Our Mission and Values

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Tri-County Community Action Agency Mission

To empower and create opportunities for vulnerable individuals and families in our community to become socially and economically self-sufficient through integrated social, educational, health, prevention, and other basic needs services.

Vision Statement

We envision a community where:
  • All residents are healthy and happy
  • There is equitable access to healthcare, education, social/emotional services and supports
  • There is less poverty and less stigma associated with those who are struggling economically
  • There are abundant opportunities for residents to be employed at a livable wage
  • We are unified, with resident voice and a commitment to social and racial justice
We strive for Tri-County to be:
  • An employer of choice with engaged staff and a high quality workforce
  • A facilitator and convenor in the community that brings about systemic change
  • Well recognized in our community and viewed as a leader by our peers
  • Integrated across our services lines with a two-generation approach to ending generational poverty
  • Unified as a single organization across the diverse communities we serve
  • Diversified in our funding streams
  • Empathy - We meet those we serve and those with whom we work where they are and seek to understand them from their perspective
  • Innovation - We experiment, take calculated risks, and try new things in order to continuously improve our services and increase our impact
  • Integrity - We are honest, trustworthy, and transparent in all of our actions
  • Respect - We treat each other with dignity and compassion, and value each person’s unique differences, perspectives, and lived experiences
  • Collaboration - We seek to partner with those we serve, our colleagues, and our community
  • Passion - We bring commitment and dedication to our work and those we serve