Pathway of Hope is a program to assist families with minor children that links and coordinates services within The Salvation Army with community agencies.  Families in the Pathway of Hope receive support from a caring team that helps them set and achieve their own goals.


You are eligible if:

- You have at least one child under the age of 18.
- You're ready to take action!


Caring today for your family's needs, while building a strong future, can
be challenging. The Salvation Army team will walk alongside you on your family's journey:

  1. Mapping it out: Meet with a caseworker to develop your personalized action plan.
  2. Staying on track: Chart your progress and see your success with your dedicated caseworker on a regular basis.
  3. Passing the six-month mile marker: See where you are at six months and decide what's next on your journey.
  4. Looking ahead: Celebrate your success. Adjust any further goals. Encourage others.


Through your involvement with Pathway of Hope, you will be introduced to both
The Salvation Army and other services that are available within your community which offer:

  • A network of support
  • A sense of community
  • Holistic programs
  • Spiritual guidance

Service Connector to:

  • Job training
  • Health services
  • Childcare and education
  • Housing options
  • Legal services
  • And much more ...

When you think of the future what do you see? There has never been a better day to take the first step! 

You can take the first step today by joining the Pathway of Hope program. This can help you navigate the challenges to a better future.

Call Pathway of Hope Case Manager, Amy Peterson at 231.946.4644 ext. 313 for more information

or to apply for the program. Click here to download a Pathway of Hope brochure.



Click here to meet local Pathway of Hope graduate Jamie. Learn more indepth about the program, local need and impact.