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(830) 896-7293
(830) 896-5404

K'STAR, Inc.

Where Healing Begins...

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.

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

Phone Numbers

(830) 896-7293

Shelter Manager:

Sergio Mennella (830) 896-7293

Resident Case Specialist: 

Dawn McAdams-Hill (830) 896-7293

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

Help Line:
(855) 327-8004

(830) 896-5437

(830) 257-6505

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