Mission, Values and Goals

Mission Statement
The mission of the Washington County Department of Social Services is to protect those in need and to help individuals and families achieve and maintain independence and self-sufficiency. Our responsibility is to maximize resources and to achieve optimal outcomes for the residents of Washington County.
  • We believe that our clients and employees are valuable, worthwhile, and deserving of respect.
  • We maintain the highest levels of integrity, discretion, professionalism, and the highest ethical standards
  • We are accountable and efficient in providing services in support of this mission.
Overall Agency Goal
To create and maintain a concept of single-agency across all levels and Divisions focused on the delivery of service to clients without regard to program. We will provide the most effective, collaborative intervention for clients which will result in maximizing self-sufficiency and independence.
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