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Mission, Vision, Values

Mission

To strengthen our community by educating, supporting and empowering individuals and families.

Vision

TEAM envisions a thriving region, powered by strong communities delivering cost-effective, high-impact services meeting the needs of all individuals and families.

TEAM is an innovative partner and leading catalyst for change – a model agency in addressing community inadequacies and potentials.

TEAM is a national leader in not-for-profit management and program performance in the field of human services, early childhood, family support, and community engagement.

Our Values

Accountability

TEAM believes in operating fiscally responsible and compliant programs focused on results. We hold ourselves accountable for progress by linking it with workplace standards that are efficient, coordinated, effective, positive, and professional.

Advocacy

TEAM believes in leading improvements for those most in need – and to empower others to advocate for themselves. TEAM serves to highlight issues in order to change “what is” into a “what should be.”

Collaboration

TEAM believes that successful results are made possible by working together. Community partnerships among supporters and providers of services to those TEAM serves is the bedrock to our achievements. We are better together.

Empathy

TEAM believes that everyone needs to be heard, identified, and understood with the experience of feelings, thoughts, and attitudes. Support and compassion are a mainstay of TEAM’s work.

Empowerment

TEAM believes in focusing on individual & family strengths and providing the encouragement that creates an open space for comprehensive assessments, effective case planning, and purposeful intervention. We will empower individuals & families with the skills and opportunities to achieve maximum independence and life-long success.

Excellence

TEAM believes that a well-trained and well-educated organization is best able to serve others. We engage in continuous quality improvement.

Integrity

TEAM is committed to strong moral principles. We uphold Board, staff, volunteers, and partners to consistent moral and ethical standards.

Respect

TEAM values the dignity of all human beings and seeks to treat all with kindness and respect. We honor and foster a deep respect for cultural differences, diverse backgrounds, values, strengths, and needs.