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.

Mark your calendar! The 2017 Garage & Estate Sale will take place November 2-5 at Palmer Events Center.

Make a Donation to The Home

The Settlement Home relies upon donations from the community. According to our 990, $0.93 of every $1 goes directly to programs and services for our children.

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 December 12, 2016
On the first day of Christmas, we gave to our kids a tuck-in with a back rub. On the second day of Christmas we gave our kids two choices and a tuck-in with a back rub. On the third day of Christmas we gave to our kids three time-ins, two choices...
Posted December 2, 2016
Did you know that we have an on-campus University of Texas Charter School available to residents in our care? Many of the kids we serve are behind their peers academically or are need a little extra support with their school credits. The Charter School...
Posted December 2, 2016
Meet Karen, another one of our stellar volunteers. Not only does Karen volunteer as a mentor to one of our kids, but she volunteers around The Home for the holidays. Karen shared with us her motivations for volunteering and her advice to other...
Posted November 22, 2016
Susan and Keith met in the late 1980s and lived in several states before they decided to make roots in central Texas. They were looking for the feel of a small town, with the amenities of a larger city. They always knew they wanted to adopt, and decided...