El Buen Logo (35 years)

Hands for Hope 2023

Together we create access to food and nutrition throughout Central Texas!

City of Austin Rental and Eviction Prevention Program (IBIA)

If you have NOT applied before, please continue. If you have already applied, your application is active until January 1st, 2024. You only need to apply once

Food Pantry

Our food pantry offers emergency food assistance with nutritious food to families and individuals in Central Texas. Our food pantry hours are Tuesdays and Thursdays 9am to 11am. Subject to availability

Youth Education

Our youth education programs are designed to improve academics, physical activity, nutrition and social and emotional learning. We provide Summer Camps, Academic Support, and more. For more information, call 512-439-8900

Adult Education

Our program strengthens a family’s ability to improve their physical, emotional and financial wellbeing by promoting educational attainment, job promotion and family engagement. To learn more about our ESL Classes or Computer Literacy classes please email .

COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics

We hold free vaccine clinics every four weeks and provide first & second doses to ages 6 months and up, and boosters to ages 5 and up. Please check our calendar of events or social media pages for the next scheduled vaccine clinic.

Family Planning

El Buen provides bilingual, bicultural, and confidential reproductive life planning services to individuals of reproductive age. Reproductive life planning sessions include goal setting on how and when to start your family and the personal values and resources to achieve those goals.

Our Mission

El Buen Samaritano, an outreach ministry of the Episcopal Diocese of Texas serving the Latino community of Central Texas, is committed to recognizing the dignity of all by ensuring access to healthcare, education and essential needs that lead to healthy, productive and secure lives.

What’s New at El Buen?

Food Pantry

Tuesdays and Thursdays 9am to 11am.
* Subject to availability

Education Programs

Find out important updates about our programs.

Covid-19 Updates

Stay up to date on COVID-19 Resrouces, information and vaccination clinics.

News & Updates

Learn about what’s new at El Buen Samaritano…

Learn about our next vaccine event.

Programs & Services

Our vision is a community where everyone feels welcome, enjoys a sense of belonging and has a full opportunity to strengthen our community and reach their highest potential.

Food Security

Learn about our Food Pantry and Community Garden.
Adult Eductaion Program


Learn about our Adult Education and Youth Programs.
Adult Eductaion Program

Health Access Education and Resources

Learn about our health access education and resources.
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Financial and Rental Assistance

Learn about our resources for financial and rental assistance.

Our Impact

for fiscal year 2021

Food Support provided to:

Unique Individuals

Financial Support provided to:

Unique Individuals

Education and Workforce support to:

Unique Individuals

Health Access and Promotion for:

Unique Individuals

Narrowed the Digital Divide for

Unique Individuals


Build a community with us and join our mission to bring essential services to families that lead to healthy, productive, and secure lives. Are you with us?