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Mission, Vision & Values

Caminar, a non-profit agency serving the counties of San Mateo, Solano, San Francisco, Santa Clara and Butte, California, has been providing community-based services for adults with mental, physical, and developmental disabilities for 50 years.  We strive to support each individual in their recovery process, helping them to create and develop a personalized roadmap for achieving their goals.

Our Vision

Caminar envisions a system of care where recovery is expected for people with 
mental health conditions and all individuals with disabilities can access quality services and support.

Our Mission

Caminar’s is dedicated to improving the quality of life for people with disabilities by providing opportunities to live in the community with dignity and independence.

Our Corporate Values

We are committed to the highest standards of ethical conduct in all that we do.  We believe that honesty, integrity, and transparency engender trust.

We recognize that the success of our agency depends on the effective management of our fiscal resources and on the talent, skills, and expertise of our team members.  We embrace diversity and believe that respect for all those with whom we interact is an essential element to positive and productive relationships.

We understand the importance of our responsibilities and the trust our clients and stakeholders place in us.  With this in mind, we perform with excellence in every aspect of our services.

Programs and Services

Caminar's community-based programs are designed to maximize wellness and recovery opportunities for adults with mental, physical, and developmental disabilities.  We provide supportive caring environments in which individuals are empowered to create meaningful and satisfying lives for themselves. Caminar’s core services focus on community-based individual support services, intensive residential care, transitional and permanent supported housing, supported education and supported employment.

Caminar’s Core Competency Values are to provide:

• Individual support services and life skills training that includes facility based crisis and transitional housing services
• Independent Supported Housing
• Supported Education
• Supported Employment