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Christian Resource Center

Empowering People Across Greater Austin

Service opportunities for individuals, families & small groups.

The purpose of the Christian Resource Center is to network and support ministries, churches, businesses and individuals to work together to demonstrate and proclaim the gospel for all people by addressing real needs. Check out the services we offer below, listed by category!

Adult Restoration

LIfe Bridge Job Corps

Life Bridge Job Corps

offers faith-based job readiness and skills training for adults. Through meeting the practical needs of those in poverty through job readiness and adult education, Life Bridge Job Corps has the opportunity to help participants and volunteers understand Christ’s love for them.

English as a Second Language (ESL) & High School Equivalency Training (GED)

For more information or to find out how you can get involved, contact our HCBC ministry leader Marianne Halloran

 

Faith Home Restoration

Faith Home Restoration

is a Christian home providing a safe environment and community for women that desire to walk through the restoration process with God. Faith Home provides a safe, drug-free environment and offers prayer, support, fellowship, and encouragement. Residents participate in a Biblically-based recovery program and weekly Bible studies.

This ministry offers the following types of ways to get involved:

  • Prayer
  • Driving & Delivery (Grocery store visits, doctor appointments)
  • Mentors/Life Coaches/Evangelism/Bible Study Leaders
  • Food/Clothing Pantry/Cleaning Supplies/Paper Goods
  • Mowing/General Lawn Care
  • Job Skills Training
  • Marketing/Admin Support (web design, graphic design)
  • Social Media Support
  • Donations Accepted: women’s clothing, toiletries, toilet paper, paper goods, cleaning supplies, lawn equipment, food.

For more information or to find out how you can get involved, contact:

Amy Crawford | 512-552-3259

Follow Faith Home Restoration: Facebook

 

Job Seekers Network

Job Seekers Network

provides comprehensive job search programs and services, as well as emotional and spiritual support to the unemployed and underemployed in the Greater Austin, TX area. Through these efforts, we help thousands of people find better fitting jobs faster. Join us each Monday from 9-11:30 AM in the North Auditorium.

Sample of Training offered:

• Keynote addresses by some of Austin’s best motivational and job search strategy speakers

• Job search training from excellent subject matter coaches on: Resumes, Interviewing, LinkedIn, Elevator Pitch, Accountability and more

• Design & Focus, Career Direction / Career Confidence Workshop

• Living The Called Life, Life Purpose and Life Balance Workshop

• Networking with Professional Level Job Seekers and Local Recruiters

For more information or to find out how you can get involved, contact: Craig Foster

To see a current calendar of meetings and workshops, location details, and what to expect at our gatherings, visit: www.jsnatx.org

Reveal Resource Center

Reveal Resource Center is a food pantry and clothes closet at the Christian Resource Center (CRC) that serves 300-400 families each week with the help of 100+ volunteers. Reveal is a Central Texas  Food Bank partner agency that distributes groceries, clothing, and ministry support. The primary focus is to be the hands and feet of Jesus to the Greater Austin community. Reveal also serves as a gateway to all of the resources available at the CRC, helping to break the cycle of poverty.

Reveal Resource Center opens its doors every Monday and Tuesday to offer food, clothing and spiritual resources to brothers and sisters in need. Check out Reveal Resource Center in action and find out how to get involved below.


Distribution of Food & Clothing
Reveal accepts donations of clothing (all types & sizes) and unopened, non-expired food.

Mondays: 7:00 – 8:00 pm
Tuesdays: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

CRC at Twin Lakes Fellowship
1150 South Bell Blvd, Cedar Park
(512) 981-7721

*No identification or qualifying required


Volunteering

Mondays: 9:00 – 11:30 am  > Unloading and bagging only

Mondays: 6:00 – 8:30 pm  > Sort and distribute groceries and clothing; Carryout to client vehicles; Client intake and Gospel sharing (especially Spanish speakers); Data Entry; Set up/ Tear down

Tuesdays: 8:30 am – 12:30 pm  > Sort and distribute groceries and clothing; Carryout to client vehicles; Client intake and Gospel sharing (especially Spanish speakers); Data Entry; Set up/ Tear down

Every Day: 7:30 – 9:30 am  > Van/Truck Drivers to pick up donations from local grocery stores

Apply to be a Volunteer!


For more information or to volunteer, email Joel Winston

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Christian Family Counseling Service

Often times we just need a supportive listening ear and wisdom from the Bible to help free us up to move on in our lives.  Sandra and Ran Stovall provide just such services to families at free or low cost. Call Sandra to set up an appointment.

If you have questions concerning our counseling services, please contact Sandra Stovall.

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Clinic Ministries

Trotter House

Trotter House, formerly known as Austin Pregnancy Resource Center, 

offers resources and services including pregnancy testing, limited sonograms, life skills classes and more for women and families in crisis. 

Visit our website at www.trotterhouse.org.

Trotter House has two locations. Trotter House in Cedar Park is located at 1150 South Bell Boulevard, Building #3, Cedar Park, Austin, TX. 78613 in the Christian Resource Center.  The Trotter House of Cedar Park is open. Mondays from 3-7 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10-5 p.m. and the 1st Saturday of each month from 10-2 p.m.

Trotter House is also located on UT Campus at 2717 Rio Grande, Austin, TX 78705. The UT Campus center’s hours are Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm, Thursday from 12:30 – 5 pm, and 1st Saturday of each month from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm.

Volunteer needs include:

  • Mentor and teach clients through the LifeSkills program
  • Greet and welcome clients at the front desk
  • Conducting pregnancy testing and limited sonograms (free training available)
  • Find resources in the community to keep the Life Skills Boutique stocked with new and/or lightly used items
  • Maintaining inventory in the Boutique, including sorting, organizing, and cleaning
  • Cleaning and yard work (UT Campus)

For more information, email Melissa Garriss at [email protected] 512-865-8874

Or Lori DeVillez, Executive Director at [email protected] 512-476-7776

 

 

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Youth Mentoring

Jail to Jobs

Jail to Jobs

makes a positive difference in the lives of juvenile offenders across Texas by empowering them to find purpose and personal growth through a relationship with Christ.

This ministry offers the following opportunities to get involved:

  • Counseling
  • Driving & Delivery
  • Evangelism
  • Job Skills Training
  • Meals & Snacks
  • Prayer
  • Professional Services
  • Graphic Designers
  • Tutoring & Mentoring

To get involved contact: Shannon Sanders

 

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CARS at Owen's Garage

CARS

CARS at Owen's Garage

is a faith-based youth development program designed to reach and connect with young people ages 14-24 in a vocational setting. The program teaches basic automobile care and maintenance along with life skills. Each meeting includes a meal, devotional, classroom instruction, and hands-on training.

Volunteer Opportunities: 
You can get involved by serving as a classroom instructor and mentor as well as providing meals to students.

CARS accepts donations of cars, tools, supplies, meals, and building materials.

For more information or to find out how you can get involved, contact: Marc Swiatek 

 

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ACTS of Love

At ACTS of Love, we believe all teen parents shoul dhave the opportunity to graduate from high school and build a healthy foundation for their family's future. We serve teen parents and their families by offering quality, Christ-centered early childhood eduation, which provides teen-parents with the opporutnity to return to high school and graduate; a nurturing place for their children to grow, learn, and develop; and a chance for their family to build a positive foundation for the future. 

Learn more here!