Mission: The Aging and Disability Resource Center of Central Wisconsin promotes choice and independence through personalized education, advocacy, and access to services that prevent, delay, and lessen the impacts of aging and disabilities in the lives of adults.
Vision: We are widely recognized as the preferred choice for initial contact and early access to information and resources that prevent, delay and lessen the impacts of aging and disabilities in the lives of adults. Our regional resource center promotes easy access to innovative ADRC services so that our consumers participate in the community as they desire, and live with dignity, respect, health, and purpose.
Values: The Aging and Disability Resource Center of Central Wisconsin uses trauma-informed principles to carry out its mission. These principles include:
WELCOMING – be warm, inviting, comfortable, and welcoming for ALL – provide a safe place to share thoughts and ideas – ensure every interaction conveys a sincere desire to help
TRUSTWORTHY – commit to honesty, objectivity, clarity, and consistency – present accurate and unbiased information – commit to promises made – ensure all actions explained so ALL know what to expect
RESPECTFUL –be inclusive, accepting, compassionate, non-judgmental and empathetic to ALL – practice civility – focus on strengths – value diversity
COLLABORATIVE – partner and work side by side – identify common ground – identify and value differences – value teamwork – recognize the importance of relationships – work to get to know each other
EMPOWERING – sincerely listen – honor choices – help to identify strengths – share ideas – help craft solutions – recognize and celebrate successes – instill hope