Southwest Key Programs is a national nonprofit organization providing transformative education, innovative safe shelters and alternatives to incarceration impacting over 6,000 youth each day, while creating opportunities for their families to become self-sufficient.

We employ a creative and diverse workforce of over 1,000 dedicated staff in 6 states. Southwest Key was recently ranked #4 among the Top 25 Hispanic Nonprofits in America by Hispanic Business Magazine in May 2009.

Our national headquarters is located at El Centro de Familia in Austin, Texas, home to East Austin College Prep and East Austin Children’s Promise, along with a number of social enterprises designed to increase the educational attainment and employability of residents.