Services and Programs

Client Forms

Complete the form below and either mail, bring with you or email to nhrecenter@yahoo.com

Download Client Information Form

Before you come in for the first time, make sure you bring the following items with you:

  • Social security cards for each member in your family
  • Picture ID or Driver's license for those 16 and older
  • Proof of income (pay stub, award letter, EBT card, bank statement, etc)
  • Proof of address (mail with date stamp within last 30 days)
  • A copy of your bill (electric, utilities, etc.) that we may be helping you with

Resources for Clients:

  • Vouchers for gasoline
  • Financial assistance for certain non-narcotic prescriptions
  • Financial assistance for emergency vehicle repairs
  • Housing/Rental assistance
  • Emergency travelers assistance
  • Assistance for utility shut-off notices
  • Firewood
  • Some Food Gift Certificates Available for Thanksgiving & Christmas
  • Emergency Food Supply (We keep a small stash in the office, but direct people to the Mead Food Bank and the North County Food Pantry up in the Elk area)
  • Clothing Bank
  • Referrals – We help clients find additional agency resources such as contacting Kiwanis Clubs for cribs, SNAP for utility assistance, the CHAS Clinic for medical needs, etc.
  • Toiletry Items (Clients are invited to select six items from our stock every other month)
  • New Hope acts as a Go-Between.  We accept donations from people in our churches – household items like furniture, appliances, linens, kitchenware.  We have even had cars donated.
  • Donated books for adults and children
  • Musical instruments for children are loaned on an annual basis to families who cannot afford to rent them
  • Musical instrument repair – Clearwater Music has volunteered to repair and clean our clients’ children’s school musical instruments

Special Resources:

  • A volunteer has taught a free ballet class to children of clients
  • A volunteer helps clients with social security paperwork
  • A volunteer repairs donated bicycles to be given to children of clients
  • Some Churches donate food baskets or food gift certificates during the holidays
  • RSVP knits and donates hats, scarves, mittens
  • Individuals knit and donate hats, scarves, mittens
  • Sewing groups have donated quilts
  • Children’s Church groups have donated decorated jars of cookies, soup, muffin mixes
  • Schools and Churches have held blanket drives for New Hope
  • Area school social workers contact New Hope when they have children with specific needs that New Hope might be able to help with

Spiritual Resources

  • Donated Bibles and Daily Bread devotionals are available in the office
  • Christian books
  • Flyers from supporting Churches are displayed
  • Office staff pray with clients when requested
  • Beverages, homemade cookies, and encouragement from the office staff

Services for Seniors and Disabled

Download Client Chore Assistance Request

  • Carpentry – Basic Home Repairs
  • Plumbing Repairs
  • Electrical Repairs
  • Snow Removal
  • Respite Care in Homes Where a Caregiver Needs a Few Hours Away
  • Transportation to Medical Appointments and Errands
  • Housework
  • Yard work

Programs and Events:

  • Easter Basket Distribution
  • Spring Gardening Clinic
  • Spring Yard Clean-up for Seniors/Disabled
  • Backpacks & School Supply Distribution
  • Coats for Kids Distribution
  • Fall Yard Clean-up for Seniors/Disabled
  • SNAP Living Green Program in the autumn
  • Annual Christmas Wreath Sale to Raise Funds for New Hope
  • Annual Christmas Party for Clients
  • Annual Tree of Sharing for Children of Clients