The increasing diagnosis of autism will reach 1 in 10 by 2020 and within the next decade alone almost 1,000,000 special needs individuals across the nation will transition to young adulthood- we are not ready. Who will take care of them? What will they be doing in society? Where will they live? When will the people stand up for the people? Currently in New York State, where we have the best education, agriculture, and healthcare in the country, we have one of the most broken systems when it comes to our vulnerable citizens. The time is now to create sustainability and start utilizing each underserved population to work together to create change in this decade. What can we do today?
Homesteads for Hope's Concept was Developed Through the Ideologies of the Coalition of Community Choice - a National Organization focusing on Choice. Learn More Here.
Homesteads for Hope’s continued success relies on the ongoing support from our community, and we are seeking volunteers and supporters in all areas – whether it be getting your hands dirty with us on the farm or attending one of our events.
We have a Big Vision for the future so we can ensure that our greater communities citizens and hardworking families have a forever homestead to learn, work, live, and grow for years to come!