Our Strategy

Vision

Every woman is valued and empowered into a
supported community.

Mission

Provide long-term, coordinated support
for women who have left domestic violence,
in SE Queensland.

Goals & Objectives

Open Haven has two major goals for women who have left domestic violence situations. They are completely connected, and reaching both goals, not one or the other, is critical to achieving the vision in a sustainable, impactful way. These goals are reached through the achievement of key outcomes as identified in the business plan
Goal 1

To improve women’s well being

1.1 Increased ability to make their own healthy life choices

1.2 Increased levels of trust with friends, family & community

1.3 Increased level of active contribution into community

Goal 2

To empower and equip women, enabling them to self determine their network and community

2.1 Increased ability to make their own healthy life choices

2.2 Increased levels of trust with friends, family & community

2.3 Increased level of active contribution into community

Our Values

Community

We embrace interdependence by working collaboratively within our organization and our community. We seek to mobilize and inspire the community in all we do. We believe healthy relationships are the building blocks of an empowered community

Compassion

We provide judgment-free support to vulnerable women. We are present for them in their time of need, demonstrating kindness and generosity of spirit.

Empowerment

We believe empowerment begins with recognizing and knowing that individually and collectively clients, staff and volunteers have the strength to make necessary change and to accomplish their own goals

Respect

All individuals have inherent worth and are therefore valued equally. We respect and honor each individual’s path and encourage them to use their strengths in attaining personal empowerment.