Mission, Vision, & Core Values2018-10-10T14:42:26-06:00

Healing Hearts and Sharing Hope

Our Mission, Vision, & Core Values

Healing Hearts and Sharing Hope

Our Mission, Vision, & Core Values

Our Mission

  • Honoring God
  • Reaching hurting children and families with His love and truth
  • Enabling others to join us in this ministry

Our Vision

Our vision is to show the love of Christ to each and every child and family to whom we minister. We do this by creating a culture where the needs of families are seen and met in creative and innovative ways. Efficiency and accountability are strategic priorities with effectiveness and excellence the resulting evidence. We desire God to use STCH Ministries in mighty ways to do His work.

Our Ministries

STCH Ministries (originally South Texas Children’s Home) is a faith-based, nonprofit organization that has been caring for children and families since 1952. We provide:

  • Homes for Children, caring for children of all ages
  • Homes for Families for single moms and their children
  • Family Counseling services for individuals, couples, and families sorting through the challenges of life
  • International, reaching children and families through international missions
  • Faith & Work to enhance job skills and spiritual growth
  • Faith & Finances to teach biblical principles of money management
  • Pastor Care to serve those who are always serving others
  • Family Support to connect needs of families with resources
  • Ministry Consulting to share expertise and resources with other ministries

Core Values

Read Our Faith & Message Statement

Through God’s leadership and power, we will press on to become all that God has in store for STCH Ministries. As an organization we will strive to:

  • Ensure that all phases of this ministry will be completed in a manner that will ultimately bring honor and glory to Jesus Christ.
  • Ensure that all children in our care will be provided a safe haven of love and refuge and the opportunities to realize the fulfillment of their hopes and dreams.
  • Ensure that the ministry provided to families and individuals is Christ-based and of the highest professional standard.
  • Ensure that every child and adult reached by this ministry will ultimately know Jesus Christ as Savior.
  • Nurture and grow our children spiritually to have an active, deep, and growing relationship with Jesus Christ.
  • Seek as individuals to have a personal, active, deep, and growing relationship with Jesus Christ.
  • Wisely use the financial gifts we receive; this will include remaining debt free.
  • Remaining completely funded by charitable gifts and not take state or federal funds.

Did you know?

  • STCH Ministries provides all of our services regardless of an individual or family’s ability to pay for them.

  • We are 100% supported by private donations and do not accept any state or federal funding.

  • STCH Ministries Homes for Children is licensed by the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services and accepts both private and state placements of children.


Texas Coalition of
Homes for Children

Healing Hearts and Sharing Hope