Wage Increase

Press Release: Hope House Raises Minimum Wage to $15 per Hour for All Employees

Beginning May 2019, all employees will earn a minimum of $15.00 per hour. As outlined in our three-year strategic plan, “we are committed to establish and implement a livable wage and employee benefit strategy which strengthens Hope House to be an employer of choice in the HIV and disability sector,” says Tom DeGree, Board Chair.

In addition to a livable wage of $15.00, all full-time employees will continue to be offered a comprehensive benefits package, including:

  • Medical, dental, prescription drug and vision coverage.
  • Company-paid life insurance.
  • A generous PTO policy for both full-time and part-time employees.
  • Employees also have the opportunity to purchase long and short-term disability, a FSA plan, accident insurance and whole or term life insurance.

In addition to our comprehensive wage and benefit package, Hope House is committed to providing ongoing capacity building for all employees to ensure that staff have the critical knowledge and skills to serve people living and aging with HIV.

About Hope House of St. Croix Valley: Hope House of St. Croix Valley is a 245D adult foster care home with a committed staff of 12. Located in Stillwater, Minnesota, our mission is to provide a non-judgmental home with compassionate care, respecting the dignity of people living with HIV since 1991. Hope House welcomed its first client on December 3, 1993. Since that chilly day in late 1993, Hope House has served 86 individuals from all walks of life.

451 North Everett Street
Stillwater, MN 55082
Main: 651-351-0907
Fax: 651-351-9510

Hope House of St. Croix Valley
451 Everett Street North
Stillwater, MN 55082
P: (651) 351-0907 | F: (651) 351-9510

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Hope House of St. Croix Valley provides people experiencing life-changing health challenges access to compassionate care that respects their dignity and choices.

Hope House of St. Croix Valley envisions a future where all people have access to programs and services to live their best life.

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