NPR was granted access to tour Southwest Key Program’s Houston shelter, Casa Sunzal, which houses up to 223 youth from 16-17 years old.Learn More
Southwest Key has been an integral partner in the U.S. response to the immigration crisis at our southern border. We play no role in the apprehension or initial detention of immigrant children, but seek to shelter, care for, and reunify minors who arrive in this country alone.Learn More
Before I started working at Southwest Key, I wasn’t exactly sure what to expect, but I have always enjoyed working with adolescents and I knew this was an opportunity to make a difference.Read Douglas' Story
"As a teacher, there is no better feeling than being around people who genuinely want to learn."
Within 72-hours of a child’s arrival at a Southwest Key facility, our case managers begin working on the process of reunification.Learn More
For more than 20 years, Southwest Key has been an integral partner in the U.S. response to the immigration crisis at our southern border, sheltering immigrant children.
Southwest Key’s Youth Justice Program is based on the core principle that positive change can happen though therapeutic, educational and community-based programs.
Workforce Solutions creates economic growth and enhances the quality of life for job seekers, employers and community members in Cameron County, Texas
Not all children have access to a college preparatory education. Promesa Public Schools believe that everyone deserves access to a quality education.
We serve thousands of children and families each year through our four areas of programming. Many carry incredible stories of courage, resilience, and hope. We share just a few of their stories here, and those of our employees, so that you may learn more about the life-changing services we provide.
Trauma-Informed Care practices enable Southwest Key Programs to do our best wor...Read more
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The youth and families we work with are seeking equality, education, and a healthier quality of life. At Southwest Key, we are committed to helping them achieve that dream.
Southwest Key operates programs in 7 states: Texas, Arizona, California, Georgia, New York, Wisconsin, and Florida. Our national headquarters is located in Austin, Texas.