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Children and Youth

Alamo Resource Conservation & Development Area Inc. (Alamo RC&D)​


Senior Assistance Programs 

Youth Gardening Programs

Soil and Water Conservation 

Environmental Concerns & Education

Farm and Ranch Concerns

Sustainable Agriculture Programs

Community Development Assistance

Alora Farm

150 Avenue J, Lakehills, TX 78063

Phone: (512) 967-4711


Rooted in nature’s ability to nourish and regenerate, Alora Farm is a farmstead wellness haven for autist teens and adults to live and work as part of a thriving community. Through purposeful participation, the farm fosters a safe environment for self-discovery, learning and personal development by teaching vocational, artistic and life skills that can be applied on and off the farm.

Any Baby Can of San Antonio

217 Howard St, San Antonio, TX 78212

Phone: 210-227-0170


Provides support services to families with children or youth facing special health or developmental challenges. All services are offered at no cost, regardless of income, to families that reside in Bexar county or one of the 18 surrounding counties.

Arms of Hope Medina Campus

21300 TX-16, Medina, TX 78055

Phone: (830) 522-2200


Through its Residential Child Care, Together, College and Career, Right Start, and Outreach Ministry programs, Arms of Hope is committed to providing a safe haven and Christian environment for children and single-mother families by helping them avoid homelessness, poverty, abuse and neglect and by leading them to lives of sustaining and productive citizenship. Our residents attend public school, nearby universities or trade schools and participate in school, church and campus activities.

Bandera County 4-H

Agrilife Extension

2886 TX-16, Bandera, TX 78003

Phone: 830-796-7755


4-H is a community of young people across America who are learning leadership, citizenship and life skills. Some 4-H youth work with animals, while others choose food, crafts, or even shooting sports! 4-H projects include photography, sewing, public speaking, citizenship, leadership, cooking, raising animals, stock shows and much, much more.

Bandera County Jr. Livestock Show Association

2886 TX-16, Bandera, TX 78003

Phone: (830) 796-5082


Provides 4-H and FFA youth opportunities to further their agricultural, leadership, and higher education goals.

Bandera County Child Welfare Board


At Texas Council Child Welfare Board, we support the Texas Child Welfare Boards in their efforts to serve their communities by providing education and training, advocating for child welfare policies, and fostering a statewide network of volunteers and organizations that promote a healthy child welfare system.

Bandera Foster Closet

1137 Texas 173 Bandera, TX 78003

Phone: (210) 386-1436


At Bandera Foster Closet we are dedicated to helping foster children & their families with supplies needed to bring dignity in their most vulnerable time.
We are here to serve the counties of Bandera, Kendall, Kerr, Medina & Gillespie counties.

Bandera Little League

325 Optimist Way, TX-16, Bandera, TX

Phone: 210-687-7602



Tee-Ball to Juniors Boys and Girls of Bandera.

Bandera Youth Soccer Organization

P.O. Box 2003 Bandera, Texas 78003



Providing exceptional soccer for the youth of Bandera County.

Ages 4-15 Years Old.

Bandera WIC Clinic

1207 Cottonwood Street Bandera, TX 78003

Phone: (830) 460-7378


The Official WIC program is available to low to moderate income pregnant women, recently delivered women, breastfeeding women, infants, and children up to age 5 who are at nutrition risk. Fathers can also bring their children to apply for WIC. You may apply for WIC if you are working or unemployed.

Belong | SJRC Texas
652 Old Bear Creek Rd. New Braunfels, TX 78132

Phone: (210) 876-6763


Belong, a division of SJRC Texas, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, serves as the lead provider for Community-Based Care in Region 8b that covers 27 Texas counties. Our vision is for abused and neglected children to be empowered to grow up to be happy, productive and caring adults.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Texas

10843 Gulfdale St, San Antonio, TX 78216

Phone: 210-225-6322


Provides children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one mentoring relationships that change their lives for the better, forever.

Boys and Girls Clubs of Bandera County

715 Maple St, Bandera, TX 78003

Phone: (830) 796-8109


A safe place to spend time during non-school hours and the summer as an alternative to the streets or being home alone.
A chance to play, have fun, laugh and learn.
Opportunities to build new skills that raise each child's belief that he or she can succeed and receive recognition for personal accomplishments.

