HOPE ACTS

Housing asylum seekers. Helping immigrants succeed

Portland, ME   |  www.hopeacts.org

Mission

We provide housing, English classes and other resources that support immigrants in transitioning to life in Greater Portland and in achieving their goals for a successful future.

Ruling year info

2013

Executive Director

Martha Stein

Main address

PO Box 7615

Portland, ME 04112 USA

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EIN

45-4804770

NTEE code info

Ethnic/Immigrant Services (P84)

Services to Promote the Independence of Specific Populations (P80)

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Our programs

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Transitional Housing-Hope House

Hope House is the first American home for up to 13 asylum seekers in Greater Portland Maine. As Maine's only transitional housing specifically for asylum seekers, we provide one-on-one support in a warm, family-like environment.

Population(s) Served
Immigrants and migrants
People of African descent
Victims and oppressed people

HHELP provides beginner through intermediate level English for Speakers of Other Languages. Students focus on reading, writing, listening and speaking Egnlish

Population(s) Served

ASAP helps asylum seekers complete work permit applications, a critical step to work legally in the U.S. We also assist with resources for housing, jobs and other needs. ASAP is open to all asylum seeker families and individuals needing to navigate resources to meet basic needs.

Population(s) Served
Immigrants and migrants
Adults
Immigrants and migrants
Adults
Children and youth
People of African descent
Economically disadvantaged people

Where we work

Financials

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HOPE ACTS

Board of directors
as of 8/18/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

John Thibodeau

Self-employed therapist

Term: 2019 -

Linda Carleton

retired

Ronald Kreisman

Ronald Kreisman Law

MaryEllen Schaper

retired

Ali Al Dhamen

Gorham Savings Bank

Ellie Miller

retired

Carter Friend

York County Community Action

Felix Hagenimana

Hagenimana Law

Andy Nsimundele

UNUM

Donald Rudalevige

retired

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? No
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? No
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? No
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? No
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No

Organizational demographics

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Female, Not transgender (cisgender)
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

Race & ethnicity

Gender identity

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Sexual orientation

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Disability

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