Foster Care and Adoption

Called to Foster

Jun 15, 2022

​Former foster youth and PCHAS foster parent​ Jessica Leiva always knew she wanted to be a foster parent later in life. But it happened sooner rather than later. We spoke to Jessica and her husband, Ruben, to get a glimpse of how they began their fostering journey. Read More

Fostering Community

May 12, 2022

In 2020, PCHAS launched The Foster Care Village in Itasca, Texas. The first of its kind in the state, The Foster Care Village is the next chapter in how we ensure kids are safe and feel loved on our historic campus in Itasca. Read More

Fostering Support

May 05, 2022

​Foster care is a full-time, all-in commitment to children while their birth family works to make their home and family environment safe. Ideally, issues are resolved within a year so children can reunify. Even though foster care is intended to be temporary, foster parents can have a lifelong impact on children. Read More

Look No Further: The Easter Egg Dye Recipe You Need

Apr 13, 2022

With warmer days and more sunlight, Springtime is full of activities families and children can do together. Celebrating Easter as a family is usually one of the highlights. Read More

Easter at The Foster Care Village in Itasca

Apr 13, 2022

This weekend, families at PCHAS’ Foster Care Village gathered together to celebrate Easter. Read More

Staff Spotlight: Erika Erickson

Mar 30, 2022

When PCHAS Maternity Services adoption specialist Erika Erickson first started college, she thought she wanted to major in education. It wasn’t until she learned more about the at-risk students that her heart changed from being a teacher to becoming a social worker. Read More