Mission And Vision Statements

Mission Statement
Starkey nurtures development and promotes independence of people with intellectual disabilities.

Vision Statement
Starkey will embrace its rich legacy, community partnerships and commitment to innovation to help persons with developmental disabilities achieve progress toward independence, experience meaningful relationships and be of value to their community.

Code of Ethics
Principle 1:   Treat all individuals with dignity, respect and fairness.
Principle 2:   Strive for excellence in the delivery of services to achieve Starkey’s mission.
Principle 3:   Maintain the privacy of the individuals we serve.
Principle 4:   Be honest and open in all interactions and operate with the utmost integrity.
Principle 5:   Operate in a dependable, responsible and accountable manner.
Principle 6:   Practice stewardship of Starkey’s human, financial and material resources.

Strategic Goals
Goal 1:  Improve Starkey’s facilities to create a better program experience for persons served, and an improved work environment for employees, with a particular emphasis on non-residential facilities.
Goal 2:  Identify and pursue specific action steps that are intended to improve the morale of Starkey employees, with the ultimate goal of improving the quality and consistency of services we provide.
Goal 3:  Create and implement a plan to address the demand for Starkey services by individuals who can be challenging to serve successfully.
Goal 4:  Create a plan to maximize efficiencies, evaluate current sources of revenue and develop new ones that will assist in funding Starkey’s ongoing needs.
Goal 5:  Establish a current philosophy for Starkey’s transportation services that takes into consideration current and future demands, as well as current and future financial requirements.

A full copy of the strategic plan includes action steps and outcomes information and is available upon request.

Starkey’s programs are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF), which reviews health and human services.