Foster Care Recruiter – Central Louisiana

Erika Siadek

Erika Siadek, (318) 266-8425

Erika Siadek transitioned onto the Methodist Foster Care team in January of 2021, from Louisiana Methodist Children’s Home in Ruston, where she served as a Mental Health Specialist and a Pastoral Care Assistant.

As a Foster Care Recruiter, Erika covers the entire Central Louisiana Region which includes the following parishes; Rapides, Natchitoches, Grant, Vernon, La Salle, Avoyelles, Concordia, and Catahoula.

As a regional family recruiter, Erika recruits Therapeutic Foster Care homes in Central Louisiana and helps through the certification process on their way to joining the statewide network of Methodist Foster Care families.

Erika hails from Jonesboro, Louisiana, and is a graduate of Louisiana Tech University and the University of Louisiana at Monroe. She has Bachelors of Art in Sociology from LaTech and a Masters of Science in Forensic Psychology from ULM. Erika is currently pursuing a second Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy from Capella University.

I have always had a heart to serve others; whether it be through missions, volunteering, or my career. As someone who has worked directly with our youth; I want to be a part of planting a safe, loving, and growing future for each of them. As Regional Recruiter, I am able to do just that. Our youth are wonderful individuals who long for stability, love, and support. I am very excited to be a part of the Methodist Foster Care Team; so that I may continue to serve our youth and community towards a safer and brighter future!”