Hope Opportunities

hope opportunities

The Hillcrest Hope Opportunities program encourages graduates to participate in community engagement, self-improvement, and other positive activities both for themselves and their children with incentives that continue to provide support and stability. Graduates are eligible to participate in the Opportunities program for five years following their Hillcrest Hope graduation. Points are earned and reported in the following areas to be redeemed for benefits. Scroll to the bottom for link to log your points.

*A total of 500 points can be carried over into the next calendar year, but all other points must be redeemed by January 15th for the previous year.

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Points Earned

Provide proof of a debt paid off                                                            100

Bring in completed monthly budget to review with staff                  100

 (must schedule in advance)

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Points Earned

Each hour of volunteering                                                                       25

(not to exceed 10 hours per month)

Hillcrest Hope Volunteering                                                                     50

(not to exceed 10 hours per month)

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Points Earned

Provide proof of a promotion                                                                 100

Provide proof of a raise/increase                                                           100

Provide proof of job anniversary (yearly)                                              200

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Points Earned

Provide proof of participation in a skill-enhancing  class                          100

*Points can only be earned for one class per week

Examples:      Cornerstones of Care (gift cards given for attendance)

          Mid-Continent Public Library

          Financial Peace University: contact us

Provide proof of participation in a community-building class                   25

*Points can only be earned for one class per week

Examples:        Single Mom’s Group (Liberty)

           Single Mom’s Group (KC-by Penguin Park)

   MOPS (Mother of Preschoolers)

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Points Earned

Provide proof of child’s perfect attendance record*                           200

Provide proof of child’s academic recognition*                                   200

Provide proof of child’s character recognition*                                   100

Provide child’s recent high school graduation certificate                   500

*Must be authorized by school staff, can be earned once per semester

(You are only eligible to earn these points if child is in your custody and lives in your household)

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Points Earned

Provide achievement of recent certification                                        100

(certification must be job-related)

Provide completion of apprenticeship                                                  500

Provide achievement of high school diploma or Hi-Set                     500

Provide documentation of completed college course*                      200

*(points can only be earned for grades “C” or above)

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Points Earned

Life Skills attendance                                                                               100

(Monday evenings @ 6pm, must RSVP for childcare)

Program Graduation attendance                                                          100

(Dates on event calendar, must RSVP for childcare)

Graduate Reunion attendance (every June)                                        200

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Points Earned

Check-in call with Program Assistant                                                     50

(approx. 10 minutes, points can be earned once monthly)

 

 

 

Hope Opportunities

Hope Opportunities