Austin – Jan 26 2013

Welcome to Austin Orientation Session

Free and Open to the Public
No Registration Required
The event is open to the public so anyone, even those who are not newcomers, are welcome, though the material is targeted at newcomers.

Information Fair | Educational Sessions | Free Flu Shots | Multilingual Resources

Classroom #1
10:00 am Having Fun in Austin: Libraries and Parks
10:30 am Getting Around Town: Public Transportation Options
11:00 am Education for Your Children and Yourself
12:00 pm Managing Finances in the United States
1:00 pm Roof Over Your Head: Finding an Apartment or Buying a House
1:30 pm Getting to Know Your Utilities: Austin Energy and Austin Water
2:00 pm BizAid: Starting a Small Business

Classroom #2
10:00 am Introduction to the Austin Police Department
10:30 am Who to Call and When: 311, 911 and More
11:00 am Avoiding Traffic Violations
12:00 pm Human Trafficking: What It Is and How to Report It
12:30 pm Keeping Your Family Safe: Neighborhood Watch
1:00 pm Know Your Rights: APD Victim Services Unit
1:30 pm APD Immigrant Outreach Program
2:00 pm Sink Drain, Trash Can, Recycling Bin, or Compost Pile? Waste Management Tips and Resources

Presentations in English. Translated written materials available in:
Español | 官话 | Tiếng việt
Bienvenidos a Austin Orientación con presentaciones en Español- 2 de Marzo 2013

For more information visit or call 512-974-7833.

IF ANYONE CAN VOLUNTEER AT THE TABLES TO HELP NATALIE BETTS OUT for 1 – 2 hours slots..(missing those sessions of course) ..(She islooking for volunteer representatives of ambassador organizations to staff the table. She needs 1-2 people at the table throughout the day from 10:00 am -3:30 pm, but no one person needs to stay the whole time. You can do one hour, two hour, three hour, etc. shifts—whatever works for your schedule. Please contact her ASAP if you can volunteer for a time slot)
Tel 512-974-7833 and Natalie.Betts(AT) austintexas (DOT) gov