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(830) 896-5437
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(830) 896-5404


Where Healing Begins...

  Providing Short-Term Help to Create Long-Term Solutions for Families and Children (830) 896-5437

An 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. 

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.
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*A GIANT thank you to Wells Fargo - Your Cause for their gracious donation towards K'STAR Inc's 2ND Annual Big Ta' Do!*

About Us

K'STAR Inc. Emergency Shelter
K'STAR emergency shelter provides a safe and healthy environment for children in crisis.

K'STAR Inc. Counseling Services
We provide free services to youth and parents who are experiencing difficult living situations or problems with truancy and are a school dropout risk. Through counseling, compassion, and parenting skills training, we enable families to grow closer and learn to effectively solve problems in an appropriate fashion. Our counseling professionals have more than 75 years of combined experience and work to improve domestic situations throughout the area.

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.

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Phone Numbers

Shelter: (830) 896-5437

Shelter Manager: Sergio Mennella (830) 496-6437

Treatment Coordinator: Jesse Hernandez (830) 496-6433

Resident Case Specialist: Dawn McAdams-Hill (830) 496-6434

Counseling Main Office: (830) 896-5404 / Fax: (830) 895-0670

Help Line: (855) 327-8004

Administration: (830) 896-5437 / Fax: (830) 257-6505

Hours of Operation
24 Hours a Day, 7 Days a Week