Summertree Home
210 N. Lake Street Boyne City, MI 49712    Tel: 231.582.2225    Fax: 231.582.6442
Summertree Residential Centers, Inc. - Supporting Individuals With Disabilities Since 1978

Vision & Values


The aim of Summertree is to provide quality care for the people we support.

Some indicators of quality care include:

  • Provide a home environment in which individuals feel safe, secure, comfortable and happy.
  • Provide care and support in a way that is viewed by the consumer as compassionate and caring.
  • Provide home environments that are clean and well maintained.
  • Operate homes that adhere to the standards of contract agencies, state licensing, and accreditation.
  • Integrate those we serve into the mainstream of the community.


  • Maintain a standard of excellence.
  • Be the most sought after provider by consumers and guardians.
  • Have a reputation of being a “top quality” organization.
  • Meet the dynamic needs of the individuals in settings that are best for them.
  • Be viewed as a leader in the field.
  • Strive for continuous quality improvement.
  • Provide ongoing opportunities for consumer interaction and integration into the communities in which they reside.
  • Use creative resources to overcome obstacles and barriers (i.e. dwindling state financial resources, increased operating costs, scarce employee pool, etc.)


  • Treat all stakeholders (consumers, staff, parents, guardians, venders, associates and colleagues) with dignity, respect and professionalism.
  • Believe that all consumers have strengths.
  • Value the critical importance of direct support staff.
  • Maintain high moral standards.
  • Encourage trust and honesty throughout the organization.
  • Provide needed staff orientation and training that is comprehensive, useful and appropriate.