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2019 Breakfast Benefit
October 20, 2019

2019 Breakfast Benefit

2019 Breakfast Benefit Elijah Family Homes 6th Annual Breakfast Benefit Featuring Keynote Speaker: Brett Lott of Brett Lott Homes – a Community Partner OCTOBER 25, 2019 / 7:30 A.M. – 8:30 A.M. BEST WESTERN PLUS 1515 GEORGE WASHINGTON WAY, RICHLAND Reserve your seats now! Email Us: info@elijahfamilyhomes.org Call Us: (509) 943-6610 RSVP via Eventbrite: https://efhaplacetocallhome.eventbrite.com Can’t make it? Donate …

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Wish List: Elijah Family Homes seeks rent support to help more families
October 16, 2019

Wish List: Elijah Family Homes seeks rent support to help more families

By Sara Schilling – Tri City Herald Recovering drug addict Carla Cook says she’s grateful to have been selected to participate in the Elijah Family Homes program with her sons Spencer, 11, left, and Ryder, 9, and granddaughter Delonnie Nave, 10 months. The family is living in a Richland home that has provided a sense …

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Graduation To A Better Life
October 16, 2019

Graduation To A Better Life

If all you had seen of Alisha Bryans is her arrest photo from when she was a meth addict, you would not recognize her. Today, she’s full of life, and she and her son, Caleb Adams, are affectionate, trading kisses and saying, “I love you.” In November of 2010, Alisha and Caleb became one of …

Seeing Tangible Results
October 16, 2019

Seeing Tangible Results

Just a few years after being started as a ministry in Richland, Elijah Family Homes is seeing tangible results. Sharing Christmas with her son in her own home was a goal Michell Owens said she made for herself a year earlier when she was homeless — before she was accepted into Elijah Family Homes’ transitional …

Incentive To Stay Clean
October 16, 2019

Incentive To Stay Clean

Ronnie Ware of Pasco has a really good reason to stay clean, her name is Destiny. The young lady likes to read with her dad, watch “Care Bear” movies and strum a toy guitar. When Destiny was taken away from him at birth, Ware said that gave him all the incentive he needed to clean …

Back On Their Feet
October 16, 2019

Back On Their Feet

Jamie Wilkinson of Richland has been to the very bottom. She used meth for 13 years. She was homeless. She lost custody of her daughter. She got arrested and has a criminal record. But now, Jamie is working her way up, with the help and support of EFH’s transitional housing program. Without our support, Jamie …

Families Graduate and Thrive
October 15, 2019

Families Graduate and Thrive

We offer housing and support services to families who can’t qualify for public housing. These families typically have dealt with addiction, criminal convictions, and domestic violence. The Pesina-Mercado family (pictured) is one of many families to have graduated from our rigorous program. Some family members undergo random drug tests and attend recovery meetings. Not everyone …

Help To Move On
January 27, 2008

Help To Move On

Alisha Smith-Page (seen here with her son Caleb) is a recovering meth addict and has been clean since 2006. She now has a job and a plan for her life. In 2008, with the help of Elijah Family Homes, she also found a nice place to live with her son. This was no easy feat …