Established in 1976 as a  501 (c) (3) not for profit agency,  NHI serves individuals with developmental disabilities from birth to 100 years of age in Knox and all surrounding counties.

NHI offers a wide array of services and supports consisting of adult day habilitation, vocational habilitation, community employment supports, homemaker personal care,  adaptive equipment supports, and non-medical transportation.


Our Vision is to serve the community by collaborating in all areas that impact services and supports to individuals with disabilities and their families while remaining fiscally responsible.

OUR mission

It is the mission of New Hope Industries, Inc. to assist persons with disabilities to experience a dynamic life of their choice and a future of their dreams.

What It Must Look Like

To do this, we must help each individual have five basic valued experiences:

  •         Being present in community life.
  •         Having friendships and relationships with a wide variety of people.
  •         Having valued roles in the community. .
  •         Having opportunities to contribute his/her unique personalities and gifts to community members.
  •         Having more of a say over his/her own life.