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Current Youth and Recent Graduates from Foster Care
Presbyterian Children’s Homes and Services (PCHAS) provides Advanced Education and Transitional Living services for youth while being served in foster care on our campus in Itasca, and after graduating from the program.
The Advanced Education Program begins when youth at the Village turn 17 or enroll in the 11th grade. An Advanced Education Specialist helps youth prepare academically, apply for college, embrace the freedom and responsibilities of college life, and adjust to the rigors of college level academics. For more information, PCHAS alumni may call 800.888.1904.
The Transitional Living Program helps youth make a successful transition to independent living, which may also include a full or part time job, vocational training, junior college courses, or a combination of all three. The Transitional Living Program serves former foster care youth ages 18 to 25 and is located on PCHAS Waxahachie campus. For more information,or call 800.888.1904.
Former Residents of our Itasca and Waxahachie Group Home Programs
For many years, PCHAS operated Group Homes for youth. If you are a former resident of PCHAS’ Itasca or Waxahachie group home campuses, you may update your contact information here. We are praying for you and remain available through our After Care Program to assist you. For more information, please call 800.888.1904.