Other Ministries

Encompass Christian Counseling


Encompass Christian Counseling operates through Christian Children’s Home of Ohio (CCHO) and provides Christ-centered outpatient counseling and home-based counseling. With offices throughout northeast Ohio, Encompass offers comprehensive services that are designed to wrap families in a blanket of hope and support. When direction is needed, as it sometimes is in the journey of life, Encompass professionals can be counted on to provide guidance. Gently moving the needle toward the right destination, families can find solace in a new kind of compass.


Outpatient Services


A professional counseling program committed to offering Christ-centered counseling services. We have offices in 15 locations and provide marriage counseling, family and child counseling, and counseling for grief, depression, addictions and disorders. Certified Trauma Therapists are available, as well as those who specialize in Play Therapy, Family Therapy and other areas. LEARN MORE


Home-Based Services


Our aim as a professional, compassionate provider is to keep families intact by providing abuse and neglect prevention and family stabilization services to struggling families. Parenting classes are offered, as well as case management, counseling and wraparound supports. Specialized services, such as Family Treatment Aid, are available on a case-by-case basis. LEARN MORE


Thrive Trauma Recovery


Though the effects of trauma can be frightening and overwhelming, Thrive treatment is a remarkably peaceful process that has proven to alleviate depression and anxiety and to increase self-esteem, internal peace and an ability to connect to others. Without addressing the roots, symptoms may never go away and most often worsen. LEARN MORE


Encourage Foster Care


The word “Encourage” means “to give support, confidence or hope.” We feel this name beautifully illustrates why we do what we do at Encourage Foster Care, as we seek to encourage every foster parent and child by helping them realize that they are a unique creation and carry immeasurable worth to our Creator.


Foster Care


Every child deserves a loving, stable home, which assures them a positive future. With offices in Wooster and Greater Cleveland, our staff offers training, licensing, child/family matching, respite care and support for children and families. We have a long, rich history of matching deserving children with caring families all across Ohio and walking with them every step during the process. LEARN MORE




At Encourage, we focus on fostering and foster-to-adopt. If you are looking to adopt an infant or a young child, we would be happy to provide a list of agencies that would be able to help you on your journey. If you are looking to foster or foster-to-adopt, and possibly take in sibling groups, teens or children with medical needs, then we would be a wonderful option for you. LEARN MORE


Equine Therapy


One Heart Stables is a ministry of Christian Children’s Home of Ohio. Our modern, state-of-the-art facility is utilized by children and youth served in the Children’s Residential Center, and open to the general public for therapeutic riding. One Heart Stables’ mission is to improve quality of life through compassionate equine-assisted therapy.


Please click here to learn more about our equine therapy program.

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