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Our Mission – Our Promise

The Nexus mission statement conveys a powerful message about what we do as an organization. It is our commitment to serve youth, families, and the community. Our work at Nexus creates ripples of positive change that strengthens kids, families, and communities for generations to come.

Our Cornerstones – The foundation of all Nexus programming
Honesty Responsibility Courage Care & Concern

Our commitment to our cornerstone values is unwavering. It is what distinguishes us from other providers. Our culture-rich programming incorporates the cornerstone values into language, behavior, and repeated design features throughout our sites to reinforce these values in treatment. They serve as a constant reminder that sets the standard by which we live and work.

Honesty

Be truthful and genuine with self and others.

Responsibility

Step up and do the right thing.

Courage

Face fear and take action. Make the right decision, regardless of the outcome.

Care & Concern

Demonstrate genuine interest, compassion, and support.

IN THE NEWS @ NEXUS
Waiting Child
Summer, Raymond and Shawn are looking for a permanent home
Onarga Academy names Leya Barrett as Clinical Director
Onarga Academy names Leya Barrett as Clinical Director
Gerard Academy Names Employee Ambassador of the Year
Gerard Academy Names Employee Ambassador of the Year
Onarga Program Changes'
Onarga Program Changes
Gerard's SHIP comes in'
Gerard’s SHIP Comes In
Dr. Michelle K. Murray Chief Clinical Officer
Nexus Names Dr. Michelle K. Murray Chief Clinical Officer
Kristin Danielson Clinical Director
Gerard Academy Names Kristin Danielson as Clinical Director
Gerard Academy Youth Flip for their Flops
Gerard Academy Youth Flip for their Flops
Gerard Academy Welcomes Elaine Hansen
Gerard Academy Welcomes Elaine Hansen as Senior Development Coordinator
Making Lives Brighter for Youth in Foster Care
Making Lives Brighter for Youth in Foster Care
Nexus CARES
One of these boys is in foster care. You can’t tell who because.. Nexus CARES
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The Library
The Library
A list of resources for parents
Parenting Partner
Parenting Partner
Helpful articles for parents
Family Matters
Family Matters
(Q&A with Dr. Michelle Murray, Ph.D.)