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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Kindness changes the world one heart at a time….

We all know someone like Nancy …… a sweet lady with a smiling face, robust laugh and a twinkle in her eyes as she heads into the local mall. Pure and simple joy written all over her face at the prospect of indulging in her favorite pastime… Shopping! However, ten years ago you would not have recognized Nancy as the same woman you see today.
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A Win-Win for All – Golf Classic Fundraiser!

Presented by Cantech Industries, the Dawn of Hope Golf Classic fundraiser, held August 15, 2016 at the Johnson City Country Club, raised more than $25,000 for the Dawn of Hope Developmental, Residential, Vocational and Health Service Programs.   A beautiful day with a bit of everything; sunshine, an afternoon rain sprinkle, a cool breeze and good times with new & old friends!   Dawn of Hope Service
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Congratulations to 2016 TNCO Awards of Excellence Winners!

Dawn of Hope Residential Team Leader, Cosmo Tice, was awarded the 2016 East Tennessee Region Outstanding Manager Award of Excellence by Tennessee Community Organizations (TNCO) at a banquet held in Nashville, TN on July 21, 2016.  Mr. Tice has been employed by Dawn of Hope since 2008 during which time he has displayed outstanding leadership qualities; enthusiasm, compassion, integrity, initiative, creativity, and professionalism.  His
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