Mission: Community Hope's mission: Creating a brighter future for individuals recovering from mental illness and substance abuse by providing housing and services in a dignified, respectful, and person-centered way.
Programs: Consumer programs: the organization provides residential facilities, including housing & support services to persons living with mental illness. The organization serves the adult & youth residents of morris sussex & warren counties as well as housing for veterans. The community residences are staffed 24 hours per day by professional counselors who provide aid with daily living skills, crisis intervention and medication monitoring. These counselors assist residents in transitioning back into the community and workforce after psychiatric hospitalization.
veterans program: hope for veterans is a transitional housing program developed by community hope for veterans having honorably served our country in time of need who have since fallen upon hard times. Opened in 2004 with 70 beds, it is the largest and most comprehensive program for homeless veterans in new jersey. The goal of the hope for veterans initiative is to provide a safe, supportive environment wherein former servicemen and women can start rebuilding their lives. In december 2007, a new wing opened to accommodate a continuous waiting list of homeless veterans seeking entry into the program. Today, the program serves 95 veterans daily.
ssvf - supportive services for veteran families is a homeless prevention program designed to assist low-income veteran families in maintaining their housing and/or rapidly re-housing homeless veterans and their families in sussex, warren, somerset, morris and passaic counties, new jersey. Veteran families will receive case management to assist them in developing a housing stability plan which may include support services, financial assistance and access to support benefits. Candidates: veteran families who meet any of the following categories:- currently residing in permanent housing, and at risk of becoming homeless. - currently homeless or- recently exited permanent housing and scheduled or able to become a resident of permanent housing within 90 days.
I was diagnosed with depression at the age of 16 and also have a physical disability. i came from a loving family but as I watched friends and classmates move on ton their own apartments, i wanted that kind of independence for myself. So in 1994, I started doing research & with the help of my therapist found Community Hope.