Christine joined Project Hope in January 2011 after over two decades of experience in the Human Services field. Prior to joining Project Hope, Christine worked for the Massachusetts Department of Public Health with families placed in hotels, motels and scattered site shelters by the Department of Housing and Community Development as well as the Dimock Community Health Center in Roxbury, where she was the Mental Health Specialist in their Head Start and Early Head Start programs. There she provided play therapy services to children, technical assistance to classroom teachers, and training for staff and parents. Christine has extensive experience in working with children and families around issues of homelessness and has been a leader at Project Hope on several initiatives in partnership with agencies and city stakeholders.
As Deputy Director at Project Hope, Christine worked hand-in-hand with the executive director to chart Project Hope’s future growth and strategic planning. She has held increasing internal and external responsibilities, ranging from program management and development to administrative roles within the agency. Christine is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker with a Master's degree in Social Work from Boston University and a Bachelor's degree from the College of the Holy Cross.