Vision, Mission, & Values

Bell Socialization  Services is staffed by more than 200 employees and hosts hundreds of volunteers every year, including our Board of Directors. Together, we aspire to bring positive change to the greater York/Hanover area by offering opportunities for the 2,500 people served annually through our programs to enrich their lives.  Our vision, mission, and values inspire and guide us to advance this vital work.

OUR VISION A community where people are valued and respected, and live with dignity.

OUR MISSION To provide an environment of support and empowerment where people can improve their quality of living.


Person-Focused—we respect each individual and work with each one to provide the tools     necessary for success.

Diversity—we accept and celebrate differences and realize the world is a better place because of our individuality.

Non-Judgmental—we give our very best to every individual, every day, regardless of who they are or where they have been.

Sustainability—we look for ways to ensure  our organization is here to efficiently serve the  community for decades to come.

Casual—we create a welcoming, comfortable atmosphere that encourages individuals to be themselves.

Integrity—we act with the highest level of moral character.


Bell Reflects Our Diverse York Community

Bell Socialization Services’ vision is (to be a part of) a community where people are valued and respected and live with dignity.

All people.

Diversity is one of our core values. We believe it is one of our biggest strengths in achieving our mission to provide an environment of support and empowerment. As we and our community evolve to move closer to our vision, we accept our responsibility to showcase, promote, and advocate on behalf of our employees, service users, and our York community in support of our mission.

Employment, and admission to and provision of services and referrals for individuals, is made without regard to race, creed, disability, union membership, high school equivalency, ancestry, national origin ( LEP), age, sex or sexual orientation.