Our Mission



Our Board of Directors has established the Northwest Resource Associates Mission:

To provide a resource of knowledge and expertise to strengthen the work of organizations and programs that promote and enhance the welfare, health and safety of children, individuals, families and communities.

In addition, the Board of Directors has stated Northwest Resource Associates' Strategic Intent:

  • We emphasize a rapid response to emerging issues in areas such as special needs adoption, foster care, mental health and victim services, juvenile justice and homelessness.

  • We cultivate and establish productive alliances and partnerships with public and private agencies, units of government, community organizations and educational institutions.

  • We advance knowledge and understanding through sound research and evaluation.

  • We stress quality and excellence, teamwork, diversity, and community involvement as core organizational values.