About Hope
Community Services

Sharing Hope * Helping Others * Strengthening Community

About Hope Community Services

We are a non-profit multi-service agency providing focused and supportive programming for people of all ages.

At Hope Community Services we offer support and services to children, families, seniors and individuals by providing Family & Early Years Programs, Food Resource Programs and Community Support Programs that create opportunities for people to make connections, access support and resources, and help them make positive changes in their lives.


Our vision is a healthy community where every individual is understood, empowered, supported, protected and respected.


Using kindness and compassion to create a healthy community by understanding, empowering, supporting, protecting and respecting the children, youth, families, seniors and individuals we work with and one another.


We believe that all persons are worthy and deserve dignity and respect.
We believe that, with encouragement and support, all persons can achieve their full potential.
We believe diversity makes us stronger.
We believe in being a leader and valued partner in responding to the community’s needs.
We believe in providing a welcoming environment for staff, volunteers and participants by showing respect, compassion and open communication for all.

Leadership Team

A message from our Executive Director….

It gives me great pleasure to welcome you to the Hope Community Services (HCS) website.

We believe in open communication and transparency for our stakeholders, funders and the general public interested in our organization. These are exciting yet challenging times, but my hope is that through this website we will create an opportunity for you to learn more about our innovative services, programs, operations and strategies, as well as our vision for sharing hope, helping others and strengthening community.

Hope Community Services continues to grow its programs and has become a leader in Early Years and Food Resource program initiatives. Drawing from our values, we endeavor to develop innovative services that help strengthen the community and support individuals, children and families in unique and exciting ways.

Robin Wells


Robin Wells

Acting Executive Director.
Hope Community Services


Board of Directors 2022-2023

Denise Desorcy – President & Board Chair Hope Community Services

Denise Desorcy

President & Board Chair

Peter Bailey – Vice-President Hope Community Services

Peter Bailey


Donna MacAllister – Treasurer Hope Community Services

Donna McAllister


Hope Community Services Staff

Doreen Thibault


Staff Directory

Kim Paolini – 	Early Years Programs Coordinator

Kim Paolini

Food Resource Programs Coordinator

(604) 869-2466 ext 104

Irais Guerrero Child Care Resource and Referral Program Facilitator Better Beginnings Facilitator

Irais Guerrero

Child Care Resource and Referral Program Facilitator
Better Beginnings Facilitator

(604) 869-2466 ext 103

Jeff Kohlman

Jeff Kohlman

Food Resource Programs Coordinator
Finance Program Director

(604) 869-2466 ext 107

Robin Wells

Robin Wells

Family & Early Years Program Manager

(604) 869-2466

Liz Flinn

Liz Flinn

Food Resource Program Coordinator

(604) 869-2466

Hope Community Services Staff

Family Place and Early Years Programs Facilitator

(604) 869-2466 ext. 101

We are proud members of

We are proud members of Food Banks Canada
We are proud members of Food Banks BC
We are proud members of Community Food Centres Canada
Canadian Child Care Federation
Families Canada
Family Programs Resource of BC

Hope Community Services

PO Box 74, 434 Wallace Street.
Hope, BC, Canada V0X 1L0

tel: (604) 869-2466
fax: (604) 869-3317


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