Mission, Values & Commitment

Our Mission:

Our purpose is to improve the quality of life for infants, *children and adolescents within their **family and community environments serving the people living in the city and district of Thunder Bay.

We provide quality services and take actions that:

  • Improve children’s mental health.
  • Strengthen and support children’s developmental potential.
  • Strengthen and support the family’s capacity to parent children.
  • Build our diverse community’s capacity to positively support the health and well-being of children and families.

Our Values:

Furthermore, we will:

  • Be respectful, honest, compassionate and fair.
  • Stand up for diversity, equity, inclusion and justice.
  • Collaborate relentlessly.
  • Be responsible and accountable to ourselves and our community.
  • Pursue continuous learning and excellence.
  • Lead with courage in the service of others.

* the word children includes infants, children, youth, adolescents and young adults age birth to 21
** the word family is diverse and includes what a person would call or define as their family.

Download a copy of our Mission & Values (.PDF)

Declaration of Commitment to Indigenous Peoples

We, the Board of Directors, acknowledge that we are on the traditional lands and territory of the Anishinabe, home to Fort William First Nation, signatory to the Robinson Superior Treaty of 1850.

Read our Declaration of Commitment (.PDF)