Class of 2017: Zack

Congratulations to all of our 2017 graduates! What year/grade did you come into care with Presbyterian Children’s Homes and Services (PCHAS)? 5th grade; 10 years old What are your plans after graduation? I plan to attend Texas State Technical College in Waco. Are you currently employed or were you employed in the past? If so, (Read More…)

PCHAS’ Education Program: Opening Doors for Group Home Residents

When children come into Presbyterian Children’s Homes and Services’ (PCHAS) care, most have been traumatized from emotional or physical abuse at home. If they have also been moved from foster home to foster home, they might have switched schools a number of times. All of this puts them at a serious disadvantage when it comes (Read More…)

PCHAS Staff Profile – Gayle Jordan

PCHAS Staff Profile – Gayle Jordan, Advanced Education Coordinator by Jared Scott Tesler and Margaret Barry When Gayle Jordan was 14 years old, her mother, who was single and working two jobs, made a very difficult call to Presbyterian Children’s Homes and Services (PCHAS) in Itasca.  She had decided that though she tried her best (Read More…)