Vision Statement 

All persons with intellectual and/or physical disabilities will be integrated into their communities with opportunities, choices, and equal rights.

Belief System

  • People’s lives can change with our help

  • We can use the community to provide opportunities for persons served

  • Believe in a team concept and support each other

  • People with disabilities have equal rights

  • People with disabilities have equal strengths

  • People with disabilities can make their own choices

  • People with disabilities can be independent in their living

  • The community can be accepting of persons with disabilities

  • Well trained staff do make a difference

  • Goals and planning can be done to maintain the integrity of the person

Core Operating Values

  • ​​​A caring attitude

  • Dedication to a cause

  • Develop and nurture partnerships and collaborations

  • Impeccable character, accountability and integrity

  • High expectations of ourselves and those we serve

  • Ownership. Belief in what we do. True advocates for the individuals we serve.

  • Maintain fiscal stability to sustain optimum service delivery and outcomes.

  • Proactive approach to management rather than reactive

  • Diverse services to address a diverse population

  • Be leaders in the field, progressive in our and thinking and maximize resources


Value Statement

Siffrin will develop and nurture staff and individuals alike and will take a proactive approach by being a leader in the field by establishing high expectations, supporting each other to reach those expectations and valuing outcomes that benefit us all.



  • Promote value in our mission and services

  • Higher compensation for direct support professionals

  • Funding adequate to carry on meaningful services

  • Need to increase community acceptance

  • Learning the difference between clinical and caring

  • Importance of recruitment and retention

  • Expanding relationships

  • Decisions on what we want to do vs what we can do

  • Value vs volume, must do it well

  • Increase in individual, guardian and family decision making

  • Individual rights vs individual responsibilities

  • Increase training in customer service, reality training, basics of developmental disabilities, forms, and completion of required documentation

Culture Statement

Siffrin takes pride in fostering a culture that is committed to the success of our individuals and staff. We pursue excellence through continuous improvement and outcome management for effective and efficient operation. We are accountable for the decisions we make and are collaborative to achieve the best results. We communicate honestly to create an environment of trust and transparency. We inspire creativity and innovations with passion and are receptive to other's ideas and perspectives. We care about the growth of our individuals, our staff and our community. We all lead by example every day.

Mission Statement


Siffrin is a not-for-profit service organization that empowers people with disabilities to achieve full community access.


Siffrin Strategic Plan 2018-2019


Keep abreast of Federal and State mandates as it pertains to the transition of services from county boards to the private sector.  Assess Siffrin’s capacity to maintain and/or expand services based on the wishes and choices of persons served.


Maintain the fiscal integrity of the organization to be able to provide meaningful and beneficial services maximizing effectiveness and efficiency.


Recruit and retain staff sufficient to sustain and expand agency services.


Develop collaborative relationships with organizations and individuals who can benefit those Siffrin serves and the organization.


Market Siffrin through various media sources to create awareness and support for the organization and those we serve.


Maintain awareness of technology and its benefit to persons with disabilities and the organization.


Maintain strong succession strategies.


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Stark Office

3688 Dressler Rd. NW

Canton, Ohio 44718

T: 330.478.0263

F: 330.478.0140

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Siffrin is a GuideStar

Gold Participant

Hours: Monday - Friday 7:30 am - 3:30 pm

Closed Daily: 11:30 am - 12:30 pm for lunch

Siffrin is a non-profit provider of disability service options.

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