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FAQ

Friendship International of Austin meets at Hyde Park Baptist Church, 3901 Speedway, Austin, TX 78751 on the 3rd floor. Enter through the main office on Speedway and take the elevator to W326. Parking is free at the garage across the street from the Hyde Park church office on Speedway, and also in the South Parking lot. The IF bus stop on Speedway & 38th St. goes directly to campus.
We welcome women of any nationality in the Austin area to attend Friendship International of Austin. Children aged 8 weeks to 5 yrs old are also are welcome.
Friendship International of Austin will meet between September 2018 and May 2019 this year. We meet most Thursdays between 9:45 AM to 12:00 PM. See our schedule page for dates we do not meet.
Yes! Friendship International of Austin welcomes new women each Thursday.
Our programs and classes are FREE. Friendship International of Austin is sponsored by participating Austin Area Baptist Churches. There are only a few classes for which you may need to purchase materials.
No, we do not provide transportation but the UT Shuttle and Capital Metro Bus both have stops in front of the church building.
Yes, childcare is available for children between 8 weeks and 5 yrs old for a fee of $5/week per family.
You may attend any class you’d like. Our classes are listed here. If you would like to attend any of our English classes, we will conduct a very short interview to ensure that you attend the class that best meets your needs.
About 30-40 internationals and 20 church ladies attend each week.  Last year we had women visit from 32 different countries.
We follow the Austin ISD calendar. If they are closed, then we are closed.  Be sure to watch a local news station to find out if AISD is closed or has a delayed opening.  Either way, Friendship International of Austin will not meet or have classes that day.