660 W. Earle Ave.

Phone: 330-788-8882     Fax: 330-788-8927


Paula M. Kalaman, Director


or paulamkalaman@yahoo.com

Megan: casemgr@hopehousevisitation.org 

Amanda: dvse@hopehousevisitation.org

Hope House Staff pictured, from front to back: Paula Kalaman, Amanda Sweeney & Megan Ramsey



· Backpacks or duffel bags

· Small fleece blankets / small pillows

· Pillow Pets/Stuffed animals

· Coloring or activity books

· Crayons, markers, colored pencils

· Playdoh

· Small toys /games

· Fast food gift cards ($5 amounts)



· Clorox disinfectant wipes

· Paper towels or napkins

· Tissues 

· Paper plates / cups

· Office supplies

· Forever postage stamps

· Juice boxes

· Healthy individually wrapped snacks

· Plasticware





Donations may be brought to Hope House during business hours at the address above. All monetary donations are tax-deductible and may be sent directly to Hope House. Make checks payable to Hope House Visitation Center.

Thank You! 

Hope House Provides:

  • Safe, neutral visitation and exchanges when there are issues of:  divorce, domestic/family violence, protection orders, substance abuse and mental health issues, custody battles, and sexual abuse
  • A neutral setting that increases the family’s level of comfort and/or security and provides non-custodial parents contact with their children.

  • Visitation rooms which are structured to accommodate different age levels.

  • Secure environment with buzzer entry and Deputy Sheriff present to reduce potential harm  to victims of child abuse and domestic violence.

  • Handicap accessibility


Hope House is a non-profit organization that receives grant funding as well as other donations from individuals in the community. A special thanks to our generous  donors:

VOCA Federal Funding through Ohio Attorney General's Office

Mahoning County Children Services Board

Huntington Bank Ward Beecher Foundation

Home Savings and Loan

Ruth Beecher Charitable Fund

The Youngstown Foundation


Volunteer at Hope House




Helping children and families going through the trauma ofdivorce or custody battles is an important service that can be personally rewarding.  Hope House is in need of volunteers to help monitor visits between parents and children.

Volunteers must be at least 21 years of age and able to work with children. You must provide four references and pass a criminal background check.  For more information or to request an application, please call or e-mail Megan at casemgr@hopehousevisitation.org.




DONATIONS are always needed, and most appreciated...

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