Statement of Corporate Values & Philosophy

Our focus at Independence, Inc. is to place the interest of the consumers first and provide them with valued quality services. To achieve these objectives, we acknowledge:

Our employees as our most valuable asset, and
Our responsibility to prudently utilize the public resources with which we are entrusted.

Picture of Independence staff at the July 4th 2015 picnic.

Our philosophy becomes a way of life as we:

  • Treat our consumers with dignity and respect, encourage independence and safeguard their safety and health.
  • Provide quality services defined as person centered, consistent and cost effective.
  • Seek out staff possessing qualities of commitment, enthusiasm, motivation and creativity.
  • Develop and foster a climate of support to staff through open communication, learning and teamwork, in an environment of respect, honesty and accountability.
  • Provide an opportunity for staff inclusion in decision making, contributing to the agency’s success.
  • Encourage good citizenship, through involvement in the communities in which we work and live.
  • To the extent that we act according to these values, we will be able to enrich the lives of others as well as our own.