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Our Mission, Vision, Values and Achievements

Our Mission

To provide a gateway to health and social services and collaborate with others to provide a community of care.

Our Vision

Our vision is a vibrant and healthy rural community where individuals have timely access to a full range of programs and services to support their well-being.

Our Values

Compassion, Respect, Equity, Collaboration, and Stewardship. 

“At ROSSS we believe in more than just providing services and programs. We believe our role is to connect people to their community, their neighbours, and the resources needed to maintain that connection”
— Mary Acton-Bond, Executive Director

What We've Achieved

  • Purchase of the Ayers Building, creating a permanent home for ROSSS
  • Provided 15,000 rides for seniors and adults with disabilities in 2016
  • 9,000 clients accessed our programs and services in 2016.
  • Welcomed new community partners to the ROSSS family, including the Youth of Manotick Association (YOMA)
  • Launched our Gateway to Care program; a social enterprise with proceeds being reinvested in ROSSS programs and services. 
  • Received an Ontario Trillium Foundation Grant to engage our rural communities. 
  • Expanded our programs in the Osgoode Ward.