Saint Louise House

“In fall of 2013, a mother and her four children moved into Saint Louise House. Not having a car, she used the transit passes daily to get her children to and from daycare and school and herself to and from work. At one point, her baby had…

SafePlace

“As a mother and survivor of domestic abuse, our client’s main concern was to maintain a normal, regular routine for her four children after they entered the SafePlace shelter to feel from abuse in their home. The TEF passes provided a way…

Austin Children’s Services

"The bus passes enable our youth to learn how to navigate the public transportation system so that they are prepared to use this skill when they live independently. We have young people who attend ACC, who work part time (sometimes even full…

Interfaith Action of Central Texas (iACT)

"Our refugee ESL students are folks who have only lived in the United States for a few weeks or months. Forced to flee from their home countries because of political, religious and ethnic persecution, they live in refugee camps for years before…

Austin Travis Integral Care (ATCIC)

"Our clients, almost all of whom are low income and receive disability benefits, have greatly benefitted from TEF bus passes. These passes allowed more of our clients to regularly attend our behavioral health group services, that focus on Community…

Veteran in ARCIL’s Travel Voucher Program

“I came to ARCIL after I went to the Travis County Counseling and Education Resource Fair. I am a re-entry so I was homeless sleeping under bridges, hungry with no money and no transportation. I am a veteran but when I called the VA I could…

Participant in LifeWorks’ Teen Parent Services Program

“As a young teen mother with two children, working and going to school and just physically getting from A to B with all of our items can sometimes be a struggle, but knowing that we have steady and consistent means of getting to where we need…