Casa Esperanza Participants

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.

Casa Esperanza Participants Bakersfield, Transitional Home for Women