Our Mission, Vision and Guiding Principles

The mission of Switchpoint Community Resource Center is to empower homeless families & individuals in Washington County by addressing the underlying cause of poverty & providing each client with an individualized, comprehensive plan that supports them on their journey to self-sufficiency & the opportunity to contribute to the community.

 

Our Vision

We believe each individual has worth and value.  Change occurs when people are treated with respect and dignity, empowered with skills and resources to better their circumstance.

Every individual is a part of our community and can be free from harm in stable affordable housing, with self-esteem, hope and abilities restored, to thrive and contribute in society.

Guiding principles

Golden Rule: To treat all people as we ourselves would wish to be treated.

Kindness: To demonstrate compassion and respect for all people.

Positive influence: To judge our effectiveness by the extent to which individuals lives are saved and improved, and by the positive experience of the people we touch.

Leadership: To lead by example, developing, promoting and sharing great new ideas and programs to help those experiencing homelessness.

Authenticity: To do what we say we do.

Transparency: To be open and honest in our relationships.