PCHAS President Ed Knight Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

On September 6th, PCHAS President Dr. Ed Knight was honored with a lifetime achievement award from the Coalition of Residential Excellence (CORE) at their annual meeting in Tampa, Florida. Throughout his long career, Knight has exemplified the PCHAS philosophy of care by ensuring family-centered, strength-focused, and goal-driven services for children are the focus of all (Read More…)

Bike 1K For PCHAS: Jared Schreher

Jared Schreher fell in love with cycling in 1986 after he watched the Tour de France. “My very first ride was only six miles, and I was sore for days,” said Jared. By 1989, he was racing both road and mountain bikes in upstate New York. Racing and riding throughout the years lead him to (Read More…)

Bike 1K For PCHAS: David Brenner

 David Brenner began riding in 2016. His father had recently passed away due to complications from alcholism, and he wanted to keep his body in good working condition. Over time, biking became more to him than the health benefits. He’s discovered that biking gives him space to think about things not only going on in (Read More…)

Upcoming PCHAS Austin Luncheon!

Join us for our upcoming Austin Hope for the Children Luncheon! This year’s theme is “Give Thanks with a Grateful Heart.” For more information on our Austin Hope for the Children luncheon, please contact the below representative. Thank you for your interest in helping children and families in need. Allison Harris, Senior Development Officer, Austin, (Read More…)

Bike 1K For PCHAS: Rick Presser

In a creek bed south of Quanah, Texas in the middle of the night in 2015, Rick Presser prayed. He was alone and about 500 miles into a 1000 mile bike race and he was struggling. He was riding through the night because of the scorching heat during the day. The little voice in his (Read More…)

Support PCHAS Programs Providing Comfort to Storm Victims

As we watch or experience this week, Hurricane Harvey is leaving an unprecedented mark on Texas. Presbyterian Children’s Homes and Services (PCHAS) serves children and families who suffer from trauma, including the trauma of natural disasters such as Hurricane Harvey. We will continue to provide comfort and guidance to families as they rebuild their lives (Read More…)

A Special Announcement: Presbyterian Agencies Approve Intent to Merge

  Austin, TX and St. Louis, MO – Upon the recommendation of a Joint Trustee Committee, the Board of Trustees of two social service agencies, Presbyterian Children’s Homes and Services of Texas and Louisiana (PCHAS TX/LA) and Presbyterian Children’s Homes and Services of Missouri (PCHAS MO), have approved their intent to merge effective January 1, (Read More…)

Class of 2017: Stormy

We are so excited for each and every one of our graduates and what their future holds. We want you to get a glimpse of the amazing young men and women we have had the privilege of getting to know through our Group Home Program, in their own words. Meet Stormy. What year/grade did you (Read More…)

Class of 2017: Joseph

We are so excited for each and every one of our graduates and what their future holds. We want you to get a glimpse of the amazing young men and women we have had the privilege of getting to know through our Group Home Program, in their own words. Meet Joseph. What year/grade did you (Read More…)

Join Us for the San Antonio BBQ!

As the summer draws to a close, what better way is there to celebrate than with an old-fashioned barbeque? Join us for an afternoon of food, fun and fellowship at our beautiful San Antonio Campus! This free, family-friendly event is open to all, so bring a friend. In addition to other activities like games, we (Read More…)