- To tackle the barriers which isolate older people and support them to live independently through the provision of appropriate facilities and opportunities for recreation, participation, health improvement, advice and information on local and national services, and targeted care and support.
- To promote good health, positive citizenship, good judgement and community participation among children and young people by providing a wide variety of stimulating, enjoyable activities and opportunities in a safe environment.
- To promote access to opportunities and to tackle inequalities affecting some of the most excluded and deprived sections of the community including ethnic minorities.
- To enhance the employment prospects, education and skills of local disadvantaged young people and adults through targeted advice, guidance and training.
- To work creatively and appropriately with other organisations in partnership to achieve innovative, economical, evidence based projects and sustainable benefits for local communities.
- To continually review and evaluate policy, objectives and outcomes against changing needs and agreed service quality standards to ensure that work is both effective and relevant.
- To maintain a management, staff and volunteer resource with the necessary skills, experience and commitment to deliver these aims.
- To strive for equality of opportunity in all working practices and in service delivery and to tackle institutional discrimination.