| ETTA merged with OHEL Children’s and Family Services in 2012.
ETTA and OHEL are two organizations that share the philosophy of serving the entire family and including and integrating people with disabilities. OHEL, in New York, New Jersey, and Florida, and ETTA, in Los Angeles, share the same goals and approach, the same cutting-edge perspective, the same professionalism, the same passion and beliefs, and the same depth of warmth and care for clients.
Who is OHEL? Established in 1969 as a foster care agency for abused and neglected children, today OHEL provides a breadth of social services that elevate the lives of thousands of individuals and families facing both acute and everyday life challenges. OHEL is a recognized leader in the Jewish community, with 43 years of experience and expertise in psychiatric and developmental disability care. OHEL’s 1,200+ staff proactively identifies community challenges, and pioneers services and programs that protect children and strengthen families, such as Camp Kaylie at OHEL, a fully inclusive summer camp.
Who is ETTA? The organization you have come to know, love and cherish, ETTA, named in memory of Mrs. Etta Israel, is a trailblazing provider for adults with special needs on the West Coast. ETTA offers residential services, case management / independent living support, educational services, youth programs, and summer day camp.
With this partnership, ETTA maintains its original mission while expanding our services and securing our future.
ETTA and OHEL