Foster Care and Adoption

Changed Plans, Changed Hearts

Nov 02, 2021

John Ryan and Bethany had a plan to grow their family with biological children and later adopt. Circumstances led the family to consider adoption sooner and as they learned about the needs of children in their community, foster care came up in discussion. Read More

A Few Days, A Few Months, Or Forever

Nov 01, 2021

​Melinda and Jeremy knew they wanted to adopt even before they were married, but they had no idea adoption from foster care was an option or that it would bring them the family they know and love today. Read More

Family Taking Care of Family

Oct 29, 2021

Brandon and Leslie were in a season of change as they moved their family across Texas for an exciting job promotion when they received a call that would send their family in a direction they never imagined. Read More

Can I Afford to Foster or Adopt?

Oct 20, 2021

Wondering what it costs to foster or adopt? Great news, it’s not as expensive as you might think. Read More

Hispanic Heritage Month: Honoring Culture in Foster Care & Adoption

Oct 06, 2021

September 15th to October 15th marks the celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month, a time to honor Hispanic culture, history and traditions. In Texas, approximately 40% of the children in foster care are Hispanic, yet many are living with families who are not of Hispanic descent. Read More

Preparing Kids Already in the Home for an Adoption

Sep 28, 2021

PCHAS Program Directors Michelle Hoevker and Adam Crawford spoke with Creating A Family Host and Executive Director Dawn Davenport about preparing kids already in the home for an adoption. Read More