Self-Defense Workshop

In honor of National Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month, BCFS Health and Human Services-Del Rio hosted their annual workshop that teaches girls how to handle a physical altercation. The workshop was open to girls between the ages 12 and 18 and led by Hector Cruz, Jr., a healthcare professional with teacher certifications in tai chi, gymnastics, martial arts, and yoga. 

PMNC Graduates “Nail It” On the Way to Better Parenting

BCFS Health and Human Services-San Antonio celebrated the successful completion of the Precious Minds, New Connections (PMNC) program for around 60 parents who participated in the parenting education classes. To celebrate, PMNC lead instructor Patty Heredia organized a self-care trip for the graduates that included manicures and pedicures for both moms and dads.

Meet Alicia Sauceda

When Alicia Sauceda was just 13 years old, she was thrust into a world she did not understand and could not control. To protect her from an abusive environment, this young, innocent child was removed from her mother’s care by Child Protective Services (CPS). At the time, neither Alicia nor her mother even knew where her father was – they hadn’t spoken in years after he had abandoned his family.