Building on a tradition of excellence, FRIENDS AWARE offers social, occupational, and residential opportunities in a caring atmosphere to individuals with developmental disabilities.
To be an agency where ALL individuals are challenged to realize their full potential.
EMPOWERMENT—equipping people with the tools, skills, and opportunities needed to maximize their full potential.
LEADERSHIP—encouraging innovative thinking and responsibility for continued growth and development.
COMMUNITY—working with others to achieve the best possible outcomes for all involved and recognizing the contribution each person has to make.
RESPECT—valuing the unique and diverse qualities of each person and treating them with equality.
INTEGRITY—upholding the highest standards of conduct and accountability in our interactions with each other and the community; reflecting on performance and learning from that reflection; acting in an ethical and responsible manner.
COMMUNICATION—sharing information effectively and efficiently.