How to Use this Map
Click on the colored areas on the map to learn more about the programs housed in each building on our campus.
The Men’s Center houses up to 70 men in our One-Year Life Skills program. The living quarters are designed specifically for those who have been impacted by homelessness, abuse, and addiction. Complete with newly remodeled bathrooms, multi person state-of-the-art dormitory, single bedrooms, a sprawling cafeteria and kitchen, multiple living rooms, a library, fitness facility, and barbershop. Grace Centers of Hope provides the residents with the opportunity to heal in privacy, while providing them with personal case managers to help guide the way to self-sufficiency and independence.
Career & Education Center
The Career and Education Center provides many opportunities for residents in the One-Year Life Skills program, the 2 Year Aftercare Program, and school aged children. The center is outfitted with 3 classrooms, over 15 desktop computers, and a licensed GED testing site, as well as a career-based clothing closet. When entering the Career and Education Center, residents without a high school diploma take the TABE (Test of Adult Basic Education) test for staff to create an individualized plan based on the resident’s needs. The Career and Education Center provides GED prep courses for all residents who need to obtain a GED. This program includes individual online preparation, one-on-one tutoring, homework assistance, and pre-tests. On the career side, classes are offered in resume building, interview preparation, and relapse prevention, thus preparing our residents to face the world once again, post recovery.
The Women & Children’s Center houses up to 114 women and children in our One-Year Life Skills program. The living quarters are designed specifically for those who have been impacted by homelessness, abuse, and addiction. Completely remodeled in 2015, with several newly remodeled bathrooms, four person bedrooms, a sprawling cafeteria and state-of-the-art kitchen, multiple living rooms, a library, and 2 game rooms for adults and one specifically for children. Grace Centers of Hope provides the residents and their children with the opportunity to heal in privacy, while providing them with personal case managers and tailored classes to help guide the way to self-sufficiency, independence, and gospel centered healing.
Hands Of Hope Childcare
This state-of-the-art childcare center, located 50 feet away from the Women and Children’s Center, can house up to 73 children. The childcare offers children whose parent(s) are enrolled in one of our programs, a place to learn, play, and grow during the day, while their parent(s) attend classes. The childcare center consists of 8 classrooms divided by age, so each age range can receive the appropriate and proper care necessary. It is outfitted with a fully functional kitchen for preparing breakfast, snacks, and lunch each day. The childcare center also functions as a Pre-K education center where children entering Kindergarten can be prepared and educated to start off on a great foot. The childcare also helps develop children through on-site and off-site field trips to the zoo, fire department, and many other exciting, and educational opportunities. The teachers at the childcare center help to instruct the men and women in the One-Year Life Skills Program, parenting skills and help further develop relationships with their children.
Little Grace Park
Little Grace Village
Grace Centers of Hope’s Two-Year Aftercare program is an independence-based program giving graduates of our One-Year Life Skills program an opportunity to experience living on their own, while still having accountability and support. Consisting of over 50 houses, all of which have been updated and remodeled to the highest of standards, this community is growing everyday, not only giving our graduates a safe place to live but also transforming Pontiac into safe and healthy city for all to enjoy.