We recognize that the people we support are best served within their communities.
We best support people by creating a comfortable and compassionate environment, while maintaining excellence in caring support and professionalism.
Avenues values relationships and we are dedicated to them.
The best relationships with the individuals we support are built on a foundation of dignity, respect, and caring, that promotes individual health, happiness and life satisfaction.
Healthy supportive relationships are built on a foundation of positive regard, honesty and integrity. This results in high job satisfaction and professionalism.
Avenues values the interdependence of team work, and the individuals we support are best served when we work as a team. The whole is greater than the mere sum of its parts.
We recognize the richness of diversity, and we benefit from individual’s viewpoints, experience, knowledge and skills.
We recognize team growth occurs from both challenges and successes. This results in self-reliant and independent staff.
We value responsibility. Our mission is best achieved through shared and personal responsibility.
We believe individuals and teams must honor commitments, act with integrity, strive towards excellence, follow through with responsibilities, work on growth areas, and recognize accomplishments.
We advocate on behalf of the individuals we support. This involves taking risks, resolving issues, speaking up when necessary, and speaking for those who cannot fully express themselves.