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Welcome to The Settlement Home News Page! With 100 years of history and multiple programs and services, we’ve always got exciting things going on. Do you want to share a Garage Sale story or memory? Are you a Settlement Home alumni? Email [email protected] and tell us your story! If you are a reporter or member of the media, please include your deadline in your email. We’re social! Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, LinkedIn and YouTube!
Posted April 5, 2019
April is Volunteer Month. The Settlement Home for Children (The Home) was founded in 1916 by twelve Austin women who set about helping children in need. The Home was completely volunteer driven until 1936, when we hired our first paid social worker. We...
Posted January 7, 2019
Lillian Kilventon is a volunteer at Scarbrough cottage. Lillian heard about The Settlement Home from her mother and also through Settlement Club member Ann Brown. She was looking for an opportunity to give of her time and make a difference. Lillian has...
Posted January 3, 2019