What are your plans this summer? We're pleased to announce that both Lake Francis Resort and Camp Rockin' U are officially taking reservations for the 2019 season. In addition, as part of our effort to continually improve the customer experience, we now offer online reservations for Lake Francis Resort! 

This month we're pleased to feature Gina Dwyer as our employee of the month! Before joining the EA team as one of our amazing Social Workers, Gina taught sex education and empowerment to young women living in the inner city in Los Angeles. Read on to learn more about what her best day on the job looks like, how she practices self-care, and more!

This month our selection for February's leadership spotlight is Russ Hansen! After spending many years in the mental health field, he brought his wealth of experience and knowledge to the EA team. Read on to learn more about his early life, the advice he'd give to those interested in working with foster youth, and more!

"Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend."  - Martin Luther King, Jr. 

One of the challenging aspects of parenting is deciding how to best help kids develop healthy habits. Establishing positive routines early in life is incredibly important, and can help prepare your kids for a healthy, successful future. As 2019 has finally arrived and we're in the season of setting resolutions for the year ahead, we thought we'd share some tips on how to establish healthy habits with kids. 

This month we're pleased to feature Laurie Roach as January's employee of the month. Read on to learn more about what made her want to join the EA team, what her best day on the job looks like, and more! What led you to EA, and what originally interested you in the company?

  "A word of encouragement from a teacher to a child can change a life. A word of encouragement from a spouse can save a marriage. A word of encouragement from a leader can inspire a person to reach her potential." - John C. Maxwell

We're pleased to feature our Office Manager Supervisor, Kathy Roddy, for our first leadership spotlight piece of 2019! By working in hardware stores her father owned and/or managed since the age of 10, Kathy developed a strong work ethic at an early age. As an adult, she worked as a bookkeeper for an insulation subcontractor, a position she stayed in for 12 years. 

This month we're excited to feature our Transitional Housing Program Director Anna Garrison for our leadership spotlight! Originally from Nevada County, CA, Anna had several experiences early in life that contributed to her success with EA. Read on to learn more about how she found her way to EA Family Services, her advice to those interested in working with foster youth, and more!

Our employee of the month is our wonderful Office Manager, Kitty Cannon! Prior to her position with EA Family Services, Kitty worked at Macy's for twenty years. Seeking a job closer to home that would allow her to spend more time with family, she joined the EA team. Read on to learn more about Kitty! What originally made you want to work with EA Family Services?