We consider the impact on youth in every decision we make, while utilizing the inherent strengths of the individuals and communities we serve.
Friends of Youth is committed to an inclusive movement toward empowerment and social justice by demonstrating respect of differences, advocating for social change and providing access to culturally relevant services to meet the needs of all youth and families.
We collaborate when it will lead to improved outcomes for the individuals and families we serve.
Constructive relationships are essential to a fulfilled life. We seek a constructive relationship with the youth and families we serve and promote this in their lives.
We strive to achieve the highest degree of quality in our services–one that is internally and externally validated and provided in a context of safety and confidentiality.
We ensure fiscal and program accountability and exhibit the highest professional and ethical standards to all internal and external stakeholders.