Application Process

 For persons who are exiting a thirty day rehabilitation program the recommended timing is as follows:

  1. Complete and submit application, HIPAA release, Requirements-Rules-Rights document by day seven. Ensure the applicant has a valid driver’s license or state ID for background check. Make arrangements for financial support.
  2. House of Hope will schedule a preliminary interview by day fourteen.
  3. House of Hope will conduct a formal interview by day twenty-one. A face-to-face interview at the rehabilitation facility is preferred.
  4. If accepted, transport to House of Hope on day thirty.

House of Hope


Donald Peeler, Executive Director, Starting Point Outreach Center


Michael Bell, House of Hope Project Manager


Telephone: 419-933-4100

FAX: 419-935-8632

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House of Hope is operating in Willard, Ohio as a Level 2 sober living residence and is accepting applications for program participation. Our mission is to help persons who are in recovery from substance abuse become productive members of their community by providing transitional housing and support.

The recovery house is for male participants with a minimum of thirty days demonstrated sobriety who are committed to sober living with like-minded persons. Huron County residents are preferred, residents from other counties will be considered on a space available basis. The house has a capacity for four participants. A Senior Resident also lives in the house.

House of Hope is operated by the Starting Point Outreach Center, Inc., 117 Myrtle Avenue, Willard, Ohio; an Ohio corporation for non-profit. Starting Point has been helping the community since 2010, providing support to persons and families in times of crisis. Starting Point is a faith-based organization that enjoys strong relationships with Willard businesses, churches, government and law enforcement. Funding for House of Hope House is provided by a grant from the Huron County Mental Health and Addiction Services Board.