Vision & Mission Statement

For all children in our community to recognize their self-worth and build a better future by providing a safe, nurturing, and educational atmosphere to grow young minds into future leaders.

Who We Are

We are committed to building a society where every young person can easily realize their potential and achieve their goals.  We believe that providing children with a nurturing environment is essential to their overall development.  Today’s youth are tomorrow’s leaders, and through personalized attention and guidance we are essentially providing them with all the resources they need to thrive as leaders in years to come.

What We Offer

The Youth Center itself offers ample space:

  • A study lounge with internet access

  • Game room housing board games, puzzles, books, etc.

  • Music room – currently with a piano and seeking other donations

  • Entertainment lounge – sometimes you just need to relax!

  • Spacious dining area for meals and fellowship

  • Large kitchen to prepare meals together

We are partnering with the Illinois Extension Center as 4-H Club to offer:

  • Community beautification projects

  • STEM & Robotics programs

  • Leadership programs

  • Health & Nutrition programs

  • Civic Engagement

  • Environmental services

  • College & Career Readiness

And so much more!

Who Can Participate

Children entering the 7th grade through their senior year are eligible to utilize all that Hope House has to offer!

Image by Rod Long