The Heart on the Hill

The Heart on the Hill

The LRCA is a non-profit charity that serves unique and diverse individuals and families by offering resources and services that enhance the quality of life in Ladysmith and surrounding area.  The LRCA has a renewed mission, a purposeful direction to “enrich the lives of the people in the community through advocacy, programs and partnerships.”

 OUR VISION... 

be the Centre of Social Change in Ladysmith

OUR MISSION...

enrich the lives of people in the community through advocacy, programs and partnerships

OUR VALUES

 ~Sustainability

We believe in providing learning opportunities for staff and volunteers. We are advocates of strategic planning for the future in alignment with our vision.

~Our Community

Our staff, volunteers, clients and supporters are the heart of our organization. We actively recognize their contributions and celebrate our individual and shared successes.

~Leadership

We strive to be the corner stone of the community where people come together to collaborate, take collective action and generate solutions to common problems.

~Integrity

We act consistently with our values of being honest and transparent in what we do and say, and accept responsibility for our collective and individual actions.

~Diversity

We celebrate, respect, and include all communities, people, cultures, and religions. Our programs offer services through all stages of life. We strive for equitable access to resources.

~Heart

Everything we do, we do with a passion for making the connections that strengthen our community – connection that make the whole greater than the sum of its parts.

OUR CORE BELIEFS

~Poverty

The LRCA believes that all people, at all times, have the right to have access to the resources, capabilities, choices, security and power necessary for the enjoyment of an adequate standard of living. 

~Food Security

The LRCA believes that all people, at all times, have a fundamental right to physical and economic access to sufficient, safe and nutritious food to meet their dietary needs for an active and healthy life.

~Shelter

The LRCA believes that all people, at all times, have a fundamental human right to safe shelter and secure and affordable housing.

~Mental Wellness

The LRCA believes that all people thrive best when they are connected. Connection creates a sense of belonging and builds strong community.

Check out our programs, services and community events we are honoured to deliver to the our local community.