Community Partners

The Children's Shelter

Nonprofit Partner

How The Children's Shelter impacts San Antonio's shared Community Vision

For over 120 years, The Children's Shelter has provided evidence-based prevention and intervention practices designed to significantly impact children, families, and the community. The Children's Shelter provides foster care for children 0-18 and recruits, trains, and licenses foster and kinship homes. The Children's Shelter also offers trauma-sensitive mental health care for children/families; parenting education classes; RN home visits to first-time, low-income mothers; and skills and resources for men to become stronger fathers.

Community Results Impacted

Racial Inequities Impacted

  • Education (College Access and College Completion)
  • Family Violence
  • Food Security
  • Housing
  • Small Business and Nonprofit Support

The Children's Shelter serves:

  • Geographic Area Served
    Regionally: Including Bexar County and/or City of San Antonio
  • District 1 District 2 District 3 District 4 District 5 District 6 District 7 District 8 District 9 District 10
    City Council Districts Served
    All Districts

Economic Impact:

$8,500,000 in revenue

$3,092 in volunteerism

117 volunteer hours at a value of $26.43, as calculated by Independent Sector

Fiscal Year 2021

Coalitions and Collaborations:

  • Ready Kid SA
  • San Antonio Teen Pregnancy Prevention Collaborative

Powered by 95 People:

  • 57 Staff
  • 18 Volunteers
  • 20 Board Members

Fiscal Year 2021