Below you will find a variety of resources that may be beneficial depending on your social and economical needs.
Financial Assistance Programs
B.E.S.T (Blindness Education Screening and Treatment)
Provides uninsured benefits for patients with Diabetic Retinopathy, Glaucoma, Retinal Detachment or any other eye disease needing urgent attention.
Co-Pay Relief Program
Provides assistance with co-pays, medications, and treatments.
Financial assistance for underinsured patients needing treatment for both Dry and Wet AMD.
Paying For Senior Care
Financial assistance and funding options for long-term care.
Medicaid Long Term Care in Texas
A resource that provides an understanding of the eligibility requirements to apply for Medicaid Long Term Care in Texas.
Texas Memory Care [Residential Alzheimer’s Care]
This page offers information on assisted living facilities for Texas residents with Alzheimer’s, including legal requirements, cost breakdowns, and financial assistance resources.
Provides food, rental assistance and more to individuals in need.
Medical Transportation Services
Transportation by Health Plan
A list of insurance-specific transportation resources for our patients, compiled by the Austin Retina team.
Ride Share Programs
Regional transportation service for non-urbanized areas surrounding Austin.
Provides free rides to adults 60 and old who are non-driving or limited driving and live in South, Southwest and Southeast Travis County as well as Lakeway, Dripping Springs and Elgin.
Faith in Action Georgetown
Serves the senior adult community with transportation to medical appointments, grocery stores, and even personal errands.
Metro Access Door-to-Door Service
Shared-ride service for people whose disabilities prevent them from riding the regular bus service.
Schedule safe and secure rides with ease or book on-demand and view your rides in realtime.
Rideshare program available in North Austin and surrounding communities to assist seniors and the visually impaired with their transportation needs.
Whether you need help finding food or housing, child care, crisis counseling or substance abuse treatment, one number is all you need to know.
AGE of Central Texas
Provides free or low cost services to older adults to help protect and improve their quality of life.
Find financial assistance, medical care, food pantries, and other reduced-cost or free programs based on your zip code.
Prevent Blindness Texas
The state's leading voluntary eye health and safety organization dedicated to preventing blindness and preserving sight.
Senior Living & Care Options
Caring.com exists to help family caregivers like you make better decisions, save time and money and feel less alone.
Travis County Texas
Partners with state and local organizations to offer basic needs services to individuals and families in need.