Where are the National House of Hope headquarters located?

The headquarters are located in Orlando, FL on the campus of House of Hope Orlando.

What is the difference between National House of Hope and House of Hope Orlando?

National House of Hope was birthed out of House of Hope Orlando. It serves as a catalyst and resource to the development of other residential homes for restoring teens to families.  In addition to training others who are called to start a home for troubled teens, National House of Hope develops parenting and training resources for House of Hope Affiliates.  House of Hope Orlando serves as the national model for other Houses of Hope.

How can one find out if there is a House of Hope established in his/her community?

Please see our page detailing House of Hope locations.

How can National House of Hope help one establish a House of Hope ministry?

NHOH provides Training Seminars and Workshops, which give a basic overview of  and preparation for starting a House of Hope.  The 9-step process for starting a House of Hope is reviewed in detail during the training.  See more information on starting a House of Hope.

What does the cost of the Training Seminar include?

The Training Seminar fee includes on-campus accommodations at House of Hope Orlando for 3 nights, meals for each day and the Training Manual.

Is there a particular process that one follows in starting a House of Hope?

Yes. There is a 9-Phase Process/Pathway to Affiliation that a person would follow, taking him/her through requirements for each phase.  Following are the phases for Affiliation:

  1.  Prospect
  2.  Pre-Affiliate
  3.  Affiliate
Does a prospective House of Hope receive help from NHOH in the process?

Yes. The staff of NHOH guides, consults, encourages, and provides networking with other Houses of Hope throughout the process.

What is the most essential element in starting a House of Hope?

Fervent prayer is the key element to the success of a House of Hope program, from the beginning of the process to infinity.  In addition, a strong support base and a strategic business plan are essential.

What does becoming an Affiliate of NHOH involve?

To become an affiliate, one must adequately satisfy the requirements in the Pathway to Affiliation, after which an Affiliated Organization Agreement, stating both benefits and requirements of affiliation, is contracted with NHOH.