Foster Care and Adoption

Putting In The Effort

Oct 28, 2022

Early in 2020, before COVID changed the world, Jon and Maizeanne became foster and adoptive parents with PCHAS. The following month a boy joined their family. Read More

The Support of Family

Sep 28, 2022

Misty and Daniel had full lives when they married; her adult children and grandchildren and his nieces and nephews gave them an instant family. Read More

An Unexpected Phone Call Changes Everything

Sep 22, 2022

It’s startling when the phone rings in the middle of the night because it’s rarely good news. In 2014, the voice on the other end of the line of Amy and Gary’s unexpected phone call was a CPS worker. Brooklynn and Brayden, their great niece and nephew, needed a safe place. The worker asked, “Will you take them?” Read More

Why Should Kinship Caregivers Get Licensed?

Sep 21, 2022

When the state of Texas takes conservatorship of children due to abuse or neglect, they need a loving family until the kids can safely return home. In the past, foster families were the primary resource when kids had to be away from their parents, but today, Kinship Caregivers are leading the way. Read More

Life After Foster Care

Aug 31, 2022

Launching into adulthood takes courage and grit. Young adults who age out of foster care and take on the world do so without support and face even more challenges. Read More

Creating Opportunities to Say “Yes!”

Aug 18, 2022

​Trust is a critical building block for every relationship. In the first year of life, parents are constantly meeting needs as they feed, change, soothe and play. Read More