24-Hour Crisis Hotline: 910-754-5856
Hope Chest at Leland has a large selection of plus size womens clothing and has extended their houseware department.
Our Hope Chest at Oak Island is changing its look daily, new larger shoe section and new kids room!
See Upcoming Events for Store Events. Come shop with us and remember: Donations always welcome!
We are always in need of personal items for our clients, especially razor, tampons, etc.
In fiscal year 2012-13 Hope Harbor Home provided more than 2,500 nights of shelter to more than 350 women and children. The shelter has 17 adult beds and 5 cribs.
Our Story Hope Harbor Home since 1988 has operated Brunswick County’s only program offering around‐the‐clock response to victims of domestic violence and their children. Read More …
Elder Abuse With record numbers of senior Americans in assisted living and rest homes, concerns for how our loved ones are being treated on a daily basis by their caregivers has become a real concern. Read More …
Our Thrift Stores The stores offer the community at large a virtually free way to contribute to the betterment of their community, simply by cleaning out their closets and garages and donating items for sale at Hope Harbor. Read More …

Upcoming Events

Holden Beach Hope Chest
New Arrival Sale
Sat, May 7
Thur, June 2

Every Tuesday is
Senior Citizens Day
Hope Chest Thrift Stores
25% off

2016 Motorcycle Rally


Let's Ride Domestic Violence Out of Town
Scheduled for Sept 24, 2016

April is Volunteer Month

We Love our Volunteers!

Volunteers needed at all 3 Hope Chest Locations

We Need Your Help



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News and Current Events

Good Wines for a Great Cause

Please join Uncorked by the Sea in Southport on Thurday nights for Good Wines for a Great Cause. They ask for a $5 donation for the wine tasting, which is donated to a local charity. Wine Tasting on Thur nights at Uncorked by the Sea.

Hope Harbor Home is the lucky recipient of the donations for the months of February and March. This is a great way to taste new wines, make new friends and help out your local community.

For more information about Uncorked by the Sea, please visit their website.

Event Details

When: Every Thursday in Feb and Mar, 5pm to 7pm

Where: Uncorked by the Sea 602A N Howe St Southport, NC 2846

What: Wine Tasting benefiting Hope Harbor Home

Price: a $5 donation is requested

“Uncorked by the Sea” location

Uncorked By the Sea

“Empowering You” Support Group

The Empowering You support group meets 10 times over the course of 10 weeks.

This program is offered to past and present victims of domestic abuse. Participants do not have to be current or past clients of the shelter to participate.

Contact Tommy Griffin at 910-754-5726 for information on the next series of meetings.

Topics that are covered:

Red flags of violent relationships and historical patterns. Recognize those patterns of violent and controlling relationships.

Understanding you – why you choose this type of partner/s. Learn the forces that drives you to make choices of intimate partners.

Hidden Messages that keep you from being a wholesome person. Discover how these negative messages may continue to destroy our self esteem and recognize how we sabotage ourselves.

Building Self-Esteem – Exercises and discussions will help us recognize our strengths and become more confident.

Assertiveness— Learn how assert yourself in decisions, without feeling intimidated by other people.

Communication Skills for Women – Class focuses on skills for women to effectively communicate in relationships and the workplace.

Emotional Intelligence – This class helps you to understand how you make decisions, from an emotional or logical thinking process and to have a clearer awareness of yourself..

Effects of Domestic Violence on Children – Helps understand the impact of violence between intimate partners, when it occurs in front of the children.

Single Parenting – Learn how to become more effective as a single parent in a dysfunctional home.

Healthy relationship – Discuss traits of healthy relationships and meeting emotional needs in the relationship.

If you would like information about the next Empowering You Support Group, please contact Tommy Griffin at Hope Harbor Home. (910) 754-5726.

Archived Events and News

Domestic Violence Awareness Month #eNOugh

Bringing together victims with survivors, support services with policy makers, local with state-wide efforts, and media with community, North Carolina is embarking on its first cohesive, media-based state-wide effort to raise awareness of Violence”

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