Committing Their Lives to Independence
Casa Esperanza participants will be women who have expressed the desire and commitment, or life goal, to participate in a support system that will move them toward economic self-reliance and permanent housing.
These are women who are:
- Referred to Casa Esperanza by an agency or organization
- Alone or have children
- Not currently using drugs or alcohol
- Committed to all that Casa Esperanza offers as a pathway to independence
- Willing to participate in a savings program from their earnings
Race, creed, ethnicity or nationality are not determining factors for acceptance into the program. There is no religious requirement.
What to Expect
Daily: Residents of Casa Esperanza will share responsibility for housekeeping and cooking dinner for the group.
Weekly: House meetings will provide the opportunity to engage socially with one other; share personal hopes and successes, and build a spirit of family and community.
Monthly: Each resident will meet with her case manager to ensure progress toward stated goals. She will be mentored through setbacks and difficulties which might impede progress toward achievement of goals.