Values Statement:

  • Integrity and Ethics - Operating at the very highest levels of medical, administrative, operational, legal and ethical conduct while nurturing a culture of purposeful governance to oversee this conduct;

  • Financial Responsibility - Being an excellent steward of community resources by maximizing the percentage of annual revenues spent on programs while minimizing expenses spent on administrative costs;

  • Honesty and Transparency - Having all activities conducted in an honest and open manner, including full cooperation with any nonprofit 'watch dog ' agencies;

  • Quality - Having all programs, services, resources, operational processes and human resources strive for the highest standards of excellence;

  • Results-Oriented - Producing the best positive results as determined by program evaluations for those we serve and for those who donate funds;

  • Sustainability and Comprehensiveness - Developing all organizational programming using long-term strategic planning together with long-term maintenance, while taking into account environmental, economic and social dimensions to ensure that program benefits are maximized;

  • Impartiality - Making no discrimination as to nationality, race, age, gender, religious beliefs, class or political opinions;

  • Voluntary Service and Independence - Ensuring that all members of the Board of Directors, organization staff and volunteers maintain the Mission of the nonprofit organization by avoiding conflicts of interest, external influences or personal issues.