• What is A Mother’s Hope?

    A Mother’s Hope will offer a loving home with its foundation in Christ. It will provide pregnant women a safe and secure place to live while they are supported in their journey to self-sufficiency and sustainability.

  • Do you have a house yet? Where will the house be located?

    We are working hard towards getting a home to become the location of A Mother’s Hope. The home will be located in Fort Wayne, IN. The location of the home will have access to public transportation.

  • How do I donate to A Mother’s Hope? Is it a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization?

    Yes A Mother’s Hope is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. To donate you may click here and make a donation via Paypal or credit card. Please mail checks to

     

    A Mother’s Hope

    c/o Our Lady of Good Hope

    7215 St. Joe Rd

    Ft. Wayne, IN 46835

  • How many women will live at A Mother’s Hope?

    We will be able to house up to eight women and their babies at one time. This number has been determined by researching other programs and recognizing governmental and zoning constraints.

  • How long will women stay at A Mother’s Hope?

    A mother will be permitted to remain at A Mother’s Hope for up to one year after the birth of her baby. A Mother’s Hope will consider each mother’s unique situation in guiding and encouraging them towards self- sufficiency. We recognize that each mother will move towards self-sufficiency at a different pace. Two years after the birth of the baby will be the maximum amount of time a mother can live at A Mother’s Hope.

  • What type of programs will A Mother’s Hope have?

    Our four main areas of programming will focus on shelter, health of mother and baby, life skills, support/spiritual, education, & employment.

  • How will the programs and home be funded?

    Programs will be funded by grants, corporate donors, private donors, and fundraising.

  • Will mothers who live here be encouraged to place their babies for adoption?

    A Mother’s Hope will encourage and support the option of adoption if it is the will of the mother.

  • Will there be an age limit for the residents?

    There will not be an age limit. If a mother is under the age of 18, entrance into the program will require parental consent.

  • What are the requirements for a pregnant mother to enter the program?

    We have identified the following admission criteria:

    • Are homeless or at risk of homelessness

    • Are willing to follow the rules and structure of AMH

    • Are willing to participate in AMH programming

    • Are committed to living in a drug, alcohol, and tobacco-free environment

  • Will residents be permitted to bring other children to live with them at A Mother’s Hope?

    Unfortunately, no. If a potential resident can find someone to provide care for her other children, the mother could be considered for entrance into the program. We will allow children to visit.

  • How can I get involved?

    To volunteer, please click on Volunteer, above. Please indicate what you might be interested in doing for A Mother’s Hope.

  • Who do I contact if I have additional questions?

    Contact Stasia Roth, Executive Director at stasia@amothershopefw.org or 260-376-0097.

     

Fort Wayne, Ind.

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