For everyone experiencing mental ill health to live a healthy, hopeful and fulfilling life.
To help people help themselves, using empowering Intentional Peer Support and Education.
Core Values and Beliefs
The Impact core values and belief principles are the guide to shape all of the company’s actions; they serve as its cultural cornerstones. Our core values are inherent and sacrosanct and must not be compromised, either for convenience or short-term economic gain. Impact’s core values reflect the values of the company’s founder and are the source of Impact’s distinctiveness.
- Engage meaningfully
- Create empowerment not dependency
- To be authentic
- Embrace difference
- Practice mutual respect
- Support co-productively
- To be accountable
- Offer compassion, love & kindness
- Nurture openness and transparency
- Clarity of mission
- Clear direction
- Integrity and honesty
- To build healthy communities
- Practice Humility
We believe we are building and strengthening new and existing communities, with education, sharing, peer support and kindness. We are doing this with the non-egoic belief that people experiencing poor mental wellbeing can and do get better through educational empowerment, intentional peer support – delivered in a compassionate way and facilitated by those who offer mutual respect, understanding and peer commonality and the Impact team are expected to practice, develop and demonstrate Impact’s core values and beliefs.
Our company’s ethos, strategic philosophy and future direction is moulded to combine the personal strengths, skills, attributes and recovery journeys of our workforce and volunteers with a commitment to providing a professional, meaningful and high quality level of service.
We recognise the importance and practice of Intentional Peer Support, working co-productively for, and with our peers in promoting and educating others in our philosophy and service model of positive peer empowerment.
Déanne Clark – 2018