Judge Glenda Hatchett
(The Judge Hatchett Show)
It really always touches my heart when I see someone who’s been willing to step out and really make a difference in the lives of young people such has been the case with Promise Village. Thank you for the work that you are doing. It is not only the work that you are doing on behalf of this generation of young people, by making a difference in their lives it will make them stronger men and women for generations to come.
(Founder, New Life Ministries and Host of New Life Live.)
Promise Village radically changes the lives of the children and teenagers that are fortunate enough to go there. It is more than just treatment; it is character building and leadership training. I believe this is the best residential treatment program for struggling children and troubled teens in the country. I would recommend this program to any parent looking for help.
(Legendary Television Star)
Those children who are hurting, misunderstood, perhaps angry and not understanding the value of parents and family need assistance and that is the reason for Promise Village. It is a place that you just can’t believe until you see it…lakes, barns, animals, lovely headquarters and home. It is a place that every child would dream about…a place where children can spend time with education, therapy, animal-assisted therapy and all the good things to help a child become the wonderful person we need for the challenging future of our country. I have spent time at Promise Village, with Dr. Tim and his staff and have seen with my own eyes the wonderful work they are doing.
I highly respect and recommend the PV therapeutic approach. It is multidimensional, including treatment of the emotional, intellectual, spiritual, and biological aspect of the children. Their effective multiple modalities include the use of animal therapy, group therapy, individual therapy, and many other creative treatments that facilitate authentic healing. The fact that all of these treatments are on site is amazing. I have seen first-hand the positive and life-changing impact of this program on so many children and young people.
Every child has the right to experience hope, healing, and a bright future. Dr. Tim and his exemplary staff offer that at Promise Village! I recommend this program without reservation.
(Middle School Principal)
As a middle school administrator, we often find ourselves with limited resources when it comes to helping our at-risk students. When we have utilized all of our available resources we reach out to our community. One of our students was given the wonderful opportunity to change his life by being accepted at Promise Village. I have had the honor of visiting PV and was absolutely amazed with what I witnessed. This is a place where kids can grow in a healthy, structured, and loving environment. Promise Village facilitates a unique approach by treating the entire child, with all of their services on site. I have seen incredible changes in David and look forward to seeing what amazing things he will achieve in his future. Thank you Promise Village for giving hope where it was otherwise lost! I wholehearted recommend this program to any parent that needs help with their child.
Senator John Pappageorge
Dr. Tim and his staff provide a wonderful caring environment and service to children whose needs are so special but your commitment to their emotional, spiritual, educational and physical growth is unlimited. “The reason Promise Village is so great is because they understand that to save a kid it takes one-on-one relationships. The beauty of the program is the way they use animals to connect with the kids and to begin to build responsibility on the part of the kids by looking after the animals. The most satisfying thing is to see where these kids have been, where they are now, and where they are headed in the future. It’s wonderful to see the remarkable changes in their lives. This program works. In fact, we’ve got to figure out how to have Promise Village’s all over the country. I’ve been involved with Promise Village for a number of years now and know it is a superb program. I’ve said to others that it’s a model we need to export to the rest of the country.” I am very supportive of Promise Village and look forward to their continued success.
(Syndicated Radio Personality)
I cannot say enough about the tremendous work of Promise Village Home for Children. I’ve known Dr. Tim Coldiron for years and consider him not only my good friend, but someone I sincerely admire. His passion, heart, commitment and love for these troubled children and teens, as well as for the Lord shines through every day in the transformation of lives and the integrity of Promise Village. I’m so honored to support Promise Village and consider it a privilege to be connected to Dr. Tim and this great organization.
Judge Joan E. Young
(Chief Circuit Judge)
I am writing to enthusiastically endorse and support Promise Village: Home for Children. I placed a troubled youth with Promise Village. The child came from a broken home and was failing in school and getting in trouble with the law. During his stay at Promise Village, I witnessed the teen get back on track in school, gain a sense of self-esteem and have new purpose in life. He participated in school sports and began mentoring and encouraging younger children in the program. It is with great pleasure that I recommend and endorse Promise Village: Home for Children.
(NBC Affiliate (WDIV) TV Personality)
I think it’s a blessing to have Promise Village right here in our area. It’s a blessing to have Promise Village for kids who are at that very trying point in their life where they have to make or maybe have already made decisions to go one way or the other. To have the dedicated staff at Promise Village is awesome. It is a privilege to endorse Promise Village and the wonderful work they do.
(Voice of the Detroit Pistons and Michigan State Spartan Football)
Hello, I’m George Blaha and I would like to personally endorse the wonderful work that Promise Village: Home for Children does for abused, neglected, and troubled kids. Dr. Tim, and his staff, provide quality therapy and care for the children and families that they serve. The unique approach, including animal-assisted therapy, has a long lasting and positive impact on these children. Please consider getting involved with Promise Village with your time, your talents, or your treasures. There’s nothing more important we can do than invest in the life of a troubled child or teenager. Thank you for caring and for being a champion on behalf of these children.
L. Brooks Patterson
(Oakland County Executive)
Promise Village has earned recognition and respect because of its impressive record of success in treating children/teens from abuse/neglected environments and children/teens who suffer from emotional/behavioral difficulties. Creativity and innovation define the approach to treatment used at Promise Village. Animal- assisted therapy, equine therapy and a working farm are visionary treatment tools used by the staff to start the healing process and put hurting children back on the road to recovery. Promise Village is an extraordinary and unique experience, which I believe, sets the standard for reuniting families and repairing shattered dreams.”
(Associate Editor, Life Recovery Bible General Editor, Spiritual
Renewal Bible Author of numerous books)
What sets Promise Village apart is the level of comprehensive care, clinical treatment, and therapy provided; that, and the love. Their faith-based, strength-focused approach gives kids a hopeful setting for life-transformation. I’ve worked with many troubled teens over the years who could have benefitted greatly from a program like Promise Village. I wish there were Promise Village homes within reach of any child or youth who needs a fresh start and a place to heal from the hurts their world has inflicted.
Pastor Mike Wendland
(Innovations and Communications Pastor Woodside Bible Church)
Promise Village is a terrific organization that touches and saves lives. I mean it literally saves the lives of struggling kids and troubled teens who come from all types of backgrounds. You know, the funny thing is, when you meet these kids they shake your hand and they look you in the eye and introduce themselves with confidence. If you could have met those kids weeks or months before, they wouldn’t make eye contact due to their disconnection being rooted in anger, hurt and distrust. I look at these kids and I think of Jeremiah 29:11 where it says, “I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord,” kids never would have believed that months before. “Plans to give you hope and a future” and these kids have a bright future directly because of the work of Promise Village and the people who support this incredible asset to our community. Dr. Tim, Brandy, and his staff out there at Promise Village are just the real deal. I mean they really shine with the commitment that comes from living the life, living the Christian life and being in proximity with these young people whose lives they are so greatly influencing. They have an energy that is infectious. We are all called to make a difference in people’s lives and that is what they are doing. Promise Village is where it’s happening probably more visibly than most any other place you can find in Metropolitan Detroit. It truly makes a difference.
David G. Gorcyca
We at the Oakland County Prosecutor’s Office have consistently been pro-active in programs aimed at “at-risk” children and youths, and adhere to the notion that an investment in a child is truly an investment in the future. Promise Village provides a very unique setting for therapeutic treatment, opportunities for growth both physically and emotionally, as well as a safe and secure environment for abused, neglected, troubled or struggling children and teens. I whole-heartedly endorse the efforts of Promise Village and proudly support you in the work you do on behalf of at-risk children and youths.