We envision a world in which every child is safe and healthy.
We strengthen the lives of children by enhancing their mental health and physical well-being.
DePelchin Children’s Center is the leading center in Texas for children’s well-being, with a focus on a mental health, foster care and adoption services. For more than 120 years, DePelchin has been turning lives around with comprehensive care for children, including psychiatric services, counseling, programs for at-risk youths, parent education, residential treatment, foster care and adoption. DePelchin is a not-for-profit organization and gratefully receives its support from individuals, foundations and corporations; government grants and fees; and United Way agencies.
In 2012, DePelchin expanded beyond Greater Houston by joining with Caring Family Network, an Austin-based foster care and adoption agency, with locations throughout Texas including Austin, Brownwood, Lubbock and San Antonio.
Senior Staff Members
|Jenifer Jarriel, President/Chief Executive Officer|
|Jeff Gentry, Senior Vice President/Chief Financial Officer|
|Peggy R. Roe, Senior Vice President/Advancement|
|Wanda Woody-Roberts, Senior Vice President/Human Resources|
|Oscar G. Bukstein, M.D., M.P.H., Medical Director|