Enriching the lives of adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

The mission of Dawn of Hope is to provide high quality, caring, individualized services to enrich the lives of adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities in Northeast Tennessee. We do this in three program areas: Developmental, Vocational and Residential Services.

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Dawn of Hopes Ladies League is Giving Back….

The Ladies League, a social and community club comprised of service recipients and staff in the EXCELS Developmental Program at Dawn of Hope, gather together once a week for group activities and learning. To kick-off Breast Cancer Awareness month and assist them in reaching their donation goal they will be hosting a Bazaar on Friday, October 2nd in the Dawn of Hope gymnasium from
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AN EAGLE OF A DAY! Golf Classic Raises More Than $27,000!

Presented by Cantech Industries, the Dawn of Hope Golf Classic fundraiser, held August 17, 2015 at the Johnson City Country Club, raised crucial funds for the Dawn of Hope Developmental, Residential, Vocational and Health Service Programs.  Dawn of Hope provides services to more than 210 adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in the Northeast Tennessee Region. A heartfelt THANK YOU goes out to more
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A Must-hear Success Story

If you walk into the local animal shelter, you may not notice twenty-six year old Chris who is happily taking dogs out of their cages for some exercise.  A stout young man with a quick laugh, contagious smile, and a friendly, laidback nature can be heard joking with the staff and volunteers.  When he leaves he stands a little taller, shoulders a bit broader
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