HOUSTON (August 30, 2013) – DePelchin Children’s Center, in partnership with Harmony Public Schools, is proud to announce being the recipient of grant funding from the Texas Department of State and Health Services (DSHS) to implement a Youth Prevention Universal program throughout the Greater Houston Area. The newly funded program ...
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HOUSTON (August 16, 2013) – DePelchin Children’s Center is receiving a very special donation today from a younger citizen of the Houston community. Six-year-old first grader Ben Chattaway, with the help of his 4-year-old brother Mason, used his final days of summer vacation to host a lemonade stand raising $1,144 ...
HOUSTON (July 15, 2013) – DePelchin Children’s Center is proud to announce that Oscar G. Bukstein, M.D., M.P.H., will assume the newly created role of Medical Director beginning July 15, 2013. In this capacity, he will oversee DePelchin’s mental health services, including psychiatric services, psychological testing and counseling, in an ...
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, through its partner Viridian Health Management, has identified DePelchin Children's Center and 12 other employers in Harris County that have voluntarily chosen to participate in the National Healthy Worksite Program (NHWP).
May is Mental Heath Awareness Month, and DePelchin Children's Center is bringing much-needed awareness to the importance of children's mental health. Statistics shows that 1 in 5 children will at some point struggle with a mental health issue which can encompass a broad range of concerns.
Several Houston-based organizations are joining forces to help educate the community about children who need a safe and loving family.
The Texas Bowl presented a check for more than $100,000 to DePelchin Children’s Center at the Center’s annual spring luncheon today.
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.
DePelchin Children’s Center has adopted a therapeutic art program for children and youths in the state foster care system through a partnership with ArtBridge, a nonprofit arts education program originally created for homeless children.
DePelchin Children's Center has partnered with One Voice Texas and the Youth in Foster Care Working Group within the Alliance for Economic Inclusion (AEI) to pilot a week-long financial literacy program that will teach youths in foster care how to support their own financial well being.