Residents:

Residency guidelines include:

Young woman who go through our intake process and are accepted into Hope for Peanut may stay for up to 18 months during the time of her pregnancy and after childbirth, if she continues to follow the rules, policies, and procedures while living at Hope for Peanut.

  • Young woman must be between the ages of 18 and 25.
  • Young woman must be unmarried.
  • Young woman must be drug and alcohol free (including tobacco).
  • We are voluntary program; therefore, the woman must be willing to come and follow all guidelines.
  • Participation in a church of their choice and family devotions.

Residency guidelines include:

  • Follow guidelines & rules in the House Policy Manual (provided during the intake meeting)
  • Show respect to all residents, children and staff members  as determined by the House Director
  • Attend educational programs
  • Share house responsibilities
  • Contribute financially: Women who are employed will contribute 10% of their income to Hope for Peanut Maternity Home, 40% to a saving to prepare for their transition move into their own home.
  • All residents at Hope for Peanut must follow certain guidelines to ensure the safety, peace and harmony for all who are living at the home, as well as for the ongoing success of our services and programs to help women improve their lives.