About Us

About Us

Our Mission

One Hope United increases opportunities for children and families by providing quality solutions that enhance lives, communities and futures.

Our Vision

For Every Child and Family, Life Without Limits.

About Us

One Hope United is a private human service organization that has been investing in children and families for over 120 years, offering a diverse array of early childhood education, prevention, intervention and community-based programs. Our team of more than 700 talented professionals serves nearly 10,000 children and families each year in Illinois, Wisconsin, Missouri, and Florida.

Our Lines of Service

 

 

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EARLY LEARNING AND CHILD DEVELOPMENT

Educating, nourishing, and empowering young children and families at our 12 Child Development Centers. All eligible centers carry the prestigious National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) accreditation.

“All three of my children went here and I cannot say enough about the attention they received while in One Hope United’s care. When I take the kids back the staff still remember their names and are so thoughtful in their attention to the little things that make kids special.” -Parent, Des Plaines Child Development Center

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PLACEMENT AND RESIDENTIAL CARE

Creating loving families through recruitment and training of foster parents, placing children in the public welfare system in safe, nurturing homes, and operating therapeutic residential facilities and independent living programs.

“One Hope United is a really good place for kids who need help. I appreciate all the staff who have helped me and kept me safe when I was upset. I love One Hope.” -12-year-old Resident, Wilson Home, Centralia, IL

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COMMUNITY BASED FAMILY SERVICES

Providing case management and therapeutic interventions to youth and families at risk of abuse, neglect, and serious behavior problems through counseling, family preservation, prevention programs, and youth services.

“Your kindness is much appreciated and I cannot wait until the day that I can reach out and make someone else’s holiday brighter.” -Thank you note from a mom who had received presents from OHU for her two children

Leadership

 

Board of Directors

Theresa Dear, Chair
Dan Horsley, Vice Chair
Mark Furlong, Treasurer
Cristina Alfaro
Anthony Austin
Ermit Finch
Christopher Hoffman
Cindy Lusignan
Scott Moeller
Kim Montgomery
Michael Neuberger
Sandra Osteen
Brett Renton
Emily R. Selbe
Kate Shaffer
Toni Sandor Smith
RJ Young
Scott Humphrey, President & CEO
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Executive Leadership Team

Scott Humphrey, President and CEO
Margaret Vimont, Chief Operating Officer
Jason Friedman, Chief Development and Growth Officer
Todd Schultz, Chief Financial Officer
Cristina Villazan, Chief Human Resources Officer
Eva Horner, Executive Director, Florida
Beth Lakier, Executive Vice President of Early Learning/Child Development
Chris Nordloh, Project Director, Pay-For-Success/Conscience Community Network
Anthony Ruth, Senior Vice President of Marketing & Communications
Timothy Snowden, Executive Director, Community Based Family Services
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Ambassador Boards

Chicago Ambassador Board
Centralia Ambassador Board
Lake County Ambassador Board
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