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For 40 years, Community Care Durham (CCD) has been dedicated to providing care and support to adults and their caregivers who have needs related to aging, physical and/or mental health living in Durham Region. Services provided by Community Care Durham help adults in need maintain their health and independence at home - where they want to live - and helps adults and families cope with the increasing demands of caring for loved ones.

Our mission statement is “Community Care Durham supports adults and their caregivers who have needs related to aging, physical and/or mental health. We consistently strive, with a network of community support, to enrich the quality of life and independent living for those we serve”. This demonstrates CCD’s commitment to providing our clients with access to a range of valuable services  such as: Meals on Wheels, Transportation, Foot Care, Mental Health Support and In-Home Respite (Caregiver Relief). This would not be possible without the support of our volunteers, partners and community supporters.

Values

** Respect:  This value relates to all people and includes clients, employees, volunteers and community stakeholders.  With compassion, understanding and respect, we ensure the provision of high-quality accessible services.  In doing so, we honour and value diversity.

** Integrity:  Community Care Durham honours our core values, and demonstrates congruence in language and action, aligning our beliefs and values with our behaviour for those we serve and represent.

** Excellence: This value represents our commitment to work together and to strive for excellence. This creates a sense of assuredness for our clients, employees, volunteers and stakeholders of professional competence and creativity. We set high standards and model excellence within a continual learning environment.

** Innovation: We constantly challenge the way we do things by seeking innovative solutions. We are proactive in seeking the input and ideas of our stakeholders, and develop partnerships and integrations to best meet the needs of our clients.

** Efficiency: By being pragmatic and responsive, we seek to make a real difference with practical applications and solutions, utilizing our available resources to reach our goals. We act with our core values in mind, meeting client needs in a goal-oriented and quantifiable way.

Community Care Durham has built a solid reputation for meeting the needs of Durham Region for care and support, serving more than 12,000 clients with the support of over 2,000 volunteers and over 300 staff.
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