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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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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A Great Day for a Great Cause

Presented by Tennessee Office Supply, the Dawn of Hope Golf Classic fundraiser, held April 30, 2018 at the Johnson City Country Club, raised more than $24,000 for Dawn of Hope’s person-centered support services; which serve more than 200 people with intellectual and developmental disabilities throughout the Northeast Tennessee Region.   Ricky, Ralph, and Bud greeted players as they checked-in and then cheered them on as
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