Our Values

  • We recognize that our community includes children, youth and adults who self-identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer or questioning (LGBTQ) who are integral to our families, our community, our circle of friends and our civic life.

  • We believe that family, in its diverse forms, is the most important source of support for most people and that everyone deserves an affirming family.

  • We believe that youth in our community are valuable. Investing in their well-being, education and opportunities is vital for creating a better future for us all. All youth deserve to feel a sense of belonging and safety.

  • We believe that all members of our community have the right to quality services and supports consistent with the highest standards of professional practice and ethics.

  • We trust that our community continues to grow in its commitment to human rights, honoring diversity, and individual freedom.

  • We work toward inclusion, seeking common ground and shared goals in our community.