Archives for May 2016


Congratulations to our 2016 highschool and college graduates!   What year/grade did you come to PCHAS? 2013, I was in Ninth grade. What are your plans after graduation? I will attend Weatherford Community College. I will focus on psychology and business. Are you currently employed or were you employed in the past? If so, where (Read More…)

A Passion for Education

By Cynthia Hartman and Margaret Barry PCHAS Director of Education Virginia Knight is passionate about education. Her mother was a civil engineer in Mesquite, Texas at a time when female engineers were scarce; Virginia had a great role model growing up. She earned a bachelor’s degree in speech pathology and a master’s degree in education. (Read More…)

Graduation 2016

The plans of the diligent lead surely to abundance Proverbs 21:5 Ryan was in second grade when his mother died. A middle child in a large sibling group overcome with sadness and uncertainty, Ryan could have been overlooked. He could have been separated from his siblings and left alone with his fears and devastating loss. (Read More…)

Lakeview Presbyterian Church Volunteers Sowing Seeds of Hope for PCHAS Client

Lakeview Presbyterian Church Volunteers Sowing Seeds of Hope for PCHAS Client Spring is upon us, and members of the Lakeview Presbyterian Church of New Orleans are spreading seeds of hope for PCHAS clients Britney, a single mom, and Rocket, her two-year-old son. Last month, volunteers from Lakeview drove in a caravan to Britney’s home, where (Read More…)

Lisa Thrives

As an 11-year-old, Lisa was sexually abused by her mother’s boyfriend, and was removed from her home by Child Protective Services. She was placed in a foster home, but because she’d been cutting herself, her foster parents and the psychiatrist she was seeing at the time were concerned for her safety. Lisa was placed in (Read More…)