Anne Chamberlain, Board Member & Katina Williams, CEO
Values are central to the work that we do and the decisions that we make. We are committed to incorporating respect, excellence, accountability, partnerships, support and fun into our everyday interactions with staff, clients and community partners alike. We believe that these values will continue to promote a positive workplace and drive the organization forward as we work to achieve our mission and vision.
We embrace diversity and equality, treating everyone with dignity and fairness. We promote competence to respect and offer culturally informed practices. We believe in open, honest and proactive internal and external communications.
We challenge ourselves to the highest levels of learning and performance to achieve greatest impact. We ensure the integrity of data that informs program planning and efficacy of service delivery. We embrace change and remain flexible and open-minded regarding current and future opportunities. We aim to have clear employee expectations and encourage autonomous decision-making.
We partner with other organizations that complement our existing strengths and competencies. We partner with individuals and families in every stage of service planning, maximizing the development of a true, caring, reciprocal relationship that promotes independence and empowerment. We draw people together to solve problems whenever possible.
When interacting with others, we will remain compassionate and will encourage balance, health and well-being. Our operational foundation is based on teamwork and collaboration. Every employee is valued, and their engagement is crucial to the organization’s success.
We act honestly and ethically. Professional integrity is the cornerstone of our service delivery. We are good stewards of the resources entrusted to us. Transparency and fiscal responsibility are hallmarks of our daily operations.
We will not take ourselves too seriously and will incorporate fun and light heartedness in the workplace. We know we are stronger if we are connected through laughter.
To bring health and hope directly into the homes of Central Virginia's most vulnerable families.
OUR STATEMENT OF
EQUITY & INCLUSION
We believe in the fair treatment, access, opportunity and advancement of all people and work to create an environment in which any individual can feel welcomed, respected, supported and valued.