PARKER COUNTY CENTER OF HOPE INC
Rating: 4 stars 1 1 review 687
PO Box 190 Weatherford TX 76086 USA
We are a Christ-centered ministry dedicated to helping others break the cycle of poverty in Parker County – building on relationships with accountability. Our Philosophy There are three areas of poverty: physical, emotional, and spiritual. We seek to address these areas with groceries, financial assistance, mentoring relationships, and sharing our faith. Through our many years of ministry, we have learned through success and failures how to better serve those in need. We strive to be a relational ministry where everyone is encouraged to discover their talents and abilities and find God's purpose for their life.
Families living in poverty
Direct beneficiaries per year:
1,500 Different Families Received Groceries, 18,000 Meals were served, 900 New Families Received Assistance
Geographic areas served:
Parker County, Texas
Short Term Assistance: Meals, Groceries,and Financial Assistance. Long Term: Adult Education, Career Development, Internship program, and Family Empowerment. Children & Family Programs
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I have been conected to Center of Hope for over two years. During this time I have watched a change of direction that has resulted in truly changed lives. Like so many providers they began as a basic provision provider, food, utility assistance and basic advising of client needs. In 2009 they transformed this format to Relational ministry. They actually placed an expectation on their clients, to participate in their care.
Today they provide computer eduacation and a Jobs for Life class that has grown ever session. Clients are finding not only jobs but a greater feeling of joy in their lives.
I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...
Daily I see God's work in the men and women who look to Center of Hope for assistance. Anger turning to Happiness. Fear becoming Faith.
If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...
I would continue to help them recruit more wonderful mentors to walk with the neighbors of Parker County in need