January 8, 2021
HOPE Herald
Updates and Acknowledgements
To our wonderful HOPE Group families,

We want to take this opportunity to say Happy New Year to all of you and welcome 2021 with a strong commitment and new enthusiasm. Since you all are an essential part HOPE Group community, we would like to thank you all for your support in obtaining our common goals. This year is proving to bring many changes, but also a renewed sense of hope that we wish for you and your family. Please accept our best wishes for the New Year 2021 and we will look forward to continued client progress and joy in our community.

Warm wishes to you and your loved ones on New Year! May you all be blessed!!!

Sincere regards,

HOPE Group Team
Message from our DDD Coordinator

If you have questions regarding leftover hours from a previous authorization, please reach out to your DDD Support Coordinator through the Division, they will be able to assist you with that. All other authorization questions may be sent to Tiffanee Tomlinson at tiffanee@hopegroupaz.com or at 480-610-6981 Ext. 1115. Also, if you have hours that are not being used, please reach out so we can get the client on the match list.
Name: Faith Leonard
Birthday: February 24th
Work Title:  
Community Outreach Coordinator
Favorite Food: Tacos
Favorite Movie: Goonies
Hobby you love to do:  Traveling
Dream Vacation:  Bora Bora
Famous person you would love to meet:  Mother Teresa
One goal you are working on:  Being present and finding balance in life
Our HOPE Group Team

Lori Cairns, Owner Extension 1124
Shelby Cairns, Manager of State Services Extension 1114
Kristine Bennett, HR Coordinator Extension 1111
Tiffanee Tomlinson, DDD Coordinator Extension 1115
Faith Leonard, Community Outreach Coordinator Extension 1123
Melissa Van Hook, Vocational Rehabilitation Coordinator Extension 1131
Allison Kolanko, Coaching Supervisor and Program Coordinator akolanko@hopegroupaz.com
Fiona Falbo, Employment and Marketing Specialist
Yeou-Luen Ni, Office Clerk
HOPE Group is hiring Direct Service Providers and HOPE Coaches! If you know of someone that could be a good fit, have them visit: https://hopegroupaz.com/jobs/apply-now/ to apply.
Vtrack Support: If you needing help with your Parent Portal or wanting one in order to sign your timesheets with limited contact with your child's provider, you can reach them at support@vtrackbilling.com or by calling 833-887-2251 (833-VTRACK1)

There may be a high volume of calls right now, due to E.V.V. implementation, so we know they appreciate your patience and understanding.
Along with continuing to offer Habilitation & Respite Services, HOPE Group is now offering Vocational Rehabilitation Services. VR Services provides much needed support for teens and adults with Autism and other related disorders through job search, placement, retention and daily living skills that aid in cultivating independence for our clients.

If you are interested in learning more about these services or have any questions, please contact our VR Coordinator, Melissa Van Hook, at mvanhook@hopegroupaz.com.
Our community spotlight goes to Joanna at The Puzzle Piece Salon!

Jojo, as she is affectionately called by many is a hair stylist that provides services to children with Autism and other disabilities. It is her goal to provide a patient & place for kiddos that have sensory needs or need a little more freedom for breaks within their hair appointment. Please visit her website at https://thepuzzlepiece20.wixsite.com/mysite to learn more about her business & mission or schedule an appointment!

The Puzzle Piece Salon
5905 W Chandler Blvd, Chandler, AZ, 85226
Check out these adaptive clothing lines at both Kohl’s & Target...from sensory friendly to abdominal access for ports and pumps...we love this!

To learn about Kohl's adaptive line and shop around, visit: https://www.kohls.com/catalog/adaptive.jsp...
To shop Target’s inclusive line, visit: www.target.com and search kids adaptive clothing.

HOPE Group | Phone: 480.610.6981 | Fax: 480.898.7419 | Website: http://hopegroupaz.com/