Information Regarding Health Care Services in Austin

Date ~  August 14, 2018                     Tuesday Evening

Time ~ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm                 Free of charge

 Program Topic:  Accessing Community Resources

 The Austin Resource Center for Independent Living (ARCIL) will provide an overview of a wealth of services they provide.  Information provided will include how and where to access affordable housing, how to secure financial assistance, accessing affordable care insurance, and a variety of other program and services all pertinent to those in attendance.  In addition, Sam Joynt will provide participants information on how to secure affordable health care including hearing aids and an affordable dental plan.

 Guest Speakers:

John Meinkowsky ~ Policy Advocate for ARCIL

John Meinkowsky has earned B.S. and M.Ed. degrees from the University of Texas, and has worked with ARCIL, Inc. of Austin since 1991. ARCIL provides independent living services to persons with disabilities, their families and communities throughout Travis County and surrounding counties.  John provides testimony on public policy issues; promotes and markets ADA technical assistance services; provides disability awareness training, develops educational materials; conducts independent living skills classes and provides individual advocacy to consumers.

Sam Joynt – Independent Insurance Broker

 Sam Joynt helps individuals access the most affordable Medicaid and Medicare health care plan that best meets their specific needs.  His services are personalized and he does house calls upon request.

RSVP is not needed.  Light refreshments served. 

If you have any questions, please contact our Program Moderator, Chip Howe at (512) 443-5777