Our Mission, Vision and Values

Mission

Building relationships that nurture the development of every child and family

Vision

As a result of the mission and work of St. David's Center:

  • Young children of all abilities will be well prepared for learning and life through access to developmentally-informed, emotionally-responsive early childhood education.
  • Children with developmental needs will have improved outcomes as a result of early intervention and treatment.
  • Children, adolescents and adults with enduring special needs will thrive in their homes and communities through access to developmentally-informed support services.
  • Together with families, community partners and other stakeholders, St. David's Center will build communities that support healthy relationships and development.

Values

To best accomplish our mission, we are guided by the following core beliefs:

Individuality

All development unfolds along individual pathways

Relationships

Nurturing relationships are fundamental for healthy development

Partnerships

Evolving partnerships are essential to meet the changing needs of families

Integration

Developmental success is enhanced through a thoughtfully integrated approach to services

Inclusion

Inclusive environments, embracing individual differences, promote optimal development of all people

Community

Investing our resources in human development will lead to a stronger community, both today and in the future

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