News and Events

Hope Services Unveils its 70th Anniversary Community Art Project

Jan 31, 2023

15 months in the making, numerous talented artists, and an entire community of Hope supporters later: the 70th Anniversary quilt was officially unveiled at Hope Services’ Whittier location for project donors, artists, and community members in attendance. The project raised over $43,000 to benefit HopeSTUDIO and other Hope programs, thanks to 133 generous contributors, and…

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We stand with our Half Moon Bay Community

Jan 24, 2023

To our community, On behalf of myself and the Board of Directors, we want to extend our sincerest condolences to the seven individuals who lost their lives in the Half Moon Bay shooting yesterday. This is a devastating tragedy for this community and the families touched by this unspeakable act of violence. We remain shocked and…

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Hope Begins Here | December Newsletter

Jan 3, 2023

Hope Begins Here is Hope Services’ Monthly Newsletter featuring important updates, impact stories, and news to keep you informed and inspired. VIEW DECEMBER NEWSLETTER

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Santa Cruz Hosts 8th Annual Parking for Hope Program Dec. 18-25

Dec 18, 2022

  SANTA CRUZ, Calif. — The City of Santa Cruz in partnership with the Downtown Association of Santa Cruz will host the eighth annual Parking for Hope downtown holiday parking program from Sunday, Dec. 18, through Sunday, Dec. 25. The proceeds from street meters during these eight days will be donated to Hope Services, a…

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Hope Services Celebrates the Impact of $250K County Grant

Dec 14, 2022

Hope Services held a media event Thursday, December 8th, to celebrate a $250,000 grant from Santa Clara County enabling the organization to expand its transportation and mental health services. Spearheaded by County Supervisor Joe Simitian and approved by Santa Clara County’s Board of Supervisors in June, the grant specifically funds a small fleet of Ford…

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Hope Begins Here | November Newsletter

Dec 7, 2022

Hope Begins Here is Hope Services’ Monthly Newsletter featuring important updates, impact stories, and news to keep you informed and inspired. VIEW NOVEMBER NEWSLETTER

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EMCC Client, Maureen, Donates 39 Handmade Hats to Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital

Dec 2, 2022

Hope Services’ EMCC client, Maureen, began handmaking children’s hats more than a year ago, to keep her busy and hopeful during the pandemic, while programs were meeting solely over Zoom. After completing 39 hats, she donated them to Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital to brighten the days of children battling cancer. As you’ll hear in the…

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Welcoming Differences in a Changing World

Dec 1, 2022

By Jackie Lance | Community Support Facilitator & DEI member at Hope Services As we approach the end of another year, ease into a new social norm, and strive to survive a pandemic for which we had no real preparation or control over, my thoughts go to the ones who have lost a loved one…

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Homestart Program’s Consultation Model Promotes Holistic, Personalized Care

Dec 1, 2022

Hope Service’s Homestart Program utilizes a transdisciplinary consultative model to best support the children and families we serve. What does that mean?!  It means that we provide a robust team of professionals, including developmental specialists, speech language pathologists, physical therapists, occupational therapists, a social worker, and nutritionist, each of whom partner to meet the complex…

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CARF Accreditation: How the Consultative Process Enhances our Work

Nov 30, 2022

Homestart staff works with a Homestart family on developmental therapy. Hope Services has been honored to hold an accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) for many years. What began as an accreditation for Hope’s Employment Programs has now expanded to Hope’s Counseling Center and Homestart program. Agencies receive accreditation if they…

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