Meet The Team

Abdirishid Aar

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Housing   Coordinator

From Somali descent, Abdirishid lives in the metro area. He has an Associate Degree from the Minneapolis Community and Technical College. Abdirishid works well with clients and brings a great deal of experience in social work and helping people reach their goals and better their lives.


Feisal Elmi

M.A Clinical Trainee

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Feisal Elmi earned his master's degree in counseling from Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota. Feisal Elmi has long experience in working with the community providing a variety of help and has extensive experience in social work. Mr.Elmi’s professional experience includes working with mental-health patients and counseling youth / teens, leading social skill groups in Minneapolis Public Schools and providing emergency services for families.


Mowliid Yusuf

Office Manager

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Mowliid has 15 years of experience working with mental health patients and therapy among children as well as adults. He brings a great variety of perspectives and professionalism to the team and works extraordinary when it comes to helping patients.


Hodan AJ

Clinical Trainee

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Hodan has a Master's degree in counseling from St. Mary's University. She has 4 years of experience in mental health services in capacity with House Of Opportunity. Hodan is very determined and works well with clients and helping them meet their expectations and goals.


Kay Johnson

Support Staff

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Kay earned a Bachelor's degree in sociology and speech communications from the University Of Minnesota-Morris and has a Master's in educational leadership and special education from Concordia University while completing the Master's course work in juvenile delinquency and youth development leadership from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. Kay has 14 years of experience in mental health services in capacity of Adult Rehabilitative Mental Health Services(ARMHS). She has also worked as a lead practitioner, PCA worker, special education assistant, and a dean of students.


Yasmin Ali

Behavioral Health Home(BHH) Manager

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Yasmin has lived in the United states for 10 years earning her Associate's degree as a Respiratory Therapist(RT) and has 8 years of experience in mental health services. Yasmin is a hard-worker and extraordinary communicator. Yasmin has a passion for serving people who are under-served and helps develop young girls by teaching them how to survive in their society.

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Hibo Osman

Mental Health Practitioner - Lead Coordinator

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Hibo currently resides in Minnapolis, MN and earned her Bachelor's degree in Human Services from Metropolitan University. Hibo has 2 years experience in mental health services and working with clients. She is our mental health practitioner-lead coordinator here at House Of Opportunity. Hibo is hardworking and very driven, she has a passion of working of helping those within her community to the best of her ability.

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