Eating Recovery Center Foundation

The Eating Recovery Center Foundation (ERCF) was established as a 501(c)(3) in 2012 with the following mission:

To be a national resource for individuals affected by eating disorders, as well as their families, caregivers and treating professionals. The Foundation provides information, education and training on best practices for identification and treatment of eating disorders.

Eating Recovery Center Foundation Programs

The Eating Recovery Center Foundation supports the following programs to expand awareness and information on the treatment of eating disorders for the general public, with a special emphasis on families, patients and treatment providers. 

Eating Disorders Information Gateway

The Eating Disorders Information Gateway is a resource that provides a single portal through which the eating disorders community – including patients, families and treatment professionals – can access a variety of materials to advance public understanding of eating disorders. Consolidating and archiving the essential information will minimize search time, maximize transparency, and provide patients, families and professionals with easy access to relevant information.

Eating Disorder Research

The Eating Recovery Center Foundation makes grants to support research in the area of eating disorders with the goal of improving diagnosis, treatment and recovery for patients and families. The foundation also works with The Body Project Collaborative to bring The Body Project to college campuses.

Charitable Care Fund

A Charitable Care Fund will be established to help defray out-of-pocket costs for patients and families, assist with transition out of covered care, or help extend benefits or treatment beyond what is covered by insurance.

Family Programs

The Eating Recovery Center Foundation will develop training programs to help support families of eating disordered patients.

To support the Eating Recovery Center Foundation’s work, please click the “Donate Now” button above.

Resources

Becoming a Discriminating Consumer of Treatment Outcomes

One of the greatest frustrations that families report is trying to obtain outcome results from eating disorder treatment programs. A comprehensive review of treatment program websites indicates that very few report any data-based outcomes and data that are reported generally lack research rigor. The information in this booklet is designed to help patients, families, and professionals understand [...]

Testimonials

“Eating Recovery Center helped me solidify the person that I allowed myself to grow into. I grabbed onto EVERYTHING that I always wanted and it was like touching a hot stone. It burned, but the longer and more tightly I held onto it, it eventually fused with who I am. It became the very warmth [...]

-Laura C., former Eating Recovery Center patient