May: Mother’s Day

We celebrate May with a tribute to the mothers of Saint Louise House. Over the past 20 years, 204 mothers have had the opportunity to transform their lives at Saint Louise House. While each story is different, every mother is strong, resilient, committed and determined. They have all taken the challenges of their lives and turned them into victories.

Volunteers power the Saint Louise House journey

What do an interior designer, a Girl Scout troop, a car mechanic and a college organization have in common? Like thousands of others, all have volunteered over the years to make a difference in the lives of Saint Louise House mothers and children. Saint Louise House salutes its volunteers as part of our ongoing 20th anniversary observance and as part...

In the beginning….

Saint Louise House is celebrating its 20th year of serving women and their children who are experiencing homelessness. We’ve come a long way since the seeds of our existence were planted by a group focused on helping teenagers living on the streets near The University of Texas. But the best way to tell any story is to start at the...

“Serve those who are poor with gentleness and love.” – St. Louise de Marillac

Founded in Austin in 2000 by the Daughters of Charity and Saint Austin Catholic Church parishioners, Saint Louise House opened its doors to its first five families in October 2001. We’re celebrating our 20th anniversary throughout this year with a look at the how far we’ve come – thanks to you, our generous supporters – over the past 20 years....