• Person-centered – the individual will be at the core of all plans and services. 

 

  • Respect – individuals, families, providers and staff are treated with respect. 

 

  • Independence – the individual’s personal and economic independence will be promoted. 

 

  • Effective and efficient – individuals’ needs will be met in a timely and cost effective way.

 

  • Choice – individuals will have options for services and supports.

 

  • Contributing to the community – individuals are able to work, volunteer, and participate in local communities.

 

  • Self-determination – individuals will direct their own lives. 

 

  • Flexibility – individual needs will guide our actions.

 

  • Collaboration – individuals will benefit from our partnerships with families, communities, providers, and other federal, state and local organizations.

Values