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

Camp Dermadillo Event Recap!

We had such a special day out Camp for all, for our Camp Dermadillo Family Day! We rode horses, panned for jewels, rock climbed, ziplined, laughed, played, shot arrows, and even sang happy birthday! So many new friends were made and everyone was reminded that they were made a masterpiece! We had several new families join us and some incredible volunteers!

Our MASTERPIECE line has officially launched!

Our LTSYAI, Love The Skin You Are In, Fashion Tote is our first product from our Masterpiece Collection! This bag has all the upgrades and features you could ever want in a perfect everyday tote! It measures 18″ wide, by 12″ high, and has a depth of 7″! That means there is plenty of room to store all your things and carry them comfortably! This tote is made of natural canvas and comes with a coordinating, highly durable waxed canvas bottom and accents! This bag comes with upgraded leather handles as well as a leather patch on the back and is also FULLY LINED on the inside! Our LTSYAI totes are proudly made in the USA!

Chevron Houston Marathon Charity WINNER!

A Children's House For The Soul is beyond thrilled to have been awarded a $25,000 check for being the charity with the most unique donors for the 2022 Houston Marathon! What a true blessing it was to see our community unite and raise awareness for those with skin conditions and birthmarks!

Sign up to run for ACHFTS in the 2023 Chevron Houston Marathon!

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.