Press Release

For all media inquiries, please contact Mitchell Gibbs, Executive Director at 305-4156, or Kay Klotz, Communications and Development Director, at 305-4107.

April 2013
Front Steps Community Spirit Award and Breakfast
Front Steps honors Tim & Karrie League for their support and work in the homeless community.

June 2013
Homeless receive the gift of Water from I am Waters Foundation

July 2013
Seton Emergency Department holds Sock Hop for the Homeless

One Star Foundation awards Keep Austin Housed

September 2013
Hotspots help homeless move out of Downtown

Grand Reopening of the Austin Resource Center for the Homeless

June 2012
Austin’s Homeless Receive Gift of Water
Front Steps partners with I Am Waters Foundation to distribute water to Austin’s homeless during the summer. Please click on link about to read more.

January 2012
Front Steps New Executive Director
Front Steps is pleased to announce that we have hired Stepehen Luteran, LCSW as our new Executive Director.  Please click on link above to read more.

September 2011
Keep Austin Housed Returns
Front Steps is pleased to announce the return of our AmeriCorps program, Keep Austin Housed, which provides eight local non-profits, that serve homeless men, women, and children, with 23 full time case managers.

June 13, 2011
Water Distribution to Homeless
Due to the extreme heat, Front Steps has partnered with the I Am Waters Foundation and Mobiles Loaves and Fishes to distribute water to homeless men and women this summer.

May 3, 2011
New Leadership Announcement
Front Steps is excited to announce that we have hired a new Executive Director, James Ormand, as well as added three new Board Members to our leadership team. Please click on link above to read more.

January 12, 2011
Annual Austin/Travis County Homeless Count & Survey Needs Volunteers
The 2011 Austin/Travis County Homeless Count and Survey is in need of more than 300 volunteers to conduct a point-in-time estimate and survey of Austin’s unsheltered individuals. This year’s Count and Survey is scheduled for Sunday, January 23rd, 2011 at 1 pm, with a rain date scheduled for Jan 30th, 2011.