AUSTINITES.....If you need HELP!


If you need shelter or help, call 2-1-1... they will transport you to an Austin Warming Center or call the cold weather shelter hotline at 512-305-ICEE for more information about warming shelters.

Palmer Events Center, at 900 Barton Springs Rd. is Austin's primary warming center... but there are others:

  • Mendez Middle School, 5106 Village Square Dr., Austin
  • Northeast Early College High School, 7104 Berkman Dr., Austin
  • Salvation Army Social Services Center (families only), 501 E. Eighth St., Austin
  • Del Valle High School, 5201 Ross Rd., Del Valle
  • HOME Center of Central Texas, Hays County (Call 512-270-8344 to confirm availability)
  • Southside Community Center, 518 S. Guadalupe St., San Marcos (Call 512-557-0795 to confirm availability)
  • Salvation Army, 300 S. CM Allen Pkwy., Ste. 100, San Marcos (Call 512-938-2596 to confirm availability)
  • Westover Baptist Church, 1310 Advance St., San Marcos (Call 512-214-2258 to confirm availability)
  • Hays Hills Baptist Church, 1401 N. FM 1626, Buda (Call 512-295-3132 or 512-845-3864 to confirm availability)
  • Dripping Spring United Methodist Church, 28900 RR 12, Dripping Springs (Call 512-894-7123 to confirm availability)
  • Kyle United Methodist Church, 408 W. Lockhart St., Kyle (Call 512-415-6708 to confirm availability)
  • First Baptist Church of Wimberley, 15961 Winters Mill Pkwy., Wimberley (Call 432-634-2364 to confirm availability)
  • Calvary Chapel, 204 N. Main St., Lockhart (Call 512-227-0147 to confirm availability)
  • Baca Center, 301 W. Bagdad Ave., Building 2, Round Rock (Call 512-943-1700 to confirm availability)
  • Taylor ISD Administrative, 3101 Main St., Taylor