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Mission, Values & Vision

By providing programming and services to assist with the settlement and integration, the Southwest region will continue to be rewarded by ever growing diversity of culture and rich ethnic communities that are pleased to call our region home.

OUR  MISSION

To enable independence and respectful community participation for Newcomers to Canada by providing settlement and integration services in a safe and welcoming environment, and by promoting cross cultural awareness to all in the communities we serve.

We aim:

  • To provide programs and services that enable immigrants to participate with equity, dignity and respect in all aspects of life;
  • To contribute to the development of just public policy;
  • To increase cross-cultural understanding, awareness and respect;
  • To support the efforts of immigrants and refugees to overcome barriers and participate fully in Canadian life as valued members of the Southwest Saskatchewan by providing relevant services and by encouraging a welcoming environment
  • To provide settlement support to newcomers to Southwest Saskatchewan that promotes their eventual independence, integration and active participation in Canadian society;
  • To provide up-to-date information and referrals to various programs and services in the community to meet the needs of new immigrants and refugees arriving in Southwest Saskatchewan.

OUR VALUES

  • Respect. We honour the rights of our clients, team and our communities.  We treat everyone with the highest degree of dignity and equity and value their contribution.
  • Integrity. We employ the highest ethical standard, demonstrating honesty and fairness in every action that we take and ensure confidentiality when required.
  • Diversity.  We appreciate that unique attributes create more vibrant communities and enhance opportunities in all facets of life.  We believe that understanding and embracing differences will ultimately act as a foundation for acceptance, inclusion and peace.
  • Equity. We recognize that all people are entitled to equal access to services and to opportunities.

OUR VISION

To be a comprehensive newcomer service providing agency acting as a gateway to equitable, respectful, welcoming communities where all members are empowered to actively participate and contribute.