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Mission

MISSION STATEMENT: Kootenay Family Place is a registered non-profit organization with charitable status whose staff is passionate about serving the needs of children, youth, and families throughout the West Kootenay Boundary region.  We are a family of qualified professionals striving to develop and provide a constellation of relevant services to our ever changing and diverse communities. 

 

OUR PURPOSE:

To serve children, youth and families in the West Kootenay Boundary region.

Offer a gathering place that connects families to each other and familiarizes them with all aspects of Kootenay Family Place.

Provide quality Child Development services for children and their families.

Continue to create safe, welcoming spaces, programs, education and support to children, youth and families – in all their diverse forms.

 

OUR VISION:

Services to families, children and youth in the West Kootenay Boundary area are coordinated.

All young children in the catchment area receive the supports and services they need for a healthy start in life.

Services are focused on intervening early in life and/or in the challenges faced by individuals and groups in the area.

All of our programs are accessible to everyone who needs them.

Children, youth and families are supported in developing tools to advocate for themselves and explore resource options.

Communities are informed and aware of the entire constellation of our programs.

The organization has a diverse funding base that contributes to its financial security and stability and is able to support and enable staff to function optimally.

We work in partnership and collaboration with the people and organizations of the West Kootenay Boundary region in order to support the community in accessing the services they need and to advocate on their own behalf.

Kootenay Family Place is innovative, inclusive, and cohesive in service planning and delivery and seen as a leader and mentor in rural service provision.