Success Stories

When a child struggles, so does their mom

Keith is an inquisitive and creative kid who loves Legos! His mom, Cherie, works in Eliada’s Child Development Center as a teacher. Over the past year, both Keith and Cherie came to love Eliada’s Day Treatment program. Before Keith came to Day Treatment he  had outbursts in the classroom.  Just…

David’s Story Part 1

We see your impact through the stories of every single child. In a 2-part series this month, we are sharing David’s story. He is now an adult. When he came to Eliada as a teenager, he was in crisis. His parents Marcia and Mike have been supportive since day 1…

Foster Care Month

Joan & Diana independently wanted to adopt before they even met. After they met and decided to start a family, they began to explore their options. They decided they wanted to adopt a sibling group. “When possible, it feels important to keep siblings together for childhood and life,” says Joan.…

Alexa achieves her goals

Alexa is a good friend. She’s trustworthy, a good listener, and a good observer. Both she and her son Isaiah are shy. Isaiah is also funny. He likes to do things just to make you laugh and smile. This past month in April, Isaiah was proud of his mom who…

The power of equine therapy

In November of 2013 we featured Gabriella in a Success Story. She had come to live at Eliada earlier that year, and after applying herself, began to thrive.   From the success story, “She participated in therapy and completed her assignments with perfection, self awareness, and pride.  She learned to…

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