Elaine Joy is a pre-created, playable Sim who appears in The Sims 3 and lives in Riverview. She is a young adult who still lives with her father, Norman Joy, because she thinks she needs to take care of her old father and she can't leave him alone after his wife's death, though she wants to start a family on her own, soon. Her mother, Jenny Joy, is recently deceased. She has a part-time job, and she is friends with Ginny McDermott and Flat Broke. She has some gardening skill (level 4) and she is usually seen gardening with her father. She also has 2 points of painting, 3 in cooking and 1 in handiness skill. She is 11 days from becoming an adult.