At Jefferson Center, it is our policy and our mission to be inclusive and mindful of the diversity of everyone who comes through our doors. We are passionate about building a community where mental health matters and equitable care is accessible to all races, ethnicities, abilities, socioeconomic statuses, ages, sexual orientations, gender expressions, religions, cultures, and languages.
Outlined below are the principles which guide our commitment to developing a vibrant, sustainable, and resilient mental health care community.
We believe in the dignity of all people and creating a culture where diversity is valued.
We respect and affirm the unique identity of each member of our community.
We aim to inspire hope, improve lives, and strengthen our community by providing quality mental health and related solutions to everyone who comes through our doors.
We advocate at the local, state, and federal levels to promote equitable access to mental health care resources and improve the lives of community members.
We strive to dismantle systems and policies that create inequity, oppression, and disparity while promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in all that we do.
We pursue an organizational mindset that values cultural humility, recognition, and accountability in order to improve our ability to offer individualized care.
We encourage all to share their cultural experiences and identities to enrich our community.
We are committed to placing diversity, equity, and inclusion practices at the center of our daily work to create a brighter future for everyone.