• Our Mission...

    "To serve children and adults with special needs so that they may develop a sense of dignity, a feeling of self-worth, and the skills necessary to socially integrate with and contribute to the community in which they live."

  • Dedication...

    "With the help of Mary Lee, and the awesome people who work there, our daughter is living on her own and even has a job working there as well. I would recommend Mary Lee to any one who wants to have a better life for themselves. The people there are great . . . they have heart."
    CJ

  • Success...

    "Dear Charlene,
    I appreciate all that the Mary Lee Foundation has done to help my son grow and become more independent. This is a wonderful program and I thank each and every one of you for the great jobs you do for my son and all the other clients you help."
    P. W.

Welcome to Mary Lee Foundation

Mary Lee School opened its doors in 1963 in a modest 2-bedroom home in South Austin. The beginning was indeed humble: four girls, one full-time house parent/teacher, and Charlene Crump. But, the chemistry was there for success: needs for services, good fortune, genuine care and concern for the residents, and undeniable determination.

Success has been evident on two levels; facility growth and client growth. The facilities and services have expanded and multiplied over five decades. The real success, however, is found in the thousands of stories of people who have grown toward maximizing their independence, productivity, and sense of self worth through their experiences with Mary Lee Foundation.

"I think a hero is an ordinary individual who finds strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles."
-Christopher Reeve
Volunteer Opportunities
If you or your group would like to volunteer at Mary Lee Foundation, please contact our development office at 512.443.5777
Mary Lee Foundation Food Pantry
Would you like to donate much needed food for our weekly Food antry? Let us know how you can help by calling 512.443.5777
Affordable Housing
If you, or someone you know, would like more information about Mary Lee Foundation's Affordable Housing please call 512.443.5777

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1339 Lamar Square Drive
Austin, Texas 78704
Telephone: (512)443-5777
Fax: (512)444-9949
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