Mission & Values

Our Mission, Vision, Methods, and Values.

Empowering Journeys, Building Inclusive Futures

Welcome to Columbia Ability Alliance, where our commitment extends beyond traditional support – it’s about fostering empowerment, breaking barriers, and igniting the flames of independence and personal success. At the heart of our organization lies a resolute mission, a compelling vision, and a set of unwavering values that guide us on our journey to create a community where every individual, regardless of abilities or life barriers, thrives.


Columbia Ability Alliance is dedicated to supporting and empowering individuals with unique abilities and life barriers, in order to foster their independence and help them achieve personal success.


Create a more accessible and equitable community by providing exceptional service to an increasing number of individuals with disabilities and other life barriers. By promoting diversity and inclusion, we aspire to enhance the quality of life for all residents in our region and establish a thriving, universally accessible community for all to enjoy. 


We provide employment services, specialized job and life skills training, career opportunities, a social enrichment center, and a connection to vital community resources. As a registered 501(c)(3) organization, we rely on public support and donations, while also operating successful commercial ventures as a social enterprise to sustain our mission services. 


We value authentic communication, unwavering honesty and integrity, continuous innovation, collaborative teamwork and nurturing trust. 

Columbia Ability Alliance's Team Values

Join us on this transformative journey as we work together towards building a community where everyone has the opportunity to thrive, contribute, and lead fulfilling lives. Together, we can make a difference that resonates far beyond our organization – we can build a more inclusive future.

Columbia Ability Alliance's Strategic Plan for the Future

Columbia Ability Alliance is in the midst of executing a three-year rolling strategic plan. Our six pillars of focus are:

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