Meet Us

Fred and Clara Eckert showed their love for children by giving them these homes, a place where growth and healing can occur in a safe and caring environment. For over 40 years, Eckert Youth Homes has provided services to youth and families. It is this legacy of love that continues to be carried on through the talented Eckert team who work daily to help shape lives and build futures.

Facility Administrator:

John L. Harper

Clinical Director:

Dr. Leah Hoffman

Foundation Representative:

Brenda Buerkle

HR Coordinator:

Diane Thompson

Outpatient Staff


Frank Reck, Jr.

Case Manager:

Carly Collings

Office Manager & Medical Biller:

Victoria Greenleaf

Residential Staff

Program Director:

Carrie Burris


Logan Jangula


Priscilla Otto

Family Support Specialist:

Chelsea Christie

Case Managers:

Rachel Atkins

Victoria Collins

Medical Biller/Clinical Administrative Assistant:

Magda Castillo

Direct Care Staff Supervisor:

Dave Reese

Direct Care Staff Lead:

Terra Ellingson

Direct Care Staff:

Allan Laurel

Brittanie Williams

Cynthia Braggs

Edrika Moore

Hunter Heinle

Jenneh Borkai

Kaia Poole

Loren Perrin

Olivia Peek

Sharon Onyenweaku

Sherrie Harrah

Tammy Reese

Whitney Hampton

Yalonda Gafford