New Hope of Indiana | History Of New Hope
New Hope of Indiana compassionately supports the most vulnerable in our community: those with disabilities, those dealing with poverty, and the underserved.
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History Of New Hope

New Hope plans

1969

New Hope plans, 1969

Breaking Ground

1970

The New Hope Foundation Inc. breaking ground at Payne Road 1970

1978

Governor Dedication

1978

After over a decade of efforts, New Hope of Indiana opens on March 13, 1978 as a 200-bed residential facility to assist people with developmental disabilities.

Daughters of Charity

1987

Daughters of Charity, 1987

1988

St. Vincent

1988

New Hope of Indiana is purchased by St. Vincent Hospital and is renamed St. Vincent New Hope. The philosophy of St. Vincent, particularly the Daughters of Charity, strengthens the St. Vincent New Hope ministry, enabling growth opportunities such as an outpatient Neuro Rehab Center (NRC) for traumatic brain injury and acquired neuro disorders.

1989

1989

1989

With a mission to enhance the lives of persons served, St. Vincent New Hope opens its first group homes.

Naseau Group Home

1989

Naseau Group Home

1990

1990

1990

A commitment to community living and integration lead to the philosophical decision to stop admissions to the residential facility and gradually downsize it.

1993

1993

1993

Additional group homes are added and the Supported Living Program (SLP) begins operation.

Group home residents

1993

Mike W. and Melvin M., group home residents

1996

1996

1996

With a grant from the Daughters of Charity Foundation, thirty, three-person homes are purchased and renovated or constructed, most of which are fully accessible. The last residents move into the community and the residential facility ceases operation, though the administrative offices remain in the building.

2000

2000

2018

The Children Youth Community Services (CYCS) program starts, utilizing the Medicaid Waiver to support adolescents in their family homes, later becoming Family and Community Services (FCS).

2002

2002

2018

The Home Based Counseling Program is implemented, providing counseling and case management services to families in the Marion County juvenile court system for family preservation.

2008

2008

2018

The New Hope Day Services Program begins, eventually including individualized recreation (2012) and music (2014) therapy. Behavior Services also expands to include persons not served by other New Hope programs.

2014

2014

2018

The Boards of Directors of St. Vincent New Hope and St. Vincent Health make the decision to separate organizations. On January 1, 2014 New Hope becomes New Hope of Indiana, Inc., an independent organization once again.

Aktion Club

2018

New Hope’s Aktion Club, part of the Kiwanis family which offers people with disabilities a way to give back to their community

2015

2015

2018

New Hope’s Vocational Services Program begins, assisting individuals with disabilities by providing  job discovery, placement and evaluation.

2016

2016

2018

In an effort to better meet the needs of individuals served, New Hope opens two additional Day Services Programs, also expanding music and recreation therapy to the Castleton location.

New Hope of Indiana celebrates its 40th Anniversary, continuing the legacy of the Daughters of Charity as it forges a new and exciting journey of serving individuals in need of care and support.