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K'STAR...Where Healing Begins

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.


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

About Us

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

K'STAR 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, and through Kerrville, Texas, budgets and fundraisers.

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Thank you for your interest. For questions or comments, please use the information listed here. We look forward to hearing from you soon.

Phone Number
Administration: (830) 896-5437 | Fax: (830) 257-6505
Shelter: (830) 896-7293
Counseling Main Office: (830) 896-5404 | Fax: (830) 895-0670
Help Line: (855) 327-8004

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

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