Statement of Values

We strive to build relationships based on mutual respect and trust.

Young People and Families

  • We are committed to providing a safe, secure, healthy and supportive environment where ALL young people and their families are valued.
  • Our work with young people will value and support their relationships with family, kin and other significant people in their lives.
  • We continually work to improve our service provision and will use the feedback of young people and families to make positive change.
  • We will actively promote the right of all individuals to make their own decisions.
  • We work together as partners in identifying opportunities and achieving goals.
  • We will  assist young people and families to find their own solutions and recognise their own strengths

Our Team (Directors, Staff, Volunteers)

  • We provide an environment where learning and growth are encouraged and mistakes are seen as opportunities from which to learn.
  • Teamwork is the ONLY way to achieve our goals
  • We are proud of the culture within our organisation and recognise that every person contributes to and benefits from this.
  • Our staff are our most valuable asset and our leadership reflects this at every level.

Our Partners (Funding Bodies, Community Partners)

  • The client is the focus of all our dealings with our partners.
  • Our vision will only be achieved through effective partnerships.
  • We work with all our partners in a spirit of respect, honesty and integrity.

Community and Supporters

  • YES is mindful of the tremendous support and contribution of our community supporters in promoting and valuing our work.
  • We are committed to ensuring that this recognition is translated into achieving our vision and mission.