Older Adults Mental Health First Aid Training

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is an 8-hour class that gives people the tools they need to help someone who might be developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. MHFA can save a life, just like CPR can help save someone who is having a heart attack.
What will you learn in […]

Emergency Preparedness Month

Kathleen Votava, Aging Services Program Specialist at ACL
September is National Preparedness Month and this year’s theme is “Disasters Don’t Plan Ahead. You Can.” In the wake of Hurricane Harvey and the devastation that emergencies like this can cause, it is a timely moment to remind everyone to make their emergency preparedness plans and to also […]

Hurricane Harvey Donations

There are many people who want to help with the recent hurricane that hit Texas. Here are a few local organizations helping with the recovery and relief efforts.
The Mayor of Houston, Sylvester Turner, has started the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund. Tax-deductible donations accepted on their website. The fund will be housed at the Greater Houston Community Foundation, […]

Free Training for Nonprofit Professionals

*NEW DATE* (see below)
Did you know there are over 200,000 people 50+ in Travis County?  In the coming years, people 50+ will be retiring from full-time employment and looking for rewarding ways to give back to their community.  Is your organization prepared to harness this great force?
Our FREE one day Learning Lab workshop will provide […]

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