Unique in meeting and supporting the needs of Aboriginal people in the region
Holistic in its approach to Aboriginal wellbeing
Responsible in its operational delivery of services and support of the Aboriginal people in the region
Best Practice in striving to deliver services and support for Aboriginal people in the region
Inclusive in providing services, support and opportunity for Aboriginal people in the region
Empowering in providing the opportunity for Aboriginal people in the region to take control of their lives with spirit, dignity and enhanced self-esteem
As part of the implementation of its strategic plan, the board and staff of DDACL will review its organisational vision and develop a set of behaviours that demonstrate ‘values in action’. The current organisational values and behaviors are:
Client Focus – We work towards improving the health and well being of our clients and community
Professional Integrity – We treat people with dignity and respect
Quality Assurance – We always strive to do our best and improve our business acumen
Collaborative Relationships – We work together to achieve better results
Responsibility – We commit to the actions we take to achieve the best possible outcomes for clients
As part of the development of its strategic plan, the board and staff described the current values of the organisation as:
Trustworthy Respectful Collaborative Committed
DDACL is an organisation that does not condone lateral violence.
Dandenong and District Aborigines Co-operative Ltd (DDACL) provides programs and services to meet the needs of local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. We provide a wide range of health care through our Bunurong Health Service as well as a variety of community programs to promote wellbeing and social engagement.
All of our services have a strong cultural component and we strive to provide a supportive, open and culturally safe environment for Aboriginal people.