Meet the MIECHV Team

At the Illinois Department of Human Services

401 S Clinton Street
Chicago, IL 60607

Lesley Schwartz,


Project Director


Michelle Zajac Esquivel, MPH

Assistant Project Director


Joanna Su, MSW

Manager of Strategic Planning



This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under Grant Number X10MC33578 and Grant Number X10MC39684 in the total award amounts of $8,744,850 and $8,345,310, respectively, for the Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program, and 0% financed with nongovernmental sources. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the United States Government.