Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Helping Families. Supporting Communities. Empowering Individuals.

How does Partners for Hope work?

DHS local offices tell the faith communities in their area about the programs and services available to faith community members and the local area as a whole. In turn, faith communities share information on the ministries and services they have or would like to start. The local offices and faith communities together decide the best ways to work with each other to provide new services or enhance existing ones.

As a faith community leader, how do I make a connection with DHS?

Use the DHS Office Locator to find the Family Community Resource Center nearest you and make an appointment to meet with the local office administrator.

During the meeting:

  • Talk about the services your faith organization is providing to the community.
  • Point out your community's needs and explain how your program is helping your members, the community and DHS clients.
  • Mention how long you have served the community, whether your program is run by volunteer or paid workers and how many DHS clients your program is providing services to.
  • If you are setting up a program for the first time, talk about your community's needs and how to start a program.