Since 1978 New Hope Housing has been providing a comprehensive, innovative array of services to homeless families and single adults. New Hope Housing is the oldest and largest provider of shelter beds in northern Virginia. Grounded in our vision, mission and core values, we offer innovative and lasting solutions to end the cycle of homelessness by providing homeless men, women and children the services they need to change their lives and succeed. Each of these success stories contributes to a stronger, healthier community for all.
New Hope Housing’s philosophy and approach to services are grounded in two programs that are foundational to our way of operating. The first is The Mandt System® , a systematic training program that teaches the use of a graded set of alternatives to escalating conflict. The Mandt System is based on the principle that all people have the right to be treated with dignity and respect. New Hope Housing has certified Mandt trainers on its staff and provides Mandt training for all staff in order to create an environment of dignity and respect, resulting in a sense of hope and hospitality for residents.
Our second foundational program is Out of Poverty (OOP) a structured curriculum designed to foster personal transformation. Developed by an educator and a social worker, the curriculum fosters the mental, emotional and behavioral changes necessary to intervene in the poverty cycle and build a different future.