Our actions will be consistent with our words and intentions. The At Risk youth and adult population social services, community schools, juvenile justice center and volunteers are who we serve. Gaining Ground will manage the programs by serving every level of the organization and manage donations with the highest integrity. The success of Gaining Ground is defined by life change not only in At Risk youth but in the dedication of individuals who volunteer.
Gaining Ground puts the need of At Risk youth and adults first
We believe in the potential for all youth is to grow and change
We value, respect and have the highest integrity for our volunteers and donations
We honor the unique process of each individual to meet their challenges and make their own choices for creating health and well-being
We understand that each individual exist within the context of a family and we work holistically to foster healthy relationships
We meet the youth where they are, listen with compassion, honor differences and build on strengths
Youth are our present and future and Gaining Ground supports our youth and adults