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Confidence in Care

Good communication, transparency, reliable support, excellence—they’re all essential to having confidence in care. HopeWell is known for its high standards and deeply dedicated staff and caregivers. We aim to be leaders in care and a force for good.


Weʼve Got a New Name!

We are excited to announce that Dare Family Services is now known as HopeWell. Our new name reflects our growth as an organization and signifies the transformative work we do each and every day.

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Care in Action

We provide comprehensive foster care services, as well as serving young adults moving from foster care into adulthood, pregnant and parenting teens, adults with disabilities, and their families.

HopeWell has been supporting, empowering, and uplifting those in our care for more than five decades.

Creating Better Outcomes

Resilient. Exceptional.

The children, teens, and adults we serve have faced big challenges and life’s playing field has not been level for them. But they inspire us with their tenacity, their heart, and their capacity to overcome, learn, and grow.

You Can Help

There are many ways to make a positive difference in someone’s life. HopeWell is incredibly grateful to the compassionate foster parents, placement providers, respite care givers, grant makers, event volunteers, donors, staff, and many others who take part in our mission to nurture possibility and transform lives.

Let's Connect

Have questions? Need more information? Want to find out more about specific programs? We welcome the chance to connect (and we won't share your address with anyone else).