Program Team



Residential Advisor

Emi Michalak joined the Hope House staff in October 2020. Emi graduated from Colorado Christian University with a bachelor’s degree in health sciences. Throughout college, she accumulated a wide variety of experiences working in food service at a nursing home, patient transport at a medical center, teaching horseback riding and coaching high school soccer. As […]

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High School & GED Coordinator

Hillary joined the Hope House team in January 2021. She holds a Bachelor of Science in natural resource management and environmental systems science from the University of Wyoming. Before coming to Hope House, she was a math and science teacher for middle school and high school students in Sierra Leone, West Africa. Hillary believes in […]

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Residential Advisor

Kirsten Bohne joined the Hope House staff in October 2020. Prior to her role as a Residential Advisor at Hope House, Kirsten worked at Shiloh House, a residential facility for at-risk youth, as a Treatment Counselor. While there she was responsible for daily documentation, teaching social and life skills to clients and integrating goals identified […]

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Admissions & Activities Coordinator

Lauren Stevig joined the Hope House staff in November 2020. As the Admissions & Activities Coordinator, Lauren helps teen moms through the orientation process and plans events throughout the year to help teen moms enjoy community at Hope House. Having previously worked as a counselor at a mental health center for at-risk youth and adult […]

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Family Advocate

Kayla Figueroa joined the Hope House staff in August 2020. Kayla holds a Bachelor of Arts from Metropolitan State University in criminal justice. She has 10 years’ experience with at-risk children and teens. Kayla has worked in various settings including mental health, residential, child placement services and sex trafficking. In her most recent role, she […]

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