Giving Tuesday

July 24th

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Bokenkamp Children’s Shelter in Corpus Christi opened in 2006 and provides a safe, temporary environment for hundreds of unaccompanied children. Bokenkamp Children’s Shelter is state licensed to care for children ages 0-17, however, currently serve children 12-17 years of age who receive lifesaving support, including food, clothing, shelter, case management, education, clinical, medical and spiritual care.

Children at Bokenkamp are supervised and supported by professional staff 24/7 which encourage their personal and academic development and empowers them with skills and resources to take the next steps toward productive lives once reunified with family members or sponsor.

Bokenkamp offers:

  • Bilingual educational opportunities
  • Computer instruction
  • Outdoor recreation
  • Arts and crafts, music, life skills and group activities by volunteers
  • Spiritual care
  • Home-like environment
  • Case Management services
  • Clinical services
  • Transportation services
  • Access to legal services