Everyone at ECCR is deeply saddened by the passing of our founder Theresa “Tret” Bushman. She was a woman who gave so much of herself to help others. She is an example of compassion and an inspiration to many. She will be missed but her legacy will live on.
Welcome to ECCR.
Jayne Press, Executive Director
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what ECCR does
The Eastern Christian Children’s Retreat is a nonprofit organization serving the needs of individuals with developmental disabilities through a congregate care center, community based group homes and short-term respite care. Each weekday residents participate in programs that focus on daily living, recreational skills and spiritual development of all faiths and backgrounds. Residents receive physical and speech therapy appropriate to their special needs. Our emphasis is on providing a nurturing atmosphere where residents have the comfort and security of a homelike setting.
how you can help
Give our residents the extra one-on-one time that is so important
We are dependent on the generosity of the community to help support our services and programs