Our Purpose and Values

The people of Forward Journey are guided by our mission, vision, and values. Every action, every decision, every day.

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Our Mission

Our mission is to enrich the lives of adults with multiple, severe disabilities and in turn, their families through an active, personalized day program. 

Our Vision

Our vision is to expand our services throughout Delaware so that adults with multiple, severe disabilities have access to a personalized day program that improves the individual’s quality of life and well-being.

Our Values


We believe each person has unique qualities which we recognize and value.

We support each participant in exploring and asserting their own individuality.


We believe in a person’s right to make their own choices.

We empower and support our participants in personal decision-making.


We believe every life has equal value, and every person deserves to be treated with dignity.

We are respectful of participants at all times.


We believe positive human relationships are essential for every person’s emotional health.

We encourage social activities that build healthy friendships among participants, staff, and community members.


We believe in a person’s right to be accepted and celebrated for exactly who they are.

We create a welcoming environment of inclusion, safety, acceptance, and genuine care.


We believe every person should have access to resources and support that help them reach their full potential.

We make it possible for participants to engage in meaningful activities that support their physical and personal growth.