Who is a good candidate for admission into Acres of Hope?
Homeless – Applicants must be homeless, facing homelessness or exiting a homeless service program.
Children – Acres of Hope accepts applications from mothers with children of approximate ages of 10 years and younger.
Referrals – Acres of Hope invests heavily in our residents. As good stewards of our resources, we seek applicants who have demonstrated a sincere desire to address the obstacles that caused their homelessness. Referrals serve as a testimony to the applicant’s willingness and capability to take full advantage of the Acres of Hope program.
Drug and Alcohol Free – Residents must be drug and alcohol free for a minimum of three months prior to admission.
Smoke-Free – Residents must have stopped smoking prior to entry. They may utilize a nicotine patch for up to six weeks after arrival.
The success of Acres of Hope depends upon strong community support and partnerships. We consider our program to be an extension of the many services already available to the homeless community. We invite anyone to make referrals to the Acres of Hope program.