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Human Services Mission, Vision, Values and Ethics Enhancing your quality of life through exceptional delivery of services and efficient use of public funds. Mission The Arapahoe County Department of Human Services builds strong communities by promoting the safety, independence, and stability of individuals and families. Vision Human Services will: Provide quality services in a timely manner Provide appropriate services to eligible citizens to meet basic needs while promoting self-sufficiency Ensure that children and adults live free from abuse and neglect Administer a system of checks and balances that ensures professional conduct and fiscal accountability throughout the department. Actively model positive leadership by partnering with other government and community agencies; plot new efforts; share experiences and expertise Provide services in a fiscally responsible manner Values Service First- to go above and beyond to meet our costumer's needs Excellent quality- to provide courteous, timely, and accurate service Responsive Government- to effectively respond to and serve individuals and families Visionary Thinking- to anticipate the needs and challenges of individuals and families and to plan our efforts accordingly Innovation- to welcome new ideas, take risks, and view change as a positive challenge Caring leadership-to inspire and motivate others Effective communication- to communicate with individuals and families in a cooperative and caring way Fiscal responsibility- to use public funds effectively and responsibly Integrity- to meet the highest standards for ethical and professional conduct Respect for others- to treat people as individuals, without prejudice and with courtesy and high professional regard Safety- to ensure a safe environment for individuals Teamwork- To partner with each other, government agencies and the community to meet our mission Ethics Human Services employees will: Treat all people with respect, acceptance and dignity Protect the privacy and confidentiality of individuals, families, and co-workers as required by law Protect the integrity, safety, and security of a client records as required by law Obey all local, State and Federal rules, and county policies and guidelines Discourage, prevent and report unlawful or unethical practices to management Not practice, condone or collaborate with any form of discrimination Draw on our knowledge, values and skills to serve all of our customers Not take unfair advantage of any professional relationship or exploit others to further personal, religious, political or business interests, nor those of family and friends. First in Colorado, First in Service
This is a County Human Services Department. We monitor child protection and youth cases from the community.