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Cecil Dunn - Executive Director of One Parent Scholar HouseAt the beginning of 2010, the Hope Center took over management of One Parent Scholar House. I couldn’t be happier about this opportunity to do something about homelessness before it has the opportunity to damage another life – or lives.

You see, studies show that families headed by single parents without education are families who face an increased risk of becoming homeless. The children in these families rely on their sole parents, overwhelmingly young women, to provide them with the resources they need for stability, nurture and growth. Without education, these parents are hard-pressed to provide those resources. At One Parent Scholar House, single-parent families receive:

  • Affordable Housing for the Families
  • Higher Education Opportunities for the parents
  • Child Development and Care for the children

I encourage you to read the personal stories on this website. These women and their children will not be tomorrow’s homeless family. They will be tomorrow’s positive contributors. One Parent Scholar House made that possible.

I ask you to take part in this effort. Your donation will help create more stories like this. Think about it. There are many worthy and effective ways to fight homelessness, but this has to be one of the most gratifying.

Thank you for your interest in One Parent Scholar House. We hope this Website will answer any questions you have. If you’re interested in living at One Parent Scholar House, please go to the “I Need Help” button. You will find everything you need to get started towards a better future for you and your children.

Cecil Dunn
Executive Director

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Delivering Christmas presents to these precious kids at the One Parent Scholar House has been a highlight of this year! Thanks to your generosity we were able to get presents for about 150 kids!

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One Parent Scholar House is getting ready for a very special visitor! Our friends from Ashland are here with fun for all our Scholars and Little Scholars! ... See MoreSee Less

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Our precious preschoolers are enjoying making fall crafts and painting pumpkins. A big thank you to the CarMax Foundation for providing a generous grant allowing us to purchase art supplies for our budding artists. ... See MoreSee Less

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Our little scholars were treated to a Teddy Bear Picnic in September! Students had a special lunch outside with their favorite stuffed animal, as well as teachers and parents. See photos below! (7 photos) ... See MoreSee Less

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