Empowering CHILDREN with skin conditions

to face the world with confidence

We exist to help children, teens, and their families navigate the major impact of skin disease.

SKIN DISEASE IS MORE THAN SKIN DEEP.

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Emotional Support

From partnering new families with a mentor to providing guidance from a childlife specialist, we help your family navigate the feelings and thoughts that often come with skin disease.

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Social Support

ACHFTS is a lot of fun! We have so many opportunities to gather, play, and fellowship together. This is a mighty community, and social events are a great way to meet us!

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Spiritual Support

All religions, beliefs, and creeds are welcomed here with open arms. We believe that prayer and spiritual support has a positive impact on the lives of the families and children we serve.

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FEATURED UPDATES

Heart + Soul Walk & Back to School Family Festival!

Join A Children’s House for the Soul in Buffalo Bayou Park on August 7th at 10:00am for a great day of supporting our community for children with skin conditions.

There will be snacks, music, food trucks, a family fun walk, and more fun to enjoy all while supporting an incredible cause! Learn more about the community we support by visiting one of our Skin Discovery Check points and get free school supplies!

JOIN THE #2021MakingLemonadeChallenge!

While 2020 and our #2020SucksALemonChallenge is behind us, it seems 2021 may have a few sour lemons of its own.  So at ACHFTS, we are taking those lemons and making lemonade by toasting the year with our #2021MakingLemonadeChallenge.  We hope you will join us because life is always sweeter when you can cheers with your friends.

So how can you join our 2021 Making Lemonade Challenge? It is super easy with 3 simple steps:

Resources

We share resources from parents, kids, doctors, dermatologists, psychologists, childlife specialists, teachers and more. Our goal is to offer a informative resources that help your family manage the emotional, social, and spiritual components of skin-disease.

Recent Emotional Support Resources

Mental Health Matters In Our New Abnormal World – Back To School Boot Camp

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Developing a School Coping Plan for your Child

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Incentives and bribes are not the same

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3 ways I respond when people stare at my skin

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Join our community

Do you or someone in your family have a skin disease or birthmark? Join us at an event, engage with us online, or learn about the many others ways to get involved in ACHFTS.

Make a donation

Please consider a one-time or monthly donation to help support future projects that will help even more children and teens love the skin they are in.