The Settlement Home for Children

About The Home

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.

44th Annual Garage & Estate Sale

Save the Date! October 30 – November 3, 2019 at Palmer Events Center.
Have items to donate? Click below to request a pickup.

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 20, 2019
Posted May 31, 2019
Julie was licensed as a foster parent through The Home. We hope you enjoy this note she shared with us about her journey as a foster parent and the impact it has had on her life.  I don’t remember a time in life when I wasn’t searching for...
Posted April 30, 2019
The Settlement Home for Children is grateful for the dedication and support of our volunteers! We are so honored to have a large group of hardworking men and women who are always willing to help our residents. Volunteers play a crucial role at The Home in...
Posted April 27, 2019
When residents arrive at The Home, they often come to us with gaps in their education. School volunteers are an invaluable resource to the residents, staff and teachers at our on-campus University of Texas Charter School. Volunteers provide encouragement...