What we believe:

Community Pathways, Inc. is committed to Self-Determination, which means that people have the freedom to choose and direct the services that impact their lives. The basic principles of Self-Determination as defined in the Oregon Administrative Rules:


You can plan your life with necessary support services and choose who will provide these supports. You decide how to spend your time (including vocation, education, and making friends.

Example: You choose your own service provider.


You have the right to choose, with a social support network, if needed, how your Support Service funds are used to purchase services.

Example: You choose the goals that are in your Individualized Support Plan, and you can make changes to your goals at any time.


You have the right to arrange your supports in order to live a life in the community rich with community partnership, relationships, and connections.

Example: You choose how and when you receive services


You are counted on to use your Support Service funds for supports that enhance your life and role within your community.

Example: You sign invoices to show that you received the supports that helped you achieve your goals.