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About Us

Mission Statement

Catholic Human Services, Inc. enhances the lives of those we serve by providing hope-filled social, emotional and spiritual support to all people.

Vision Statement

The purpose of Catholic Human Services, Inc. is to fulfill the social mission of the Catholic Church. Catholic Human Services, Inc. seeks to heal, strengthen, enhance and build healthy individuals, families and communities by providing a wide range of services including advocacy, education, counseling, adoption, prevention and outreach services to all people throughout the life span within the twenty-one counties of northern lower Michigan.

Catholic Human Services, Inc. seeks to vigilantly identify the needs of the region and is committed to fostering community collaborations to proactively address those needs. It is dedicated to providing assistance to all those in need, particularly to the poor and otherwise disadvantaged. In this way, Catholic Human Services, Inc. serves as a witness to Christian values in our communities. Catholic Human Services, Inc. demonstrates a long-term commitment to the individuals, families and communities it serves.

Core Values

A COMPELLING MISSION: We are privileged to do work that is significant, meaningful, and constructive.  It is especially satisfying to have work that is in accord with our values and our most vital life purposes.  We are grateful for the Church's sponsorship, and delight in our freedom to address the human spirit in all its fullness.

A SPIRIT OF OPENNESS: We desire consistency between our message and the reality of our everyday interactions.  We value a work system that is open, accountable, participatory, and willing to listen.  We are resolved to model our message.

THE PURSUIT OF EXCELLENCE: In an environment that welcomes new ideas and delights in innovation, work becomes an adventure.  We draw inspiration, energy, and identity from the excellence of our peers. We encourage each other when resolve flags and celebrate with each other in times of triumph.  We are happily restless, for we are always striving to find a better way.