Mission, Vision & Values


We take action to prevent and respond to local substance use and addiction issues.


We envision communities in Guelph-Wellington free from harm related to substance use.



  • We value and draw on the strengths of our community partners
  • We value diversity, knowledge and the focused action that results from collaborative partnerships


  • We value the voices of individuals with lived experience
  • We value innovative interventions that put the client’s needs first

Open and transparent communication

  • We value conversations that are honest, inclusive and productive

Evidence-based action

  • We value taking action based on what we know from: people with lived experience, service providers, work in other communities, best-practices, applied and academic research and evaluation processes