Join our cutting-edge, child-focused organization and change lives, including your own.

Programs & Services

The Settlement Home for Children is located on ten acres in north Austin. Our campus is rich in history and provides a tranquil atmosphere for children to heal and grow.

Make a Donation to The Home

The Settlement Home relies upon donations from the community.

History of the Settlement Home

“The Settlement Home has a great training program that will give you the rest of the skills you need. You’d also be surprised at how little time it takes to make a big difference in someone’s life, and by touching that life, you will ultimately touch many other lives in the future through them.”

Settlement Home Volunteer


Posted April 24, 2017
Meet Paula, an active volunteer who has been mentoring one of the young women at The Settlement Home for over a year. We love what Paula has to say about her time with her mentee and her inspirations! SH: What brought you to The Settlement Home? PT:...
Posted April 13, 2017
As warm weather heads our way, we are looking forward to the summer. We have lots of fantastic things planned! We have created an Amazon wish list of items for our summer that will make summer shopping easier. The items will ship straight to us, so you...
Posted April 7, 2017
It starts with being intimidated by the unknown and moves to being encouragement by a staff member or volunteer. She decides to try healthier options, whether it’s drinking more water, playing a sport or eating better meals. Then, there’s the...