Julia started at Hopeful Beginnings as an intern during her Master’s program in 2018. Most recently, she was the coordinator for the Teen Parent Program throughout District 214, and the outreach coordinator where she helped build connections throughout our surrounding communities. Julia has always worked with children and families, and her passion is to work with birth mothers and grow families through adoption. Before coming to Hopeful Beginnings, she worked for Northwest Compass helping the homeless population with housing. Julia received her Bachelor of Science from Elmhurst College and her Master of Social Work from Aurora University.