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One Little Boy. Half a Heart. Two Mothers.

Jun 30, 2020

When Joseph was born with hypoplastic left heart syndrome, his teenage mother was not prepared to care for a baby with a severe heart defect. She wanted to, and she tried, but she could not handle his medical needs. That's when PCHAS foster parents stepped in. Read More

Foster Kids “Zoom” Ahead with Tutors

Jun 24, 2020

The education team began tutoring virtually, using Zoom, in April. “That allowed our team to stay connected with each student and their academic needs during a challenging time,” Jordan reports. Read More

Father Learns to Cherish Being a Dad

Jun 18, 2020

Single dad John was angry, scared, exhausted and alone when he met PCHAS Child and Family Specialist Denise Williams. Read More

#WeAllCare: Volunteering in the Time of COVID-19

Jun 10, 2020

Many PCHAS clients, because of their losses, do not have a strong support network. Their connections with volunteers are valuable. As PCHAS’ manager of volunteers, Jennifer wondered how to help families through the stress of social isolation. So, she and her staff organized a “care letter” project via email. Read More

Running Toward Chaos

May 28, 2020

Only a few years ago, Brittany was a single mom – jobless and fearful. The Single Parent Family Program at PCHAS gave her and her two children a safe place to live while she started over. After a year with PCHAS, Brittany moved her family into an apartment and started courses at a nursing school. Now a registered nurse, Brittany is volunteering at a hospital in New York City to help others during the COVID-19 crisis. Read More

Upcoming Online Foster Care Events

Jun 01, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are now hosting our foster care and adoption events online. View the dates and contact us to find out how to join! Read More

Screen Time

May 21, 2020

Asking a child to sit for an hour of family counseling is one thing. Asking a child to pay attention to a virtual session, also known as a telehealth call, is quite another. Read More