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Double Your Impact Today!

We are excited to share some recent (and much needed) good news that we have received.  


Our organization has been selected by Cuyahoga Land Bank Charities (CLBC) as one of eight organizations to receive a dollar for dollar match on any donations up to $10,000 that we receive from now through July 31, 2020.

The COVID-19 pandemic has presented all of us with unprecedented and sudden challenges. CLBC also recognizes the heightened effect the pandemic is having on organizations such as Women of  Hope, which serves challenged populations and is fighting to stay afloat while continuing to serve homeless women who need support.

Will you consider helping WoH take full advantage of the CLBC matching relief grant by providing a donation of $50, $100, $150, or another amount of your choosing? CLBC has made it simple to make a tax-deductible donation through their website dedicated to this COVID-19 response effort at 


Support Women in Transition Here
One Woman's Story

I am thirty years old--a veteran, a mother and suffer from severe PTSD. I'm also a recently released "inmate", but most importantly - I am a child of God.

Through nearly two years of recovery, all seemed well. I was working toward gaining custody of my three-year-old twins. I was in college full time, had two home churches, active in an outreach ministry, and was a week away from finally ridding myself of an earned seat in the criminal justice system. 

In the blink of an eye, I relapsed and ended up homeless on the streets of Cleveland with a MRSA infection. The VA medical staff expedited my name to the top of the Women's Treatment Program. After completion, I faced the criminal justice system.

I chose Women of Hope upon release for several reasons. I knew the program was faith based and the staff had a strong faith and had found their purpose in life. With that said, my experience has shown nothing less. My recovery requires many individual needs, and a certain kind of guidance that the women at Women of Hope give freely. The Women of Hope program stands firmly on God's Word while helping women in need. God's Word tells me that I am not defined by my mistakes, that He knows the plan He has for my life, a good plan. God's Word says that He will use my mistakes, and all that I've suffered in life, to help someone else, that I am His best craftsmanship, am a part of a family, and that I am loved!

I am not an inmate. I am not a failure, a bad mother, a junkie, or unlovable. I am a child of God and the Women of Hope helps me validates that every day.


You can help us continue to provide hope and healing by donating here.
Ariya's House Celebrates 4 Years of Providing Housing for Women 
Since opening in 2016, we have walked side by side with women who were transitioning from prison, substance abuse, military service and homelessness.  Each woman brought her strength and resiliency to the program and many went on to school, established careers and reunited with their families.

A special thanks to Tom Caflin and Mark Milhoan of the Veterans Administration and their donation of time and labor during the cold winter month of December 2016!

Women of Hope would also like to thank some of the organizations for their support in making our first house a reality:
  • Cuyahoga Land Bank
  • New Community Bible Fellowship
  • Garfield Mayor Vic Collova
  • Labor Union 310 and 373
  • Plumbers Union #55
  • Electricians Union
  • McTech Construction
  • Cleveland Treatment Center
  • Kemet Construction
  • DRS Construction
  • Messina Flooring
  • Tresville Construction

We could not have done it without you!
Windows of Hope

Windows of Hope - A Community Engagement Project  that reflects the theme of Hope and the community, with a partnership between Women of Hope, Cleveland State University's Levin College of Urban Affairs' Mentoring Program and Across the Lines Art Studio, Ms. Jane Finley. 

The Center for Public and Nonprofit Management's Mentoring Program working in collaboration with the Ohio Center for the Advancement of Women in Public Service pairs undergraduate junior and senior students and graduate students with community professionals in leadership positions within the public or nonprofit sectors. 

Across the Lines is an open and welcoming studio space in the Campus District  to create and connect across the lines that divide community members. 

House Monitor Wanted

Would you like to be a part of a community-driven organization working to improve the lives of women at risk of homelessness?  Women of Hope is a faith-based organization whose mission is to address the unique needs of women who are homeless and are experiencing difficulty transitioning back into the community. The organization's current focus is homeless women veterans as well as, women who are in reentry.  We offer hope and a second chance to members of our community.  If you feel a calling toward being a leader in the area of supporting the growth of women who have faced incarceration, addiction, or abuse this is the place for you.
This is a live-in position. For more information, view the entire job description here.


Women of Hope is an IRS 501C3 registered nonprofit organization.

Contact us today for more information on how you can get involved.  Call our office at 216-526-5929 or visit our website at 
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