Mission, Values, and Beliefs

MISSION:
Our mission is to provide behavioral health, residential services, and primary health care coordination for marginalized and disenfranchised women, men, youth, and children living in the District of Columbia, many of whom are coping with challenges including mental illness, addiction, and the aftermath of trauma and abuse.

Together, Community Connections is changing lives, we invite you to join us.

VALUES:
Quality: We deliver quality in all that we do.
Innovation: We are constantly innovating as we strive to be leaders in our field.
Respect: We treat all consumers and staff with respect and dignity.
Equity: We reward quality work equitably for all employees.
Integrity: We behave with integrity, acting always, and only, in accordance with our care values.

BELIEFS:
People and systems can change and grow
Relationships are important vehicles for growth
People have the right to ask for what they need
People deserve dignity and respect
Treatment should be delivered in the most efficient manor for as long as necessary
Our work matters and there is hope for the future

Benefits Available to Employees

We care about our employees and offer the following benefits to prioritize your physical, emotional, and professional well-being.

Vacation and Sick Time

Health Benefits:

-Medical/Vision/Dental/Prescription Drug
-Flexible Spending Accounts
-Short- and long-term disability
-Voluntary life insurance
-Employee Assistance Program

Investments/Retirement:

-403 (b) with a match after 2-years of employment
-Credit union and banking partners include: M&T Bank and State Employees Credit Union of Maryland

Training:

-Supervision towards independent social work and counseling licensure
-CEUs
-Tuition assistance
-Professional and leadership development
-Opportunity for advancement

Transportation:

-Pre-tax Metro cost
-Transportation Stipend for eligible employees

Community Connections 30 Year Anniversary Video

A look back at Community Connections' thirty years of behavioral health services in Washington, DC.

About Community Connections

We are the largest not for profit behavioral health agency serving vulnerable individuals, families, and children residing in the District since 1984.

  • Community Connections photo: We prioritize recovery and wellness for our clients and staff!
  • Community Connections photo: Peer-led services are an integral part of our Assertive Community Treatment teams.
  • Community Connections photo: We work closely with families who are experiencing the effects of mental health diagnoses and trauma
  • Community Connections photo: Staff get-togethers are an important part of our community ethos.
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Headquarters
801 Pennsylvania Ave SE, Washington, DC 20003
Employees
201 to 500
Links
Community Connections website

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