News & Blog

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 February 27, 2017
SH: Tell us a little about Birds Barbershop. BB: In 2006, childhood friends Michael Portman and Jayson Rapaport found themselves living in Austin, TX, with nowhere to get an affordable, high-quality haircut. Together, they created Birds Barbershop, a...
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 of 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...