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Spring Garden Girls Become “The Best Version of Themselves”

May 27th, 2018

The girls at the Spring Garden Group Home have experienced almost unimaginable trauma in their young lives. Most have been the victims of sexual abuse; many have also suffered physical or emotional neglect.How does Spring Garden empower these young women who face so many challenges? Staff simply meet them where they are. They acknowledge that their experiences are part of their history, but reassure them that their past will not dictate their future. “We teach […]

Luke’s Story

September 21st, 2014

After his mother was murdered when he was just seven years old, Luke began to self-destruct. He tried to jump out of bus windows. He ran into moving traffic. There were signs of self-mutilation. He was hospitalized in an acute care unit twice in a matter of days. Then he was referred to Elk Hill.