Matthew D. Haas
August 14, 2011
Helping Hands is an organization dedicated to improving the lives of individuals residing in Fremont County, Colorado. Our mission statement is the foundation of our organization. It clearly defines us as an organization, while allowing our staff, clients, and the community to clearly understand our goals. Our values statement allows everyone to know what we hold true to our hearts, the preservation of families and improving the lives of those living in Fremont County. Our Code of Ethics is made specifically for our organization and is there to keep our employees ethical. Helping hands follows a transformational leadership approach; we believe strongly that both the community and the employees benefit the most from this approach. We also have structures in place to maintain and measure our ethical XXXstandardsXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX Helping Hands is a not for profit organization designed around helping and educating young parents. This organization helps to educate and bring together young parents. Helping Hands strive to help not only teenage mothers but also the fathers. We strive to give them a variety of resources such as resources to affordable childcare, resources for rehabilitation if necessary and on-site childcare for parents to receive our counseling services and parenting classes. Helping Hands is also the leading organization in the county to provide diapers to the whole community, no matter the family’s income.
Helping Hands located in Canon City, Colorado strives to meet the needs of many young parents. According to the Center for Disease Control (2011), “The number of live births for the ages of 15-19 is 434,758.” We hope to help educated teen parents from the beginning of their pregnancy throughout the birth and life of their child. We offer our