Mission, Vision & Values
MISSION, VISION & VALUES
The Connecticut Council of Family Services Agencies is the premier network that strengthens individuals, families, and the communities in which they live through coordinated service delivery, advocacy, leadership, collaboration, information and support services.
Vision for Our Work Together
To increase availability and access to high quality services for Connecticut’s children, families and communities and to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of human service delivery.
Vision for Our Network
● Leadership: Our network will take an active leadership role in influencing the contracting and delivery of human services in Connecticut. We will be viewed as the “go-to” statewide service delivery network for state agencies.
● Member Supports: Our network builds its partner-agencies’ capacity for collaboration and service delivery excellence and creates forums for peer-to-peer networking and knowledge sharing and will expand its footprint related to services and geography.
● Innovation: Our partners, by working and learning together, will design new, innovative approaches to move Connecticut’s children, adults, and families toward self-reliance and resilience.
● Governance: Our governance and membership model evolve to best support the delivery of statewide human services and support our members.
● Results: Through the use of robust data collection and evaluation approaches, our network will actively track its activities and outcomes for those it serves and will utilize data to support continuous quality improvement.
Values to Guide Our Efforts
● Respect: We value the unique talents, perspectives, and contributions of our members and those we serve.
● Innovation: We believe new ideas and approaches to further our vision can surface from our members’ experiences, strengths, and perspectives.
● Integrity: We are transparent, honest, ethical and genuine in our interactions with each other and with our stakeholders.
● Responsiveness: We listen to those we serve and adjust our approaches in customized ways. We listen and aim to be nimble and respond to the needs of our stakeholders.
● Excellence: As a network of providers, we focus on providing high quality services and hold each other accountable to that standard.