Trust is the cornerstone at Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina, directing relationships with the children, their families, staff and constituents. It is comprised of five key elements.
- Safety – a commitment to provide a safe and positive environment where children heal and flourish
- Respect – for all humans and their place in society
- Empathy – to understand and share experiences, values and principles
- Genuineness – which provides integrity to relationships
- Concreteness – ensure equal and accurate information
Effective residential and community based service programs provide safe, caring places for children and adolescents and are staffed by men and women who share a commonality in their philosophy of care and treatment, in their personal and moral convictions and embrace fundamental Judeo/Christian principles.
Staff members who have a positive attitude about their work, who embrace the philosophy of Boys and Girls Homes, and who have the necessary skills and abilities to accomplish the work and achieve program unity.