Meet Melissa Jackson, our new Houston Single Parent Family Program Director

Houston We Have Lift Off! Melissa Jackson is excited about her new role as PCHAS’ Houston Single Parent Family Program Director.  Originally from the South Side of Chicago, as an adult, she moved to New Mexico and attended college there. She earned a Bachelor of Social Work degree in 2006 and a Master’s degree in (Read More…)

More than 80 Attend Graduation Party for Group Home Resident, Luis West!

More than 80 people attended a graduation party for Luis West, who has lived in PCHAS’ Group Home in San Antonio for the past three years. Luis graduated from high school, where he earned the distinction of A-B Honor Roll! He will attend Navarro College in the fall, where he will complete his general studies (Read More…)

Waxahachie Single Parent Family Program Hosts Open House

Presbyterian Children’s Homes and Services (PCHAS) is expanding its Single Parent Family Program in May 2014 by opening a new home in Waxahachie, Texas. The new location will be able to serve nine single mothers and their children who are facing homelessness due to crisis. An Open House ceremony will be held on Saturday, May 17, 2014 to (Read More…)

PCHAS Launches Foster Care Program in Austin

PCHAS will open a Foster Care Program in Austin this spring.  The program will meet the critical needs of children who need a loving foster family. When we are operating at full capacity, we will be serving 45 boys and girls each year in the Austin area. With more than 110 years of experience providing services for (Read More…)

Presbyterian Agencies Form Network to Collectively Serve 6,700 At-Risk Children and Families

Austin, Texas—February 26, 2013—Austin-based nonprofit agency Presbyterian Children’s Homes and Services (PCHAS) and St. Louis-based Children’s Foundation of Mid-America (CFMA) today announced the formation of a network serving at-risk children and families. The purpose of the affiliation is to improve services for clients of both agencies by enhancing internal systems, allocating scarce resources more efficiently (Read More…)