Building Bridges & Breaking Cycles

A Second Chance Could Make All the Difference

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Programs and Services

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Second Chance Program

The Second Chances program is designed to provide comprehensive, supportive services that lead to stability for men and women released from incarceration. A diverse range of services is offered that include the following: Case Management; Life Skills Training and Workshops; Jobs Skills Training and Placement; Housing, Transportation, Substance Abuse Treatment, Relapse Prevention, Family Engagement Services.

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Financial Education Empowerment Training

F.E.E.T. is a four-week financial empowerment program designed to provide financial training to individuals/families, including those who are burdened with debt, financially literate, or unemployed. The skills provided via the training will ultimately improve the overall financial health, education, and welfare of the participants.

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Youth & Family Services

Leaders of Tomorrow

(L.O.T Youth Camp & Mentoring Program)

Kids Of Incarcerated Parents (Kip Care)

Parents As Leaders (PALs Initiative)

I- Thrive Mentoring Program

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Adult Literacy

The Garden of Hope provides basic literacy tutoring and G.E.D. preparation classes to the community for free. Morning and evening classes are offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30 am - 12:30 pm.

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Call Us (757) 664 - 4281

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About The Garden of Hope

Our Mission:

To build healthy relationships by providing services and programs for the disadvantaged and underserved youth, individuals, families, and communities in Hampton Roads.


Our Vision:

To work in partnership with others to improve the quality of human life and to promote community betterment.

The Garden of Hope Community Development Corporation

Building Bridges and Breaking Cycles

A Second Chance Could Make All the Difference


1317 E Brambleton Ave, Norfolk, VA 23504
Phone: (757) 390-4328