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HOPEhouse Admissions

HOPEhouse at Cotting School is a transitional, educational boarding program for young men and women ages 17-22 who can benefit from independent living, academic learning, and social and vocational experiences.  HOPEhouse is a private special education boarding school program approved by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.  Families, public school districts and others are welcome to call or email the Director of Admissions, Elizabeth Russell, at for program information or to schedule a tour.  A school district or private individual can make a referral to HOPEhouse at Cotting School, although referral packets including all reports, IEP’s, and evaluations are only accepted directly from the school districts.

Director of Admissions

Elizabeth Russellext. 114