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Hopewell: A Therapeutic Farm Community

Hopewell is a therapeutic community located on a 325-acre farm in Mesopotamia, Ohio (approximately 60 miles southeast of Cleveland).

They help adults (age 18 and older) who have been diagnosed with schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, bipolar disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, major depression or other forms of mental illness. At Hopewell, individuals are helped to:

  • Believe in their own potential
  • Develop the skills necessary to manage their mental illness
  • Transition from Hopewell to more independent living situations

Hopewell believes everyone can experience success, find a life of purpose and feel hope.

They highly qualified staff creates an environment of caring and acceptance while providing first-class, licensed mental health services at their CARF accredited mental health treatment center.

To learn more about their program, visit their website. To find out if Hopewell is right for your situation, call us at 440-426-4009 or use the contact form.


Hopewell was established as a not-for-profit organization in 1993 by Cleveland native Clara T. Rankin. Their first residents (residential clients) were accepted in 1996.

Hopewell is the only therapeutic farm community in Ohio and one of only a handful in the United States. They are licensed to serve up to 40 adults. Hopewell employs approximately 60 full-time, part-time and prn clinical, direct care and administrative staff.

Hopewell helps individuals understand the importance of their medications, develop the skills necessary to live more independently, build self-confidence, return to school or find jobs and experience personal success.

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