Star of Hope is a Christ-centered community dedicated to meeting the needs of homeless men, women and their children. Positive life-changes are encouraged through structured programs which focus on spiritual growth, education, employment, life-management and recovery from substance abuse.
On any given day, there are approximately 1,000 homeless men, women and children being helped at the Men’s Development Center, the Women and Family Emergency Shelter, the Transitional Living Center for Women & Families and Extended Services. The key to the success of Star of Hope Mission is its comprehensive approach to addressing the diverse issues, both immediate and long term, that impact homeless individuals and families. This model of compassionate, purposeful outreach, coupled with community partners and donors, creates an environment in which lives are transformed and people are inspired to rise above poverty, set meaningful, measurable goals for independence and achieve them.
Amber couldn’t remember the last time she had eaten a meal or taken a shower. She’d been awake for days, high on methamphetamine and smoking cigarettes in a tiny, dingy motel room. Perhaps the worst thing was the fact that Amber wasn’t alone. Her 18-month-old son Kaden was there, watching his mother fall apart. Read more & watch video.