Children who are appropriate for our care

  • Boys and girls, ages 4 - 13

  • Children with a minimum IQ of 70

  • Children who are unable to thrive and remain safe in a home setting

  • Children dealing with a variety of diagnoses, including depression, bipolar disorder, adjustment disorder, dissociative disorders, oppositional defiant disorder, ADHD, reactive attachment disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder

Children not appropriate for our care

  • Children with IQ′s below 70

  • Those in need of immediate, same-day placement

  • Actively psychotic

  • Requiring substance abuse treatment

To refer a child, please contact the Helping Hand Home Education & Intake Manager, Jamie Lounsbury, at (512) 459-1658, or email Ms. Lounsbury.