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The Choice

Aug 01, 2020

Down the hall, Demetria explained her dilemma to a stranger in the waiting room. The stranger said, “You might have to give up custody of your daughter in order to keep your son.” Just like that. As if a mother could choose between her children. Read More

Watch: PCHAS Response to COVID-19

Mar 13, 2020

A message from PCHAS President David Thompson about the agency's response to COVID-19. Read More

Hair Love in Texas

Mar 11, 2020

Cornrows. Box braids. Puff Cuffs and headwraps. PCHAS foster and adoptive parents have become familiar with these terms at a recent workshop created by two members of the PCHAS staff aimed at empowering those who are parenting transracially and the children they love. Read More

Valentine's Day Artwork

Feb 16, 2020

This artwork, drawn by Andy, a young adult member of PCHAS' Transitional Living Program, was featured on our Valentine's Day card this year. Read More

Finishing the Race - Andrew Rogers

Feb 12, 2020

Bright and early on January 19, thousands of runners braved the cold and descended on downtown Houston to compete in the Chevron Houston Marathon and Aramco Half Marathon. Andrew Rogers was one of them. You may remember Andrew from our interview this summer as he was training for the big event. Read More

Watch: The Benefit of a Therapeutic Mentor

Jan 23, 2020

"She can just be herself and she loves it." Robert shares the impact having a therapeutic mentor has had on his daughter. Read More

The Turning Point

Jan 16, 2020

In September a therapeutic mentor entered the picture. He was not involved in foster care or adoption and focused on just Donny – his schoolwork, his relationships, his fears and his goals. Read More