It is our mission to nurture an environment where individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities are valued, provided opportunities, and treated with God's love and compassion.
Hope Academy is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that provides a non-denominational year round Christian day program for adults 18 years old and older with intellectual developmental disabilities who do not have violent behaviors. It is our mission to nurture an environment where all people are valued and treated with God's love and compassion.
We are community ministry that was founded on September 4th 2007.
It is our philosophy that Hope Academy is our member's place. It is a place where they can socialize and have fun while being in a safe Christ centered environment.
Hope Academy is blessed to employ a very qualified and experienced staff and several volunteers. Our staff are trained in CPR, First Aid, NCI, G-Tube feeding, Seizure training, and more. We are also trained in medication administration with proper documentation.
Peggy Allen- Director
Peggy has had 30+ years of experience working with special needs children and adults in Henderson County, NC. She was previously employed at Trend Mental Health, United Cerebral Palsy of NC, Henderson County Public Schools, The Arc of NC, Turning Point Services and Easter Seals of NC. She was a volunteer for Special Olympics in Henderson County.