ABOUT US

Harbor Hope Center is a private, non-profit organization established to serve individuals and families in the greater Gig Harbor and Key Peninsula area. Our community is located eight miles across the Narrows Bridge northwest of Tacoma, Washington and about 17 miles south of Bremerton.

In the area between these two cities, the same social and economic problems exist. What didn’t exist: a formal social safety network. This disparity is primarily due to overwhelming need in Tacoma and Bremerton and a lack of organized resources to respond to the growing economic, physical and emotional needs of those in the Peninsula.

These areas suffer from the same social problems as larger metropolitan neighbors—poverty, homelessness, hunger, broken homes, the opioid crises and other drug and alcohol-related problems. Harbor Care Center has been established to fill the service gap.

Harbor Hope Center is an organization of community members who have come together to better the lives of homeless students and families in the greater Gig Harbor and Kitsap Peninsula area. Our goal is to create a safety network that assists in meeting the growing economic, physical and emotional needs through our five pillars: host home program, mentoring program, food, clothing and transportation assistance.

The organization has purchased a home to provide transitional housing for homeless male students. It has staffed the house with a full-time paid resident advisor. It plans to purchase two additional homes, one for female homeless students and one for young, homeless single parent families.

HOST HOME

Learn about our Host Home Program and how you can help provide a safe and stable environment for at-risk homeless youth to learn and thrive.

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MENTORING

Our mentorship program focuses on helping students and parents develop key life skills allowing them to become self-sufficient and thrive after graduation.

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TRANSPORTATION

To help homeless students maintain their daily commitments, our volunteers provide rides to school, appointments, and activities.

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CLOTHING

For many of these children, buying clothing is a financial burden. We provide clean, wearable clothing to make student success more likely.

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FOOD

Aiming to work collaboratively with other not-for-profit organizations, our food program is designed to fill social service gaps and end hunger in our community.

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CHANGE A LIFE TODAY

It is our mission to ensure that no neighbor is left with unmet needs. Your contribution to Harbor Hope Center helps to support our efforts in improving the lives of homeless youth in our community.

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