North Central Iowa

A Church-Based Approach to Ending Family Homelessness

Our Local Staff

Introducing Director, Janella  Kolthoff

Please welcome the new director for Bridge of Hope North Central Iowa,  Janella Kolthoff.  She fills the role of social worker in the three way partnership that makes the Bridge of Hope model unique.  She began her duties with our affiliate in the spring of 2015, working directly with the participants in our program, training mentoring groups and networking with area agencies.  Janella holds her BA degree from Buena Vista University in Human Services with a minor in Education and Training.  She works full time as a Youth Services Worker at the State of Iowa Training School for boys in Eldora, IA.  She has many years of experience working with and advocating for families.  We welcome her and are excited about the experience and skills she brings to our Bridge of Hope North Iowa affiliate. Welcome, Janella!


Janella’s office with Bridge of Hope North Central Iowa is located at:

420 1st Ave NE

Hampton, IA 50441

Phone: 641-456-3688


Please stop by the office during her office hours to find out more about ways you can partner with us to meet the needs of single mothers and their families here in North Iowa.