We value and promote the female perspective by respecting its distinct needs, creating safe and gender responsive environments, and celebrating the female experience.
We look to identify strengths in our girls, their families, our staff and supporters. Using these strengths as our foundation, we build strong, confident, productive community participants.
We believe that all actions and decisions must be guided by the highest ethical principles, respecting the uniqueness of all involved and honoring the differences.
We believe that everyone is capable of remarkable growth, and only by encouraging change can individuals, organizations and society reach their full potential.
We understand that patience can be as powerful as immediate action, and each has its place. We value the discernment required for their effective use.
We think courage is essential in making a difference, enabling us to speak for those who cannot, take risks to do what is right, deliver just and fair consequences and be accountable for our actions.
We strive for excellence in all we accomplish by holding true to our mission while consistently meeting high standards of performance, reflecting critically upon our accomplishments, seeking innovative solutions, and believing all things are possible.
We believe in developing effective partnerships and long-term relationships, by listening to our staff, our girls, and their families and our communities, incorporating their input and involving them in our decision-making.
We place our faith in the long-term growth and development of our girls, staff, agency and communities, believing it is the best strategy for creating results that have lasting impact.