Help Open Pathways to Excellence (HOPE)

In the Help Open Pathways to Excellence (HOPE), youth have a cohort of friends for peer engagement, mentoring and tutoring. Along with social emotional learning, participants develop self-advocacy, future planning, and job readiness skills. 

Peer engagement program to integrate social emotional learning, self-advocacy, independent living, and job training.

Who is this program for?

  • 14-24 yrs old with IEP/504 Plan
  • Live within Seattle City limits or attend Seattle Public Schools
  • Low income under HUD income limits

What can you expect from Help Open Pathways to Excellence (HOPE)?

The HOPE Program runs year round with quarterly enrollment. Each quarter focuses on a distinct set of skills, including: independent living, self-advocacy, and job readiness. Sessions are held in a mix of in-person and virtual settings. 

Thank you to our program partners!

Help Open Pathways to Excellence (HOPE) is supported by:

City of Seattle

Human Services Department

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