Hearts with Hope Foundation (HWHF) is a 24-hour, non-profit organization with 501c3 status dedicated to serving at-risk children and adolescents. The HWHF General Residential Operation(GRO) serves girls ages 7-17 that may have been victims of abuse, neglect, substance abuse, or family crisis situations.
HWHF is committed to providing a safe, clean, homelike setting, which helps to transition these children from their hazardous past to a nurturing environment which fosters each child's potential.
The Hearts with Hope Foundation’s mission is to provide a safe, supportive and structured environment for children in crisis who require foster care. Our focus is to create an environment of normalcy and to rehabilitate through training and treatment by promoting fundamental life skills through spiritual enlightenment, emotional stability, physical well-being, self-esteem building and trauma informed care. We accomplish our unique purpose by providing quality services and training through strategic and innovative programs in a homelike setting. We work together within a team environment of mutual respect, honesty, and integrity. We approach our commitment with a proactive, positive, and enthusiastic attitude and maintain an open environment where creativity and curiosity are encouraged.
We serve children in crisis regardless of their race, religion, or national origin.
We continue to be an elite facility that builds hope in the hearts of the young and provides opportunities to create a solid foundation for a purposeful life. Our pledge to serve children is based on sincere compassion, professionalism and commitment to our organization’s goals and the children we serve.
What is a General Residential Operation (GRO)?
General Residential Operation (GRO) – A residential child-care operation that provides child-care for 13 or more children or young adults. The care may include treatment services and/or programmatic services. These operations include formerly titled emergency shelters, operations providing basic child- care, residential treatment centers, and halfway houses.