Offering Hope, Restoring Families
At H.O.P.E.-full Pastures, we strive to create a safe, therapeutic environment to help vulnerable youth overcome fear, loss, and trauma.
Our goal is to restore lives by promoting healing, order, peace, and encouragement!
We aim to offer hope and education to vulnerable children and families
through animal-assisted interventions, as well as mentorship and guided lessons. Our program equips them with tools and strategies to live a hope-FULL, meaning-FULL, purpose-FULL life.
“If you pour yourself out for the hungry and satisfy the desire of the afflicted, then shall your light rise in the darkness and your gloom be as noonday. And the Lord will guide you continually and satisfy your desire in scorched places and make your bones strong; and you shall be like a watered garden, like a spring of water, whose waters do not fail.”
Isaiah 58:10-11 (ESV)
Animals provide a purely non-judgmental space
for our program participants to work out their problems. Research show
that interacting with animals has resulted in behavioral improvement in children.
We exist to provide a secure, family atmosphere where each individual can receive acceptance and a positive experience for children and families to learn about the saving hope of Jesus Christ through animal-assisted activities in a peaceful, calm, rural setting.
At H.O.P.E.-full Pastures, we have witnessed the unspoken connection one can have with an animal and how that connection can help aid in the healing process. The mere presence of
animals themselves is calming, soothing, and can more quickly build rapport between a mentor and program child.