Alena Strickland has spent the last 25 years caring for critically ill and developmentally delayed children from the foster care system. She believes she was called by God based on James 1:27 that states, “Religion that God accepts as faultless is to take care of widows and orphans in their need.” Alena lives this verse. Read more about Alena's story.
In Their Defense
“Religion that God accepts as faultless is to take care of widows and orphans in their need.”
James 1:27
Alena's story was the foundation
for Matthew Barnett's book
"The Cause Within You"
Services

  • P.E.E.R. Line
  Prayer
  Education
  Equipping
  Referrals

  • Ministry Leader Coaching

  • Speaking Engagements

  • Mentoring




HEROES AMONG US
Sign language instructor and
interpreter Alena Strickland has
opened her home to 112 foster children
over the past two decades...read more

Daughter's illness leads mom to take in 120 needy kids...read more

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Defend the rights of the fatherless.     - Psalm 82:3
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Alena Strickland
Advocate
(562) 756-5445
intheirdefense@gmail.com