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Buckner International

Non-Secular
Buckner International is a faith-based nonprofit ministry dedicated to following the example of Jesus by serving vulnerable children, families and seniors in the United States and internationally. Founded in 1879 in Dallas, Texas, today Buckner seeks to protect children, strengthen families, transform generations and serve senior adults. Buckner offers a variety of ministries including foster care and adoption, family transition programs, community-based family preservation programs and senior living communities. Buckner also provides humanitarian aid and crisis relief to poverty-stricken children and families. Learn more and get involved at Buckner.org.

Secular
Buckner International is a nonprofit dedicated to transforming the lives of orphans, vulnerable children, families and senior adults in the United States and internationally. Founded in 1879 in Dallas, Texas, today Buckner serves people through a variety of programs designed to protect children, strengthen families, transform generations and serve seniors. These programs include foster care and adoption, family transition programs, community-based family preservation programs and retirement services for senior adults. Buckner also provides humanitarian aid and crisis relief to poverty-stricken children and families.  Learn more and get involved at Buckner.org.

Buckner Retirement Services

Buckner Retirement Services is one of the largest not-for-profit senior living providers in Texas. Dedicated to “Inspiring happiness®,” BRS enhances the quality of life for senior adults and their families by promoting an active, healthy Christian lifestyle while maintaining their independence and dignity. BRS is part of Buckner International, a faith-based ministry serving more than 350,000 people each year in Texas and six countries worldwide. Learn more about Buckner Retirement Services at BucknerRetirement.org.

Foster Care and Adoption

Buckner Foster Care and Adoption provides safe and loving homes for vulnerable children who need them — for a season or a lifetime. Foster care and adoption are profound ways to change a child’s life forever. An integral service of nonprofit Buckner International, Buckner Foster Care and Adoption provides comprehensive services for the children and parents Buckner serves across Texas. The goal of Buckner is to help every child find hope and healing through family foster care or permanency through reunification with kin or through the blessing of adoption. Learn about Buckner Foster Care and Adoption at Buckner.org/Foster-Care-Adoption.

Family Hope Centers

The Buckner Family Hope Center™ seeks to keep families together by providing them with critical services, aid and coaching to keep them strong and decrease the likelihood of abuse, neglect and removal of children. An integral service of nonprofit Buckner International, Family Hope Centers are child-centered, family-focused places where families go to find hope, support and empowerment in their community to reach their fullest God-given potential. The key to each Family Hope Center's success is found in combining effective programs and passionate people to help families that are experiencing poverty, family issues and a lack of services. Learn more about the Buckner Family Hope Center™ model at Buckner.org/Family-Hope-Centers.

Family Pathways

Buckner Family Pathways™ programs are designed to transform generations though supporting single parents and reducing barriers to self-sufficiency such as lack of education and life skills. An integral service of nonprofit Buckner International, Family Pathways protects single parents who may suffer from domestic abuse, financial uncertainty, homelessness and hopelessness by providing housing, access to child care assistance and a variety of other services aligning with the mission of Buckner. Family Pathways programs equip families with the tools they need to reach their goals and form strong bonds. Learn more about Buckner Family Pathways™ at Buckner.org/Family-Pathways.

Buckner Markets

Houston
Buckner Houston is a faith-based nonprofit ministry dedicated to transforming the lives of vulnerable children, families and senior adults in the greater Houston area. Buckner Houston is an extension of Buckner International, which was founded in 1879 in Texas and today serves people in the United States and internationally through a variety of programs designed to protect children, strengthen families, transform generations and serve seniors. These programs include foster care and adoption, family transition programs, community-based family preservation programs and retirement services for senior adults. Buckner also provides humanitarian aid and crisis relief to poverty-stricken children and families. Learn more and get involved at Buckner.org/Houston.

Dallas
Buckner North Texas is a faith-based nonprofit ministry dedicated to transforming the lives of vulnerable children, families and senior adults. Buckner North Texas is an extension of Buckner International, which was founded in 1879 in Dallas and today serves people in the United States and internationally through a variety of programs designed to protect children, strengthen families, transform generations and serve seniors. These programs include foster care and adoption, family transition programs, community-based family preservation programs and retirement services for senior adults. Buckner also provides humanitarian aid and crisis relief to poverty-stricken children and families. Learn more and get involved at Buckner.org/Dallas-Fort-Worth.

