Our Purpose

“The mission of Communities In Schools of Georgia in Laurens/Twiggs County is to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life.”

  • We believe that every child needs and deserves:
  • a healthy start and a healthy future
  • a safe place to learn and grow
  • a one on one relationship with a caring adult
  • a marketable skill to use upon graduation
  • a chance to give back to peers and community

        CIS of Georgia in Laurens/Twiggs County Core Values:

  • Accountability – we accept responsibility for our actions and bear the consequences willingly.
  • Stewardship – we dedicate ourselves to the responsible management of the economic and human resources entrusted to us.
  • Partnership – we value the necessity of sharing ideas and collaborating with those who serve children, families and our community.
  • Integrity – we cultivate honor and virtue in every aspect of our organization and our community.
  • Respect – we embrace diverse cultures and ideas and the uniqueness of all individuals.
  • Excellence – we set high standards in the programs we implement and the services we provide.

CIS of Georgia in Laurens/Twiggs County Key Programming Principles:

  • Communities In Schools of Georgia in Laurens/Twiggs County will keep the mission and five basics at the forefront of all programming decisions.
  • Communities In Schools of Georgia in Laurens/Twiggs County will ensure that all students serve understand the organization and have the ability to articulate the services provided.
  • Communities In Schools of Georgia in Laurens/Twiggs County will ensure quality Level 1 and Level 2 services by providing site coordinators at all school sites.

Communities In Schools of Georgia in Laurens/Twiggs County recognizes the value of the parents and children that we serve and we strive to instill in our students courage, integrity, selflessness, respect and responsibility.