Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Walter Hoving Home?

The Walter Hoving Home is a nonprofit, residential discipleship home for Ladies with life-controlling problems such as drug addiction, alcoholism, prostitution and court cases.

Where is it located?

There are three Homes. One is located in Garrison, New York, 45 miles north of New York City. The second one is in the historic Playhouse district of Pasadena, California. The third is in the city of Las Vegas.

What do you do at the Walter Hoving Home?

We have a School for Christian Growth during which the students learn about dealing with anger, bitterness, low self-esteem and many other important subjects. All are based on the Bible. Our program is geared to rebuilding broken lives in an atmosphere of warmth, trust, support and love.

How long is the program?

We offer a 6 or 12 month program in NY and CA. The 12 month is program is offered in Las Vegas.

How long have you been here?

We started the Home in New York in 1967, expanded to Pasadena, California in 1984 and to Las Vegas in 2006.

How many people work with you?

We have staff of seven in New York, seven in Pasadena and three in Las Vegas. The Ladies in the program are very much involved in all activities of the Home – including cooking, office, maintenance, Learning Center – and we all work together as a team.

What church does the Walter Hoving Home belong to?

We are non-denominational and work with churches of all faiths, locally and around the world.

How is the Walter Hoving Home financed?

Donations are received from many sources – including individuals, churches, corporations, and foundations. Each year we hold special events such as a Walkathon, Phonathon, Banquet, Fashion Show, Golf Tournament, etc. Also we require a $500 entrance fee from the Ladies plus $500 support each month. The cost of helping a Lady is approximately $1800 a month. Each lady is assessed individually and we work with those who are unable to pay.