“Synergy — the bonus that is achieved when things work together harmoniously.” – Mark Twain
Children’s Home + Aid is a leading child and family service agency that protects, educates and counsels more than 40,000 Illinois children, youth and families to overcome poverty, abuse and neglect through more than 70 programs, from foster care to youth services. Children’s Home + Aid is located throughout Illinois and has been in existence for over 130 years. It is headquartered in Chicago with 4 regions covering the state.
Through the deliberate use of Predictive Index® for team building and planning on both the leadership and the functional teams throughout the entire organization, Children’s Home + Aid was able to unite its staff in mission and enable the organization to reach consensus and grow strategically. This in result has created a more financially sustainable organization that is growing in order to meet the needs of its clients and serve the community. Since the team alignment and development work with Oliver Group, Children’s Home + Aid has grown 40%, in both employee headcount and revenue.