First Steps Women’s Centre

VISION

  • Confident women empowered to participate in and influence society

MISSION

  • Supporting women’s professional and personal development through education and training

VALUES

  • We value integrity, honesty and recognise our unique contribution
  • We welcome all equally
  • We value accountability and promote quality through continued reflection and improvement
  • We use a person centred approach, realising individual potential

AIMS & OBJECTIVES

Aim 1: To provide a responsive, supportive and innovative service

Objectives:

  • Deliver and expand a variety and range of training to meet identified need
  • Increase opportunities of professional and personal development through the provision of support services
  • Increase access to services and service effectiveness through strategic promotion, networking and collaboration
  • Provide a safe, secure fit for purpose learning/working environment

Aim 2: To be a catalyst for community development

Objectives:

  • Seek opportunities to maintain and develop intra and inter community interaction
  • Engage with existing and develop strategic networks and opportunities for collaborative working
  • Promote and share FSWC best practice with relevant community, voluntary and statutory sectors

Aim 3: To grow and sustain an effective organisation

Objectives:

  • Build sustainable revenue through a variety of restricted and unrestricted income streams
  • Develop and implement monitoring and evaluation tools and systems for impact measurement
  • Ensure sound organisational governance through an appropriately skilled Board of Directors
  • Recognise and value staff and volunteer expertise and provide opportunities for continued professional development
  • Maintain and promote FSWC as a recognised quality assured organisation
  • Maximise organisational effectiveness through actively seeking collaborative working opportunities

 

Successful Benefits Checker claims
Since September 2012 £331,745.16

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Lottery Funded Mid Ulster Council  TEOLogo
This Project is part-funded by the European Union and the Department of Employment and Learning