New Hope Services, Inc.
(812) 288-8248

History

New Hope Services has a rich history of meeting the human services needs of people throughout Southern Indiana. With a record spanning 64 years, New Hope is one of the largest and most successful nonprofit organizations in the Louisville region and has been publicly recognized as a model in the delivery of developmental services.

Originally, New Hope focused solely on children with developmental disabilities in Clark County. Services have expanded, and today it focuses on three primary program areas: Ability Services, Family Services, and Housing & Community Development. Currently, New Hope serves more than 15,000 individuals and families in 21 counties in Southern Indiana.

Download the complete history of New Hope Services written by Carl E. Kramer

Milestones

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2020s

2020 – We continued to meet the needs of the individuals, families, and seniors that depend on us, whether virtually or with safe contact, despite the pandemic; and no employees were laid off. Our Campaign for HOPE raised $132,109 toward the $275,000 goal for facilities repairs/ improvements. Employment Services continued in 7 counties in Kentucky. Wish Book raised over $9,000 to help 4 families in need. New affordable housing developments were added at Aberdeen Woods, and Highland Woods; renovated River’s Edge and Highland Place.

2021 – We continued through the pandemic to meet the needs of the individuals, families, and seniors that depend on us. Our Campaign for HOPE surpassed the goal of $275,000. Affordable housing 95 units nearing completion in New Albany and Rockville. Wish Book raised $9,500 to help 4 families in need.