Vision & Values

Vision & Values

Articulated through the community assessment process, the vision and values expressed by nearly 7,400 Monterey County residents were:


Together, a healthy, safe, thriving Monterey County


The People of Monterey County want to live in a place where:

  • Relationships, based on respect, caring, cultural sensitivity and fairness, foster connectedness and community engagement.
  • Whole person approaches that include support for mind and body are available from the prenatal stage through the senior years.
  • Community voices drive the design and implementation of services and policy development.