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Mission and values

The Mission Statement and Values were created in collaboration with staff and the community at large.

Mission Statement

By offering comprehensive services and supports for social and emotional well-being, CSAC helps nurture communities where individuals and families thrive.


CSAC envisions a compassionate and resilient community that honors everyone’s full potential.


We commit to:

  • People-Centered Care: We offer responsive, respectful services and supports that honor client choice, all in a safe, trusting environment.
  • Collaboration: We partner with our clients, our colleagues, and community providers to ensure the best possible health outcomes for all residents of Addison County.
  • Innovation: We engage in continual learning and reflection to find creative solutions for meeting individual and community needs.
  • Justice, Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion (JEDI): We provide accessible, affirming services to our whole community by examining and addressing bias in our practices, procedures, and policies.
  • Resourcefulness: We are wise stewards of the financial and staffing resources entrusted to us in support of our mission.


Goal 1: High Quality Workforce Attract, build, and maintain a high quality workforce through recruitment, culture, training, pay, and benefits.

Goal 2: Equitable and Accessible Services Strive for equitable, adaptable, and integrated services.

Goal 3: Community Visibility Enhance awareness and understanding of CSAC's offerings among Addison County residents and stakeholders.

Goal 4: Systems Change Establish CSAC as a frontrunner in transforming the landscape of mental health, substance use, and developmental services.

Goal 5: Effective Governance Our board is deeply knowledgeable of the organization, reflective of the community we serve, and actively engaged with our staff, clients/consumers, and community.

Black Lives Matter to CSAC and all Vermont Care Partners

Vermont Care Partners is a statewide network of sixteen non-profit community-based agencies providing mental health, substance use, and intellectual and developmental disability services and supports.

Vermont Care Partners condemns racism and values justice for all, equity, diversity, and inclusion.
Black Lives Matter to Vermont Care Partners- 6/10/20

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