Hopes for Higher Education

Increasing community awareness of the challenges faced by youth aging out of foster care seeking a higher education. Develop a community network to provide youth appropriate linkage to resources; Create a personal network for youth that includes a long lasting connection to a caring adult; Engaging youth in understanding how to self advocate for their needs; Encourage best practice methods by youth serving organizations; Positively impact the resiliency of vulnerable youth to break the cycle of out of home care.

Mission Statement

Hopes for Higher Education is a National Award Winning grassroots organization dedicated to providing superior advocacy to improve the everyday life and overall outcomes for vulnerable youth. The organization is managed and operated 100% by volunteers.

The Details

  • Address
    P.O. BOX 23503Columbia, SC 29224
  • Contact
    • Dr. Deborah Harris-Sims
  • Phone
    • 803-400-3474
  • Website
  • Interest Area
    • Advocacy & Human Rights, Children & Youth, Crisis Support, Education & Literacy, Homeless & Housing

Average Review 1 reviews

Would you recommend Hopes for Higher Education?

by Mirena N. (August 25, 2010)
I really enjoyed my time working with this organization as a volunteer intern. Dr. Harris-Sims is highly motivated to create opportunities for at risk youth and youth in foster care. Hands down a life changing experience.

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