Tying Up Your Attire in Tyler

Twenty-eight young men in the foster care system attended the Tying Up Your Attire workshop held by BCFS Health and Human Services-Tyler on Saturday, December 10, at the Shiloh Road Church of Christ. The purpose of the workshop was simple but profound: teach the young men how to tie a tie so they can dress appropriately for job interviews and other special occasions.

The Measure of a Man

Pierre was a visionary and an entrepreneur, who came in contact with so many of the residents at Breckenridge Village of Tyler. Built on hope and freedom, it was was exactly what his sister, Suzanne, needed when arriving to America.

Casa Dulce Casa

In response to the the plight of homelessness facing young adults in Moldova, one of the poorest countries in Eastern Europe, BCFS' international arm, CERI, opened two transitional apartment complexes to help young Moldovan men and women embark on a path to self-sufficiency.

The Power of FAITH

17-year-old Faith Garcia appeared in Bexar County Judge Laura Parker's court, running out of chances to stay out of juvenile detention. When Judge Parker ordered Faith to participate in BCFS-San Antonio's Kids Averted from Placement Services (KAPS), Faith's life took a turn for the better.

Finding Her Way Home: Cassie's Story

Cassie Carmichael’s high school accolades summed up in one word? Impressive.She was offered academic scholarships by several universities, excelled on three sports teams, and worked as a lifeguard at the Baptist Encampment, all while maintaining strong relationships with family and friends. Her story is a triumphant one, but living that story was not always easy.