Celebrating 50 years of services for people with intellectual & developmental disabilities!

Dawn of Hope is dedicated to providing person centered supports to help people pursue the life they desire including community involvement and integrated work opportunities.

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Holiday Happiness

This holiday season was filled with many displays of kindness and a sharing of the joy of the season including a special flutist performance provided by ETSU Music Department, a visit from Santa Claus, a private showing of The Grinch at AMC Theaters, and numerous parties and caroling.   A BIG thank you for all the generous contributions to the Hope for the Holidays campaign.  More
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Spooktacular Success!

We are excited to announce that the 2nd Annual Spooktacular & $10,000 Reverse Raffle, presented by Cherokee Distributing and held on Thursday, October 25th was a tremendous success!  The event grossed more than $70,000 which will help support life enhancing programs for more than 200 adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities! Ghosts, goblins, and vampires galore…  Guests gathered in the Ghoulish Graveyard for ghostly
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Meet Julia

Julia became a member of the Dawn of Hope family in 2009 when she joined the Residential and Developmental Day Programs.  As most people are in a new environment, Julia was very quiet and struggled to make eye contact with people, preferring to fade into the background rather than interact. The first couple weeks were filled with uncertainty for Julia, but staff took it
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