Super Shredder Day 2021 On Saturday, July 24, Barbara Olson Center of Hope joined State Representative, Maurice West and Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful for Super Shredder Day at the KNIB Rockford Recycle Center, 4665 Hydraulic Road. READ MORE Meet Linda Ditsworth Linda Ditsworth, production/direct support professional (DSP) lead,
Center of Hope introduces animals to the programming The idea for introducing animals at the Center of Hope began when Jenny Kiser, QIDP, Tammy Chandler, human resources generalist, and several other staff expressed their passion for animals. The program started with Barbara the goldfish, which some of our participants enjoy seeing
Center of Hope to be a vaccination site The Center of Hope will be providing vaccinations on site Wednesday, June 2, for our participants, caregivers and staff. This will allow the opportunity for families to get vaccinated at a place that is easily accessible for them. This has been an area of
Center of Hope receives grant for an interactive display system. Barbara Olson Center of Hope is proud to announce it has received a grant from Oliver-Hoffmann Foundation to purchase an interactive display system.in order to engage our participants and offer alternative ways for them to enhance the quality of their lives.
Center of Hope offers two programs to assist families The Center of Hope offers two new programs to assist home-based families. Personal Support Worker (PSW) offers a staff member to come into your home to provide active treatment and companionship for your participant. This is includes taking the participant out into the
Welcome back! The past four and a half months have felt like a year, until August 3. We finally have participants back in the building! As of August 3, the Department of Human Services (DHS) allowed Community Day Service (CDS) agencies to participate in a “soft opening.”
Our Hearts are Full Even during these very trying and unknown times, for many reasons – one thing we do know is that the Center is very fortunate! This past month your support has been more than we could have ever imagined. During the #GivingTuesdayNow campaign, that