PCHAS Open House

Presbyterian Children’s Homes and Services’ Central Office has moved to a new location! Our Central Office (including Austin Foster Care and Adoption) is now located at: 5920 W. William Cannon Drive, Bldg. 3 – Suite 100, Austin, TX 78749   Our Central Office Open House will take place: April 18th from 3-6 p.m. Please RSVP (Read More…)

Why Give During Amplify Austin?

Calling all friends of PCHAS in the Austin area! It’s that time of year again: Amplify Austin. Maybe you’ve heard the name before, but you’re not sure what it’s all about. What is Amplify Austin? Amplify Austin is the annual community-wide day of online giving. The goal is to connect local donors with Austin area (Read More…)

PCHAS Celebrates Renovations

PCHAS hosted a celebration on its Itasca campus this past September to debut campus improvements. Renovations were made to the tennis court, swimming pool and gym. The tennis court renovations include a resurfaced court, additional lights and a freshly-painted fence.  The Purcell-Shoap Gymnasium renovations included a renovated ceiling, remodeled bathrooms and a state-of-the-art weight room.  (Read More…)

Running for a Reason: The 2017 Houston Marathon

While most people were still in bed early Sunday morning, thousands of runners descended on downtown Houston to run the 45th annual Chevron Houston Marathon and Aramco Half Marathon. For PCHAS runners and their supporters, festivities began on the Saturday night before the marathon, when PCHAS hosted a pasta dinner for runners so they could (Read More…)

Join us at The PCHAS Table!

To learn more about our mission to provide Christ-centered care and support to children and families in need, we invite you to join Presbyterian Children’s Homes and Services for a free lunch and tour of our Waxahachie campus. Through our seven core programs, we offer hope and healing to children, youth and families. Come gather (Read More…)

Forty-four-year-old Eastminster Book Review: Oldest PCHAS Fundraiser

Forty-four years ago, Dallas Presbyterian Estelle Amos wanted a way to help support the work of Presbyterian Children’s Homes and Services. She wanted to create a fun event that would be enjoyable to attend and would also provide an opportunity to help children in need, as she said, “in a big way.” She partnered with (Read More…)

Houston Marathon: Running in Support of PCHAS Children and Families

Becca Thompson, director of accounting for Presbyterian Children’s Homes and Services (PCHAS) says she’s not a runner. But last year, Becca decided to stand with PCHAS children and families by running in the Aramco Houston Half Marathon on their behalf. “Running the half marathon seemed like a good challenge, and a good way to let (Read More…)

PCHAS Expands Adoption Services!

New locations increase reach and ability to assist birth mothers and adoptive families across the state. Presbyterian Children’s Homes and Services (PCHAS) is expanding its adoption services to new locations in Texas including Austin, Dallas and Wichita Falls, areas it hasn’t served in decades. Until now, PCHAS’ Houston office coordinated PCHAS adoption services. The expansion (Read More…)

The Houston Marathon!

If you or anyone you know would be interested in running the 2017 Houston Marathon, please consider joining our team. We are raising money for Presbyterian Children’s Homes and Services (PCHAS). Here are the top 10 reasons you should run for PCHAS: Raise Awareness…..Running for PCHAS is not all about fundraising – it also helps to (Read More…)

Celebration is in the Air

On September 17th Presbyterian Children’s Homes and Services will host two celebrations. In Itasca, from 2-4 p.m, the Itasca Group Home program will celebrate several improvements to its campus with an informal reception and dedication.  Friends of PCHAS are cordially invited to tour the renovations and enjoy fun games and refreshments with the campus’ staff (Read More…)