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Enriching Lives for  40 Years
So individuals living with a disability can experience a good life full of choice and opportunity.  
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Help us to make a difference today. Be part of our mission of enriching the lives of individuals Your support will enable us to our mission of enriching
the lives of individuals living with a disability.
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Welcome to Hopewell Children’s Homes

Hope lives here...

Hopewell started in 1983 by John and Joanne Oosterhuis as a way of helping families in their community; families who needed additional support for their child living with a disability.  The Oosterhuis family provided this help by purchasing a large farmhouse in Ariss, ON and becoming foster parents for four children to start.  As word got out about the individualized care that the Oosterhuis family provided, referrals continued to increase, and Hopewell started its evolution into the organization it is today.  Today, Hopewell offers services in 8 locations and provides families and communities with respite, recreational, and supported living services.

Our unique culture allows us to stay focused on our mission of enriching the lives of individuals with a range of physical and developmental abilities to experience a full life.

Help us reach our goal of 40 new monthly donors. Image of a thermometer and Hopewell Heroes Logo.
Join our Winter Campaign
December 1, 2023
Together, let's weave a tapestry of support, creating a world where everyone can thrive.
Transforming Lives on Giving Tuesday: Kerry-Anne's Journey at Hopewel
November 28, 2023
On this Giving Tuesday, let us unite as a community to make a lasting impact on the lives of individuals like Kerry-Anne. Your generosity will contribute to the ongoing success stories at Hopewell Children's Homes, ensuring that everyone in our community has the opportunity to thrive, grow, and fully experience the richness of life. Together, we can build a future filled with hope, support, and the promise of fulfilling lives.
Heart of Hopewell Issue 15
August 30, 2023

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Hopewell Children's Home
109 Surrey St E, Guelph,
ON N1H 3P7

Phone: (519) 836-9641

Hours of Operation
Mon - Fri 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
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