Single Parent Family – Meet Nicole

Many of us see a homeless person – alone – on the street. And it’s heartbreaking. Most people don’t realize that single mothers with children comprise the largest homeless population. These women are struggling to care for themselves and their children. For some, it’s a Herculean task. That’s why PCHAS created its Single Parent Family (Read More…)

Why We Give: Ron and Jo Ann Mills

How did you learn about PCHAS? Seven years ago, we were going through some trying times with our teenage daughter. A friend of ours from Trinity Presbyterian Church in McKinney (TPC) suggested that we contact PCHAS for advice. We were cordially invited to the Waxahachie campus for an evaluation of our daughter and a tour (Read More…)

Q & A with Elyse Inman, Intake Specialist, Clinical Services Team

  Q: What is your role and how long have you worked for PCHAS? A: I have been with PCHAS since 2011, when I started as an intern on the Clinical Services team. Now I’m an Intake Specialist on the Clinical Services Team.   Q: What does an Intake Specialist do? A: We are on (Read More…)

Why I Volunteer: Ann Walden

Ann Walden Farmer’s Branch, Texas How did you first hear about Presbyterian Children’s Homes and Services (PCHAS)? When I was Vice-President of the Presbyterian Women’s Group at Faith United Presbyterian Church in Farmer’s Branch, we invited Tom Anthony, a PCHAS Development Officer in our region, to speak at our annual PW Retreat. We had made (Read More…)

Help Children Make Good Choices: Parenting Tips from PCHAS’ Scott Waller

PCHAS will be hosting its first ever Parenting Education Seminar on Sept. 20th! Six prominent PCHAS specialists will discuss topics ranging from foster care to practical parenting tips. We asked keynote speaker Scott Waller to give us a sneak peak of what he will be talking about on the big day, see what he had (Read More…)

Why I Volunteer: Judy Braselton, Corpus Christi Ambassador

How did you hear about PCHAS and how did you get involved? I heard of PCHAS through church activities and newsletter articles and because a PCHAS social worker has an office in our church.  I learned more when I served on my church’s “Church in Society” committee, which studies various mission projects in which church (Read More…)