ACH Child and Family Services (ACH) is a Fort Worth, Texas-based nonprofit organization established in 1915 and dedicated to the prevention, intervention, and treatment of child abuse, neglect, and family separation. With over a century of experience, ACH brings needed resources and skills to children and families struggling with life’s challenges.
Arms of Hope is a Christian care organization that assists children and single-mother families in need. With more than 150 years of combined experience of helping children and families, Medina Children’s Home and Boles Children’s Home merged in April 2009 to form Arms of Hope. Services are offered through these two residential campuses and Family Outreach Centers in five Texas cities.
Ben Richey Boys Ranch & Family Program has been a vital part of the Abilene community since 1947, when the first group of boys came to live on the ranch. Providing safe, loving, stable homes for children in need has always been a priority. When the need for assistance to single mothers and their children became a growing concern, the Family Program was added.
Boys and Girls Country (BGC) is a Christian home for children whose families are in crisis. Located 35 miles northwest of downtown Houston, BGC can accommodate 88 children and college students. Children live on campus in cottages with trained Teaching Parents.
Boysville was founded in 1943 after Rev. Don Holiman witnessed orphaned, abandoned, and homeless boys sleeping in San Antonio’s Travis Park. Today, Boysville is a nationally accredited home to both boys and girls ranging in age from birth to 23 years old.
In 1932 Catherine Brownson bequeathed her estate to establish The Brownson Home for children in need. It was Catherine’s vision that The Brownson Home never be considered an orphanage but rather a “HOME”, with all of the children being one family. The is the principal that continues to guide the direction of The Brownson Home today.
In the 1930s, during the Great Depression, business owner and former semiprofessional athlete, Cal Farley, became concerned about children who roamed the streets of Amarillo, Texas. Farley told his friends about his vision of giving boys a place to live where they could find a purpose.
In 1969, Central Texas Children’s Home began as a promise to help troubled children have a second chance. We’ve devoted our efforts to provide a safe haven for boys and girls impacted by trauma, abuse, neglect, abandonment, and selfishness.
Cherokee Home for Children was founded in 1958 by a group of caring Christians who witnessed a great need to care for children of Mexican-descent who were overlooked by society and in need of a loving home. Today, we serve any child in need of a loving, structured family setting.
Children At Heart Ministries is a family of Christian ministries that began in 1950, when Louis and Billie Sue Henna of Round Rock, Texas, donated the land and first five buildings to the Baptist General Convention of Texas to establish Texas Baptist Children’s Home to serve dependent and neglected children. Over the years, as the needs of families and children have evolved, so too has our family of ministries changed to meet those needs.