Frequently Asked Questions About HOPE

Program Questions

121 South Citron Street, Anaheim, CA 92805-3633

Office Number: (714) 778-4440
E-Mail: info@hope4arts.org

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Monday – Friday 8:30 AM– 2:30 PM
Hi Hopes Identity Discovery Foundation, Inc. is the legal name of our nonprofit program, and HOPE Center for the Arts is our “Doing Business as” (DBA) name.
There are five classes per day. Each class is 50 – 60 minutes long with a 10 minute break in between. There is a 1 hour lunch period, 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Each day is different to provide a wider variety of curriculum for our artists.
No, artists bring their own lunches. Microwaves and refrigerators are available to be used with supervision from the staff. We also have a student store which offers a variety of food items.
Yes, observing recognized national holidays.  Please see our Events and News page for any updates.
No, however, individuals must have a strong interest in the arts.
No, we are strictly a day program.
We have staff with language skills that speak:  Spanish, English, American Sign Language and Bosnian
Periodic enrichment field trips are taken 4-5 times per year. Performance groups entertain in community outreach performance.

Student Services Questions

We would like artists to attend no less than three or more days a week.
Individuals 22 years old and older.
HOPE serves adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities such as, but not limited to:  Autism, Down Syndrome, Williams Syndrome, among many others. Individuals must be ambulatory, capable of handling all of their personal needs and have no current aggressive behaviors.
We bill the appropriate Regional Center once a month for every day the artist attends. If you are an individual who is not affiliated through regional center, you may pay individually, please contact us for further information.
Orange County, Westside, San Gabriel/Pomona and Harbor.
No, we don’t directly provide transportation. Arrangements for transportation can be made through Regional Center with either Accesses or Western Transit. Another option is family transportation or public transportation.