Jeffersonville, IN – Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch led a group of Indiana lawmakers and representatives from Indiana Housing & Community Development Authority (IHCDA) that toured New Hope Services on Friday, December 1. Visiting were:
Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch
Senator Ron Grooms
Matt Rayburn, IHCDA Deputy Executive Director & Chief Real Estate Development Officer
Chris Nevels, IHCDA HOME and CDBG Manager
Maureen Hayden, Director of Intergovernmental Affairs (Lt. Governor’s Office)
John Roeder, Special Assistant to the Lt. Governor
Nate Fries, Intern (Lt. Governor’s Office)
Mike Moore, Mayor of Jeffersonville
After a brief presentation about New Hope Services, the group toured two Adult Services programs that are focused on empowering and supporting adults with disabilities within the community.
New Hope has partnered with IHCDA for many years to create quality affordable housing in Indiana. Projects currently in development include M. Fine on Spring and Aberdeen Woods Phase V (Jeffersonville), expansion of Highland Glen (Scottsburg), The Lofts @ Leeson’s (Elwood), and Davis Zeller Place (Brazil).
“It is such an honor to have visited New Hope Center and learn what they do here,” said Lt. Gov. Crouch. “The services they provide to the community and to people with disabilities help to improve the quality of life for all. They recognize that people with disabilities are just people with different abilities.”
About New Hope Services
Based in Jeffersonville, Indiana, New Hope Services has a rich history of meeting human services needs for the past 59 years. It is one of the largest and most successful nonprofit organizations in the region with services in 20 counties across Indiana.
New Hope’s focus is in three primary divisions: Adult Services, Family Services, and Housing & Community Development. Clients include families, seniors, and adults with developmental disabilities. With about 170 employees, the organization serves more than 14,000 individuals and families annually. For more information, please go to www.newhopeservices.org.