Boy Scout Troop 146
P O Box 128, Bandera, TX. 78003
Phone: 830-796-3849


Boy Scout Troop 146 is an environment where we strive to instill good ethics, morals and scouting skills into our scouts to prepare them to make ethical and responsible choices over their lifetime. We stay active serving in our community by participating in flag ceremonies for the American Legion and Veteran’s groups, building wheel chair ramps with men from our church for those in need and any other project our church and community asks of us.

Hill Country CASA

305 Earl Garrett St, Kerrville, TX 78028

Phone: 830-896-CASA (2272)


Hill Country CASA provides trained, court-appointed volunteers who passionately advocate for abused and neglected children in Kerr, Kendall, Bandera and Gillespie Counties.

Hill Country Crisis Council

421 Washington St, Kerrville, TX 78028

Phone: 830-257-7088
Hotline: 888-621-0047


Kids Advocacy Place (KAP) – uses a multi-agency approach to serve children under the age of 18 who have been the victim of sexual abuse, severe physical abuse, neglect or witness to a violent crime.

Hill Country Daily Bread Ministries 

Stand By Me

38 Cascade Cavern, Boerne, TX 78015

Phone: 830-755-5200


Christian youth mentoring.

Texas Runaway Hotline

24Hr HELP: 1-800-989-6884


The Texas Youth (Runaway) Helpline provides free and confidential services to youth, their parents, and other family members of youth in crisis who need help finding a counselor, safe shelter, legal information, other local referral information, or just someone to talk to.

K'STAR Youth & Family Services

216 Market Ave, Boerne, TX 78006

Shelter (830) 896-7293
Counseling (830) 896-5404
Hotline (855) 327-8004


K'STAR Emergency Shelter provides nurture and support for displaced children. Through the practice of Trauma-Informed Care, we start the process of healing the abuse, neglect, and trauma suffered in their early years. Our home can house up to twenty youngsters ages birth to seventeen.

Ronald McDonald House Charities

4847 Charles Katz Dr, San Antonio, TX 78229

Phone: 210-580-9000


We believe that families are stronger when they are together, and this is never more important than when a child is sick or injured.
When a family is focused on the health of their child, nothing else should matter—not where they can afford to stay, where they will get their next meal or where they will lay their head at night.

St. Jude's Ranch for Children - SJRC
8918 Tesoro Dr #535, San Antonio, TX 78217
Phone: (210) 592-1156


Providing Healing, Hope and a Home to Children and Families.
SJRC Texas cares for children and families who have been affected by trauma, abuse or neglect.

Texas Department of Family & Protective Services - Family Based Safety Services (FBSS)

216 Market Ave, Boerne, TX 78006

Phone: 830-249-8779


Provides services and works with families to maintain children in their own homes. Try to help correct problems and avoid having to remove the children to foster homes, utilize other agencies in town, and work closely with schools. Our cases come from referrals of child abuse or neglect called into the Statewide Child Abuse Hot Line (800/252-5400).

Texas Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

San Antonio, Texas

Phone: (210)762-3208


We advocate and empower grandparents raising grandchildren by providing access to resources, information and support.

Texas Youth Hotline, c/o Dept. of Family & Protection Services

Phone: 800-989-6884


The Texas Youth Helpline provides free and confidential services to youth, their parents, and other family members of youth in crisis who need help finding a counselor, safe shelter, legal information, other local referral information, or just someone to talk to.

The Children's Shelter

2939 W Woodlawn Ave, San Antonio, TX 78228

Phone: (210) 212-2500


Healthy, happy kids grow from strong families. We provide training and support for parents/guardians learning to become their best selves, for their sake and for their children.The Harvey E. Najim Hope Center is our mental health clinic, providing free and low-cost counseling and social work services for children and families. Here, we ask not “what’s wrong with you?” but “what has happened to you?”

The Parenting Resource Center

718 Alpine Dr, Kerrville, TX 78028

Phone: (830) 257-2166


Parenting Classes

We equip and support individuals with parenting tips that build healthy families.

All our services are free of charge and confidential.

Triple-H Equitherapy (HHH)
791 Backhaus Rd, Pipe Creek, TX 78063, USA
Phone: 830-510-9515


Triple H Equitherapy provides a wide range of horse-assisted activities and therapy for children, teens, adults and seniors. Our horse therapists specialize in helping folks who face physical, mental, emotional, or social challenges. Equine centered physical and psychological therapy programs, experiential learning curricula, and opportunities to nurture acceptable social behaviors are offered year-round.

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