MCH Family Outreach Services

Methodist Children's Home offers family preservation services and foster care through MCH Family Outreach. A variety of services designed to help children and their families is provided through outreach offices in Abilene, Albuquerque, Bryan/College Station, Corpus Christi, Dallas, El Paso, Houston, Killeen, Las Cruces, Lubbock, San Antonio, Tyler, and Waco. Foster care is offered in Abilene, Dallas, Houston, Tyler and San Antonio.

View a directory of MCH outreach offices.

Learn more about foster care.

In-Home Services

In-Home Services is an early intervention program designed to strengthen families through case management and community partnerships. Services include individualized assessment, parenting support, and referrals or assistance to help meet basic needs and promote child safety and family stability.

Our staff members partner with families to help support their efforts to overcome their individual and family challenges through a supportive, professional relationship, assessment, service planning and regular face-to-face contact.

Please contact your local outreach office for more information about the services we offer.

Parent Education

This program is designed to nurture parenting skills for families with children of all ages. We can provide education on how to meet the needs of growing children and we can help you talk through difficulties.

Please contact your local outreach office for more information about the services available in your area.

Gap Program

The Gap Program provides services to grandparents and other relatives who care for children in the absence of parents. We support families by providing in-home assessments, case management services and support groups for caregivers. The Gap Program builds on the family’s strengths and works with all family members to find solutions to the challenges of raising children in today’s complex world.

Please contact the outreach office nearest you to learn more about the services available to grandparents and other relatives.