Our Values

At OFOF, we are guided by a set of core values that shape our organization’s culture, drive our actions, and define our commitment to the families and young people we serve. These values serve as the foundation for our work and guide us in creating a positive and impactful community.

  1. Empowerment: We believe in empowering families and young people to reach their full potential. We strive to provide them with the necessary resources, support, and opportunities to overcome challenges and achieve their goals.
  2. Inclusivity: We are committed to fostering an inclusive and welcoming environment where every individual and family feels valued and respected. We celebrate diversity and actively work to eliminate barriers and promote equal access to our programs and services.
  3. Collaboration: We recognize that addressing the needs of families and young people requires collective effort. We actively seek partnerships and collaborations with community organizations, volunteers, and stakeholders to maximize our impact and create sustainable change.
  4. Integrity: We conduct ourselves with the highest level of honesty, transparency, and ethical standards. We are accountable for our actions and strive to build trust with the families we serve, our partners, and the community at large.
  5. Compassion: We approach our work with empathy, compassion, and a genuine concern for the well-being of families and young people. We listen attentively, provide support without judgment, and create a safe space for individuals to share their challenges and dreams.
  6. Excellence: We are committed to delivering high-quality programs and services that meet the evolving needs of families and young people. We continuously seek to improve and innovate our practices to achieve the best possible outcomes.
  7. Resilience: We recognize that adversity is a part of life, and we are dedicated to nurturing resilience in families and young people. We provide them with the tools, skills, and support necessary to navigate challenges, overcome obstacles, and thrive in the face of adversity.
  8. Advocacy: We advocate for policies and systems that prioritize the needs and well-being of families and young people. We are dedicated to breaking the cycle of poverty, addressing systemic inequities, and creating lasting change through policy reform and community engagement.
  9. Volunteerism: We value the contributions of our dedicated volunteers and supporters who generously give their time, skills, and resources. We foster a culture of volunteerism and encourage community members to actively engage in our programs and initiatives.
  10. Continuous Learning: We embrace a culture of continuous learning and growth. We strive to stay informed about emerging research, best practices, and community needs to ensure that our programs and services remain relevant and effective.

By upholding these values, we remain steadfast in our commitment to providing essential resources, mentorship, and support to families and young people, empowering them to build brighter futures and contribute positively to our community.