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DePelchin Counseling and Education Services

Families in crisis need immediate help. Crises often involve a breakdown in family relationships and come in various forms: family conflict a child running away delinquent youth behavior severe problems at school At DePelchin, we help families work through crisis ... »

Why Choose DePelchin as Your Foster Care Provider

As you begin to think about becoming a foster care parent, there are many questions about not only the process but who is going to guide you through it. DePelchin prides itself as being an accredited foster care and adoption ... »

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. It is a month where we as a community recognize the role and responsibility each of us plays in standing up for children who do not have a voice. DePelchin Children’s Center takes responsibility ... »

Consider Becoming a Foster Parent Today

Have you ever thought about becoming a foster parent and taking the next step to truly impact a child during what is a very unsettling period in their life? Through its foster care program, DePelchin partners with couples and individuals ... »

Texas-Sized Love for the Texas Bowl

For the past ten years, DePelchin Children’s Center has been honored to be the official charitable beneficiary of the AdvoCare V100 Texas Bowl. Every December , as two teams from the Big 12 and SEC meet at NRG Stadium to ... »

Holiday Tips for Parents

The holidays are a fun and exciting time, but they can also be very overwhelming and stressful for parents and children.  Here are 4 tips we recently shared with our foster parents that are applicable to all families: 1) While ... »

Sponsor a Child Through Our Holiday Project

The holidays are fast approaching!  We invite you to make a dream come true for a child this year by participating in the annual DePelchin Children’s Center Holiday Project.  Last year, generous donors fulfilled the holiday wishes of more than ... »

Support DePelchin as You Shop on AmazonSmile

Bells are already ringing in stores signaling the start of the holiday shopping season.  Many shoppers are already scoping out online deals to take advantage of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, which have become two of the most popular shopping ... »

125th Anniversary Spotlight- Meet Connie Wallace

In 1892, a woman named Kezia Payne DePelchin relied only on her pioneering spirit and faith in humanity when she accepted three orphaned children into her care. Today, DePelchin Children’s Center is the leading center in Texas for children’s well-being, ... »

Thinking about Adoption? Ask a DePelchin Family

Meet Scott and Jennifer Lester  Tell us about the children in your family? Mya is 13, and we adopted her when she was 1 ½ years old. DeRenee is 10, and we adopted her when she was 3. Owen is ... »
About DePelchin Children's Center

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