Archives for March 2014

Former Foster Care Child on Path to Succeed as ATEC Student

Article from UT Dallas News Center: March 19, 2014 Tiffany Sweet is not one to let a difficult past define her. For someone raised in the state foster care system, it might seem insurmountable to tackle a degree program at an academically rigorous university like UT Dallas. But Sweet is well on her way, maintaining (Read More…)

Linda’s Story

Ten-month-old Linda came to her foster parents, Luke and Amanda, as an “emergency placement” from the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services. Luke and Amanda were shocked when they met Linda for the first time. Linda was de-toxing from drugs in her system and was suffering from a series of medical problems, including yellowing (Read More…)

Why I Volunteer: Judy Braselton, Corpus Christi Ambassador

How did you hear about PCHAS and how did you get involved? I heard of PCHAS through church activities and newsletter articles and because a PCHAS social worker has an office in our church.  I learned more when I served on my church’s “Church in Society” committee, which studies various mission projects in which church (Read More…)