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Hear success stories at a Hope for the Children Luncheon Friday, September 15 in Springfield, MO RSVP to (417) 546-1418  or josh.marsh@pchas.org Wednesday, October 4 in Columbia, MO RSVP to (573) 489-6872 or erin.frasier@pchas.org Thursday, October 19 in St. Louis, MO RSVP to (314) 989-9727  or debra.paulus@pchas.org Luncheons are free to attend, but reservations are required.

Presbyterian Agencies Approve Intent to Merge

Friday, August 25, 2017 – St. Louis, MO and Austin, TX  – Upon the recommendation of a Joint Trustee Committee, the Board of Trustees of Presbyterian Children’s Homes and Services of Missouri (PCHAS MO) and Presbyterian Children’s Homes and Services of Texas and Louisiana (PCHAS TX/LA) have approved their intent to merge effective January 1, (Read More…)

Children Can Recover From Trauma (video)

A baby born with addiction. A middle-schooler headed for Juvenile Detention. A teenager aging out of foster care. How do children recover from trauma? Our 2016 video introduces these and other children who have survived devastating losses. This heartwarming three-minute preview tells their success stories. The full-length video, 11 minutes, is available upon request for group presentations.

A Visit from a Senator

  Missouri State Senator Jill Schupp visited the PCHAS administration office on August 14, 2017 to discuss issues of mental health, foster care, and families in crisis. She was interested in our residential treatment for children who have survived trauma as well as our community-based programs to sustain families and help children thrive. She met (Read More…)

Learning to Love Together

In June, the Springfield News-Leader featured the Transitional Living program on its front page. The story begins with the residents’ new project involving rescue dogs and expands to other aspects. Writer Linda Leicht included girls at Ashley House, staff, volunteers and  perspectives from other non-profit organizations in the community, too. Read the entire article here: http://www.news-leader.com/story/news/2017/06/25/learning-love-together/409591001/ and forward the (Read More…)

New Fact Sheet as of July, 2017

Read all about it! Click here to download our new fact sheet about PCHAS programs, accomplishments and budget. On the back are Frequently Asked Questions.

Teens Inspire Others

Inspire (verb): 1. to breathe in  2. to motivate or encourage In June, a youth group from Covenant Presbyterian of Wichita, Kansas visited the Transitional Living program in Columbia, Missouri. The high school students spent two hours talking about the agency’s mission, how to prevent child abuse and how to help children who have been traumatized. What (Read More…)