Vecova

Mission / Vision / Values

Vecova Centre for Disability Services and Research (Vecova) is a leading-edge, registered non-profit charitable research and service agency that has been meeting the needs of persons with disabilities and the community-at-large since 1969. Affiliated with the University of Calgary, Vecova is recognized as a leader in the field of disability services and research.

Mission

Building the capacity of persons with disabilities and enriching communities through leadership, innovation and collaboration.

Vision

Persons with disabilities are valued and integral members of society.

  • Persons with disabilities are active and engaged within the community.
  • Persons with disabilities are included and embraced within the community.
  • Persons with disabilities have the highest attainable standards of wellbeing.
  • Persons with disabilities are resilient and enrich the community.
  • Persons with disabilities are safe and secure within the community.

Values

We value integrity. We operate ethically and with transparency.

We value each other. We respect the rights, dignity and worth of all individuals.

We value impact.  We are intentional in what we do and work towards the achievement of meaningful outcomes.

We value engagement. We work with others to achieve success.

Guiding Principles

We operate as one organization.

We are a diverse and inclusive organization.

We are a safe organization.

We are a sustainable organization.

We support the wellbeing of our employees and consumers.

We operate at the highest level of standards and adhere to best and promising practices.

We are an innovative organization.

We operate with measurable outcomes and are able to demonstrate our impact.

We are a strategic and forward-thinking organization.

We collaborate with others and work with our consumers to achieve success.

Outcomes

Building the Capacity of Persons with Disabilities

Employment

  • Persons with disabilities are meaningfully employed.
  • Persons with disabilities are successful at work.

Living Supports

  • Persons with disabilities live in safe, secure, affordable and accessible living environments and communities.
  • Persons with disabilities are successful within their living environments and communities.

Wellness

  • Persons with disabilities are physically active.
  • Persons with disabilities are socially active.
  • Persons with disabilities are mentally active.

Enriching Communities

  • Communities understand the value of persons with disabilities.
  • Communities understand the issues and barriers facing persons with disabilities.
  • Communities have the knowledge required to support persons with disabilities.
  • Communities have the skills required to support persons with disabilities.
  • Communities work together to support persons with disabilities.

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VECOVA RESPONDS TO XXX INCIDENT
Vecova is currently responding to an incident involving XXXX. At this time, our priority is to ensure the safety of all Vecova stakeholders. As more details are available, they will be communicated through our website.