Mission Statement

Our Mission

To promote and lead effective, just and humane responses to the causes and consequences of crime and poverty by working directly with individuals, service providers and the broader community.

Vision

Building community; strengthening people.

Mandate

  • To provide safe and supportive housing alternatives that meet the needs of people who are homeless, at risk of being homeless or who are marginally housed.
  • To promote the health and safety of our community through social development and public education activities.
  • To build and deliver programs and services to strengthen life skills and provide opportunities for people in need
  • To develop and deliver programs and resources that provide a continuum of recovery services.

Values

  • People have the right to live in a safe and peaceful society as well as a responsibility implied by the right to respect the law.
  • Every person has intrinsic value and has the right to be treated with dignity, equity, fairness and compassion, without discrimination.
  • Every person has the potential to become a responsible citizens
  • Every person has the right and the responsibility to be informed about, and involved in, the criminal justice process
  • Justice is best served through measures that resolve conflicts, repair harm, and restore peaceful relations in society
  • Independent, autonomous non-government voluntary organizations have a vital role in the criminal justice process.