In the fields of intellectual and developmental disabilities, substance use and prevention, mental health and child and family services HSRI works to:
- Assist public managers and human service organizations to develop services and supports that work for children, adults, and families;
- Enhance the involvement of individuals and their families in shaping policy, priorities and practice;
- Improve the capacity of systems, organizations, and individuals to cope with changes in fiscal, administrative, and political realities;
- Expand the use of research, performance measurement and evaluation to improve and enrich lives.