About

Mission:

Block Institute is dedicated to improving the quality of life for individuals and families of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Vision:

  • Leader in Change: We will become the agency others look to when they want to see the future of this field.
  • Financial Stability: In order to provide desired services, we must remain in business by being exceptional financial stewards.
  • Growth: We will look to build upon what we have, to serve more and to serve better.
  • Technology: The improved use of technology by both the people we serve and our employees helps us achieve desired outcomes and achieve them more efficiently.

Values:

Our Core Value, from which all others flow, is: The needs and desires of the individuals we serve come first.

  • Community: We are not a special segment of our community, we are our community.
    Respect: We listen, encourage, acknowledge and appreciate those we serve, and those who serve. We need to ensure competency and empowerment.
  • Accountability: If it is to be, it’s up to me.
  • Innovation: We don’t want to reinvent the wheel; we want to create its replacement.
  • Quality: What we do, we do well.
  • Transparency: We strive to be crystal clear about what we do, how we do it and why we do it.