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Mission, Vision & Values

Guiding Principles

Many principles guide our work in pursuit of our mission.

  • Believe in high quality, best practice, effective services based on professional relationships that are responsive to the needs of the communities we serve.
  • Recognize the benefit respecting diversity has to our society.
  • Advocate for essential services and secure the necessary resources to fund those services.
  • Serve as a resource for our clients in accessing community services.
  • Recognize the responsibility for ongoing staff and board professional development.
  • Recruit and retain board members who are devoted to our organization through competent governance.

Mission & Vision

Mission: Family Connections utilizes the strength of community to support exceptional early childhood experiences.

Vision: We believe every child deserves a successful future!


Family Connections is committed to values that guide our actions:

  • Care: empathy and compassion for children, families, providers, partners, and staff exemplified through our program development and advocacy to address needs.
  • Family: people connected to each other with common goals. The foundation to provide support and encouragement for people to reach their full potential.
  • Integrity: consistent honesty and fairness. Our reputation is built on positive actions, compassionate responses, and dedicated staff adhering to our Code of Ethics.
  • Responsibility: achieving what is required and following through with commitments.
  • Respect: treating others with dignity while recognizing each individual for their uniqueness.
  • Trust: earned by honesty and avoiding judgment. Providing excellent customer service, communication, and accurate information.
  • Confidentiality: keeping information private and sharing only when appropriate. Our efforts to keep confidentiality are extensive and continuous.
  • Loyalty: remaining dedicated and devoted to our mission.

Annual Report

2021 Annual Report

2022 Annual Report

Family Resource Guides

Region 5: North Central Montana

Region 6: North Eastern Montana