GUIDING PRINCIPLES:

 

The Bridge Youth Service Guiding Principles:

  • We work in a way that will increase the sense of belonging and connectedness to community
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  • We value and respect the people we work with.
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  • We are flexible in our response to people’s needs
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  • We believe that people have the power to change their situations
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  • We respect people’s differences
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  • We view people in the context of their situation, their environment and their communities.
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  • We believe that people have both rights and responsibilities
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  • We do not accept responsibility for other people’s lives, situations or their ability to change
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  • We believe that the responsibility for a person’s well being should be shared by the individual and the community
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  • When providing services we will:

    i. Focus on strengths

    ii. Provide an environment for change

    iii. Provide an opportunity for choice