Mission, Vision, Values

Our Mission

Youville creates safe spaces for the delivery of health supports that address health inequities and nurture healing.


Our Vision

Achieving optimal individual and community health and well-being for all.


Our Values


RESPECT  We respect all people and work together with those we serve.



SUPPORT We offer a safe and supportive environment where people can strive for wellness as they define it.



COMPASSION We journey alongside those we serve in a spirit of compassion  by seeking to prevent injustice and promote equity. 


COLLABORATION We collaborate with those we serve and other agencies/partners to build on community strengths and identify and address unmet needs.


INNOVATION We seek innovative ways to support individual and community wellness through relevant health service, education, practice wisdom, community voice and research.


ACCOUNTABILITY We are accountable and responsible to those we serve, our partners and communities.


Our Strategic Pillars and Objectives


Meeting the Needs of Priority Groups

  • Identifying & Engaging Priority Groups
  • Growing Anti-Oppression & Decolonizing Approaches
  • Creating Opportunities for Experiential Voice
  • Fostering Strong Partnerships


Enhancing Diabetes Excellence

  • Minimizing Barriers to Diabetes Care & Self-Management
  • Enhancing System Capacity Through Supporting Agencies & Health Care Practitioners
  • Providing Learning Opportunities


Supporting Wholistic Wellness

  • Enhancing Substance Use Supports & Harm Reduction
  • Making Mental/Spiritual/Emotional Wellness 'Universal' in healthcare


Supporting Growth

  • Building Youville's Human Capital Through Engagement, Retention and Development
  • Supporting Growth & Innovation by Strategically Seeking Funding Opportunities