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 June 16, 2017
Posted June 1, 2017
Did you know that we offer transitional living and aftercare services to young adults who are in care and have signed the voluntary extended foster care agreement, which allows them to stay in CPS custody until they turn 21 years old? Jessica McKay and...
Posted May 30, 2017
We are pleased to announce  that the 2017 Bobbie Mae Matthews Heart of The Home Award Winner is Mike Downing! The award is given annually to a former Settlement Club member, former staff member or member of the community who has shown dedication...
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...