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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 July 19, 2017
    We really appreciate having nutritional interns on campus this summer to be positive role models for residents! Recently, one of the interns led led an activity on water infusion. The girls loved it and enjoyed adding fruit, veggies and herbs to...
Posted July 13, 2017
Employee of the Month, Matt Terry, pictured with his TLP team. Congratulations to Matt Terry, our Employee of the Month! See what his peers had to say about why Matt is deserving of this award: "Matt consistently goes above and beyond for our kids...
Posted July 8, 2017
At The Settlement Home, we use the care model of Trust-Based Relational Intervention, or TBRI. Check out this great video from TCU's Karyn Purvis Institute of Child Development to learn about...
Posted July 7, 2017
There is still time to sign up for July's Century of Caring Tour. Grab a friend and join us for lunch and a tour of our campus with Executive Director Darcie DeShazo. Whether you are newly acquainted with The Settlement Home or you have been a...