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A Foster Father's Love

Jun 13, 2019

For Isaac, Father’s Day took on a whole new meaning when he and his wife embarked on the journey of serving children by becoming foster parents. 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


Helping Mom Helps Her Children

Feb 14, 2019

Jason was struggling, and his mom Samantha was desperate for help finding a job and parenting her sons when she began working with Mavis Matthews, a child and family specialist in Baton Rouge. Read More


Support PCHAS during Amplify Austin and The Big Give San Antonio

Feb 28, 2019

Amplify Austin - February 28 and March 1 Big Give San Antonio - March 28 Read More


Regaining Stability

Jan 24, 2019

DeeDee was abandoned at the age of six and entered foster care. She lived with a number of foster families, but they all struggled with her behavior, even after she began treatment for depression and anxiety. Children struggling with mental health and learning disorders are at risk for poor outcomes in school and in life, and DeeDee could feel the weight of what seemed like inevitable failure. Read More


Upcoming PCHAS Luncheons

Apr 03, 2019

Springfield - April 3 Columbia - April 24 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