About Developmental Enrichment Center
We are a faith-based, non-profit organization licensed and contracted with Arizona Department of Economic Security, Division of Developmental Disabilities (DES/DDD). Together, our dedicated staff brings over 50 years of combined experience working on behalf of children and adults with developmental disabilities such as Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Epilepsy, and Cognitive Delay. If you wish to learn more about Developmental Enrichment Center, please feel free to contact us.
Funding is provided in part through our contract with the state. Additional support is offered through the generosity of individuals, local businesses, and corporate grants. DEC is recognized as an Arizona Charitable Organization serving the working poor and contributions made to DEC are eligible for the Arizona Charitable Tax Credit.
Developmental Enrichment Centers endeavors to reflect God’s love for the developmentally disabled and their families through service, by providing a community to nurture the spiritual, emotional, and physical growth of all those we serve.
We are committed to meet the social, emotional, and physical needs of each individual served by Developmental Enrichment Centers through both center and home based services. Recognizing the unique abilities of our clients, both young and elderly, and the challenges they face, we anticipate an expansion of comprehensive services to include residential services, graduated levels of support for medically fragile individuals, in-house therapy, job skills training, and job placement services.
The administration and employees of Developmental Enrichment Centers encourage one another to develop within themselves a core set of values. These values, known as the “fruits of the spirit,” are found in Galatians 5:22 and serve as foundational Christian life principles. Exhibition of these nine attributes is the measure we use to assess all employees.
With a desire to make a difference within the community we serve, our staff is committed to the following: