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New Recuperative Care Shelter Now Open!

Hope of the Valley's Hope Care Center Now Open!

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Recuperative Care addresses the gap in health care for the homeless who are going back and forth between hospitals and the streets. Many homeless patients are in a vulnerable place. They are too ill to return to the streets, where their injury or illness is exasperated, but not ill enough to stay in the hospital. What they need is a “temporary home” where they can rest, be cared for and recuperate.

The Hope Care Center provides that “home” environment where patients are monitored by medical staff while receiving case management from social workers. The goal is to discharge each client from Recuperative Care to Housing.

New Facility

Hope of the Valley Rescue Mission has recently purchased a stand-alone 16,000 sq. ft. commercial building on Sepulveda Blvd. in Mission Hills that will house the Recuperative Care Center.

The new facility will have the following on-site amenities:

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  • 30 beds for recuperative care
  • Restrooms, Showers, Laundry Facility
  • Fully licensed catering kitchen
  • Dining Hall/Multi-purpose Room
  • 3 Exam Room Medical Clinic
  • 2 Counseling Room Mental Health Clinic
  • Day Room and Computer Room
  • Physical Therapy Area
  • Case Managers offices

Basic Services Provided 

  • Weekly Nursing Assessments
  • Daily Vitals
  • Medication Assistance
  • Daily Wound Care
  • Intensive Case management
  • Transportation to & from various appointments
  • Life Skills
  • Resume Building
  • Access to computers/Internet

For more information about the Recuperative Care Shelter, please contact Ken Craft, President & CEO, at ken.craft@hopeofthevalley.org. You can download a brochure about the new facility here. Construction of the facility has started on April 30, 2015.