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

News

Posted May 15, 2018
There are approximately 3,900 sibling groups in foster care in the state. While considering opening your home to not only one new kiddo but more than one can seem daunting, there is an incredible benefit (both for you as a parent and for the siblings)....
Posted May 4, 2018
    Janet was a resident at The Settlement Home in the early 1970s. I had the chance to sit down with her recently to hear about her time in our care. She is a really interesting woman and has lots of stories about living here. I hope...