“Who We Are

SJRC Texas, formerly known as St. Jude’s Ranch for Children, offers healing and hope to children and families that have been affected by abuse, abandonment, and neglect. In our care we provide a safe and loving home-life environment so that our children and youth can heal and thrive.

What We Do

Everyday we care for hundreds of children and youth from the greater San Antonio and Comal Area. Our programs cover the full continuum of care for children and youth at all ages and stages of life. We utilize a therapeutic model of care to meet the complex needs of children suffering from Trauma called Trust-Based Relational Intervention (TBRI). Allowing us to provide the best care possible for our children and youth.

Services We Provide

Therapeutic Residential Program

Pregnant and Parenting Teen Program

Victims/Survivors of Sex Trafficking

Emergency Placement

Foster Care and Adoption Program

How Can You Make An Impact?

  • Volunteer – We are always in need of caring, dedicated, and compassionate volunteers. Opportunities include: Mentoring, Tutoring, Rocking Babies at our New Braunfels Campus, Hosting a donation drive, Campus Clean Up, Assisting with Baby Showers or Birthdays, Special Events, Organize our Donation Room. For further information on volunteer requirements, background check process, or general questions please contact our Community Outreach Coordinator, Laci Bird, at [email protected]
  • Donate – At SJRC Texas we receive 50% funding from the state the other 50% we raise on our own through events, grants, and individual donations. This accumulates to $2 million a year, and covering the most basic needs. Through giving you can transform the life of a child that has suffered from trauma. No matter what the amount, every dollar counts. Please visit our website www.sjrctexas.orgto make a contribution today!
  • Foster – We train and license families in the community to be foster families or forever adoption. We are always looking for individuals and families to open their homes and hearts to children in need. Please visit our website and contact our Child Placement Agency!

Come take a tour of our facilities to find out more about who we are, and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @sjrctexas to keep up with our youth latest accomplishments or all that is happening at SJRC Texas!”