About Us

How We Started

Giocosa is derived from the Italian word meaning “the place where happiness dwells” and we strive daily to create that environment for the children and families we serve.

Founded in 1988, Giocosa began with a mission to provide foster children a secure and loving home, providing continuity in their life and helping them heal from the past. Throughout the years, we have remained focused on our dedication to that mission.

Giocosa has grown from one office in Austin to five branches throughout Texas, including Bedford, Belton, Brownsville, Hutto, and Laredo. To meet the Giocosa Staff Family, click here.