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Pathways Developmental Services, Inc. offers a We are here for youmultitude of mental health, mental retardation and substance abuse services, as well as other psychological education services. These services are organized into a coordinated network to meet the multiple and changing needs of severely emotionally disturbed and mental challenged children, adolescents, and their families. Pathways Developmental Services, Inc. embraces the philosophy that community based family centered care is an important part of a successful therapeutic outcome.

Pathways Developmental Services, Inc. believes that the system of care for emotionally disturbed or mentally challenged children should be community based.  We believe families have the ability to grow and overcome difficulties. Therefore, we recognize and use the family’s existing strengths and resources by involving the family as a partner in the decision-making and goal-setting process.
The method of care utilized is tailored toward the needs of the child and family; the optimal therapeutic goal is child centered and family focused. We believes that counseling and treatment should be administered in a therapeutically trusting environment that enhances the personal dignity of children and families. We strive to represent the family’s wishes and individual goals and maximize opportunities for involvement and self-determination in planning and following through with home-based services. Our commitment is to maintain the integrity of the family.


Our mission is to exceed our client’s expectations by assisting those with mental health concerns achieve and maintain their highest level of functioning. In this process, we strive to deliver this service in the least restrictive environment possible.

Value System

To accomplish this mission we will

  • Respect the dignity and worth of all individuals
  • Provide quality services in a caring, non-judgmental manner
  • Encourage the development of full potential and individual responsibility in the areas of living, learning, working parenting, and socializing
  • Work cooperatively with other community resources
  • Promote a positive working environment for all staff


At Pathways Developmental Services, Inc., We believe without reservation that:

  • All people have the right to mental health and well-being
  • All people must be treated with fairness, respect, and dignity in a culturally and linguistically competent way
  • Clients will actively participate in their own recovery and treatment goals
  • Clients and their families will be at the center in the development, delivery, implementation, and evaluation of their treatment
  • The system of care must have a structure and process for ensuring services access to needed services for potential and current clients


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