Success Stories

A Foundation Built to Last

Mar 22, 2019

“My time at PCHAS showed me how to be a faithful person and live a faithful life,” she says. “It was my foundation of faith and family, and PCHAS taught me, truly, what love is.” Read More


Meant to Be

Feb 22, 2019

Cheri never imagined that reconnecting with the grandmother of a high school friend would lead to her becoming Zak's mom. 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


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


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