Housing Hope promotes and provides a continuum of affordable housing and necessary related services for very low- and low-income residents of Snohomish County and Camano Island. The continuum of housing ranges from emergency shelter, transitional housing, affordable-rental units, and homeownership opportunities. These housing opportunities offers are enriched with services – intensive case management, education, employment preparation and life skills training through their multiple programs – along with expectations to ensure that residents will become and remain self-sufficient when they move on. HopeWorks is the job training branch of Housing Hope. Once residents are stable HopeWorks offers them the opportunity to learn job skills that will allow them to get an entry level job with career pathways to a living wage employment.