Caritas of Austin

Caritas of Austin

Austin, TX 78701
Tax ID74-1909670

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About this organization






We prevent and end homelessness for people in Greater Austin.


The best single source plus collaborative (BBS+), consisting of 12 agencies, provides individuals/families in Austin/Travis County with comprehensive housing stability resources (case management and basic needs services). BSS+ ensures that clients have access to basic necessities - starting with housing - and extending to food, clothing, physical/mental health care, and other supportive services. The program provides comprehensive case management and basic needs services (rent, mortgage, utility assistance and housing supports) for households experiencing homelessness (rapid rehousing) and housed clients who are experiencing a housing crisis (homelessness prevention). Participating agencies include: AIDS services of Austin, Any Baby Can, Caritas of Austin, Catholic Charities of Central Texas, Family Eldercare, Foundation for the Homeless, Front Steps, Goodwill Industries of Central Texas, Lifeworks, Meals on Wheels, Safe Place, and Salvation Army.

Interesting data from their 2019 990 filing

The non-profit's aim, as indicated in the filing, is “Caritas provides a service continuum for those experiencing poverty that begins with a safety net and links them to resources to achieve self-sufficiency.”.

When referring to its functions, they were specified as: “Caritas of austin works to end homelessness through housing, food, education, and employment services.”.

  • The non-profit has reported their operating state as TX, as required by law.
  • As stated in the filing, the non-profit's address in 2019 was PO BOX 1947, AUSTIN, TX, 78767.
  • The non-profit's form reports a total of 118 employees as of 2019.
  • Is not a private foundation.
  • Expenses are greater than $1,000,000.
  • Revenue is greater than $1,000,000.
  • Revenue less expenses is -$571,915.
  • The organization has 17 independent voting members.
  • The organization was formed in 1977.
  • The organization pays $3,839,237 in salary, compensation, and benefits to its employees.
  • The organization pays $940,564 in fundraising expenses.

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