A Day in the Life of a Home Parent: Joyce Fuentes

Joyce Fuentes, a PCHAS Home Parent, shares what a typical day is like for her and her husband, Raul. Here is her story. What is a Home Parent’s life like? Well it depends upon the day. If it is a weekday, then we follow strict timelines in order to keep everything running smoothly. Here’s what (Read More…)

A Place Called Home: PCHAS Guest Houses Open for Visitors and College Students

PCHAS is excited to be able to provide short-term housing in guest houses on both our Waxahachie and Itasca campuses. The recently-opened Guest House on the Waxahachie Group Home campus provides housing for previous PCHAS Group Home residents who are 18 years or older and are currently active in our Advanced Education Program. Once accepted through (Read More…)

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…)

First Presbyterian Church of Dallas Brings Children’s Mission Team to Waxahachie

A mission team of four adults and 15 children from First Presbyterian Church of Dallas arrived at PCHAS’ Waxahachie campus a few weeks ago bearing gifts. Bags full of school supplies and all the ingredients for cookie decorating. The group, the church’s Children’s Mission Ministry, learned more about PCHAS’ programs, sorted and distributed school supplies (Read More…)

Bradley Home House Blessing

In March, PCHAS held a ribbon cutting and House Blessing ceremony to celebrate the opening of the Bradley Home, a new Group Home for children on the Itasca campus. The new home is named after the project’s chief contributor, Billye Bradley. Other donors to the home are honored by plaques throughout the house. “We are (Read More…)