Living Longer, Living Safely, Living Well.
The Georgia Department of Human Services Division of Aging Services supports the larger goals of DHS by assisting older individuals, at-risk adults, persons with disabilities, their families and caregivers to achieve safe, healthy, independent and self-reliant lives.
A Strong Customer Focus
We are driven by customer – not organizational – need. Our decisions involve our customers and include choice.
Accountability and Results
We are good stewards of the trust and resources that have been placed with us. We base our decisions on data analysis and strive for quality improvement.
Teamwork is the way we do business. Our decision-making is shared and everyone’s opinion is valued. From teamwork come innovation, creativity and opportunity. We value collaboration and seek ways to include others.
Communication is the lifeblood of organizations. Ours is open, two-way and responsive. We listen to our customers and partners and provide them accurate, timely information.
A Proactive Approach
We anticipate the needs of our customers and advocate on their behalf.
We respect the rights and self worth of all people.
Our workforce, including volunteers, is our best asset. We respect one another and treat one another with fairness and equity.
We are honest with one another and with our customers. Compassion and integrity underlie what we do and who we are.
We value a diverse workforce because it broadens our perspective and enables us to serve our customers.
We believe in self-determination for our customers. We support the right of our customers and workforce to make choices and assume responsibility for their decisions.
Positive Work Environment
We maintain a learning environment with opportunities to increase professional growth, knowledge and stimulate creative thinking. We share a sense of family.