Program

East Tennessee Christian Home

Address:
517 Allen Ave, Elizabethton, TN 37643

Website: http://www.etcha.org

Gender: Male and Female
Age Range: 12 and Under, 12 - 17

Phone: (423) 542-4423

Program type: In-patient - Boarding Schools, Christian Boarding Schools, Group Homes, Therapeutic Boarding Schools

Description:

ETCHA offers hope by giving a safe home with kindhearted, Christian house parents and staff; through nationally recognized biblically-based academics; and through learning about what Christ can bring to life! ETCHA receives no state funding and depends on gifts from generous donors to make the ministry successful.

About Program:

Cost Per Day:

Financial assistance available:

Average Length of Stay:

Number of clients at facility: 21 - 30

Staff to Client Ratio:

Staff credentials:

Accredited school on site: No

Spiritual component: Yes

Christian programming: Yes

Family counseling available:

Licensed within state: Yes

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