November 2017- Zeke and Edward’s Forever Family

Last November, Glenn, Edward, and Zeke were standing before the judge surrounded by family and friends as they waited to hear those life changing words, “You are now adopted.” This November the Bass family and their adoption story was recognized by First Lady of Texas...

June- 2017 COA Accreditation

Helping Hand Home for Children has achieved national accreditation through the New York-based Council on Accreditation (COA).  Helping Hand Home for Children provides the following services: residential treatment, foster care, adoption and family support. It took...

May 2017- Heartbreak and Hope Part Four

If you had told me a year ago this would be my life, there is no way I would have believed it. Enemies turned family. Strangers turned sons. Promises turned reality. Life can be so crazy. And so beautiful. Through it all, I think I’ve learned something. Maybe, for...

May 2017- Heartbreak and Hope Part Three

“I, too, worked to adjust to my new role as a mom of four, which included sleeping in two-hour increments, researching minivans at 4 a.m. and searching constantly for my keys, which were invariably still in the front door where I had left them the night before....

May 2017- Heartbreak and Hope Part Two

“She arrived on a Friday night wearing a polka-dot party dress that was two sizes too big, her hair just washed in a bathroom sink by the CPS caseworker who had been watching her for six hours as calls went out to see if any foster homes could take her. The...