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HOUSTON (November 21, 2014) - November is National Adoption Month—a month set aside in the U.S. each year to raise awareness about the thousands of children in foster care waiting for permanent, loving homes. In the greater Houston area, over 1,500 children reside in foster care, and of these, 1,300 ...

HOUSTON (October 1, 2014) – DePelchin Children’s Center is proud to announce that Dixie Mullins will assume the role of Senior Vice President of Advancement beginning October 1, 2014. As Senior Vice President of Advancement for DePelchin, Dixie will be responsible for leading fundraising efforts, marketing and public relations. “DePelchin ...

HOUSTON (September 19, 2014) – DePelchin Children’s Center hosted its first annual two-day conference focused on trauma-informed mental health care. Presented as the opening event of DePelchin’s new Maconda Brown O’Connor Training Institute, the conference was developed by DePelchin in collaboration with the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services ...

HOUSTON (September 11, 2014) – DePelchin Children’s Center supporters kicked off the upcoming November 21, Friday Night Lights event, Teaming up for Children’s Mental Health, at a private home in Houston, Wednesday night, September 10.  The goal of the upcoming Friday Night Lights event is to raise funds and aware­ness ...

HOUSTON (July 16, 2014) – DePelchin Children’s Center is pleased to announce that Ben Rose with Positive Coaching Alliance will be speaking to students attending DePelchin's summer program Camp REACH on Wednesday, July 30, 2014. Positive Coaching Alliance focuses on providing character education workshops to youth in the community to ...

HOUSTON (June 18, 2014) – DePelchin Children’s Center is pleased to announce Dr. Johanna Olson will be speaking at the upcoming Gender Infinity Conference being held June 20 and 21 at DePelchin. Dr. Olson is an adolescent medicine physician as well as an internationally recognized expert and advocate on competent ...

HOUSTON (May 16, 2014) – At a press conference held at DePelchin Children’s Center, Council Member Brenda Stardig proclaimed today, May 16, as “Children’s Mental Health Houston Day” on behalf of Mayor Annise Parker. Other city officials were also in attendance to show their support for children’s mental health, including State ...