WHO WE ARE
Harvest of Hope Family Services Network, Inc. (HOH), is a faith-based organization founded through the vision and commitment of Rev. Dr. DeForest B. Soaries, Jr., to provide caring homes for New Jersey’s most vulnerable population – children in foster care. For more than 19 years, Harvest of Hope has successfully fulfilled its mission to recruit, train and provide needed support to foster and adoptive parents, as well as develop and utilize a network of partnerships with faith-based and community organizations to identify and train loving foster family homes for children.
20+ YEARS OF PROVEN SUCCESS IN NEW JERSEY MAKES HOH NETWORK
UNIQUELY QUALIFIED TO ESTABLISH GEOGRAPHIC INITIATIVES IN SEVERAL PROGRAM AREAS
Recruitment and training of faith based and community organizations to utilize HOH Network strategies to recruit qualified, long-term foster homes in support of minority and hard-to-place foster children.
Training of faith based and community organizations in proven HOH Network foster family retention strategies.
Development of a comprehensive program for youth that age out of foster care.
Full offering of training, guidance, research, support and technical assistance to public and private entities that are involved or have an interest in foster care.
has established initiatives in multiple geographic areas that are consistent in strategy and principles to the New Jersey experience, but unique to the foster care needs of each respective location. With an immediate priority of 10,000 new loving family homes recruited, trained and licensed by year-end 2020, projected annual impacts begin at $50 million per state.