Links & Resources
Below are links to other resources and organizations associated with Evoke Therapy Programs and our clients. If you are interested in more information on any of these organizations and Evoke’s relationship or involvement with them please contact an admissions counselor.
IECA (Independent Educational Consultants Association) is a professional organization for independent educational consultants working in private practice. Educational consultants help families find the most appropriate placement for their loved ones, including therapeutic wilderness programs, adventure therapy programs, residential treatment centers, boarding schools or other special needs schools.
The Alumni Foundation is a non-profit organization offering scholarships and financial aid to at-risk teens, young adults and families needing help to attend wilderness and continued aftercare treatment.
Saving Teens is a nonprofit organization providing funds and assistance for struggling teens and their families. They partner with educational consultants, wilderness and aftercare programs in order to provide scholarships for families with financial limitations.
Jason William Hunt Foundation supports at-risk youth by providing scholarships for outdoor experiential education and grants to qualified programs. Jason William Hunt was a man who set out to discover his true self through the experiences that only the outdoors can teach, which pointed his life on a course that brought hope, self-worth, direction and confidence to the teens that he helped.
A variety of loan options are available for families with Prosper Healthcare Lending, an agency who has already pre-approved Evoke Therapy Programs.
The Outdoor Behavioral Healthcare Council (OBH) is a community of the leading outdoor behavioral healthcare programs working to advance the field of wilderness therapy through best practices, effective treatment, and evidence-based research.
The National Association of Schools and Programs (NATSAP) represents therapeutic schools and programs that work with troubled teens and young adults. NATSAP is a volunteer based membership organization focused on supporting professionals and programs in their efforts to help troubled young people.
The Association for Experiential Education (AEE) exists to develop and promote experiential education. AEE is committed to supporting professional development, theoretical advancement and the evaluation of experiential education worldwide.
Oregon State’s Department of Human Services is the governing body responsible for licensing treatment programs in the State of Oregon including Evoke at Cascades. Contact this agency to speak to a state licensor for information about Cascades and their record of safety with the State.
Utah Department of Human Services, Office of Licensing, is the governing body responsible for licensing treatment programs in the State of Utah including Evoke at Entrada. Contact this agency to speak to a state licensor for information about Entrada and their record of safety with the State.
Sherpa Adventure Gear is a top of the line technical clothing company owned, operated and tested by Sherpas. Sherpa’s commitment to providing high quality standards reaches beyond their gear-line. Visit their website to learn more about their Paldorje Children's Foundation, providing scholarships for less fortunate Sherpa children or what Made in Nepal means to them.
The owners at Evoke partnered with Empowering Education with the vision of bringing high-quality, Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) to students and their families. This Colorado-based nonprofit offers innovative services to schools. These services include SEL classroom instruction, counseling, and professional development for educators designed to further enable learning. The relationship-based instruction and supports are founded on the therapeutic wilderness philosophies embodied by Evoke Wilderness Therapy Programs. Their services work to empower all students with tools and experiences inspired by Evoke.
SunRidge Farms is a Certified Green Business and embraces the opportunity to contribute toward the preservation of ecological diversity, wildlife and natural terrain. SunRidge Farms is a Certified Organic Manufactures & Distributor by Q.A.I., Certified USDA Organic, and Fair Trade Certified. As a Certified Green Business by the Monterey Bay Area Green Business Program their energy system is comprised of 2500 USA made solar panels, use a fleet of biodiesel delivery trucks, use green carriers, and use recyclable bulk bags made from natural ingredients which breakdown easily in landfills.
Kelty is a local company for Evoke with its headquarters in Boulder, CO and distribution facilities right in Saint George, UT. Kelty is a long time supporter of The Conservation Alliance and Big City Mountaineers. The Conservation Alliance works to protect threatened wild habitat, preferably where outdoor enthusiasts recreate. As of 2015, The Alliance has helped save more than 44 million acres of wilderness. As founding members of The Alliance, Kelty continues to do everything they can to encourage participation and exploration of nature. Big City Mountaineers transforms the lives of under-served urban youth through wilderness mentoring expeditions that instill critical life skills serving close to 1,000 youth annually.
Nami, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. They offer resources and support nationwide for little to no cost.