MISSION, PHILOSOPHY, AND VALUES


Edmonton Integrated Services (EIS) is a private social service organization incorporated in 2004. EIS is a member of the Alberta Council of Disability Services and an Accredited Service Provider through the Creating Excellence Together Certification and Accreditation Standards.

EIS develops and operates community-based programs providing residential, employment preparation and support, volunteer and work placements, community access, and individual and family in-home support services. These programs and services respond to needs identified by various communities and community boards.

The programs of the Agency operate as community based services with a philosophy of early and timely intervention, with emphasis on the least intrusive/restrictive measures to promote the best interests of individuals and families.  The Agency is committed to the provision of innovative, well organized and individual centered services.

Mission:

Our commitment is to promote the development and well being of individuals, to strengthen positive relationships between individuals and their communities, and to promote inclusive living.

Vision:

A Community of Choice, Safety, Rights, Diversity and Inclusion.

Values:

  • Respect for the rights and dignity of persons
  • Dignity of risk
  • Responsible and safe caring
  • Integrity of Relationships
  • Social responsibility
  • Community Connections (Inclusion)
  • Accessibility

In keeping with its philosophy and mission statement the goals which guide Agency operations and programs include:

1) integrating individuals with existing resources, and

2) providing the necessary supportive measures to enable the individual to function with increasing independence within their community.

The objectives of services are:

  • To maintain individuals in their community through the provision of practical and concrete supports,
  • To increase individual’s daily living skill towards greater self-reliance, and
  • To increase individual’s access to formal and informal resources within the community.

 

 

 

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