Hope Haven, one of Northeast Florida’s leading nonprofit providers of specialized services for children and their families, announced today that its Board of Directors has selected Stella E. Johnson as the organization’s new Chief Executive Officer. Ms. Johnson currently serves as the Executive Director of the Family Nurturing Center, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the … Continue reading Hope Haven Names New Chief Executive Officer
Our friends at MangoSoul Productions sat down with some of our young adults with Down syndrome talk to us about happiness… How would you define happiness? Watch the video below:
It was In the late 1990s when Ryan’s mother saw an article in a women’s magazine about how the original Project Search started in a hospital in the Midwest. “I immediately though Ryan could do that. I tore the article out and saved it in a file. I don’t believe in coincidences,” according to Ryan’s … Continue reading Stories of Hope | Ryan G.
In honor of Father’s Day this week, we thought we would share the inspirational story of a Hope Haven Father and his family. Meet Dawaun. Dawaun and his wife discovered Hope Haven seven years ago after learning that their newborn son, Liam, had been diagnosed with Down syndrome. “For the last seven years, Hope Haven … Continue reading A Hope Haven Father’s Day Story
Nearly 60 agents from Keller Williams Realty Atlantic Partners spent May 11 renovating Hope Haven, a nonprofit that provides specialized services for children and their families. Continue Reading on Jacksonville Times Union Online
Millions of Americans are affected by Mental Health each year. It is estimated that 1 in 5 adults in the U.S.—43.8 million, or 18.5%—experiences mental illness in a given year.1 A rising problem occurring in the US is now being seen in mental health for children and teens. It is estimated 20% of youth ages … Continue reading Hope Haven Helping Families Take Control Of Their Mental Health
Learning can be challenging for any student, let alone students with specific learning disabilities. Since 1970, Hope Haven has been assisting families with educational programs designed as inclusive learning opportunities for all ages – from children to young adults. “We have been tutoring since the 70’s. Dr. Skinner started the tutoring labs in the old … Continue reading Hope Haven’s Tutoring Services Showing Signs of Renewal for Children and Families