The Maricopa County Human Services Department (HSD) is committed to developing and maintaining a strong human services system that is responsive, efficient, effective, and accountable. To achieve this system, HSD cannot do it alone; it can only be achieved through robust partnerships.
HSD will establish partnerships that are to the mutual benefit of both parties, which acknowledge each organization’s uniqueness. Priority will be given based on the broadest impact, greatest benefit, and immediate effect. HSD values these sustainable relationships built on mutual respect and cooperation.
The Partnership Principles define the formal relationship that is essential to a well-functioning human services system and ensures the best possible partnership.
Recognizes Common Customer and Common Goal
Operates in Best Interest of Community
Clearly Defined Roles, Responsibilities, and Expectations
Promotes Efficiency and Accountability
Timely and Responsive in Activities
Transparent, Open, and Direct through Regular Communication