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Seton Home

Transforming Lives. Changing Futures.

aka Seton Home for Pregnant Women   |   San Antonio, TX   |  www.setonhomesa.org

Mission

To break the cycle of abuse and poverty by providing a caring home, education, and support services necessary to transform the lives of pregnant and parenting teen mothers and their children.

Ruling year info

1946

Executive Director

Ms. Gladys Gonzalez

Main address

1115 Mission Road

San Antonio, TX 78210 USA

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EIN

74-2247996

NTEE code info

Children's and Youth Services (P30)

Other Housing Support Services (L80)

IRS filing requirement

This organization is not required to file an annual return with the IRS because it is a church.

Communication

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

There is a shortage of adequate facilities & services, as well as limited accessibility to mental health counseling, to address the effects of victimization for pregnant/parenting adolescents. The majority of agencies who might foster an abused or neglected teenager do not have the housing available or services required for one who is not only abused and/or neglected, but also pregnant or parenting. Compared with their peers who delay childbearing, teen girls who have babies’ are: •less likely to receive prenatal care •less likely to finish high school; •less likely to get or keep a job; •more likely to rely on public assistance; •more likely to be live below 150% of the federal poverty level; •teen mothers are prone to a variety of health risks such as: anemia, hypertension, STDs, & pre & postpartum depression; •more likely to have their children removed from home & placed in foster care due to incidences of maltreatment

Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Therapy and Case Management Services

We provide a trauma-based counseling program that includes individual and group therapy and 24 hour crisis intervention. Intake assessments are implemented to evaluate our young moms mental health and develop personalized treatment plans. Each client participates in weekly individual and group therapy sessions targeting issues such as anger management, substance abuse and sexual abuse.

Population(s) Served
Adolescents
Families

In an effort to ensure our girls have better livelihood options for themselves and their children, they are required to enroll in school or GED classes within three days of arriving on campus. Classes are offered on-site via our partnership with the UT Charter School System. A scholarship endowment fund is available to provide financial assistance for the residents interested in continuing their education and or career development at a college or through vocational training schools.

Population(s) Served
Adolescents
At-risk youth

We provide a holistic health approach which ensures our moms and babies have access to healthcare services at all times, within their first week of arrival, all moms and babies receive a full medical examination to ensure they are in full health and to address any necessary needs either mom or baby may have. Dental, vision, prenatal and postpartum services are scheduled by the medical coordinator to ensure our residents have access to healthcare as needed. Given our moms have endured severe traumatic situations, a big part of our health aspect focuses on mental health - facilitating individual and group counseling sessions that enable each resident to address and work through her trauma.

Population(s) Served
Children and youth
Families

Seton Home provides a safe home for girls, ages 12-17 who are pregnant and/or parenting, the majority of whom have been removed from their homes by Child Protective Services due to severe abuse, neglect or sexual assault.

Our holistic dual generational program seeks to cover all basic necessities to help our teen mothers and their babies heal from their histories of abuse and empower them to self-sufficiency.

Population(s) Served
Children and youth

We offer a diversified program portfolio to ensure our young mothers are equipped with the knowledge and skills to provide a safe, nurturing and food secure environment for her children.

Our programs include: (1) Mommy & Me - a program that allows young moms to interact with their children in individual and group exercises that are geared towards creating stronger mother baby bonds. Having undergone severe abuse and neglect our young mothers benefit from added opportunities to form strong bonds with their babies, as most never had an opportunity to develop that with their parents. (2) Through Mommy’s Place – a program that seeks to teach young teen mothers basic financial literacy skills, they learn the importance of savings, money management, income earning and monetary transactions for goods at the in-kind store where they are able to purchase goods by saving their Seton Dollars, which they obtain through a rewards system.

Population(s) Served
Children and youth
Families

Seton Home is a licensed childcare provider and operates a state-of-the-art childcare facility on campus, permitting our moms to continue their education. Through a partnership with the City of San Antonio we now offer Early Head Start as part of our child development program.

