winona home

The Lord has provided a beautiful space for the team in Winona to set up the Hope Harbor ministry.  This property has recently undergone a complete renovation to turn this house into a home that will serve as a place of safety and refuge to teens who are healing and reconciling with their families. 

We have also just secured the license for our Winona site with the MN Dept of Human Services, and have hired Site Director Mary Meyer, Lead Staff Lael Lemire, and Teacher Kate Forkner.  We are in the process of hiring more staff and a counselor, training all our staff, and will be placing residents soon!


Hope Harbor offers family style care in a loving environment.  Just like at home, residents prepare meals, share bedrooms, do their own laundry, relax in the living room, and play basketball and grill out in the backyard. Counseling and school are provided on site. Our teens take ownership in family life as they build skills to serve them for years to come.

Program Features:

  • Weekly individual and group counseling for teens
  • Bi-weekly counseling and weekly parenting class for parents
  • Daily spiritual growth opportunities for residents
  • Independent living skills training
  • Individualized education program year around
  • Fitness program through local YMCA and other initiatives