how we work
Regardless of circumstances, we believe each person has the ability to change—and it starts with becoming resilient. Uncovering resilience is at the heart of our work. Every individual possesses this internal resolve that can guide them to deal with hardships and adjust to future difficulty.
We lead clients to recognize this strength, build a community network, and develop skills to reach their true potential.
Instead of simply addressing today’s crisis, Arbor Circle prepares people to take on tomorrow’s challenges. We also focus on fostering relationships with our clients—moving beyond traditional therapy. Whether it’s a staff member who provides resources or a mentor who invests in a child, we allow these relationships to take root so there’s room to grow and thrive.
Although some say our compassionate approach is too optimistic, we believe it’s realistic. With every challenge comes a choice: be motivated or remain paralyzed. Once our clients understand the power of resilience, they are equipped to change and the impact spreads. It extends to families and the community, proving to not only be transformative—but also life-changing.
of individuals served at Arbor Circle felt they progressed toward self-identified goals upon discharge from services.
of individuals who were treated for substance use disorders remained abstinent. An additional 10% reduced their use at discharge.
of youth who receive short-term shelter services from the Bridge return to safe and stable housing provided by family.
of infants and toddlers, whose families received infant mental health services from Arbor Circle, were developmentally on target at discharge in their gross motor skills.
We recognize the importance of our work to improve the health and wellness of our community. See the impact we’ve made over the years by downloading our Annual Reports or IRS 990 forms.
equity + inclusion
Arbor Circle strives to promote racial equity and create a discrimination-free environment. Recognized for taking an intentional stance on inclusivity, we’ve been awarded a Level 1 Credentialing certificate from Partners for a Racism-Free Community. We maintain this commitment so every individual—from clients to staff— feels welcomed and wanted.