Why Adora?

  • Adora is the only residential Christian community in the nation that specializes in attachment and trauma care.
  • Adora is an imperfect community of people, serving the Savior, living and working together to bring healing to children and their families who have experienced trauma.
  • Adora strives to apply the Theology of the Cross in every interaction.
  • Adora staff understand that connection is the first step to helping hurting kids build relationships.  Connection is always the first goal.
  • Adora uses “Trauma Healing Based Learning” to inspire curiosity in learners who have not had good experiences with traditional education.
  • Adora utilizes animals to help learners find safe ways to practice connection and relationship.
  • Adora is a place for children and parents to grow together.  A parallel process is expected.
  • Adora is a sanctuary where healing can begin for parents, child, and siblings.
  • Adora is a safe place to grow, learn, and mature.
  • Adora understands that acting out is a survival strategy. We give learners nurture and structure, along with time, talk and tears, to help learners mature.