Eliada Blog

Fostering Support

TJ and Phoebe Pittman are a therapeutic foster family. They had been fostering children for 10 years before they made the transition to getting the ‘therapeutic’ designation. To be a therapeutic foster family you need additional training and the youth referred to your home have a mental health diagnosis. But…

Eliada Expanding Foster Care Reach Westward

RECRUITING FOSTER PARENTS IN THE WEST Eliada was founded as an orphanage for children who needed a safe roof over their heads and loving care from compassionate adults. Today, Eliada is a modern hub of services for children including residential and non-residential services.  The core principles of giving children a…

Never Give Up

Athena came to us when she was 3 years old. She had fears of nap-time, being in the dark, and being alone. She was highly sensitive to loud sounds in the classroom – even the sound of a flushing toilet.  She began to have difficulty transitioning to different activities during the day.…

Riley is ready for Kindergarten!

When Riley first started at Eliada she was in the same classroom as her brother Carson. She loves her brother. She calls him her “bub bub” and tries to take care of him. He gets a lot of attention, though, and as many of us siblings know, that can be…

Every single kid in Day Treatment succeeds!

This month, we couldn’t pick 1 kid in Day Treatment to feature in a success story because they have all shown such great resilience during the pandemic. So many of us are doing things in new ways as we adjust to a new normal, so it seems fitting that this…

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