Seton Home fosters childbirth and parenting and works to break the cycle of abuse and poverty by providing a safe home, education and support services necessary to transform the lives of pregnant and parenting teens and their children.

Who Seton Home Serves

  • Teen girls who have been removed from their own families by Child Protective Services due to abuse and neglect and are also pregnant and/or parenting a child
  • Our moms are between the ages of 12 – 17 and our babies are from newborn to 6 years old
  • Most Seton Home residents have lived in disorganized and chaotic families, often being passed from one set of relatives, friends or foster homes to another
  • Most are suffering from chronic trauma related to poverty, violence, abuse and neglect with symptoms of depression, anxiety, PTSD, and maladaptive coping skills
  • 75% have experienced emotional abuse
  •  91% have suffered neglect
  • 69% have been involved with drugs
  • 52% have suffered physical abuse

Chartered by the State of Texas and licensed by the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services, Seton Home provides:

  • Supervised safe shelter, food and clothing
  • Individualized case management and counseling
  • Transportation
  • Medical/dental care, prenatal care
  • Parenting education
  • Academic counseling, weekly tutoring, on-site summer school
  • Life skills education, financial literary classes, nutrition classes
  • On-site licensed child care
  • Spiritual and moral guidance
  • Recreational activities
  • Supportive services after leaving Seton Home

Under our license from Texas Department of Family and Protective Services, Seton Home operates a long-term residential program as well as an emergency shelter. 90% of Seton Home’s long-term residents have been placed by Child Protective Services. For more information visit the Seton Home web site.