Values

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  • We are Christians. 
  • We want to help. Our motivation for serving is simply a response to the grace and mercy that has been shown to us through the gospel. "And walk in love, as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us, a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God." ~ Ephesians 5:2
  • We do not discriminate. We serve all people regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, gender or sexual orientation. 
  • We believe all human beings are made in the image of God and worthy of respect: "So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them." ~ Genesis 1:27.
  • We believe serious mental illness is a disease, not a definition. Every person has value and purpose.
  • We advocate. As Christ followers we are called to speak up on behalf of the destitute. "Open your mouth for the mute, for the rights of all who are destitute." ~ Proverbs 31:8
  • We don't believe in quick fixes. Some individuals will require ongoing support and long-term housing.
  • We are committed to going the distance in seeking solutions, "Give justice to the weak and fatherless; maintain the right of the afflicted and the destitute." ~ Psalm 82:3
  • We are not a substitute for medical treatment.
  • We respect and value assisting people in their own medical decisions.
  • We want to help get the right treatment to the right individual. The compassionate use of Assisted Outpatient Treatment is an import tool for a small percentage of individuals who have significant mental illness with Anosognosia. We support families through this difficult process.