Archives for May 2015

PCHAS Celebrates Foster Care Awareness Month

May is National Foster Care Awareness Month and all month long, PCHAS staff have been spreading the word about foster care services and the need for more foster and adoptive parents. We also have been sharing insight into the challenges that foster children face. Most children in foster care must overcome overwhelming odds to find (Read More…)

Manning the Marathon Gatorade and Water Stations

The first time I attended the Houston Marathon was five years ago.  I was and still am the marathon’s Charity Administrator for PCHAS, one of the marathon’s Preferred Charities. At the time, I didn’t know very much about the race; I had not met the many supporters who run for PCHAS and raise money. After (Read More…)


Group Home Campus: Itasca College: Trinity Valley Community College Major: Veterinary Medicine   Below is a questionnaire from recent High School Graduate Tiffany Yarber: When did you come into PCHAS’ care? November 2012 What are your plans after graduation? I would like to be a Veterinary Technician and work with large, small and exotic animals. (Read More…)

I Ran For PCHAS!

Set goals for yourself. That is what I have taught so many of my clients to do. I work with families in crisis, and creating mutually agreed-upon goals is a very important part of the process. Little did I know that I was about to embark on a goal of a lifetime for myself. I (Read More…)


  Shea Raftus will graduate in May from Stephen F. Austin University with a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism. He is an avid sports fan and LOVES to talk about sports, and cheering for his favorite teams. Shea hosted the KSAU radio sports show for three semesters during the school year. He also was a (Read More…)