Sharing the Table

Recently, a family wanted to involve their children in volunteering and helping others. They had a daughter who was around 5, who you could tell had been coached by her parents– “we’re going to a shelter, people might do some things that are strange or scary, but mom and dad are right here…” Obviously, the… Read more »

Public Radio Profiles Via Esperanza

Southern California Public Radio (89.3 KPCC) recently ran a series of stories examining homelessness in Orange County. Pathways of Hope staff, Michael Shepherd, had the opportunity to speak with reporter Erika Aguilar about our Via Esperanza immediate response housing program: A new emergency shelter for homeless families that opens Tuesday in Anaheim aims to reduce… Read more »


By stepping in with an appropriate measure of assistance, we can help stabilize a family and find productive options for a stronger future. Find Out More | Get Involved | Donate


Our Outreach programs are often the first point of contact for people who are disconnected and isolated from our community. With consistency, we can help to successfully transition from crisis to a plan for a better future. Find Out More | Get Involved | Donate


By providing Housing options, ranging from immediate response through permanent placement, we are committed to ending homelessness as quickly as possible for families and individuals in need.  Find Out More | Get Involved | Donate


Partnerships are the core of our strategy for ending hunger and homelessness. For over 40 years, we have been committed to looking outside our walls to find other community members, organizations, congregations, and businesses to become part of the solution. Find Out More | Get Involved | Partner

Community Garden in Fullerton Feeds All

As you drive down Chapman Avenue between Victoria and Raymond, there has been a peculiar collection assembling on the north side of the street. In 2014, St. Andrews Episcopal Church removed the sod from their front parcel, creating anticipation for what was to come. During the summer, a shipment of small boats arrived and were… Read more »

A New Option for Families in Need

We are excited to be opening Orange County’s first immediate response housing program for families. Via Esperanza is the first immediate-response housing program for families in Orange County. For families who are in housing crisis, the need for safe shelter is the utmost priority. Unfortunately, the urgency for any type of shelter often places a… Read more »

A Family Finds Their Way Home

On a cold fall night, the Dresser family found themselves out of options. They had moved out to southern California for the prospect of a new job, but what was promised quickly evaporated and the family was left scrambling for any type of work in order to afford a place to live. When jobs didn’t… Read more »