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  • Enterprise for Progress in the Community (EPIC) Enterprise for Progress in the Community (EPIC)

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Mission Statement

Working Hand in Hand with Children, Youth & Families EPIC provides services to stregthen communities.

We Believe In...

  • The dignity and worth of the individual, and respect the diversity of cultures.
  • Provision of quality services for the whole person the value of families.
  • The involvement of families in decisions, which affect their members.
  • Promoting the individual growth and development of staff.
  • Collaboration and cooperation within the community.
  • Provide quality services to meet changing community needs.

Description

Enterprise for Progress in the Community (EPIC) is a private, non-profit agency based in Yakima, WA., founded by community volunteers.

EPIC is here:

  • when parents are in crisis and a child is at risk of neglect...(Crisis Nursery)
  • when a child has suffered abuse...(Therapeutic Child Care)
  • when families can't afford health care, dental, vision, developmental screening and/or preschool services...(Head Start)
  • when a runaway teen is picked up by police on the streets with no where to go...(Secured Crisis Residential Centers)
  • when families need help resolving crisis to stay together...(Youth and Family Support Center)
  • when parents need a job and a boost to improve their self-worth and productivity...(38% of our employees were once Head Start parents)
  • when bringing partners and their services to one location helps at-risk youth and other under served members of society...(EPIC Place)

EPIC is one of the top 20 largest private employers in Yakima County. We provide services in 7 counties throughout Central Washington and gnerate $18 million annually from federal, state and private sources.

Website

http://www.epicnet.org

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