Casa Marianella - Austin, TX

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821 Gunter
Austin, TX 78702
: Phone: 512-385-5571

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Description: Provide emergency shelter and support to homeless immigrant women and their children.

Shelter mainly for immigrants, but also an emergency shelter

Mostly single men and women with no children
Posada Esperanza shelter for women with children
Breakfast and lunch prepared by residents, dinner provided by shelter staff
Mail services available to residents
Storage of medication is allowed
Financial assistance available for residents. If homeless and working, no assistance will be provided for co-pay. If homeless and unemployed, a case manager might be able to help with co-pay, depending on available funds.

Adult House

Casa Marianella is an emergency homeless shelter that has served recently-arrived men and women immigrants, asylum seekers, and asylees since 1986 in East Austin. Casa Marianella’s Adult House has 35 spaces for single men and women in need.  The length of stay ranges from a few days to a few months.

Casa offers a wide array of services, including:

    Emergency shelter: a bed, a hot shower, laundry, etc.
    Hot meals
    Men’s and Women’s clothing
    Access to computers
    Case Management for everyone who stays at Casa

In addition to these services, Casa Marianella is home to a Community Center, where we provide access to:

    English as a Second Language Classes:  Free of charge, volunteer-run. Monday through Thursday night from 7:30-9pm.
    Casa Marianella Immigration Legal Services Center:  Free legal support for Casa residents
    Oriental Medicine Clinic: low-cost or free treatments including natural supplements, massage, and acupuncture.  Mondays and Fridays by appointment.

Casa shelters an average of 200 individuals annually as well as providing assistance and services to thousands of community members.

Our goal is to not only connect our residents with resources and services in the community but to help them on the path towards self-sufficiency and independence as they start their new lives in the United States.

Posada Esperanza

Posada Esperanza is the family shelter of Casa Marianella. We are a full-service transitional housing program for immigrant mothers and their children, escaping domestic or cultural violence. Occupying four homes in East Austin, we currently house 14 mothers and nearly 30 children!

Do you have items to donate? Contact Casa Marianella at the phone number provided above to see if they can use any items you may have to donate.

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Do you have items to donate? Contact Casa Marianella at the phone number provided above to see if they can use any items you may have to donate.

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