|Description of Agency||WES Health System is Pennsylvania’s largest African American-managed behavioral health provider. Based in Philadelphia, Chicago, and now Camden, WES Health System is expanding and currently offers accredited programs that impact more than 30,000 patients. The approximately 600 highly accomplished and well-educated health care professionals who are employed by WES include psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, case managers, nurses and therapists. WES Health System takes pride in the fact that it has the unique ability and responsibility to lead the effort to enhance the quality of life for the communities in which it serves.
WES is a prominent service provider of maternal-child health services for Chicago and surrounding communities and is able to provide wrap around services for clients through community collaboration. Communities are served by a culturally diverse staff that meet the needs of each person through assessment and care coordination to assure that children have a great start in life.
WES Health System has paired with Multi-Therapy Services, Inc. to provide service to children and their families through the Division of Youth and Family Services in Camden County, New Jersey. The evaluations and therapy provided have lasting effects with the population it serves.
The mission of WES Health System is to promote the total wellness of the community it serves through the provision of high-quality health and social services in a compassionate and effective manner. WES Health System strives to make these services highly responsive to the needs of a culturally diverse population.
The vision of WES Health System is for every person in its culturally diverse community to have access to the critical services that promote the attainment of his or her full emotional, intellectual, and physical potential. Underlying this goal is the belief that fulfilling the true potential of each individual ultimately maximizes the economic and cultural viability of the communities in which they live. Consequently, WES Health System strives to ensure that its clients are safe, adequately housed, healthy, and well educated.
WES Health System's Core Values
- Caring about patients
- Sharing ideas throughout the organization
- Learning all that can be learned, anywhere possible
- Fairness in the treatment of employees
- Firmness in meeting commitments