Our mission:
Preparing People with Barriers to Employment
for a Brighter Future


Our vision is to become the premier vocational rehabilitation agency in the nation.  We will be known for our innovation, quality services and our caring approach to assisting individuals with significant disabilities and other barriers to employment.   Our unwavering belief in the power of each individual’s abilities will propel them to exceed expectations, gain self-reliance and attain a brighter future.



Fiscal Responsibility Innovation



Continuous Improvement


Healthy Communications


Commitment to Key Stakeholders

Goals Achievement


Consumer Advocacy Mission Related Growth



Personal Responsibility In Delivering Excellence (VGS PRIDE)

We will take Personal Responsibility In Delivering Excellence. We will treat every customer with dignity, respect and kindness, while pursuing fulfilling job opportunities for persons with disabilities and other barriers to employment. Our knowledgeable staff will provide vocational rehabilitation and other supportive services tailored to the individual needs of each customer. We will explore every opportunity to better prepare our program participants to meet the changing workforce demands of the labor market.


2018-2020 Strategic Issues and Desired Outcomes

Strategic Issues

Desired Outcomes

Core Performance Indicators

VGS exceeds all individual, funder and customer performance expectations and is the  provider of choice with economically sustainable programs in all served markets.   [“Take care of what we’ve got.”]

Leadership and Staff Development

Through a successful leadership transition, VGS is stronger at all levels of the organization.

      The VGS and Sunbeam Boards reflect the various communities we are in, are committed to the mission and actively support the attainment of the agency’s philanthropic goals.


VGS actively pursues and is pursued for strategic collaborations that are beneficial to all parties and their constituents.

Individual, social, community and customer needs are met through innovative, mission-related, regulatory compliant programs.

A culture of innovation is evident through employee engagement, improved operational efficiencies and responsive programming.

Financial Strength

Effective staff driven, Board supported fundraising efforts generate revenue to fund long-term capital needs, improved programs, new program development and annual operating support.

VGS uses a successful sustainable business model that includes provisions for cash reserves sufficient to fund current and emerging maintenance and capital needs.


Capital phase of a comprehensive campaign to address targeted needs is successfully completed.

Brand Development

VGS has an effective voice among elected officials and all stakeholders in the community in its advocacy for people with disabilities and barriers to employment

Through community involvement and advocacy VGS brand awareness is expanded and philanthropic revenue is increased.