Our Place engages all children,
their families and their support networks in
learning opportunities to promote optimal
development of children, healthy families and
a strong community.
Our Place envisions a future
when children, their families and support
networks are resilient and know how to
overcome challenges. They know where to ask
for help and they receive what they need in a
safe, open and respectful manner. Our Place is
at the heart of the children's service
delivery sytstem that is able to anticipate
the needs of families and be preventative, as
well as responsive.
We Believe In:
importance of children:
All children are entitled to experiences
and environments which promote their
Empowering parents and
All parents and caregivers are entitled to
opportunities for growth and development which
benefit the whole family.
Fostering peer support:
Every individual is entitled to have
opportunities to contribute and learn from one
Providing a respectful
and inclusive culture:
Everyone is entitled to a caring environment
characterized by honesty, acceptance,
integrity, responsibility and co-operation.
Children and families are entitled
to integrated services, effective
communication and seamless transition between
Our Place and other community organizations
where together, we can better-serve their
Advocating for families:
Children and families are entitled to optimal
supports and services within their own
community. Our Place has a responsibility to
advocate for these government and community
resources and policies.
Together, our mission,
vision and values should act like a compass
for Our Place by setting the direction for
all that we do.