Our Charity

About SJRC Texas

St. Jude’s Ranch for Children – Texas (SJRC) cares for children and families who have been affected by trauma, abuse and neglect. We are their safe haven and offer help and hope to begin the journey of healing.

In 2014, there were 66,572 cases of child abuse and neglect in Texas. 8,012 cases occurred in the greater San Antonio area (Texas Department of Family and Protective Services 2014 Annual Report). Many of these children witnessed family violence, drug abuse and its effects on the family, were abused and neglected, wondered where their next meal would come from, and wanted for love and affection.

SJRC Texas cares for close to 100 children each day from the Greater San Antonio and surrounding area. We strive to provide the best care possible and bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to our work raising children in foster care, the mental health of children and families, and the welfare of children and adoptions – creating forever families.

We are raising the next generation of children here in our community who will hopefully be able to contribute to the community and help make it a better place. Your participation and support is greatly appreciated by the children and families we care for.

SJRC Mission Statement

Our Mission

To offer healing and hope to children and families affected by abuse, abandonment or

Our Vision

Abused and neglected children will be empowered to grow up to be happy, productive and
caring adults.

Our Core Values

Our actions are inspired by the following core values:

  • Respect – Treating yourself and others with kindness, compassion and understanding despite differences.
  • Joy – Creating an uplifting environment that provides laughter, optimism and hope.
  • Integrity – Holding ourselves to high moral and ethical standards.
  • Faith/Compassion – Service through faith and compassion.
  • Commitment – A dedication to the success of the organization and to each other.
  • Excellence – As the industry leaders we are creating positive results, a safe environment, and healing our children.

Tara Roussett
Chief Executive Officer

8918 Tesoro Drive, Suite 535
San Antonio, TX 78217
O: 210-592-1156

652 Old Bear Creek Rd
New Braunfels, TX 78132

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