- Protect and promote the best interests of children;
- Strengthen families; and,
- Honour culture, heritage, and community.
- Safe children
- Strong and permanent families
- Supportive communities
We believe that children are entitled to:
- Be safe
- A voice
- A family
- A community
- Their heritage
OUR CORE VALUES:
CARING – Ensuring that children and youth are in homes where they experience psychological, emotional, cultural, physical and spiritual safety and the opportunity to grown and develop with hope and resilience is our first obligation at BGCFS. We approach parents and caregivers with appreciation and concern for their wellbeing.
RESPECT – Demonstrating a deep and genuine regard for and acceptance of an individual, showing empathy and offering support to everyone we serve.
INTEGRITY – Demonstrating authentic and cohesive thoughts and action, demonstrating courage and mutual accountability for our actions and our work.
COLLABORATION – Bringing diverse talents, perspectives and ideas together to create a positive plan for and/or resolution to a challenge.
ACCOUNTABILITY – Obligation and willingness to accept responsibility or to account for one’s actions including a willingness to disclose the results in a transparent manner.