About Us

Our mission is to promote healing and growth in children, young adults and families by providing a continuum of care, support and resources. We serve individuals who have experienced severe emotional trauma, abuse and neglect.

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.

43rd Annual Garage & Estate Sale

Save the Date! November 1-4, 2018 at Palmer Events Center.
Tickets and sponsorship information coming soon!

Have items to donate? Click below to request a pickup.

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 April 12, 2018
You may already know about The Settlement Club, but you might not know all about their history and influence on The Settlement Home. Check out this great information about this impressive group of volunteers: In 1916, twelve women set out to help...
Posted April 11, 2018
According to a recent report by the Texas Department of Family & Protective Services, more than 200 children died in Texas last year due to abuse or neglect. Take a minute to think about that. Imagine an elementary class photo of students. You know...
Posted March 9, 2018
The Settlement Home for Children (The Home) recognized 49 high school juniors as the 2018 Community Youth Council, Marcella Cannatti as Outstanding Youth Participant and the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation as the Community Leadership Award recipient...
Posted February 3, 2018
The Settlement Home is pleased to honor excellent leaders in the Austin community at our upcoming Shining Star Gala. The gala will honor 48 members of the 2018 Community Youth Council. The Community Youth Council consists of area high school juniors who...