Mission Road Ministries is a non-profit organization located in San Antonio, Texas, serving more than 850 children & adults with (IDD) intellectual and developmental disabilities each day with residential, day activity services, and vocational programs.  Founded in 1947, Mission Road is one of two non-profit organizations in Texas caring for children with developmental disabilities who have been removed from their family by the Texas Department of Protective and Regulatory Services (TDPRS) because of neglect and abuse.


Mission Road’s mission is to help each client live as independently, productively & included in the community as each is able.


For persons with intellectual and other developmental disabilities to have the opportunity to be recognized for their potential, not their limitations while leading fulfilling lives within their own community.

Contact Us

8706 Mission Road
San Antonio, Texas 78214
Phone: (210) 924-9265



Boarding School

A few of the children living at Mission Road are members of loving families who partner with MR to care for their children overnight, throughout the week and on weekends as is helpful. Mission Road provides each child with professional, 24-hour AWAKE care by trained, attentive staff allowing the child to thrive and grow into a successful and happy adult.

Custodial Residential

Children in the Custodial Residential Care program have been removed from their homes due to abuse, neglect or exploitation and are placed with Mission Road by the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services. The children depend upon highly trained staff to provide the support that enables them to achieve their full potential.

Mom's Morning Out

Mission Road Ministries offers Mom’s Morning Out *each month. The program allows parents with children with IDD some much deserved free time – even “me” time. This fun and important program is available to families living in San Antonio & Bexar County caring for a child with IDD. Mom’s Morning Out is specially designed to give children a healthy & active Saturday morning. It also allows caregivers of a child with IDD some much deserved time to relax, exercise, shop, bike, read a book, see a movie or visit with friends.

S.O.A.R. Summer Camp

Mission Road Ministries annually offers the S.O.A.R. – Summer Outreach and Recreation – Program to our resident children as well as children from the community with diagnoses of IDD. All participating children have varying degrees of IDD and most have accompanying physical disabilities. S.O.A.R. is integral to their continuing progress and personal achievement. Children with IDD require a great deal of structure and predictability to move forward. They require constant and consistent professional programs to maintain and progress academically, socially, spiritually and behaviorally. Without this daily program, they tend to regress in all areas during the summer.

Upcoming Events & Resources

Mission Road’s 43rd Annual Grand Western Shindig

Join in on the fun and help make positive and meaningful improvements to the quality of life of some of our community’s most vulnerable people.

When: November 10, 2022 at 7:00 pm

Where: Mays Family Center at the Witte

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Make the World a Better Place

Volunteers of all kinds are important. As a volunteer, you get to participate in a way that is meaningful to YOU.  Mission Road is dedicated to working closely with you to identify your ideal project plan, specific experience and “take away” plus scheduling days, times and places that are most convenient for you. Please view their website to select volunteer project options that best meet your expectations and needs.

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Get Help

If you are interested in one of Mission Road’s services for your loved one, start by contacting AACOG (Alamo Area Council of Governments) to begin the screening and assessment process to determine if your client or loved one qualifies for IDD services. Once this is completed, fill out our interest form below and a Mission Road program director will reach out to you to determine which programs might be appropriate and available.

Interest Form