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Breaking the Cycle of Child Abuse

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Breaking the Cycle of Child Abuse

Nearly 700,000 U.S. children are abused every year.

PEOPLE SERVED
SINCE 1983

42278

38

Years

Our Work and Impact

We believe That by giving people the tools to lead a violence-free life, we can stop the cycle of child abuse.

success stories

Marlene and her children stayed at The Eli Home together while she continued her addiction recovery. Being together prevented them from separation for an indefinite time. They learned coping skills, received counseling, and help to find a violence-free permanent home.

Marlene

“Thank you Eli Home and staff for saving me and my kids during a time that I thought everything would be lost. We now have our own place where Rennie, Sara, and I feel safe and healthy.”
Marlene and her young daughter

success stories

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Marlene and her young daughter

success stories

Marlene and her children stayed at The Eli Home together while she continued her addiction recovery. Being together prevented them from separation for an indefinite time. They learned coping skills, received counseling, and help to find a violence-free permanent home.

Marlene

“Thank you Eli Home and staff for saving me and my kids during a time that I thought everything would be lost. We now have our own place where Rennie, Sara, and I feel safe and healthy.”
Marlene and her young daughter

success stories

Eva came to Eli Home with her children after escaping her husband. We assisted her in obtaining a restraining order and placed her in the Eli Home Program. After graduating, she's become part of Eli Home, wanting help others. Eva served on the Eli Home Board of Directors.

Eva

"My husband of 15 years held me captive at knifepoint for over two days and threatened to kill me in front of my two children."
Marlene and her young daughter

success stories

Patricia and her two children came into the Eli Home in the middle of the night after being abused by her drunk husband and left on the side of the road shoeless and terrified. Eli Home was able to provide a safe place and relocate them so they could live a violent-free life.

Patricia

"We were standing on the side of the 91 fwy shoeless. My husband had too much to drink and I didn't want him to drive. He lost his temper and began to punch."
Marlene and her young daughter

success stories

Chloe and her mom came to Eli Home from an abusive situation. They didn't have much leaving behind everything including Chloe's clothes and toys. They needed a new start and we provided just that. It had to start with a safe place to stay.

Chloe

"Today my mommy and I left our house and I had to leave all of my toys and clothes behind."
Marlene and her young daughter

Overcoming Social Inequity

EQUIPPING AND CONNECTING DISENFRANCHISED CHILDREN AND FAMILIES WITH RESOURCES FOR BETTER HEALTH, EDUCATION, LANGUAGE, COUNSELING, FOOD AND SUPPLIES IMPROVES THEIR QUALITY OF LIFE NOW AND IN THE FUTURE.

The Most Pressing Social Issues of Our Time
  • More than 4 children die from abuse and neglect daily in the U.S.
  • Poorest Children in U.S. are the most vulnerable to child abuse deaths.
  • California continues to have highest level of functional poverty in the U.S.
  • 33% of reported child abuse cases involve children under age 5.
  • 19% of California children experience food insecurity today.

Help a Child Thrive

CHILDREN OF ADDICTS ARE THE ‘SILENT SUFFERERS’ OF ADDICTION WHICH IS THE MOST DEFINED ROOT CAUSE OF HOMELESSNESS. THE PATH TO A STRONGER AND BRIGHTER FUTURE BEGINS WITH TOOLS TO GROW.

4 types of abuse
  1. Physical
  2. Sexual (Rape, molestation, child pornography)
  3. Neglect (physical, educational and emotional)
  4. Emotional (Verbal, Mental or Psychological)
338th point of light
41st U.S. President George H.W. Bush

Eli Home was recognized, awarded, and designated as the national 338th Point of Light.

42nd U.S. President Bill Clinton

Eli Home received the Presidential Citation in recognition of outstanding community service.

41st President George W. Bush shaking hands with Lorri Galloway