*** DACC - CoronaVirus Information ***
DACC Intensive Case Management Program
The Downtown Austin Community Court (DACC) will remain open for social services only. DACC court and community service operations will reopen along with the Austin Municipal Court schedule. DACC’s intensive and triage case managers continue to be available to individuals experiencing homelessness. Controlled access to the DACC facility is being implemented in order to meet social distancing recommendations of Austin Public Health. You may experience longer wait times while controlled access is in place. We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your patience.
1105 E. Cesar Chavez St.
* DACC will maintain triage case management services at Terrazas Branch Library until the Libraries reopen to the public
Open regular business hours*
Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
*Hours subject to change
DACC will be closed and case management services will not be available on Thursday, November 26th and Friday, November 27th in observance of Thanksgiving. Services will resume at 8:00 am on Thursday, November 30th.
DACC Community Service Program
In recognition of current public health concerns for transmission of Coronavirus, DACC Community Service Program will not be operating from Sunday, March 15, 2020 through Sunday, January 10, 2021
Contact DACC at 512-974-4879 if you need an extension of time to complete your court ordered community service.
DACC Community Service Program is currently scheduled to resume after Monday, January 11, 2021 at 7:30 am.
DACC Court Operations
In recognition of current public health concerns for transmission of Covid-19, all court dockets are cancelled.
Cases that are set on dockets will be rescheduled on or after January 11, 2021; defendants will be notified by mail of their new court date. Defendants may still contact the Court online, by email and by phone to get information and handle their cases; many options are available that do not require a personal appearance.
All due dates on pending cases will be extended until January 11, 2021. These include:
Initial appearance dates (as indicated on citation)
Payment dates (payment plans, extensions, etc.)
Deferral dates (extensions, etc.)
Community Service (extensions, etc.)
DACC Class C warrant execution is temporarily suspended
All defendants are encouraged to contact the Court online, by email or by phone in lieu of making personal appearances to take care of their court business. We are experiencing longer than normal processing times for email and regular mail correspondence.
If you want to see a judge regarding your case before the Court reopens, we now have virtual dockets available online. To see more information and request an appearance, please review the Virtual Court Services Guidelines .
If you live out of town and would like to contact a prosecutor regarding your case, please email DACCProsecutor@austintexas.gov
To view the virtual courtroom you can go to our YouTube channel at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2oDINOYXL_QuOMRgOyJZEQ
For more information on DACC, please call 512-974-4879; http://www.austintexas.gov/department/community-court
The purpose of the Downtown Austin Community Court is to collaboratively address the quality of life issues of all residents in the downtown Austin community through the swift, creative sentencing of public order offenders. The Court seeks to hold people responsible while also offering help to change behavior.