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.
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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.
July 23, 1828, is the birthday of Kezia Payne DePelchin, founder of DePelchin Children’s Center. We would like to take this opportunity to honor Kezia’s memory and celebrate her selfless vision of helping children in need.
Saving the environment and supporting DePelchin are two tasks you can now accomplish through one simple act: forgoing a shopping bag.
On June 6, the Board of Directors of the Texas Medical Center approved the membership of DePelchin Children’s Center making it the 52nd member institution of the Texas Medical Center.
DePelchin Children’s Center is pleased to announce that it has combined with Caring Family Network (CFN), an Austin-based foster care and adoption agency with locations throughout Central Texas including Austin, Brownwood, Kerrville, Lubbock and San Antonio.
DePelchin Children’s Center is proud to announce that Jenifer Jarriel will assume the role of President and Chief Executive Officer upon the retirement of Curtis C. Mooney, Ph.D., at the end of 2011.
DePelchin Children’s Center was recently voted one of the top places to work in the Houston metro area, according to survey results published in the Houston Chronicle's Top Workplaces 2011.