Kids Central of the Carolinas

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Kids Central of the Carolinas is a program of Elon Homes and Schools for Children, a nonprofit organization that provides safe haven, life skills and education to children in need.
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News & Announcements

Using Play to Diagnose and Treat Young Children in Therapy

Using Play to Diagnose and Treat Young Children in Therapy March 2014 | Play Therapy is one tool Kids Central uses to help children. Here’s a synopsis of how it works and how we use it to help the children we serve.
The Chance to Be a Child Again
Sep 2013 | Elon Homes and Schools for Children provides safe haven, life skills and education to hundreds of children each year. Their stories vary, but often their needs are severe. Here is just one story of many that illustrates how our services combine to deliver hope and healing to the children that we serve.
EHSC Signs Lease with Johnson C. Smith University

EHSC Signs Lease with Johnson C. Smith University Dec 2013 | Johnson C. Smith University President Dr. Ronald L. Carter and Elon Homes and Schools for Children's President Rev. Dr. Frederick Grosse signed the lease for the campus property where EHSC will relocate starting next month. This marks the next phase of a collaboration with far-reaching benefits for Charlotte's northwest corridor.
PolicyLab Brief - Education and Child Welfare
June 2012 | A study by The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia examined the educational experiences and challenges of children in child welfare. Here's a quick summary of findings and a link to the study brief.
Therapy Dog Delights Kid Central's Clients

Therapy Dog Delights Kid Central's Clients Nov 2013 | Finnegan, a 3-year-old golden retriever, is the newest edition to Kid Central's therapy team. He and his owner, Kids Central therapist Kathleen Walsh, MA-LCP, went through the extensive training for Finnegan to become a certified therapy dog. Now he's putting those skills to work with the children and families we serve.
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