Founded in 1988, the Shelter of Hope is a community-based organization focused on helping individuals & families move from homelessness to a permanent residence. Shelter of Hope provides temporary emergency and transitional housing and services to persons who are homeless or who are at risk of becoming homeless in the Boyd, Greenup and Lawrence County areas. We offer transitional services such as, security/utility deposits, individual case management, and other assistance in their path towards self-sufficiency and permanent housing. Provisions are made without discrimination regardless of age, race, color, creed, religion, sex, handicap, national origin, familial status, marital status, sexual orientation or gender identity.
What we do...
The Shelter of Hope provides the following services/programs for families, individuals and veterans who are homeless or at risk of being homeless:
The Shelter of Hope continues to expand its' services through housing initiatives, financial literacy, case management, and collaboration with programs such as AmeriCorps, VISTA, United Way, CAReS, Community Kitchen, River Cities Harvest, Salvation Army, Pathways, Veterans' Affairs, City of Ashland, Safe Harbor, Ashland Area Ministerial Association and many local churches. We also have a working relationship with Kentucky Housing Corporation and the Homeless and Housing Coalition of Kentucky.
Shelter of Hope continues to increase services in order to meet the rising demand for affordable low-income housing, as well as to improve community involvement and support through homelessness awareness education.
Are you passionate about what we're doing? Let us know! We are always looking for volunteers to help us make our vision a reality. We'll help you find a way to volunteer that best suits you. We're excited to have you join the team!
Whether you help through monetary donations, volunteering your time, or spreading our mission through word-of-mouth, thank you. We couldn't accomplish our goals without the help of supporters like you.