Our Mission

To provide responsive, progressive, and dynamic programs to empower individuals with Intellectual Disabilities to realize their dreams of optimal independence, meaningful employment, significant social relationships, and full participation in our community.


We currently provide programs and services at our four campuses:

Arrowhead Creekside Campus
7200 W. Bell Road, Building H
Glendale, AZ 85308
Phone: (623) 215-2449
Fax: (623) 266-7491

Culinary Arts Training Center
9299 W. Olive Avenue  Suite 311 Peoria, AZ 85345
Phone: (623) 215-2449
Fax: (623) 561-6615

Surprise Campus
15527 N. Reems Road  Surprise, AZ 85374                  
Phone: (623) 215-2449
Fax: (623) 533-6769

California Campus
126 W. 25th Ave, Suite 202                 San Mateo, CA 94403
Phone: (623) 760-8025


“One Step Beyond began in 2003 with Dylan and 15 of her friends. Now, just a few years later, over 409 young people come to One Step Beyond.”
— Joseph Rogers, PhD

Our core values

    • Ending abuse, neglect, and exploitation of people with disabilities

    • Increasing community awareness, knowledge, and respect for people with disability

    • Optimizing access to community resources and services

    • Creating partnerships to remove barriers and open doors to full community participation

    • Changing the workplace to incorporate the strengths and abilities of people with disability

    • Maximizing opportunities and choices to promote optimal independence and self-reliance

    • Providing progressive, dynamic, and empowering programs and services to enhance the lives of people with disabilities