Our mission is to support children, youth, and families in need to develop and grow within a nurturing environment by providing effective, high quality health, education, housing, and other community services.
Family: We value strong, loving families as the most basic unit to nurture the human spirit.
Community: We value communities that provide sustainable networks for health, education and affordable quality housing, as well as economic development in support of families and individuals.
Education: We value education as essential to breaking the cycle of poverty and to nurture individuals who will contribute to a healthy, sustainable community.
Respect & Dignity: We value each person as a child of God, and afford him/her the respect and dignity this status demands.
Cultural Competency: We value the diversity of God’s kingdom and the diverse cultures of the people we serve; for these reasons we treat each person with understanding and respect.
Language: We value the first languages of all the families we serve and actively support first and other language development through program curricula, communications, and staff development.
- Fulfilled Employees: Employees are fulfilled, and therefore are more creative, use their talents at work, get on well with colleagues, and are pleasant to clients, thereby enhancing the organization in significant ways.
- High Standards: Programs are of high quality, meet national standards, and obtain national accreditation when possible.
- Advocacy: Advocacy is an element of all programs and the organization.
- Attractive Facilities: Facilities and equipment are modern and well maintained.