Provide direction to the development of continuous, cohesive, and responsive social services for the communities of Maple Ridge, Pitt Meadows, and Katzie.
Provide opportunities and supports for residents to build their capacities to live healthy lives as contributing members of the community.
Ensure a broad community focus with a planned, proactive, preventive, integrated approach to providing services.
A strong commitment to contribute to the current and future social sustainability of our community:
Where service providers, government, non-profit organizations, and community members make continuous commitments to keep our networks strong contributing to the overall success of the entire community;
Where the community “culture of connectedness” ensures broader perspective planning;
Where collaboration is the prevailing approach with an abundance of partnerships and an environment promoting cooperation and relationship building.
1. Community Leadership
The Community Network supports individuals and agencies through leadership in the Maple Ridge, Pitt Meadows and Katzie Community. The Community Network responds with commitment, determination and resolve when addressing community needs. The Community Network strongly believes in building the capacity of emerging community leaders through its practice of mentorship and networking. With strength and focus, the Community Network shares the community vision and advocates on behalf of the residents of Maple Ridge, Pitt Meadows, and Katzie.
The Community Network works together in a cooperative manner. The Community Network strives to build connections of trust and mutual value amongst Community Network members and the community at large. Each achievement is a cause for celebration for all Community Network members.
The Community Network embraces equality and inclusiveness in all its community interactions. Respect and integrity guide our relationships with each other and with the community as a whole. The Community Network acknowledges and appreciates the rights of network partners to make choices that fit their individual or organizational values.
The Community Network shares information in a transparent and open manner. There is effort to establish common language and understanding that supports common goals and outcomes. By actively promoting communication, the Community Network creates a system that values the input of all members, partners and the community as a whole. These systems help provide a context that is consistent and meaningful for new members, emerging leaders and the community as a whole.