Ongwanada is dedicated to supporting people with developmental disabilities and their families, responding to their evolving needs, respecting and advocating for their rights, and increasing their opportunities to have choices and make decisions.
For those with developmental disabilities, Ongwanada is committed to:
> Individualized approaches to meeting their needs;
> Facilitating involvement, social inclusion, and active participation in community life;
> Supporting and encouraging continual growth and self-expression;
> Fostering positive and productive relationships with others; and,
> Responding to both individual and community needs.
As an organization, Ongwanada is committed to:
> Supporting, developing, and recognizing its skilled and caring staff;
> Supporting educational efforts through university partnerships and teaching agreements with educational institutions;
> Fostering and applying innovative approaches in service, research, and teaching;
> Pursuing flexible and collaborative initiatives with community partners and government; and,
> Providing the highest quality of care in a safe environment.