Mission & Vision

At Bethesda, people are at the heart of everything we do. Our mission, vision and values reflect a commitment to people. As an organization, we are aligned, inspired and driven toward a common goal—believing that together, the best life is possible.


Our Mission

To enhance the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities through services that share the good news of Jesus Christ.

Our Bold Vision

For over 100 years, Bethesda has worked tirelessly to educate, advocate for and empower people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. We are dedicated to helping those we support become active members of their community so that they can live their lives to the fullest.

To transform the field by providing a portfolio of services and resources that improve lives. We will:

  • Be an agent of change in the industry
  • Provide the highest quality
  • Create more independence
  • Advocate for inclusion
  • Lead the way in innovation and technology