We ask for you to schedule an appointment to discuss how we can best serve your family. During the appointment time we can begin our relationship with you, understand your needs, address questions and concerns, and explain the expectations and rules of Rays of Hope.


Hope Works is a peer support group whose aim is to guide children through the various stages of grief. This program meets weekly for ten consecutive weeks. Participants are placed in groups of similar ages and circumstance.

Kids Painting

Tools of Expression (TOE)

Through the use of the creative arts, these classes focus on peer support, expression of feelings and acquiring new coping skills.  TOE classes are held April through August of each year and the artistic theme rotates monthly.

Family Playing in Park

Creative Wednesdays

Creative Wednesdays are a great way for the family to spend time together in a relaxed setting and explore the creative offerings at Rays of Hope.  Every Wednesday from 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. our building is open for making crafts, playing music and fun other activities. This is an open house time and no pre-registration is required.


Family Workshop

Special events for families to come together and enjoy Back-to-School festivities, Holiday celebrations, Summer Fun Nights and other special occasions.


Fostering Hope

Fostering Hope is a peer support group specifically for children who are currently in or have previously been involved in the foster care system. This program meets for six consecutive weeks.


Girl Playing Xylophone

MAD (Music Art & Drama) Camp

MAD Camp utilizes the expressive arts of Music, Art and Drama as tools of exploration and coping. Each day of camp includes opening and closing activities, discussion time and snacks.



Journey Camp

Journey Camp is exclusively for children and teens who have previously attended the Hope Works course. This camp is designed as the next level in their grief work. This week of exploration introduces campers to the Forest of Fear, Challenge Mountain, the Ocean of Emotion, the City of Change, the Jungle of Anger and the Island of Hope.


Teen Time Camp

Teen Time Camp is a special time, just for our teens. Adolescents who are rising 7th through 12th graders are invited to attend. We have designed this camp to navigate the work of grief as the participants are also navigating puberty and the rituals of growing up.

Rays of Hope

900 West Wall Street
Midland, TX 79701
(432) 684-5437

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