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What Is Hope Crest

Hope Crest, a family supportive living center of The Salvation Army, provides a safe place for single mothers to live while they attend a furthering education program such as college or vocational training and work towards completing goals which will allow them to become self-sufficient.

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What Does The Program Involve?

Motivation and discipline are key factors in becoming a successful participant in this program. While at Hope Crest, the Program Coordinator provides on-going case management services to the program participants. Participants must attend weekly meetings with the Program Coordinator during the first month, and twice per month thereafter (or more frequently as needed) to work on finances, goals, and any barriers that may hinder the successful completion of the program. Full financial disclosure and compliance without financial literacy program is mandatory.

All adult participants must maintain enrollment in a college or vocational training program while at Hope Crest. Program participants are provided supportive living arrangement at a cost of $300 per month.

Once the family has completed the necessary steps and is ready to leave Hope Crest for permanent housing, they will be given the opportunity to continue their work toward self-sufficiency through the Pathway of Hope program.

Program Eligibility:

Hope Crest has been designed to be of service to working families with minor children in their care who are currently enrolled in and attending some type of furthering education program such as college or vocational training AND are ready to take the next step toward self-sufficient living.

Individuals wishing to apply for Hope Crest must meet the following criteria:

  • Single Mothers with minor children
  • Be employed and able to pay the monthly program fees
  • Have all children enrolled in school and/or daycare.
  • Have legal custody of all children.
  • Pass a Sheriff’s Department Criminal Background Check for all adults to screen out sex offenders.
  • Must be drug and alcohol free.

Reach Out | Contact Us

The Salvation Army
Contact: Jennifer Ross
1521 E. Druid Road
Clearwater, FL 33765
Phone: 727-446-4177, ext. 105
Email: [email protected]

Support the Hope Crest Program by making a tax-deductible donation today.

Donating to The Salvation Army for the Hope Crest program ensures that our programming can continue to help families in need across Clearwater and Upper Pinellas County.

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To donate by mail, please make checks payable to The Salvation Army and send to:
The Salvation Army
Attn: David Tyler – Hope Crest
1625 N. Belcher Road
Clearwater, FL 33765

 

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