House of hope's Operations team

Under the leadership of Darcelle Burandt, LPC (founder of House of Hope) our therapeutic program includes counseling, EMDR therapy, physical education, life skills, an accredited home study program, extracurricular activities, group therapy, and more.


  • Karin Larsin, Operations director

  • shayna valerio, office manager

  • sarah casiano, floor manager

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    Sarah Casiano is responsible for the daily care and supervision of program residents in House of Hope. She partners with the therapeutic, educational, and life skills staff to meet organizational goals and individual participant goals. Sarah enjoys cultivating an atmosphere of mutual respect and encouragement with the girls. She leads by example in modeling a healthy lifestyle in the body, soul and spirit and helps the girls navigate interpersonal conflicts by speaking the truth in love. 

  • barbara angerer, home study teacher

  • child care workers & volunteers

    Our program would not work without the amazing team members of House of Hope that include mental health techs, kitchen staff, mentors, tutors, volunteers and more. Every time you offer support through prayer, donated goods, financial contributions or any other investment, you are making an eternal difference with an incredible ripple effect for GOOD!