Support for each Hope for Single Moms mom is an important component and drives the success of our programs. Mentors working directly with our clients receive training through Hope for Single Moms prior to being assigned to a woman in our program.
Mentors provide the following:
- Weekly contact with their mom to:
- Provide encouragement and parenting advice.
- Help participants set personal, financial, and family goals.
- Monthly in-person meetings.
- Serve as a liaison with the family and HSM for:
- With the HSM Family coordinator regarding additional financial needs that arise.
- With the HSM Volunteer coordinator regarding family needs, such as babysitting, meals, etc
There are four areas of mentorship:
ACADEMIC: Hope for Single Moms helps you determine the best college major or certificate program that matches your interests, talents, any post high school classes you’ve already taken and Dream job possibilities. All career consultation calls are FREE. Fill out the form on the For Moms page.
EMOTIONAL: Hope for Single Moms provides you emotional support by providing you with a mentor once you are accepted into our program. You can call her for encouragement or parenting and any other life questions.
FINANCIAL: Hope for Single Moms helps you financially. Once accepted as a client, we will send you an initial budget sheet. That helps you see where $$ is coming in and going out. It also shows you and us any debts you may have. We will help you get budget and reduce debt, so you can better focus on school.
A budget sheet also helps us see what your unmet financial need is. After your FAFSA has been submitted and all social services have been pursued, Hope for Single Moms raises a Dream team of financial support to help meet this need.
SPIRITUAL: Hope for Single Moms offers you the opportunity to connect with a church. We also offer spiritual counseling based on the exchanged life perspective of The Gospel.
Our “Why? for single moms” bible study is available for church and pregnancy care center single mom support groups. If you are working with a center or have a church you attend, let them know about Hope for Single Moms and our bible study.