Success Stories

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


A Drastic Change

Jan 11, 2019

When Montrell started kindergarten at Gibson Elementary north of downtown St. Louis he stood out in several ways. His self-esteem was low. He made poor choices. He had conflicts with other children and adults, resulting in too many visits to the principal’s office. Read More


Watch: 2018 PCHAS Year in Review

Dec 20, 2018

Thanks to you, 2018 was a big year. See some of our favorite moments! Read More