Solace For Hope™ is a non-profit 501(c)(3)

Solace For Hope Baseball Caps Are Now In!

Low profile with an adjustable strap in the back. Designed for ponytails. Limited quantities in black and pink. Cotton, poly blend.

Suggested Donation: $ 30.00 each. Shipping extra. All donations are tax deductible.

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Solace For Hope Hosts 2021
2nd Annual Ornament-A-Thon

       Solace For Hope held its 2nd Annual Ornament-A-Thon on December 5th at the Solace Meditation Garden and surrounding area in Old Town Tustin.

      In remembrance of those who we have lost, special handmade see-thru Ornaments made by families to hang on the ten-foot-tall Solace Christmas tree in the garden.

      The Ornaments along with hand painting remembrance rocks surrounding the tree was a beautiful site for all that attended this great event.

       The Mayor of Tustin, Letitia Clark was the Solace For Hope guest of honor officially lighting the Solace tree during the evening.

       Attendees enjoyed food and beverages while enjoying the evening listening to jazz musician the fantastic Dean Grech.

       A silent auction highlighted the fundraising evening that included everything from gift baskets from local merchants to a Gibson electric guitar.

       Special thanks to everyone that volunteered to put on this magnificent event during, after, and before our 2 nd Annual Ornament-A-Thon event.

       The 3 rd Annual Ornament-A-Thon will be held on December 4th, 2022.

Solace For Hope South OC - Reopens in November 2021!

Announcing the return of Solace For Hope In-Person Meetings in South Orange County!

Solace For Hope is excited to return to In-Person meetings after a long, 18-month temporary shut down due to COVID-19, the City of Mission Viejo has reinstated access to our long-standing venue.

Norman Murray Community Center
24932 Veterans Way
Mission Viejo, California

Save the dates:

Wednesday, January 26th, 2022: Canceled due to COVID concerns

Wednesday, February 9th, 2022: 7 pm – 9 pm

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2022: 7 pm – 9 pm

Wednesday, March 9th, 2022: 7 pm – 9 pm

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2022: 7 pm – 9 pm

Wednesday, April 13th, 2022: 7 pm – 9 pm

Wednesday, April 27th, 2022: 7 pm – 9 pm



Our mission at Solace For Hope is to offer safe and compassionate meeting places for family members and friends who have been impacted by Substance Use Disorder and loss.

At Solace For Hope, we openly talk about Substance Use Disorders, mental illness, incarceration, loss, and healing. We create a safe space to give families an opportunity to voice their grief, struggles, fears, tears, and triumphs. Solace is a place where we build a sense of fellowship and community, so that we don’t feel isolated or alone in our journey, and can improve our coping skills with compassion and understanding.

Making A Difference

Solace For Hope is dedicated to offering comfort, support, and resources to those who have lost a family member or are trying to save a family member from the devastating effects of opioid dependence and other substance use disorders.

Solace educates the public by hosting meetings for impacted families while also offering certified life-saving techniques that can save a loved one during an opioid overdose episode.

In Remembrance

Losing even one musician to overdose is too many.
It Must Stop.

Gibson Gives partners with SOLACE for Hope to launch TEMPO

Training and Empowering Musicians to Prevent Overdose, TEMPO saves musicians lives after elevated opioid overdose risk due to COVID-19 pandemic

Losing even one musician to overdose is too many.
It Must Stop.

About Us

Our Team

Our team of volunteers, headed by Maggie Fleitman, is dedicated to aiding those affected by Substance Abuse, for family members, friends, or those in recovery. Members on the Executive Board of Solace for Hope have lost a loved one due to Substance Abuse in most cases.

Our History

Solace For Hope™ was started in 2012 under its original name “Solace” when founder Maggie Fleitman sought out help to cope with the loss of her oldest son Mitch at the age of 22 due to an overdose. Since then thousands of family members, and those in recovery or seeking support have attended a Solace meeting or event. Since 2019 our cause was officially made a 501(3)(c) charity and its name was changed to Solace For Hope™ to better describe its meaning and function as an ongoing support group.

Our Goals

Solace For Hope™ goals is to provide comfort and support, understanding and help to those who have lost a loved one, are supporting a loved one in their battle against addiction and those who are in recovery programs nationwide. Solace For Hope™ seeks to offer meetings and interaction via online and in person to anyone in need in a non-judgmental setting. Solace For Hope™ intends to raise funds to open Solace Detox centers and support nationwide.

You Are Not Alone...

Supporting families who have been impacted by Substance Use Disorders and need a safe, non-judgmental place to share and be met with love and compassion. Whether you are grieving the loss of a loved one, concerned about a loved one’s struggle, or are in recovery, all are welcome!


Donations of any size are greatly appreciated to Solace For Hope. Solace For Hope is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Supported by OC Alcohol & Drug Advisory Board.



Solace For Hope™, an Orange County 501 (3) (c) charity invites you to join us at one of our fundraising events. Attending one of our fundraising events is a great way to get involved and help us further increase the awareness of our cause and to let families know there is a support group for them. 

To learn more about what events we have planned, check out our upcoming events page by clicking the button below. We look forward to seeing you!

Meetings Information