Community Action
For Human Services, Inc.

PHILOSOPHY OF SERVICE

Community Action for Human Services, Inc., (CAHS, Inc.) was established in June 1979 and known as Human Service Systems.  CAHS’s purpose was to develop and operate a comprehensive continuum of human services for individuals of all ages with mental and developmental challenges.

CAHS, Inc. is a voluntary, non-profit, non-sectarian human services agency with a membership consisting of parents, professionals and volunteers who are dedicated to providing the highest level of services for individuals challenged with mental and or developmental disabilities encompassing a comprehensive array of services including: residential, day services, case management, medical, clinical services, etc.

Community Action for Human Services, Inc’s Residential Services and Day Habilitation Services will assist each individual in discovering and participating in a wide variety of interest-driven community based resources and natural supports to form community partnerships.  The individual capacities and strengths of each individual will shape the services we provide.  Individual choice satisfaction, a person-centered approach, OPWDD’s governing principles combined with the involvement of individual, family and friends, and our agency’s commitment for excellence will function as the template for service direction and delivery.  Starting where the individual is, coupled with the aforementioned framework, we will provide a constellation of services which advocate:

The implementation of residential and day habilitation services will serve as a bridge assisting individuals in the natural process of making connections and making contributions while enriching their lives.