The mission of Garrett County Lighthouse, Inc. is to provide personalized psychiatric rehabilitation and behavioral health services to those individuals in our community who are recovering from severe and persistent mental illness. We aim to provide these services in a thoughtful, compassionate, and empowering manner by promoting community integration, the cultivation of available support and resources, advocating for the clients’ personal growth, and engaging in ethical practices.
Garrett County Lighthouse, Inc. envisions a future where all individuals recovering from mental illness are empowered to make informed choices, engaging in shared decision-making, and practice self-directed care without fear of judgement, stigma, or a lack of support from the community.
Statement of Core Values
To meet aNeed – to work toward mental health recovery and an improved quality of life for individuals we serve,
To Lead – to continually seek and create more effective ways to serve individuals,
To Care – to employ the highest standards of professionalism with compassion, empathy, and sensitivity at all times,
To Respect – to recognize and respond to the human dignity of every person, to value the unique and diverse qualities of each individual, and to treat everyone with equality,
Our Guiding Principals
Quality – We will meet professional standards in our field and continuously improve all aspects of our work.
Empowerment – We will encourage the autonomy of our clients and staff using teamwork to achieve individualized goals, personal growth, and development in a strength-based model.
Integrity – We will conduct ourselves in an ethical, honest, and forthright manner.
Innovation – We will use the expertise of our staff, as well as the latest advancements, to create a system that is a model for others.
In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.
Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.
To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at: https://www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/ad-3027.pdf, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by:
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or