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"The staff was so friendly and made us comfortable right away. It was so great to see Tim playing and interacting with the other children."


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For Individuals with Developmental Disabilities

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HOPe is a state-of-the-art facility that provides support to families having children and adults living with developmental challenges, both cognitive and/or physical by providing high quality programming and weekend respite services, including overnight respite that supports individuals and their families requiring 24/7 care. 

Who We Are...

House of Possibilities (HOPe) is the organization that discovers and celebrates the special in special needs.

What We Do...

We bring to life the ultimate potentiality for children and adults having developmental disabilities while providing much needed relief for their families.

Why It Matters...

Families having children with developmental disabilities are struggling, exhausted and in crisis, with little hope in sight.

Why It’s Better...

HOPe’s free overnight respite and innovative programs put the oxygen mask back on families.


HOPe is a DDS provider and guarantees the standards for care are met.  HOPe received a three year CARF accreditation in 2010 & 2013. Additionally, we are a provider in the Operational Services Division's Non-Profit Purchasing Program List.


HOPe Scholarships

Scholarships for the Overnight Respite as well as the Daytime Respite programs, including Adventure Club and others, are available thanks to the generosity of the Vasallo-Castro and Halligan families, allowing all families an opportunity to take part in these wonderful programs.Click on the name of the scholarship for more information.