“To create an inclusive culture where everyone, everyone is held in the highest respect, feels safe, is valued and as a result affirms others and works collaboratively toward personal goals and achieving our mission.”
It was Mother Teresa who said, "I never look at the masses as my responsibility. I look at the individual. I can only love one person at at time. I can only feed one person at a time. Just one, one, one." In that same vein we derive our slogan "We See the Individual in Everyone," and carry out our simple mission statement below:
Our mission is to create opportunities for independence and acceptance in our communities by supporting people in:
This simple mission was adopted from the "Framework for Accomplishment" developed by John O’Brien. This simple structure provides guidance for staff and simple measures of our success. It's easy to see jobs achieved, relationships built, skills developed. Achieving these goals is more complicated, but our mission remains very simple and straightforward.