In the News

Only the Best

Mar 19, 2019

As a supervisor for the PCHAS foster care team in Austin, Hope Walker ensures that children in foster care and the families who care for them receive the best her staff have to offer. Read More


Helping Families Find Solutions

Mar 18, 2019

As a licensed social worker, Sharon Goddard trained for years to gain the skills necessary to guide those who are hurting down a path to recovery. With compassion and tenacity, she brings those skills directly to where people need them most. Read More


For a Day or a Lifetime

Feb 26, 2019

Beth and Justin both felt a desire to be traditional foster parents—to help families in the reunification process. They wanted to open their home, care for children in need, and offer kindness and support to families on their path to healing. Read More


PCHAS Advocates for Mentoring on Capitol Hill

Feb 19, 2019

PCHAS Regional Director Jason Beard and Mentor Coordinator Jonathan LaGrone attended the National Mentoring Summit in Washington, D.C., January 31-February 1. Read More


Early Intervention Protects Children and Teens

Jan 23, 2019

PCHAS' Therapeutic Mentoring is one of the most promising programs for children at risk. In 2014 Civic Enterprises and Hart Research Associates published a report confirming that mentored youth have fewer absences in school, fewer incidents of hitting others and less alcohol and drug use. The program has proven to be highly effective and the demand for it continues to increase, especially in county school systems. Read More


Building Trust: PCHAS Mentors

Jan 17, 2019

The children living on our Farmington campus come from heartbreaking circumstances are often wary of adults, but our Therapeutic Mentors help them to rebuild trust. Read More