1) The application process has several steps & there are additional considerations for those incarcerated.
2) It’s important to read thoroughly and follow every detail carefully.
FIRST: Carefully read pages 1-3 to see if you are eligible. Then sign the bottom of page 3 to agree with
and conform to program requirements.
SECOND: Fill out the application
THIRD: Our intake coordinator will be in contact with you about setting up a phone interview.
FOURTH: After the phone interview and if you’ve been granted “acceptance”, then the physical check-up and Labs are next. TheHealth Screen forms will be sent to you via email or fax. (The required tests that are listed on the health screen forms must be current- within 8 weeks of starting the Application Process.)
FIFTH: 1st payments can be made online on our website (www.livinghopeway.com) using the “donate now” button. Please make sure you use the “optional notes” box to designate where the money is to go before you submit payment (Example: Joe Smith application fee) Please feel free to contact us at with any questions about fees or being able to afford them. We are willing to work with you.
SIXTH: We will work around any court dates that the student may have while he is in the program. We encourage students to stay on top of all court dates and to provide transportation to and from their court dates, if they are not able to we can make arrangements.
You must stay in contact with the program director or intake coordinator every two weeks. Files are purged after60 days with no contact from or on your behalf. We may also require “clearance” or “verification” letters fromother physicians or professionals prior to you being accepted.
Once we receive the Initial forms and application, we conduct the phone interview.
IF there is no bed space presently available your name will be put on a waiting list for the next available bed once you have finished the application process,. only after all requirements for entrance have been fulfilled.
IMPORTANT: At this time we cannot accept an applicant who has ever been convicted of a sexual crime or is positive for HIV.
IMPORTANT At this time we cannot accept applicants who are on mood altering, depression or anxiety medications. You must come off of them first, with your doctor’s approval and under their supervision. We require written verification stating that this has been achieved. You may also be required to go through medical detox prior to entering due to the fact that we are not a medical facility.
IMPORTANT: You must have two valid forms of I.D. one form of ID must be a driver’s license or picture ID and the othermay be a S.S card, certified copy of a birth certificate, or a passport. We recommend you begin the process now if you don’thave them because we cannot allow you to enter the program without them. If you don’t have a social security card, you must apply for one and bring proof of application.
IMPORTANT: Once your entry date and time has been set you must be on time! This program is structured and regimented which dictates all our time frames; if you are late, it’s very possible that you may have to reschedule.
Friend, you are at a crossroads in your life. In Deuteronomy 30:19 God says He sets life and death before us. He urges us tochoose life but YOU must choose your path. You may not know how the next step will work out but God will provide a way ifyou trust Him. We are here to help in any way we can but the responsibility to follow through and get things done falls on you. The question is how bad do you truly want a changed and hopeful life?