Hope and a Home, Inc.
1439 R St. NW
Lynn C French
Lynn C. French, Grace Dickerson, Rosa Mooten, Mary Jo Schumacher, Crystal Stewart, LaVerne Brewster, Edison Park
Chuck Husak, Kimberly Levine, Ivan Blumberg, Stevenson Weitz, Dorsey C Dunn, Joseph G Krauss, Sonya Ali, Lynn C French, Peggy Otum, Michael Tierney, Kae Dakin, Julia Howell-Barros, Rachel E Kaul, Christopher Donald, Lynn C. French, Grace Dickerson, Rosa Mooten, Mary Jo Schumacher, Crystal Stewart, LaVerne Brewster, Edison Park
Hope and a Home's Mission is to empower low-income families with children in Washington, DC to create stable homes for themselves and to make lasting changes in their lives.
Hope and a Home is a transitional housing program that specializes in breaking the cycle of poverty. The three main pillars of the program are: Transitional Housing that addresses personal barriers to success and independence though caseworkers, licensed psychologist, financial stability (credit counseling, paying off bills, budgeting and savings); Higher Education for All (HEFA) that ensures placement of all children in good-performing schools and parents in educational, certificate or vocational programs that will lead to jobs paying living wages, includes mentors, summer and after school programs that broaden exposure and enhance learning -- and also includes administration of our Mike young Education Fund; and Job Readiness that works with adults to identify careers that interest them and pay living wages, as well as helping with resumes, interviewing and career advice.