Austin
Buckner Villas, a Buckner Retirement Services senior living community, is a faith-based nonprofit community located on a 25-acre campus in North Austin. The community offers a variety of living options, spacious apartment floor plans and villas with a flexible and affordable fee structure. As a continuing care community, Buckner Villas accommodates all needs by making sure everyone’s level of required care is met by offering independent and assisted living services, memory care and skilled nursing care. Buckner Retirement Services is part of Buckner International, a ministry founded in 1879 in Texas, which today serves people in the United States and internationally through a variety of programs designed to protect children, strengthen families, transform generations and serve seniors. Buckner also provides humanitarian aid and crisis relief to poverty-stricken children and families. Learn more and get involved at BucknerVillas.org

Midland
Buckner Midland is a faith-based nonprofit ministry dedicated to transforming the lives of vulnerable children, families and senior adults in the Permian Basin. Buckner Midland is an extension of Buckner International, which was founded in 1879 in Texas and today serves people in the United States and internationally through a variety of programs designed to protect children, strengthen families, transform generations and serve seniors. These programs include foster care and adoption, family transition programs, community-based family preservation programs and retirement services for senior adults. Buckner also provides humanitarian aid and crisis relief to poverty-stricken children and families. Learn more and get involved at Buckner.org/Midland.

Beaumont
Buckner Southeast Texas is a faith-based nonprofit ministry dedicated to transforming the lives of vulnerable children, families and senior adults in Beaumont and the Golden Triangle area. Buckner Southeast Texas is an extension of Buckner International, which was founded in 1879 in Texas and today serves people in the United States and internationally through a variety of programs designed to protect children, strengthen families, transform generations and serve seniors. These programs include foster care and adoption, family transition programs, community-based family preservation programs and retirement services for senior adults. Buckner also provides humanitarian aid and crisis relief to poverty-stricken children and families. Learn more and get involved at Buckner.org/Beaumont.

Amarillo
Buckner Amarillo is a faith-based nonprofit ministry dedicated to transforming the lives of vulnerable children, families and senior adults. Buckner Amarillo is an extension of Buckner International, which was founded in 1879 in Texas and today serves people in the United States and internationally through a variety of programs designed to protect children, strengthen families, transform generations and serve seniors. These programs include foster care and adoption, family transition programs, community-based family preservation programs and retirement services for senior adults. Buckner also provides humanitarian aid and crisis relief to poverty-stricken children and families. Learn more and get involved at Buckner.org/Amarillo.

Longview
Buckner Northeast Texas, based in Longview, is a faith-based nonprofit ministry dedicated to transforming the lives of vulnerable children, families and senior adults. Buckner Northeast Texas is an extension of Buckner International, which was founded in 1879 in Texas and today serves people in the United States and internationally through a variety of programs designed to protect children, strengthen families, transform generations and serve seniors. These programs include foster care and adoption, family transition programs, community-based family preservation programs and retirement services for senior adults. Buckner also provides humanitarian aid and crisis relief to poverty-stricken children and families. Learn more and get involved at Buckner.org/Longview.

Lubbock
Buckner Lubbock is a faith-based nonprofit ministry dedicated to transforming the lives of vulnerable children, families and senior adults. Buckner Lubbock is an extension of Buckner International, which was founded in 1879 in Texas and today serves people in the United States and internationally through a variety of programs designed to protect children, strengthen families, transform generations and serve seniors. These programs include foster care and adoption, family transition programs, community-based family preservation programs and retirement services for senior adults. Buckner also provides humanitarian aid and crisis relief to poverty-stricken children and families. Learn more and get involved at Buckner.org/Lubbock.

Rio Grande Valley
Buckner Rio Grande Valley, based in Mission, is a faith-based nonprofit ministry dedicated to transforming the lives of vulnerable children, families and senior adults. Buckner Rio Grande Valley is an extension of Buckner International, which was founded in 1879 in Texas and today serves people in the United States and internationally through a variety of programs designed to protect children, strengthen families, transform generations and serve seniors. These programs include foster care and adoption, family transition programs, community-based family preservation programs and retirement services for senior adults. Buckner also provides humanitarian aid and crisis relief to poverty-stricken children and families. Learn more and get involved at Buckner.org/Rio-Grande-Valley.

Lufkin
Buckner Lufkin is a faith-based nonprofit ministry dedicated to transforming the lives of vulnerable children, families and senior adults in East Texas. Buckner Lufkin is an extension of Buckner International, which was founded in 1879 in Texas and today serves people in the United States and internationally through a variety of programs designed to protect children, strengthen families, transform generations and serve seniors. These programs include foster care and adoption, family transition programs, community-based family preservation programs and retirement services for senior adults. Buckner also provides humanitarian aid and crisis relief to poverty-stricken children and families. Learn more and get involved at Buckner.org/Lufkin.

San Angelo
Baptist Retirement Community, a Buckner Retirement Services senior living community, is a faith-based nonprofit community located on a 100-acre campus in San Angelo. The Life Plan community offers independent living, skilled or long-term nursing, memory care assisted living, personal assistance program and outpatient therapy. Residents have access to on-site amenities such as a pharmacy, health clinic, chapel, beauty salons, a restaurant and fitness centers. Buckner Retirement Services is part of Buckner International, a ministry founded in 1879 in Texas, which today serves people in the United States and internationally through a variety of programs designed to protect children, strengthen families, transform generations and serve seniors. Buckner also provides humanitarian aid and crisis relief to poverty-stricken children and families. Learn more and get involved at BaptistRetirement.org.

*Updated March 25, 2022

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