About ACH

Protecting Children. Preserving Families. Since 1915.

With over a century of experience, ACH brings needed resources and skills to children and families struggling with
life’s challenges. Some of our programs keep children and families together, while others provide a healing home
for children who can’t live with their families.

Programs We Offer

Assessment, Intervention & Referral Services (AIRS)
Behavioral Care
Families Together
Foster Care, Kinship Connections & Adoption
Real Help for Real Life
Residential Treatment Center
Safe Place

Skill Builder Classes


The LIFE Project
The Morris Program
Treatment & Therapeutic Foster Care
Turning Point
Youth Emergency Shelter
Youth and Family Counseling

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"Being a foster parent is the hardest thing I've ever done. It's the most rewarding, but the most challenging."

- Dr. John DeGarmo, Foster Care Expert

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Community-Based Care

Through Our Community Our Kids, ACH is leading the way in improving foster care in Texas.

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