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Community and Housing Services

Easterseals Central Texas' (ESCT) Community and Housing Services provides support for people with disabilities and their families including home purchases, residential accessibility, rental assistance, assistive technology, and advocacy. Meet the Community and Housing team and see our Housing Services.

ESCT is pleased to announce a new partnership with Centex Foundations.  Centex repairs house foundations throughout Central Texas.  For ESCT, they have donated foundation repair for clients of the CHAMP program.  This will directly serve low-income families and allows our funding to go father on each home.  We are excited to have them as part of our network of support.



 Meet our Community and Housing Team

Jesse Porter

Jesse Porter
Senior Director Housing Services

Jesse joins ESCT via Hatch Works custom homebuilders, and before that  a 12 year career at Austin Habitat for Humanity. At Habitat he served as Director of Construction of 20-25 homes per year as well as 20-30 rehabs. In the spring of 2017 Jesse was a consultant for the international earthquake reconstruction team in Nepal.  Jesse brings his understanding of the building process, client needs, and process management to the Easter Seals mission.  Jesse understands the mission of building homes that families love, and all the details and determination required to get there.