Our Mission & Vision

Mainstay Life Services is an extraordinary organization with a very distinctive mission:
To provide life-long, high-quality support services, ensuring that people with intellectual disabilities and autism lead fulfilling lives and realize their vision of a desirable future.

Mainstay Life Services constantly strives to make our vision a reality:
People with intellectual disabilities and autism (ID/A) will live within a community that sustains them and benefits from their participation. Mainstay Life Services will be regarded as the region’s provider of choice for people with ID/A and their families seeking services, and as the region’s employer of choice for qualified and committed professionals.

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Our Values

Mainstay Life Services offers compassionate, specialized support that helps people with intellectual disabilities and autism achieve their greatest life goals. We believe the following five attributes are key to promoting positive, high-quality services and supports. Our Values exemplify our commitment to the people we work for, as well as how we engage with one another as a Mainstay Community.


We exercise patience and compassion as we help people learn new skills, develop friendships, and give back to the community.


We treat each person with the dignity they deserve. By serving as respectful role models, we encourage positive self-esteem and achievement.


We respect the unique talents, skills, and challenges of each person, and provide the specialized services they need to achieve optimal independence and happiness.


We are flexible and responsive to the changing needs of the people we support, and we continuously adapt our services to suit their specific abilities, requirements, and requests.


We provide support with invaluable guidance and sensitivity as the people we work for take an active role in their community.