House of Hope Receives $36,000 Grant from The Cathleen McFarlane Foundation

Funding will further support House of Hope’s Road to Independence

A House of Hope counselor meets with a House of Hope resident as part of the Road to Independence program.

A $36,000 grant from The Cathleen McFarlane Foundation will assist residents of House of Hope who are recovering from addiction achieve self-sufficiency through the non-profit’s Road to Independence program.

The Cathleen McFarlane Foundation is a non-profit organization with the mission of making a difference in the lives of those less fortunate, especially those suffering from homelessness and addiction.

“We are very grateful for the generous support from The Cathleen McFarlane Foundation. The grant will help us provide the vital services our residents need to succeed,” said Sue Glasscock, CEO of House of Hope, the leading non-profit provider of substance abuse and mental health programming in Broward County. “This past year has been a challenge for all of us, but particularly for those we serve at House of Hope. This grant will have a positive impact on our Road to Independence program.”

Established five years ago, Road to Independence is an integrated program where residents meet with employment specialists to prepare for the workforce and secure employment once they’ve overcome their substance abuse challenges. Individualized case management and support will help House of Hope clients with GED preparation, vocational training programs and securing stable and affordable housing.