"Hope" is the twelfth episode of the second series and the twenty-sixth episode overall of The Dumping Ground. It premiered on the 21 March 2014.
Johnny and Tee get a letter from there mother and learn she is living in the U.K. and she would like to see them. Johnny is skeptical, but Tee wants to trust her mother, even if it is going behind her brother's back. Elsewhere, Carmen gets a new roommate and learns that she is someone they met on the streets.
- Connor Byrne as Mike Milligan
- Christopher John Slater as Frank Matthews
- Joe Maw as Johnny Taylor
- Amy–Leigh Hickman as Carmen Howle
- Mia McKenna–Bruce as Tee Taylor
- Daniel Pearson as Rick Barber
- Leanne Dunstan as Faith Davis
- Reece Buttery as Mo Michaels
- Stacy Liu as May-Li Wang
- Kasey McKellar as Bailey Wharton
- Akuc Bol as Kazima Tako
- This is the first appearance of Hope.