Heart & Hands

K'Star Youth & Family Services

216 Market Ave., Ste 155


Shelter (830) 896-7293
Counseling (830) 896-5404

216 Market Ave, Boerne, TX 78006, USA

Mission and Vision

K’STAR is a safe short-term youth program for today providing long-term solutions for tomorrow. We are committed to serving the child, the family, and the community.


OFFICE HOURS: Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

AREA SERVED: Kendall County

SERVICES OFFERED: Emergency Shelter for Youth in Crisis and Community Counseling Services

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: Free short term counseling services for families in conflict. KSTAR serves youth ages 0 – 17. Priority is placed on supporting and strengthening the family unit. Short term emergency shelter is available for boys and girls. As a nonprofit organization, K'STAR, Inc. receives funding from the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services via the state runaway program and Child Protective Services, private grants, foundations, federal funds, budgets and fundraisers through
Kerrville, Texas.

Emergency Shelter for Youth in Crisis Situations:
Children from birth to 17 years of age find shelter and safety at K'STAR, Inc. We provide loving care to each child entrusted to us, offering counseling, shelter, and support.
K'STAR is dedicated to providing a safe refuge for children who are experiencing dangerous situations at home or who have been removed from their home by Child Protective Services.
Our emergency shelter offers a safe place for up to 20 children under the age of 17.
Children are hosted at our shelter for anywhere from 1 to 90 days.

Community Counseling Services:
Adults needing guidance to become more skilled at parenting also benefit from our childcare classes and family counseling. With our services, families become more adept at dealing with problems through effective and compassionate means.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE FOR CLIENT: Parent or legal guardian must call the office to schedule an intake appointment.

COST TO CLIENT: All services are provided at no cost. No insurance needed or taken.

Wondering how you can help? We are always in great need of Wal-Mart gift cards for clothing and hygiene products for our precious children. we are also collecting funds for the purchase of weighted blankets. These weighted blankets help heal traumatized little bodies and allow for deep restful sleep. Please click the button below and follow the instructions, we greatly appreciate every donation!

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