Meets disadvantaged children’s physical, emotional, educational and spiritual needs in a warm, family-like atmosphere where houseparents function as mother and father figures.
Helps motivated single mothers and their children transition into successful, independent futures by providing parenting skills, career training and a home in a peaceful and safe environment.
Provides an opportunity to connect with resources to help families deal with hardships and life's challenges that often stress a family to the point where they need hope, restoration, and guidance to find a path towards success and independence.
Boles Children's Home (est. 1924) and Medina Children's Home (est. 1958) were originally established as Christian homes for orphans, but have grown with innovative programs designed to serve at-risk children and single- mother families. Because they had identical missions and programs, both organizations consolidated to form Arms of Hope to achieve efficiency, geographic diversity, increased capacity and additional program improvements and offerings.
Arms of Hope is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit Christian organization focused on assisting and extending a loving hand to some of the most disadvantaged children and single-mother families in our culture by providing shelter, necessities and life skills at their greatest point of need.Arms of Hope changes the lives of children and families in crisis through the following programs: