About Us

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MISSION: The Hope Project’s mission is to support and provide family-based services to families that will promote and empower families towards a happier and healthier lifestyle.

VISION: The Hope Project’s vision is that every family has the opportunity and tools to reach their highest potential in achieving a greater level of quality of life through inclusion and integration of all active participants.

OUR TEAM

Camille Clark, LMSW

Community Living Support Specialist

My name is Camille Clark and I’ve had the privilege of serving youth and families in the Austin area for the last 15+ years.  Much of this work has addressed youth dealing with trauma and/or mental health challenges.  As a parent of a child with such challenges, I’ve become quite familiar with the services and resources available in the community.  I can also relate to the isolation that often comes with the territory.  I’m a native Texan who moved to Austin to attend UT where I received a Master’s degree in Social Work and then chose to stay in this great city as an advocate for community health and healing.

Alexis Harrison

Community Living Support Specialist

My name is Alexis Harrison and working with The Yes Waiver Program of Texas for approximately three years. I am honored to work as a CLS facilitator with The Hope Project of Central Texas to provide a continuum of services and supports for families with youth who have serious mental, emotional, and behavioral difficulties. I provide short-term, comprehensive home and community-based mental health services to caregivers and children and youth at risk of institutionalization or out-of-home placement due to their serious emotional disturbance. I graduated from John Jay College of Criminal Justice with a Master’s in Public Administration and a minor in Organizational Performances on June 1, 1997. I graduated from Walden University with a Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling on May 13, 2018.

James Harrison

Community Living Services

My name is James Harrison. And I am a Licensed Professional Counselor. I am currently working as a Military Family Life Counselor at the Fort Hood military installation. I graduated from Texas A&M University-Central Texas with a Master's in Mental Health Counseling. I graduated from the University of South Carolina with a bachelor's in business administration. I have a certification as a certified sports counselor. My preference of population is adults. I feel it is essential that we meet our clients where they are and assist them to move in a more positive direction. I would describe my counseling style as eclectic, but I have used cognitive behavior therapy, reality therapy, and brief solution-oriented therapy in my past counseling positions. I am a 10-year veteran of the Army. I have been working as a counselor since 2016. My work experience has been in various positions. I worked as a Career counselor, a child and adolescent counselor, and a counselor at the Texas department of criminal justice. I have a passion for helping others to be their best self. I also have great respect for the field of counseling and the hard work it takes to be a great counselor. I continue to learn something new almost every day. I am grateful to have the opportunity to assist others through a difficult time in their life. I hope to continue to make my stamp on thecounseling field for many years to come.

Amanda Dodd

Community Living Services

As a Community Living Specialist with The Hope Project, I partner with families to help them right where they are. You’ll find our time to be collaborative and purposeful. While I spend time teaching skills to manage emotions and educating about mental health concerns, I believe that information must be put to practice and I do that by helping individuals and families develop strong bonds and connections within their community. I do this in a myriad of ways such as connecting with nature; through activity and gardening and volunteer work within the community. There is a strong connection between service and positive mental health; I look forward to sparking and strengthening the connection within the community.

Latondria Fair

Human Resources Specialist

My name is Latondria Fair, working as a Human Resources Specialist with The Hope Project of Central Texas. I have 12 years of experience in Human Resources working mostly in the areas of recruitment and employment, human resources information systems, and benefits administration. I am very familiar with payroll, staff training, recruitment, and financial document support. I am dedicated to my job and abilities to take care of our employees.

Next Steps...

Whether you or someone you know is in need of the services listed, or whether you have questions about how we may help, please contact us.  Click on the "contact us" button and chose one of the methods listed to talk with us and give us the opportunity to build your tool box.