Helping individuals and their families thrive and grow in relationship with one another and within our community.
We reach out to support, counsel and guide individuals and families from diverse backgrounds and faiths. Inspired by the “Key Principles of Catholic Social Teaching”, we recognize the dignity and worth of each individual. We provide a broad array of programs and services that enable all citizens, immigrants, newcomers and refugees, to participate fully in the social, economic, political, and cultural life of our community.
Values and Guiding Principles
VALUE GUIDING PRINCIPLE
Respect We acknowledge and accept the inherent dignity and rights of every individual, practicing mutual respect in all we do.
Compassion We believe in serving all people from diverse communities with sensitivity and caring.
Accountability: - We accept responsibility to provide service excellence and to act with integrity, in every encounter with our colleagues, clients, funders and other stakeholders. We are authentic, upholding our mission in all we do. We exercise good governance and we are fiscally responsible, accountable and transparent.
Collaboration We believe in a spirit of collaboration and cooperation within our agency and with other organizations to meet the needs of the communities we serve. We are united as a group in our purpose, and support each other to achieve the best possible collective outcome. We keep our clients and our partners engaged through information sharing, social media and person-to-person interactions and drive positive change in our community through our proactive approach.
Professional We always act professionally, taking pride in our work and our conduct and we
Excellence continuously implement best practices in all that we do. Our programs and services are of the highest quality. Our programs are evidence-based, relevant and effective in addressing the needs of our community.
Social Justice We believe every person has a fundamental right to life and to the necessities of life. We
& Solidarity are our brothers’ and sisters’ keepers, wherever they live. We are one human family, whatever our differences. Solidarity means that ‘loving our neighbor’ has global dimensions in an interdependent world. Our actions are to best serve the common good.
Responsive & We use the human touch on all we do. We are action oriented and dedicated to meeting
Focused on the needs of our clients and our partners. We do what we say and we will do with
Client Service energy and enthusiasm.
Stewardship We show our respect for the earth and act as good stewards of the environment, by doing our part to reduce our footprint and create a sustainable world.
Board of Directors
Gary Thompson, P. Eng., C.Eng., MBA, MSc., MIET, MIEEE
Supervisor - Engineering Energy Solutions & System Studies
Toronto Hydro Electric System, Ltd.
Founder & CEO
Partner, Palomino Gordon Law Professional Corporation
Retired Bilingual Professional/
Manager, Court Operations
Ministry of Attorney General
Lay Youth Pastor
Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Mississauga