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:

Janah Young

HR Coordinator:

Shelli Patch


Outpatient Staff


Frank Reck, Jr.

Case Manager:

Carly Collings

Office & Marketing Manager:

Victoria Bone

Residential Staff

Program Director:

Carrie Burris


Tudie Crosby

Tonja Bopp

LAC Trainee:

Terra Ellingson


Priscilla Otto

Family Support Specialist:

Chelsea Christie

Ginger Swallom

Case Managers:

Cynthia Braggs

Taylor Schepens

Victoria Zinermon

Medical Biller/Clinical Administrative Assistant:

Magda Castillo

Direct Care Administrator:

Bree Strickland

Direct Care Staff Lead:

Malcom DaCosta

Whitney Hampton

Matthew Boteler

Direct Care Staff:

Amanda Moore

Ambria Hoover

Aurora Demirtas

Charlesetta Anderson

Faith Nimley

Hunter Heinle

Kaia Poole

Kaylee Kling

Mercy Williams

Samantha Sears

Sharon Onyeweaku

Sherrie Harrah

Sondra Stallworth

Tara Deering

Tanea Braggs

Yalonda Gafford

Maintenance Technician:

Brian Salveson