Vision, Mission, and Values

Roy Maas Youth Alternatives (RMYA) provides comprehensive residential care and counseling services for children who have suffered from physical or emotional trauma. RMYA’s services include emergency shelter, long-term residential care, TurningPoint a transitional living program, and family counseling services for the community. At RMYA we teach children to dream again!

Restoring hope, one child at a time.

RMYA Vision:

Restoring hope, one child at a time.

RMYA Mission:

RMYA creates brighter futures for children in crisis by promoting individual success and healthy relationships in a safe, healing environment, giving children and families the tools to end the cycle of abuse.



RMYA offers children sanctuary from cruelty, abuse, and neglect; and acknowledges that safety, security, and non-violence are foundational to rebuilding shattered trust.


RMYA recognizes that all human beings can best fulfill their highest purpose by simply helping them understand and accept who they are.


RMYA works together with respect, honesty, and humility. RMYA encourages self-reflection as a tool for improvement.


RMYA seeks out team and community interconnectedness to achieve mutual goals.


RMYA celebrates commonalities and differences among people. RMYA acts and speaks respectfully in interactions, and listens to what people have to offer.


RMYA thoughtfully leverages each resource entrusted; spending the money gifted by donors and grantors wisely, and encouraging knowledge sharing across staff, volunteers, and the public.