“Helping you get what you need in order to succeed.”

Helping Other People Exceed (H.O.P.E.) thru Navigation (HOPEtN) Is a grassroots Navigation Consulting Agency, founded in June of 2015 with a Federally designated 501c3 Status. HOPEtN is dedicated to providing hands-on, wraparound navigation services and supports to individuals with Substance Use Disorder, Criminal Background history, and or no Permanent/Safe Housing due to the aforementioned. We are guided by the Principals of Hope, Compassion, Outreach, and Impact.


We are located inside the Vine Neighborhood Association, 806 S. Westnedge in Kalamazoo, MI. and the Kalamazoo Defenders Office, inside the Comerica Building-151 S. Rose Street, Ste. #3.


To Provide Individuals Detoured in Life by Addiction, Homelessness, Imprisonment, Discrimination, and Immigration Specialized, Wrap-Around Navigation Service and Support (WANSS©) Routes.


An empowered and upward mobile, self-sufficient community, navigating available resources in their community.

Embedded in the Community

HOPEtN delivers services at Kalamazoo Defender’s Office, Vine Neighborhood Association, Recovery & ResiliencyTrauma Center of HOPE, Eastside Neighborhood Association, Northside Association for Community Development, Edison Neighborhood Association, Mothers of Hope, Ministry with Community (the Drop-In), Kalamazoo Gospel Mission, Tent Cities/Encampments, Douglass Community Association, Interfaith Neighborhood Network, New Village Park, Kalamazoo Public Library, as well as Partners and or collaborates with over 40 non-profit organizations in Kalamazoo County.