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Children’s Shelters

Roy Maas Youth Alternative Counseling Center

https://www.rmya.org/

RMYA creates brighter futures for children in crisis by promoting individual success and healthy relationships in a safe, healing environment, giving children and families the tools to end the cycle of abuse.

Offers emergency shelter, mental health care and substance abuse treatment and counseling. Crisis intervention is available.

Main Office: 210.340.8077
info@rmya.org

Homeless Resources

Click Here to search for various housing and shelter options (bottom of page).

BCFS (Baptist Child & Family Services)

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Provides free counseling services to eligible youth ages 0 to 17 and their families. Services provided at several locations across San Antonio. Crisis intervention and counseling services are available 24/7 by calling main number, 210-283-5183.

From ChildSafe, Family Endeavors, Grace House, Family Violence Prevention Services & Women’s Shelter, Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse, Urban  Ministries Emergency Shelter, to college prep, foster care, employment connections, or assisted living services, learn more about what BCFS does Here

Find your local resources at the BCFS’ South Texas Centre in San Antonio Here

BCFS Headquarters
1506 Bexar Crossing
San Antonio, TX 78232
210.832.5000
1.800.830.2246
info@bcfs.net

Children’s Shelters

Children’s Shelter of San Antonio

A temporary residential emergency care & assessments for children age birth to 14 years, who have been removed from their homes due to abuse, abandonment, and/or neglect. All children are given assessments, which include complete medical, eye, and dental exams, a psychological examination and interview. Children also have the opportunity to participate in classroom instruction in an on-campus school.

2939 W. Woodlawn Ave.
San Antonio, TX 78228
www.childrensshelter.org

 

The Bridge Emergency Shelter

The Bridge provides 24-hour a day emergency care in a structured setting for boys and girls aged 5 – 17 years of age. It is the only such facility of its kind in Bexar County. Residents may stay from one day or as long as thirty, sixty, or ninety days depending on their situation.

3103 West Avenue
San Antonio, TX 78213
(210) 340-7933
www.rmya.org

 

La Puerta Emergency Shelter

La Puerta focuses on chronic runaways, severely abused and trafficked children, and children with high therapeutic needs due to trauma-induced behavioral and emotional issues. Professionals who are trained to help children in crisis no matter what issues they may be facing are available 24 hours a day and a master’s level therapist is assigned to help and counsel every resident.

For more information on La Puerta, please call (210) 340-7933

 

St. Peter-St. Joseph Children’s Home/Emergency Shelter
St. PJ’s Children’s Home is a short term emergency shelter for children age birth to 17 years who are victims of abuse or neglect, are under the protection of Child Protective Services or are victims of human and sex trafficking. St. PJ’s also provides temporary foster care homes for international children age birth to 12 years old.

919 Mission Road
San Antonio, TX 78210
(210) 533-1203
www.stpjhome.org