CareWays community respects the dignity, rights and potential of all people. It demonstrates this via its recognition of the rights and responsibilities of the individual and of specific groups/communities, and its commitment to self-determination for individuals and groups/communities.
CareWays community recognises the just claim of disadvantaged and marginalised people to the resources of the community. It undertakes to provide service regardless of race, ethnicity, creed, sexuality, disability or country of origin as resources permit, and it will prioritise the needs of disadvantaged and marginalised people/groups in the community.
The primary purpose of CareWays community
• To provide needed community services to disadvantaged and marginalised people. Services will be conducted in accordance with the philosophy of the Association and the best standards of professional excellence – in various locations, and as resources permit.
CareWays community as a Community Hub
• Community Hubs work with individuals, service providers and community groups to provide a locally based, single point of access to services and information that is accessible to all members of the community.
• The Community Hub provides a resource that connects people to information and services that promote community capacity building, increased resilience and improved safety in the community. Community Hubs may also provide a location for a range of community based, non-profit services including visitor and/or co-located agencies.