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We facilitate hope

POETRY. WELLNESS. HOPE.

OUR MISSION

Hope At Hand is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides art and poetry sessions to vulnerable and at-risk youth populations. Using creativity, language, art and therapeutic approaches, we facilitate healing and personal growth for children and adolescents.

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  OUR IMPACT  

Hope at Hand was founded in 2009 and has served thousands of youth through our facilitated art and poetry sessions. Below is a list of our most recent partner organizations:

  • Pretrial Detention Facility

  • Department of Juvenile Justice

  • Girls Court

  • JASYMN

  • Gateway, Steps to Recovery

  • River Oak Recovery High School

  • Hope Haven Children’s Clinic

  • Big Brothers/Big Sisters

  • Sulzbacher Center for the Homeless

  • Children’s Home Society/Buckner Division

  • Betty Griffin House  

  • Youth Crisis Center

  • Daniel Foundation

  • Garden City Elementary 

  • Greenfield Elementary

  • PACE Center for Girls Alachua 

  • Girls Inc.

  • The Sanctuary on 8th St. 

  • John E. Ford Pre K-8 Montessori School

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TEAM HOPE

From counselors, to teachers, interns and administrative staff, our team is on a mission to impact the lives of our youth.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Join us for monthly poetry classes, open mics, and other community events that help uplift the diverse voices in our city

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JAX POETRY FEST

Hope at Hand's annual celebration features workshops, poetry readings, spoken word artists and interactive art installations.