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Offering Educational Scholarships

Alexis was at Eliada from August 2014 to August 2015. She was 14-15 years old at the time. Her goal at Eliada was to build a healthy home environment. “I was able to do this with the help of staff members, but I owe most of the credit to myself.”…

Getting their girl

With Eliada’s recent license to perform adoptions, we are pleased to share the story of the very first adoption Eliada completed with the support of Madison County DSS. Cassandra and Josh always wanted a girl. With 3 biological boys, they started thinking about adoption as a way to bring a…

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…

“Beyond fear lives freedom”

“Beyond fear lives freedom” is the favorite quote of Brooke, the feature of this month’s success story. Brooke is a creative and thoughtful teenager in one of Eliada’s Cottages. She loves the color purple, writing poetry, music, her 3 dogs, and her 6 brothers. Since coming to Eliada there have…

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