Raine’s Story

Raine’s Story

For the majority of my life I was addicted to Meth and alcohol, basically self- medicating undiagnosed mental illness in a dangerous and destructive way. My story began in 2005 when I moved to Sacramento from San Francisco to go into drug and alcohol treatment. I came...
Judy’s Story

Judy’s Story

I left my job and my cute cottage in Mill Valley, CA. I was having a “melt down.” It was 2007 and I didn’t know what I was going to do. I was totally incoherent at that point. I left everything behind except my purse and the clothes on my back; I hitchhiked from Mill...
Irving’s Story

Irving’s Story

My name is Irving Jones and I honestly have to say that my whole Hope Cooperative experience has been life changing. Seven years ago I was running the streets, homeless, living in abandoned apartments, selling and stealing what I could for dope and alcohol. At a...
Leona’s Story

Leona’s Story

My life before Hope Cooperative was pretty difficult and chaotic. I felt hopeless and didn’t know if I was going to be able to get housing. In the past I did ask other programs for help and housing and was not successful in finding or even receiving information on...