Pastor Mary Croto
House of Protection, Inc. (formerly known as House of Hope, South Florida) is a Christian, non-denominational, not-for-profit 501(C) 3 organization, reaching youth ages 5 to 18. We are a refuge of hope for children, teens and their families, providing Pastoral Counseling, Community Workshops and a future Residential Program. We serve families in the Tri-County area of Broward, Palm Beach, and Miami-Dade. Our office is located at 600 SW 3rd Street Suite 5100L Pompano Beach, FL 33060
LOCATION: House of Protection, Inc.
START DATE: February 23rd, 2018
Board Ministry Relations
Mary Croto was born in Bogota, Columbia, where she earned a Bachelor’s in Education with a specialty in Family Counselling. She served at the YMCA in Columbia as Branch Manager for 11 years serving over 800 families and as a Board of Director for 5 years. She worked as a Social Worker for the El Tiempo, the Biggest Newspaper in Columbia with over 1,800 employees. Pastor Croto migrated to America in 1991, and served as Child Care Director of the YMCA in Miami and Broward for 5 years. She and her husband are founders of From the Inside Out Recovery Ministry, Inc., an outreach to families who struggle with addiction. Together they volunteered with Broward Addiction Recovery Center (BARC) for 8 years, working with men and women who abuse drugs and alcohol. Pastor Mary is a licensed realtor and a proud mother of two sons. Her experience and wisdom has been a benefit to House of Protection, Inc. (HOP), she currently serves as our Community Liaison, building relationships with HOP and Local Churches.