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.