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Meet Chante: “Being a valuable and contributing part of society is a dignity everyone deserves.” In spring of 2016, Chante graduated from Hope Haven’s Project SEARCH; a highly successful job skills and internship program for young adults with special needs. Empowered by her new sense of self-sufficiency she asked to volunteer in Hope Haven’s FAAST … Continue reading

Meet the Hope Haven Team | Tim

I was Department Head for Speech, Language and Hearing services, during which time I worked as a Speech/Language Pathologist both on-site and throughout the community providing speech and language services for children and families who manifested a wide spectrum of conditions and disabilities. This, many times, involved working within an interdisciplinary team such as performing … Continue reading Meet the Hope Haven Team | Tim

Hope Haven Names New Chief Executive Officer

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

Hope Haven Helping Families Take Control Of Their Mental Health

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

Hope Haven’s Tutoring Services Showing Signs of Renewal for Children and Families

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