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Mission & Vision

Mission, Vision & Values


The mission of Foulkeways is to provide comprehensive services focused on the needs of seniors and based upon Quaker values that promote independence, innovative living, respect, security, and choice.


Foulkeways will create transformative, life-enhancing options for seniors, staff, and others.


The Divine is in each of us
In this belief is the experience that we are all connected, and that the joys and challenges of living are shared by us all. There is only one class of citizen in this vision – all are equal – and it is this belief that gives rise to the following values:

  • Respect for all
  • Inclusiveness
  • Mutual support
  • A positive view of self and each other
  • Simpliciy

Community exceeds the sum of its parts
The gathering of individuals in the Foulkeways community is more than the sum of the parts. The Foulkeways community expands and grows in its collective character for the mutual benefit of all. This community encourages working together and sharing interests that promote understanding, mutual affection and group action. From this energy of community arise the following values:

  • Honoring of individual gifts and attributes
  • Creative growth
  • Choice
  • Opportunity
  • Security
  • Social responsibility
  • Volunteerism

Leadership creates new opportunities and supports community
Leadership in all its levels and forms provides the services and sets the course for the Foulkeways community. Leadership carries the dual purposes of providing for the present and preparing for the future. Both are necessary for meeting the needs of individuals and the community while securing ongoing financial viability. This is a dynamic and fluid process with all participating. It is both reactive and proactive. Leadership promotes the following values:

  • Transparency
  • Integrity
  • Innovation
  • Stewardship of resources
  • Future planning
  • Responsiveness
  • Active communication

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