Core Values

Cleveland Eastside Ex-Offender Coalition’s faith-based service delivery models balance innovative ideas and relevant research with sound business practices that apply Christ’s example of love and good stewardship in meeting the needs of the target population. To that end, the organization’s core values are:

Christ-Like Compassion
Cleveland Eastside Ex-Offender Coalition is premised on the belief that it is our responsibility to make the loving touch of God REAL and PERSONAL in the lives of those who come to us for assistance. Our ultimate goal is to carry out the philosophy of Jesus Christ, “I was hungered and ye fed me, thirsty and ye gave me drink, a stranger and ye took me in, naked and ye clothed me, sick and ye visited me, in prison and ye came unto me… Inasmuch as ye have done it unto others, ye have done it unto me.” (Holy Bible, Matthew 25:35-36 & 40 c, d)

Holistic Service Approach
Cleveland Eastside Ex-Offender Coalition will provide services that respond to the global needs of those we serve, on all levels, to assure their collective and individual succcess. To that end, we will provide quality services to our consumers with compassion, patience and excellence.

Mutual Respect
Cleveland Eastside Ex-Offender Coalition respects the social and cultural differences of others with integrity. We value the rights of the less fortunate to peacefully co-exist in our communities. Our board members, staff and volunteers work as a team to restore dignity and esteem to the less fortunate.