Vocational Training

Hope Haven’s vocational training programs provide residents with the skills they need to re-enter the workforce, gain confidence to succeed, and become economically independent while maintaining recovery. Our vocational training programs also provide services to the community.

Training programs include:


  • Catering: Taste of Hope Catering provides full service catering for weddings, special events, and business meetings. For more information contact Peter Stack at catering@hopehaveninc.org or 704-372-8809 ext. 274.
  • Commercial Laundry:  Residents learn specialized laundry skills in fabric care, operating a commercial press and proper delivery service. Hope Haven provides linen services for many local caterers and rental companies.  Personal laundry services are also available for a nominal fee.  For pricing and more information please contact Theresa Freeman at tfreeman@hopehaveninc.org or 704-372-8809 ext. 278.
  • Food Service: Food preparation of over 400 meals per day for the Villages campus.
  • Building and Grounds Maintenance: Interior and exterior building repair such as replace furnishings, re-paint rooms, learn small engine repair and HVAC skills, grounds keeping, plant propagation, and landscaping services.