Partners in Progress

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Together we make history through courage, connection and change.


YWCA Greater Austin works daily with countless service providers to accomplish our mission. We are grateful for the partnerships that help us progress towards ensuring a more equitable community

Key Collaborations

Austin: Welcoming City Initiative is our city’s formalized commitment to be a welcoming, immigrant-friendly community. Initiative partners include the Commission on Immigrant Affairs, the City of Austin’s Economic Development and Health & Humans Services Departments, Travis County Research and Planning, the Immigrant Services Network of Austin (ISNA), and Cap Metro. Learn more.

Central Texas Perinatal Coalition brings together programs, agencies and professionals who provide medical, mental health and psychosocial services and support to the perinatal population along the continuum, including preconception, pregnancy, delivery and the first year of the child’s life. Learn more.

City of Austin Equity Action Team (EAT) is the community surrounding the Equity Office. Anybody who wants can join the EAT, whether they are City staff, a member of a local community organization, or just an individual who cares about advancing racial equity. The current roster is over 150 members. Learn more.

Central Health Equity Policy Council. Learn more.

Central Texas Coalition Against Human Trafficking’s mission is to work collaboratively to increase public awareness and identification of human trafficking cases, and to provide identified victims of human trafficking with comprehensive social and medical services. Learn more.

Immigrant Services Network of Austin  is a working group of diverse community stakeholders and immigrant service providers operating together to coordinate efforts, increase public awareness, and inform policy, in order to better serve the immigrant community. Learn more.

Mayor’s Task Force on Institutional Racism and Systemic Inequities is a task force led by Mayor Steve Adler and comprised of several local representatives from business, education, and criminal justice to address institutional racism in Austin. Learn more.

One Voice Central Texas is a coalition of the leadership of almost one hundred nonprofit health and human service organizations working to make sure that everyone can contribute to our community and thrive. Learn more.

Texas Coordinating Council for Veterans Services Women Veterans Workgroup. Learn more.

Trauma Informed Care Consortium of Central Texas brings together professional organizations throughout Central Texas to address the trauma needs of children and families. Learn more.

Travis County Collaborative for Children  is a bold and ambitious initiative led and catalyzed by the Karyn Purvis Institute of Child Development (KPICD) at TCU, and intended to bring SYSTEM WIDE CHANGE to the way foster children in Travis County are cared for during, and after, their time in state custody. Learn more.

Travis County Youth Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition (YSAPC)’s mission is to establish and strengthen collaboration among community partners that support efforts to prevent or reduce youth substance abuse in Travis County. Learn more.

Travis County Underage Drinking Prevention Coalition (UDPC)’s mission is to create a community consensus that underage drinking is illegal, unhealthy, and unacceptable. Learn more.


Community Partners
American Youthworks
Any Baby Can
ARCH (Austin Resource Center for the Homeless)
Asian Family Support Services of Austin
Austin Child Guidance Center
Austin Community College (ACC)
Austin Family House
Austin Independent School District
Austin Recovery
Bastrop County Cares
Baylor University
Blackland Community Development Corporation
Blanco Independent School District
Boss Babes ATX
BRAVE Communities
Breast Cancer Resource Center
Caritas of Austin
Casa Marianella/Posada Esperanza
Casey Family Foundation
Communities In Schools
Counterbalance ATX
Deeds Not Words
Easterseals Central Texas
Equity Turned Up
Fayetteville ISD
Flatwater Foundation
Foundation Communities
Foundation for the Homeless
Grassroots Leadership
Growing Roots
Hope Alliance
Integral Care
Llano Independent School District
Manor Independent School District
Redemptive Work
Saint Louise House
Salvage Vanguard Theater
Seton Hospitals
Southwest Key
St. Edward’s University
Survivors Advocacy Project
Texas Association of School Boards
Texas Department of Human Services
Texas School for the Deaf
Texas State University
The Salvation Army
Todos Juntos
Travis County Community Centers
Travis County Correctional Complex
Travis County Office of Veterans Affairs
University of Texas at Austin
University of Texas Medical Center at Brackenridge
University of Texas School of Law Immigration Clinic
United Way
Women’s Health and Planning Association of Central Texas