Founded in 1903, Eliada is a non-profit agency serving the children and families of Western North Carolina.

Originally a refuge for women and children and later maintained as an orphanage, Eliada’s services now include Residential and Day Treatment for high risk children and adolescents; Child Development Center services, including Day Care, Summer Camp and School Age care; Foster Care and Therapeutic Foster Care; Therapeutic Recreation featuring TASC (Therapeutic Animal Stewardship Cooperative) and NYPUM (National Youth Project Using Minibikes); and Community Support services.

Eliada Homes strives to meet community needs in innovative ways, remaining committed to the fulfillment of its mission statement: Helping Children Succeed. Eliada’s vision is to provide an optimal learning environment that empowers children and their families to succeed.