On Sunday, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) issued a recommendation that organizers cancel or postpone in-person events that consist of 50 people or more

Bastrop County Cares office hours modified

Bastrop County Cares has encouraged its employees to work from home when possible in response to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic. Our office, located in the Bastrop County Courthouse Annex, will be closed to the general public until further notice. If you need immediate assistance, please contact Executive Director Debbie Bresette at [email protected] or 512-922-9578.

Join us for McDade Playground Build Day on May 4!

Volunteers Margie and Ron help with McDade playground build preparation. This could be you! Help Bastrop County Cares, McDade ISD, and McDade Elementary build a playground in partnership with KaBOOM! and the St. David’s Foundation! Sign up here Two More Opportunities to Help Build! Prep Day 2: Friday, May 3, 2019 15 volunteers should be

Work Starts on Stony Point Playground

A new playground is coming to Stony Point this fall, and community members came together last week to start work on the site. The Stony Point playground project is the second playground renovation Bastrop County Cares is facilitating in the county with support from St. David’s Foundation and KaBOOM. Last month McDade ISD students participated

Press Release: Collaborative Approaches to Well-Being in Rural Communities Grant

A cornerstone of the Hogg Foundation’s guiding principles, we will ensure that historically excluded and under-represented populations (on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability, socioeconomic status, geography, etc.) are included in this community-driven process. Please see the attached press release: CLICK HERE