Learning to Love Together

The Springfield News-Leader featured the Transitional Living program on its front page last June. 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…)

Girls Foster Rescue Dogs

The girls at Ashley House are giving Truman another chance. Truman is a rescue dog, a golden collie mix, living at the Transitional Living home in Springfield. In a project called Foster to Forever, the 10 teenagers nurture a dog that has been neglected or abandoned, and prepare it for adoption. According to Alisa Griffiths, site (Read More…)

Rotary Unites for Campus Beautification Day at Ashley House

Recently, the girls of Ashley House, PCHAS’ Springfield-based Transitional Living program, teamed up with Sunrise Rotary and Springfield Catholic Rotary Interact for an Ashley House campus beautification work day. The campus beautification day also included gardening. The Rotarians and the girls built a vegetable garden which the girls will use to plant and grow their (Read More…)

3 Hours, 150 Volunteers, and a lifetime ImpACT

Second Saturday Event at Ashley House – July 13, 2013 It didn’t take long for volunteers from North Point Church in Springfield Missouri to change our campus and change the lives of the girls we serve at Ashley House. In just three hours, 150 volunteers filed off four large buses and got straight to work (Read More…)

Mary Lou Casey

Q: How long have you been serving Presbyterian Children’s Homes and Services and in what capacity? A: Our Bible study group from First and Calvary Presbyterian Church has been involved with the girls at PCHAS’ Ashley House for four years. Some of the activities we have hosted for the girls include a visit to a (Read More…)

Liz Wilson

Liz Wilson, Sunrise Optimist Club member, coordinates Easter and Christmas events for PCHAS each year. “We first began doing events for Ashley House in an effort to fulfill our motto, Friends of Youth, and because we love doing projects for disadvantaged kids. But we continued working with Ashley House because we saw just how much (Read More…)