Director of Behavioral Health
Jessica Boland

Jessica Boland has been instrumental in overseeing the growth of Esperanza’s integrated behavioral health program. She has a special interest in helping survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault and has expertise working with women and their families facing challenges related to pregnancy and childbirth. Jessica is excited to lead Esperanza's behavioral health team forward and provide expanded behavioral health care to the residents of Chicago's southwest side. In her spare time, Jessica enjoys skiing, good food, music, and fitness - having completed the 2015 Bank of America Chicago Marathon for Team Esperanza.

Education: Master of Social Work, Loyola University
; Primary Care Behavioral Health Certificate, University of Massachusetts Medical School