Boys Hope Girls Hope is a network of 15 US and three Latin American sites that prepare young people to thrive in college, career, and life.  Our scholars join the program in middle school, participate in a wide spectrum of youth development and academic programming, receive support through college degree completion.

We serve young people through both residential and non-residential programming. Potential scholars are selected based upon academic ability, motivation, and need.

  • Paul Minorini, CEO of Boys Hope Girls Hope, got to sit down and chat with Timothy Cardinal Dolan, Archbishop of New York, the other day! You can listen to their conversation below. 

  • The College Road is one of our most important areas of programming. The College Road, our multiyear, comprehensive college preparation program, prepares future collegians for ALL aspects and challenges of the College Experience--social, financial, and psychological as well as academic. It is designed to help young people from disadvantaged circumstances and first-generation collegians overcome the challenges specific to their situations. 
  • Click here to learn more about, and support, Boys Hope Girls Hope's College Road. 

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Helping Children Reach Their Full Potential Every Day

Residential Programs

Boys Hope Girls Hope’s Residential program recreates the family atmosphere and dynamic that is central to healthy adolescent development. Our residential scholars live in homes—not institutions, but real homes in safe neighborhoods.

Six to twelve children live in each home, where they are cared for by live-in, round-the-clock professional Residential Counselors who provide the parenting that all children need.

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Non-Residential Programs

Many of our Affiliates have built a non-residential component into their programming. Non-residential programs are for children whose home circumstances do not demand out-of-home placement, but who would benefit from Boys Hope Girls Hope programming.

Children in our non-residential programs receive the same arms-around, whole-person care and support as those living in our homes...

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College Preparation

From the first day a child joins our program, he or she participates in a full range of college-preparatory exercises–the College Road.

The College Road is designed not only to prepare our scholars for college, but to make the idea of college real to them and prepare them for all aspects of the college experience: dorm life, applying for and receiving financial aid, and how to handle the stress of the experience.

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