The NEST *Nurturing *Empowering *Supporting for *Tomorrow


Est. 2011

(Nurturing *Empowering *Supporting for Tomorrow) The NEST Empowerment Center is a safe haven after the bell rings that offers basic needs, counseling, academic and enrichment support for GISD high school students who are homeless, at-risk or living in transition, while the NEST Host Home offers temporary overnight shelter for children birth - age 17.

The NEST Empowerment Center is located in the old Richarte High School (2201 Old Airport Road). Student hours are Monday - Thursday, after school until bus picks them up at 6:30 or so. Donations/tours on Fridays 9am – 12pm by appointment.  If students have needs outside these hours, they may call our main office at 512-943-5198 or if not available, call 512-819-4200.

Meal providers with questions may contact Bebe Johnson, The NEST Empowerment Center Coordinator, at 512- 943-8056 or   Meals need to feed 25. Delivery time is from 4-5:30 p.m.  Thank you!!

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