We are happy to share with you the values that inform and inspire the work we do every day. Creation of these statements was a collaborative process that involved board members, staff, and stakeholders. We hope the following statements help you understand the deep commitment we have to serve clients, staff, stakeholders, and supporters every day.
Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging
We are dedicated to creating an inclusive, accessible, and accepting environment that embraces diverse perspectives and backgrounds. It is our responsibility to work toward systemic justice and provide care individualized to client needs.
We strive to be genuine, grounded, and true to our values in order to be both trusting and trustworthy. We are invested in learning and we approach each encounter with humility and sincerity.
Our services are driven by the strengths and needs of our community. Through collaboration with clients and community members we ensure our services are financially, logistically, linguistically, and culturally accessible.
We are accountable, ethical, fiscally responsible, transparent, and dedicated to aligning our decisions with our organizational values.
We believe that healing and growth happen in the context of empathic, client-centered, intentional relationships. We bear witness to our clients’ journeys with curiosity and kindness to promote transformational change.
We look beyond what is and imagine what could be. We stay on the leading edge of care by encouraging our clients and staff to explore their passions and strengths with a creative and playful spirit.
We believe that staff wellness and work sustainability are key to providing excellent mental health care. We understand the importance of organizational supports for secondary traumatic stress and are committed to a family-first work philosophy for staff.