If you are interested in becoming a resident of Hope Thru Housing you may write to us from jail or call and make an appointment to be interviewed.  Prospective residents should not be under the influence of drugs or alcohol for the interview and if needed must go through detox before coming into the program.  If you are, we'll ask you to wait till you're coherent to do a real interview.  We consider the interview the first step in becoming a part of our community.  Since we receive no government funds for taking a resident and charge no fee, the only thing that matters to us is to be there for people who really want to change.  The only thing prospective residents have to offer us is his word.  We take that word very seriously.  When the person commits to staying 24 months, we want that commitment to mean something.  NO LIES will be tolerated in the interview.  If the person lies "to get in", and we discover the lie, the person will be asked to leave the program.  We really want to start on a new note, where the interview is the first step to a new life of honesty and decency and integrity.

Clothing Allowed

Listed below are the only items allowed upon entry.

All clothing items must be appropriate for a treatment setting.  Hope Thru Housing reserves the right to determine if clothing items are unsuitable. Pictures deemed inappropriate or offensive will not be allowed; ie., alcohol/drug usage, gang activity/gang affiliation, nudity or sexually suggestive pictures.

2 Pair Casual Outfits
2 Pair Dress Outfits
10 Underwear
10 Pair Socks
1 Casual Coat
1 Dress Coat
1 Wallet
1 Pair Tennis Shoes
1 Pair Work Boots
1 Pair Dress Shoes
1 Bible/Equal Religious Text
5 Family Pictures of Immediate Family Only

Items Allowed

  • Prescription Glasses and/or Contact Lenses (Must Bring Cleaning Solution)
  • Drivers License
  • Social Security Card
  • Birth Certificate
  • Citizenship Documentation

Items Not Allowed

Any items brought in other than the items listed above will be donated or disposed.

  • Cell Phones or Electronic Devices
  • Credit Cards or Bank Cards
  • Money
  • Jewelry (Any Kind)
  • Leather Clothing
  • Address Books
  • Toiletries (Must be Medically Approved Prior to Entry)
  • Sunglasses
  • Personal Possessions (Including Watches, Rings etc.

While we have a phone that our residents can use to contact family members, personal cell phones, iPads, laptops, and other electronic devices / Wi-Fi enabled devices are not permitted.  TV, books, and other reading material is permitted to be enjoyed during designated times.

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