Pathway of Hope

Rebuilding HOPE for families


Pathway of Hope

The Salvation Army’s Pathway of Hope initiative provides individualized services to families with children who desire to take action to break the cycle of crisis and vulnerability that repeats generation after generation. It seeks to address the root causes of poverty in addition to The Army’s history of compassionate serving.

By helping families overcome challenges like unemployment, unstable housing, and lack of education, we can lead families down a path toward increased stability and, ultimately, self-sufficiency.


Please come see us if your family
needs assistance with housing

we can help


The Pathway Of Hope Includes


Catalyzing community collaboration in service of shared clients

Moving families from crises and vulnerability to stability and eventually self-sufficiency, tracking family progress along the way

 Bringing all The Salvation Army’s internal resources to bear, aligned to the goals of clients


Focus on hope as a measured outcome, which represents the distinctly relational, spiritual outcome that The Salvation Army seeks in the work it does


Focus on hope as a measured outcome, which represents the distinctly relational, spiritual outcome that The Salvation Army seeks in the work it does


A story of success

Antoinette and her family were behind on their rent and on the brink of eviction when she met The Salvation Army through relatives.

There, Antoinette not only received assistance with food and clothing for her eight children, she discovered a larger support network ready to help her: Pathway of Hope.

Through Pathway of Hope, Antoinette has been identifying barriers to sufficiency, setting goals and developing ways to move toward a brighter future. One of our case managers, has helped her in setting meaningful and measurable goals and continues to provide life-skills training.

For instance, a primary need was affordable and ample housing for her family in a safer neighborhood with less influence from gangs and drug dealers. She has learned how to be selective and observant when evaluating potential neighborhoods and housing, working to find a more stable home and living environment. The corps has become a safe haven for her children, providing a sense of hope and stability and helping them to improve in school.

Addressing the goal of employment, Antoinette has been attending the job search program as well as going to job fairs in the city. Yet another goal is to ensure her children graduate from school, so they’ve been working with tutors after school. The two oldest are already on track to start college, and Antoinette herself plans to finish high school by earning a GED.


 You can change the lives of families breaking their generational poverty pattern

There is a pathway to hope