Population(s) Served
Infants and toddlers

Where we work

Awards

Harvey Najim, Philanthropist 2009

Top 10 Organizations Serving Children withi Special Needs in the Greater San Antonio Area

San Antonio Business Journal 2008

Top 25 Largest Health & Human Care Services Nonprofit Organizations

Affiliations & memberships

Association of Fundraising Professionals - Member 2013

National Committee on Planned Giving 2013

Our Sustainable Development Goals

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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Goals & Strategy

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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Charting impact

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Our goals:
-To provide shelter, food, clothing & other essential necessities (hygiene products, school supplies, etc.)
-Facilitate trauma informed counseling to support the emotional needs of teen mothers & their children
-Provide parenting education in an effort to help them build stronger, nurturing bonds with their children, helping break the generational abuse cycle
-Conduct life skills workshops that equip mothers with skills to manage a household, care for their children, obtain a job & become self-sufficient
-Ensure that all girls continue their education or work on attaining their GED via our partnership with UT Charter School System

Seton Home provides a safe shelter with staff that are trained in an evidenced based approach for trauma informed care. The staff promote healing through trust building, healthy attachment skills, and life skills. Seton Home has a host of comprehensive services to include mental health counseling, case management, parenting education, on-site childcare for the babies, and spirituality services. We attempt to utilize best practices with all of our service deliveries.

Seton Home has an expansive campus with 32 efficiency styled apartments for families and 8 smaller rooms for expecting mothers. The campus is maintained for safety by facility staff. Seton Home has an administrative team to include human resources, finance, programs, and development to provide planning for needs, implementation of plans, and assessment of efficacy. Seton Home has a Governing Committee that provides oversight of Seton Home and adherence to the mission. Seton Home has a training program for staff, a career progression goal, and excellent hiring and talent management. Staff engage the stakeholders to include a resident council to incorporate the needs and inputs of the clients.

Seton Home has accomplished expanding our program to increase number of clients served from 48 to 96 moms and babies. We have a successful education program to include an on-site charter school in partnership with The University of Texas, year round tutoring, and education-specific case management. The on-site Child Development Center is state-licensed, so moms may leave their babies and attend school.

Since July 1st, more than 360 individual counseling sessions have been conducted addressing trauma issues; over 290 individual and 22 group parenting education sessions were performed covered everything from breastfeeding, infant massages and care, managing pre and post fears of labor, child health and nutrition and post-partum depression. Five eligible students are on track to complete their high school education or complete their GED this summer. Two moms are enrolled in college pursuing degrees in nursing and auto mechanics. Twenty children are currently enrolled in Early Head Start.

Financials

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Seton Home

Board of directors
as of 08/29/2022
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Ms. Charlotte Immenschuh

Kumon Math & Reading Center of San Antonio

Term: 2020 - 2023

Antonio Fernandez

Catholic Charities

Ray Berend

CPA

Deana Abiassi

Michael Briggs

USAA

Dr. Diane Melby

Our Lady of the Lake University

Paul Olivier

Frost Bank

Emma Cano

Emma Cano & Jefferson Cano

Becky Capp

Gen Cure

Lisa Mendez

American Funds

Mary Grilliette

Keller Williams Luxury Homes International

Rebecca Byers

Vivid Realty

Dr. Ricardo Diaz

Michele Anderson

NuStar Energy

Lynsey Hernandez

Lynsey Louise

Kenneth Bennett Jr.

Southwest Research Institute

William "Billy" Cox

Retired

Amy Livingstone

Consultant

Randall Hawkins

Valero

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Yes
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Yes

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 8/29/2022

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
Hispanic/Latino/Latina/Latinx
Gender identity
Female, Not transgender
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

Race & ethnicity

Gender identity

Transgender Identity

Sexual orientation

No data

Disability

No data