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  

Hope Network is an organization that is commited to it's mission and values. They serve population's that are in need of support and guidance and Hope Network employees competent, diverse people who can help serve our community through their programs. I look forward to seeing how Hope Network continues to diversify and support the needs of our Michigan communities.

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I've personally experienced the results of this organization in understanding more about the disadvantaged and disabled populations that are in our Greater Grand Rapids area. Through their service the community is better knowledgeable about the disabled public that work and live in our communities.

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Create a stronger advocacy campaign of sending out information to businesses and schools. We as a community need to understand how to more sensitive to our disabled brother and sisters. We see the service, the vans, the offices, but understanding the vast arrary of services offered through Hope Network would be more impactful in our community.

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Role: General Member of the Public
Rating: 3 stars  

Hope Network has been a special gift to our family. It has opened our eyes to those around us that need our help. We see the wonderful action that Hope Network is doing by helping so many with jobs and rides.
The people that work there are amazing and so dedicated to doing the best they can. It has been a pleasure to watch Hope Network grow for the good of us all.

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the legacy event

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Help more people outside Hope to do more hands on volunteering

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Rating: 5 stars  

Hope Network truly makes a difference in thousands of people’s lives every day. They are an organization that is filled with passion and dedication which is so hard to come by.
Hope Network has allowed me to see a different side of wonderful people in our community today. This organization paints a great picture of a perfect community. They take everyone in, help all and open their arms to everyone no matter what their disability or disadvantage may be.
This organization does so much for the state of Michigan, If only everyone in our world had the mentality of those who work at Hope Network our world would be perfect

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I have personally seen the kindness and emotional support that Hope Network gives to their consumers. I am able to see the consumers that Hope Network serves daily and the lives they touch.

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Advertise this company all over the United States, our country needs more programs like Hope Network.

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