Archives for April 2013

Run the Houston Marathon in support of children

Join Presbyterian Children’s Homes and Services at the 2014 Chevron Houston Marathon and Aramco Houston Half-Marathon Help us meet our goal of raising $64,366 in recognition of the 64,366 cases of child abuse in Texas in 2012. Contact Meredith at Meredith.Stentiford@pchas.org for more details. Registration is now open for the January 19, 2014 marathon. Jana Hobbs, PCHAS Development (Read More…)

PCHAS Breaks Ground on Single Parent Family Campus in Houston

In May, Presbyterian Children’s Homes and Services (PCHAS) broke ground on a Single Parent Family campus – to be built in Houston in 2014. The campus will be home to seven single mothers, their children and a live-in case manager. The project is part of the PCHAS Single Parent Family Program that provides transitional housing and warm, (Read More…)

Welcome To The New PCHAS Website

We invite you into our organization and the lives of the children and families we serve.  Be our guest and take a look around; discover our Christ-centered programs that offer a continuum of care to children in Texas and Louisiana. Our new, easier to navigate website, includes information and personal stories about our six core (Read More…)

PCHAS now helps in Texas, Louisiana, and Missouri

In January, Presbyterian Children’s Homes and Service affiliated with St. Louis-based Children’s Foundation of Mid-America (CFMA), a nonprofit social service agency with Presbyterian roots, formed a network that serves 6,700 children each year. CFMA’s Board of Trustees elected to do business as Children’s Homes and Services of Missouri and have adopted the same mission statement: (Read More…)

Mrs. Green’s Story

Our story begins when we were in PCHAS’ training program for foster parents my husband and I prayed, “God help us to make a difference by providing a safe and stable home for a child who don’t have one.” As foster parents, we are blessed to have been given the opportunity to make a difference (Read More…)

A Future With My Mother

When Esperanza came to Presbyterian Children’s Homes and Services, she was scared, embarrassed, alone, and pregnant. Together with Presbyterian Children’s Homes and Services staff, and with the birth father’s input, she decided to make an adoption plan for her child. She took special care to choose the right family for her daughter, Angelica, and exchanged (Read More…)

Day in the Life of Kimberly Clough, PCHAS Foster Family Consultant

Kimberly Clough, PCHAS Foster Family Consultant in Longview, Texas, helps foster parents care for the children placed in their homes by the agency. She works closely with individual case workers from the child protective custody division of the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services. 7:45 a.m. A foster parent calls to confirm a scheduled (Read More…)