About Higher Ground

Higher Ground a Resource Center is a strategic plan to build a replicable model of a resource community center that will be a one-stop place for people who need services, and people who give services. Higher Ground seeks to become more than just a place, but rather, a culture-infusing catalyst that will create a system change in order to build up our communities and impact our city.

At Higher Ground, we focus on the relationships with the people we serve. It is about an organic growth with a person's development as the focus of our work. We grow with our people and help walk with them in every aspect of their lives. Just as we started in the living room of one man helping out a single mom and her son, we meet our families where they are at, and launch them into their potential. Click here to read more about our story.

Because it is about people, our staff are the most important pieces of Higher Ground. Click here to read more about them.

It's not about success or numbers. It is about individual transformation that leads to community contribution. It's about building stronger collective impact in our community.

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Our values

We are guided by simple but strong values of love, honor, and ethics based on Christian principles. We start by recognizing the unlimited potential every individual possesses for a meaningful, responsible future. We work to convince each person to believe this is possible. As part of this foundation, every individual is taught a set of values related to respect for others, self-control, and discipline in order to live a purposeful life.


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Our Mission

Reaching individuals, Transforming families, and Elevating the community one life at a time by showing love and building character.

Our Vision

Our vision is to support individuals in creating a selfless lifestyle that leaves a legacy for future generations. We want to see a resource center that promotes a different definition of success = generational community contribution.


Our Purpose

Our Purpose is to provide services that will invest in the mental, emotional, social, spiritual, and physical health of an individual to build a better tomorrow.


  • Giving Love – every individual is worth loving and deserves a nurturing environment that allows them to develop regardless of their background, behavior, or actions.

  • Teaching Self-control – every individual needs to understand the value of self-discipline and know how to act and control their emotions guided by a good character to become a contributor in the community.

  • Nurturing Passion - every individual needs an environment that allows them to pursue their vision/dream, teaching them skills to overcome any obstacles and have the determination for it.

  • Encouraging Vision - every individual needs a community where they can become positive contributors and have a happy, healthy, positive life no matter what circumstances are around them.

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