CARF International 

The residential programs of Hope are accredited by CARF International (formerly the Council on the Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities).  Hope is licensed by the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services.


The educational programs of Hope are accredited by Cognia (formerly AdvancED amd Measured Progress).  Hope’s educational programming is also regulated by the Illinois State Board of Education.


Hope is also accredited by NASET, The National Association of Special Education Teachers.


Hope is a 501c3 nonprofit organization which depends on the compassion and generosity of donors like you to provide the best possible care for children with developmental disabilities, including autism, that we serve.  A copy of our latest IRS form 990 can be obtained through Guidestar by clicking here.