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.

A Century of Caring Tours

You are invited to tour The Settlement Home for Children. Enjoy a complimentary lunch, tour the campus with our executive director and learn about the work being done to help children heal and grow.

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 May 23, 2017
Settlement Home Executive Director Darcie DeShazo, Settlement Home Communications Director Danielle Bornowski, Settlement Club members Emily Sheehan and Cynthia Sandall. AUSTIN – The Settlement Home for Children was named by Austin Woman Magazine as...
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...