Hope Network

Rating: 4.67 stars   6 reviews

Issues: Mental Health, Disabilities, Health, Human Services

Location: PO Box 890 Grand Rapids MI 49518 USA

Mission: Hope Network is a Christian organization that empowers people with disabilities or disadvantages to achieve their highest level of independence.
Programs: Hope Network is about helping people. We believe that each person is created in God's image. This motivates us to give the people we serve the opportunity to develop and live to their fullest potential. Working with each individual, we provide a holistic approach that addresses their social, mental, spiritual, physical, and emotional needs. Integral to this process is working with and supporting their families. Together, we can imagine limitless possibilities for the people we serve. We have the expertise to address physical, neurological, developmental, and genetic disabilities, as well as challenges such as Alzheimer's disease, traumatic brain injury, mental illness, Prader-Willi Syndrome, emotional and social difficulties and many others. Some of the people we serve face barriers to employment such as a prison record, refugee status, past substance abuse, or a poor work history. Our comprehensive spectrum of services includes: ? Residential Services?a full range of living options from 24/7 supervised housing to adult foster care homes to apartments that offer once-a-week drop-in supervision. ? Vocational Services?work skills assessment, help in finding and keeping a job, vocational training, and supervised employment both in work centers and in businesses throughout the community. ? Transportation Services?rides throughout Michigan and northern Indiana to people with disabilities, the elderly, the economically disadvantaged, and those living in rural areas. ? Rehabilitation Services?for children and adults who have had neurological trauma or a disability such as cerebral palsy or traumatic brain injury due to stroke or accident. ? Behavioral Health Services?outpatient treatment and residential options for people with mental health issues and neurodevelopmental differences.
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Rating: 5 stars  

I volunteered for Hope Network for the Legacy Event in November 2010. I didn't realize the monumental impact Hope Network has had on the community over the years and continues to have throughout Michigan. It was an amazing event and truly moving to hear about Toby's inspirational journey with the support of Hope Network and see him accept the 2010 Independence Award. Hope Network is a wonderful organization and I will continue to support them in every way possible.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

Hearing the story of Toby Janiga and how he was told he will never be able to do anything on his own. With the help of Hope Network, Toby was able to start and maintain his own business.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Continue to put on events in the community to get more people involved and understand the positive impact Hope Network presents.

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