To put Judeo-Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind, and body for all. The New Braunfels Branch provides fitness facilities, swim lessons, and school-age after-school programs.
BCFS Education Services provides comprehensive early childhood education and family support services to disadvantaged families in NBISD.
Young Life is a Christian ministry that reaches out to middle, high school, and college students and strives to build personal relationships and develop healthy attitudes while providing experiences that are fun and life changing, while helping them grow in their faith.
New Braunfels Kids’ Club provides elementary students in NBISD and CISD a free after-school program that offers a safe environment for children of low-income families to grow academically, be encouraged socially, and be nurtured physically. Participating students benefit from positive adult mentors, educational tutoring, nutritional meals, and enrichment activities including sports and art in a safe environment two days each week.
Howard Payne University’s New Braunfels Center offers several undergraduate and graduate degree programs, as well as dual-credit courses for high school students.
The mission of Communities In Schools of South Central Texas (CIS) is to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life. CIS offers students opportunities to participate in drop-out prevention, college readiness, and mentoring programs. CIS also offers the Youth Mental Health First Aid and Signs of Suicide programs in order to address the mental health needs of youth. All CIS services and programs support the goal of providing safe and healthy environments for students both at school and at home for the good of our community.
Canine Classmates works to encourage and improve literacy skills for struggling and at-risk pre-K through 5th grade students in CISD through pairing mentors and trained service dogs in a one-on-one program that is positive, nurturing and motivational.
Big Brothers Big Sisters provides children facing adversity in Comal County with professionally supported, one-to-one mentoring relationships that change their lives for the better, forever.