Two people from Lincoln County, North Carolina have been chosen as finalists for 2015 Children’s Heroes of the Year awards benefiting Eckerd. These awards recognize those unsung heroes who have had a profound and positive impact on the lives of children.
It has often been said that getting into trouble is easy, getting out of it is hard — but not impossible. Kevin Speights, who successfully finished Eckerd's Project Bridge program, is living proof of that.
Girls are taught important life skills at Eckerd E-Nini-Hassee, a 840-acre therapeutic school for girls in Floral City, FL. They practice assertive communication, setting boundaries and healthy ways to express emotions, even painful ones.
Eckerd's Rooms of Hope and It's My Bag are working to support children entering the foster care system. Both programs work to ensure children have necessary items such as clothes and toiletries, as well as a sense of worth.
More than 200 families who adopted children in 2014 through Eckerd Community Alternatives gathered Saturday at the agency's annual Adoptive Family Reunion Picnic.
Oh Be Joyful Farm and Eckerd have teamed up to increase the number of foster homes in Oklahoma.
For 41 years, Phoenix Homes have been giving Burke County youths and their families a place to work on turning their lives around, get back on track and head for success.
Chuck Donaghe,a volunteer for Eckerd's Project Bridge Transitional Services, was honored this week as part of Bay News 9's local news series Everyday Heroes.
Connecticut's Department of Children and Families is partnering with Eckerd as part of a statewide campaign to help put an end to preventable infant death. Eckerd's Rapid Safety Feedback Approach identifies risk factors in homes that currently have open cases with DCF.
Florida Governor Rick Scott proposed nearly $80 million of the budget go to the Department of Children and Families, with a focus on the agency’s number one priority — improving child safety and eliminating preventable child deaths.