A Place To Begin Again

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  • Our Mission

    Magdalena House is a transitional home in San Antonio that serves mothers and children who have fled dangerous and abusive lives by providing transformation through education, nurturing community, and programming. We rescue the least and the lost, sharing hope for a new beginning.

    Based on the concept of convenant relationships, Magdalena House provides:

    • HOME - A beautiful, safe and nurturing transitional home near the Medical Center for mothers and their children.
    • HELP - A program of supportive services for both mother and child that focuses on educational and vocational assistance, a Life Enrichment Series. Spiritual Formation, loving community and outsourcing to other agencies.
    • HOPE - A process that works towards self-awareness and achievement of personal goals in education, vocation, work, parenting, household management and spiritual formation. We strive for radical hospitality and an authentic family environment.


Organizational History

Magdalena House was established in 2004 to serve low-income, San-Antonio-area women and children escaping abusive and dangerous situations by providing them hope and enabling them to transform their lives. Magdalena House was founded under the auspices of the University United Methodist Church. Having successfully completed its start-up period, Magdalena House is now separating from its founding church and received its nonprofit certification from the State of Texas on August 21, 2008, as well as its IRS 501(c)3 designation on July 13, 2009.