Fright Night

Fright Night

Join us for our 6th Annual Fright Night! Presented by the PCHAS Advisory Board of Springfield Heather Pering & Mel Polodna, Co-Chairs This Event will benefit Ashley House Transitional Living for Girls   Friday October 30, 2015 from 6:30pm to 11:30pm Veridian Event Center 309 South Avenue Springfield, MO 65806   Ticket are available for (Read More…)

Join Us for Upcoming Events!

Members of the Ashley House Advisory Board

Please join us at the following events! Columbia Open House (Columbia, MO) September 24, 2015 3:00 to 6:00 pm Contact: 573.489.6872 Get acquainted with PCHAS staff and the children we serve in Transitional Living. __________________ HOPE FOR THE CHILDREN LUNCHEON (Springfield, MO) September 30, 2015 12:00 to 1:00 pm Kindly RSVP to Josh Marsh: 417-546-1418 Our annual luncheon in Springfield (Read More…)

Helping Hands from Presbyterian Church of Barrington


A remarkable group of children and adults from Presbyterian Church of Barrington, in Barrington Hills, Illinois came out to our Farmington campus recently and accomplished a great deal of work on our four cottages, facilities and the grounds there. Every bedroom in all four cottages had new laminate wood flooring installed, the group spent hours cutting (Read More…)

Why I Give – Irene Schultz


Q: How did you first become involved with Presbyterian Children’s Homes and Services? A:  I was introduced to the agency through friends who are very philanthropic. I visited several locations and It seemed like the level of dedication of so many different people working with the kids was above and beyond what I had seen elsewhere. (Read More…)

PCHAS Supporters Get Creative and Have Fun!


As an agency over 100 years old, we know that without the kind, caring and generous support of church congregations, civic groups and individuals and families, we would not be able to serve the many needs of children and families throughout Missouri as we have for just over a century. How blessed and lucky we (Read More…)

How a Grill Changed a Girl


The story of a young girl transformed by a new sense of pride. Ally was feeling down, alone and unhappy as the rest of the girls in Transitional Living at Ashley House were excitedly preparing for their Memorial Day cookout and outdoor activities. She sat alone while everyone else helped make grocery lists, plan outdoor (Read More…)

Tips to Keep Kids Busy and Safe this Summer

Happy mixed racial group of kids playfully throwing water balloons straight at the camera

Summertime is here and everyone is looking forward to fun in the sun! Our children are excited to be done with classes and homework, and they are eager to spend time with friends and play together. Summer does pose challenges for some parents, however, and it can be difficult to find things for our kids to (Read More…)