New Ground Avondale Park (NGAP) in Redmond, Washington includes 24 units for young families with children. Residents may have multiple children of any age; they are not limited to one child as in other programs. Our staff offers supportive case management services that help residents set goals, complete their GED, high school, or enter college courses, obtain employment, secure childcare, apply for health care and benefits, and much more on an as-needed basis. Our program also offers employment specialist services for unemployed residents or those looking for alternative employment. Parenting classes, life skills training, access to resources and referrals, financial management and budget planning, and the development of healthy relationships are additional services that are provided on site.
Residents at New Ground Avondale Park are eligible to live in their own apartment unit for up to 24 months. There is an on-site case management office and a large community room for group events. There is an on-site resource center with internet access to accommodate job and housing searches.
New Ground Avondale Park is a collaborative of Friends of Youth and Hopelink. Hopelink owns the buildings on the campus. It is located on Avondale Road in Redmond with easy access to the Metro-Transit bus lines. It is located near Target, grocery stores, parks, and the Family Resource Center is a short bus ride away.