The Future of One Hope United

Learn about what's ahead for One Hope United and hear a keynote from Illinois Deputy Governor Sol A. Flores.

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Campus Named for Ermit L. Finch

One home, Lake Villa campus now bears Board member's name.

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One of Their Own

Serving and supporting transgender youth in our residential programs.

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Building Bridges

Read about our impact in the 2018 Annual Report.

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10 One Hope United Early Education Centers Now NAEYC Accredited

One Hope United now has 10 early education centers that have received accreditation by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).

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Your New Career Starts Here!

Ready to join a dynamic team of compassionate professionals working in early learning and child development, community-based family support services, and adoption and foster care? Browse our job listings today!

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Discover Quality Child Care

Find out why our centers are among the country's best.

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One Hope United began as a home for children over 120 years ago and has been investing in children and families ever since. Our team of nearly 800 talented professionals provides early education, counseling, foster care, and other support services to over 10,000 children and families each year in Illinois, Florida, Wisconsin, and Missouri.

Our Impact

Client Impact

  • 2,276
    Children Served in Our Child Development Centers
  • 285
    Families Served in Our Home Visiting Programs
  • 89%
    of Families Remained Intact During the Service Period in Intact Family Services Programs
  • 97%
    of discharged youth remained in a home-like setting in Comprehensive Community Based Youth Services (CCBYS)
  • 308
    Children Returned Home from Foster Care
  • 138
    Children Adopted from Foster Care
  • 100%
    of youth from Residential Care who had a positive discharge remained in their next placement for at least 90 days

Economic Impact

  • $1.9–6.1 MILLION
    Potential return on investment from One Hope United’s Home Visiting programs last year
  • $4–11 MILLION
    Potential savings from One Hope United’s CCBYS Program last year, compared to placing youth in foster care or the juvenile justice system for one year
  • $53–120 MILLION
    Potential return on investment from early education provided by One Hope United to low-income families last year
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