Rachel

Rachel

I wasn’t really given an option if I wanted my children back from the system. I needed my own housing. My case worker suggested that I call Hope’s Door and get on the waiting list. That’s what I did! When I came to actually live at Hope’s Door, I met with Jen and we did […]

Judy

Judy

Before coming to Hope’s Door, I was abused by my son who had learned abuse from my many relationships, which were all abusive. I lost my home, my car was damaged, and I lost my job. Since staying at Hope’s Door, I have had a safe place to come to. Classes like Self-Esteem, Boundaries & […]

Crystal

Crystal

Success stories are from survivors that have used our programs and services. Read Crystal’s story below and learn how AAFV has started helping her during¬†her time of need. My name is Crystal, I moved into Hopes Door in April 2016. I was 9 months pregnant and getting out of an abusive situation. I had my […]

Colton

Colton

Colton was brought into this world March 1998, in Nampa, Idaho. Within the year his parents would separate and Colton would move to Northern Idaho with his father. As he began to grow alcohol, drugs and violence surrounded him. One day, 5-year-old Colton, told his dad he wanted to be just like him when he […]

Kellie

Kellie

Kellie came to Hope’s Door as a referral from the Port of Hope. Kellie was 6 1/2 months pregnant living in Twin Falls and addicted to methamphetamine. She admitted herself to the hospital for psychosis and they transferred her to an Idaho Falls health center. She was there for 10 days and then transferred to […]

Sharon

Sharon

Sharon lived at Hope’s Door shelter in 2015-2016, with her two children; a son and a daughter. When Sharon first moved into the shelter, she was fleeing an abusive husband that moved her out of state. She wanted to return to her home state to be close to family. Her 8-year-old daughter was in need […]

Jessica

Jessica

My name is Jessica and I had a pretty normal upbringing. I had morals and a good head on my shoulders. I got a job and went to school and got good grades. When I was 17, I ended up getting pregnant and I was proud of myself for graduating High School with an 8-week […]