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faq - ASPIRE AUSTIN

frequently asked questions about aspire austin.

ARE WIFI AND CABLE PROVIDED?

Yes. Every bedroom in our homes is also equipped with a flat-screen TV.

CAN I HAVE MY CARE AND LAPTOP?

Yes, and yes. This is a home, not a treatment center.

CAN I VAPE OR SMOKE?

Yes, we allow vaping. Smoking is permitted only in designated outdoor areas.

WHAT ABOUT OTHER FORMS OF TRANSPORTATION?

Residents who do not have their own vehicles usually rely upon rideshare companies like Uber and Lyft to get around Austin. Public transportation is also available.

 

CAN I MOVE OUT AT ANY TIME?

You can. Residents can stay as long as they like…

CAN I HAVE VISITORS?

Immediate family is welcome into common living areas at any time. No members of the opposite sex are permitted in residents’ bedrooms.

WHAT SHOULD I BRING? 

Generally, it’s a good idea to come with at least the following items:

  • A few sets of clothes for work

  • Several nice outfits for meetings, outings, etc.

  • Dress shoes, sneakers, and sandals

  • Blankets, pillows, and/or other comfort items that you prefer (bedding is otherwise provided)

  • Toiletries and hygiene products

  • Cell phone/laptop/personal electronics

  • Laundry detergent

  • Towels

  • Spiral notebook and pen

  • Money for food and transportation

Keep in mind that storage is limited. Please consult with the intake coordinator for further guidance if needed.

WILL I BE ABLE TO GET A JOB?

The Austin area job market is booming, and jobs are plentiful, even for registered sex offenders. We are well-connected in the community and able to assist you in finding work.