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Our Vision & Values

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One clear vision

Together, building and supporting a healthy, resilient and inclusive Jewish community.

Our purpose

Delivering excellent care and support, underpinned by Jewish values for the community we serve.

Our values

Jewish Care's values are universal and enduring in nature, but are also particular to the Jewish approach to creating a meaningful life and a strong, cohesive community.

Our values define who we are and underpin everything we do. They pervade every aspect of our organisation, informing relationships amongst colleagues, between staff and clients and between our organisation and the wider community. Our foundational values are about people - they provide a moral compass for the way we respond to challenges and the decisions we make.

Respect - derech eretz

Through client services and program excellence, we treat everyone with consideration and decency and will always act for the good of society.

Community - kehilla

Working together to strengthen our community, to build and support the capacity and resilience of individuals and families.

Inclusion - hachlala

We embrace diversity and work together for a just and equitable society.

Social Responsibility - achrayoot chevratit

Behaving ethically, with sensitivity and acting in the best interests of all.

Our focus

Jewish Care Victoria belongs to the community - each of us owners and stakeholders. With ownership comes responsibility. We each play a role in ensuring the care of those in most need. The strength of our community is in our diversity and in our togetherness - young and old, rich and poor, healthy and sick, religious and unaffiliated. Together we are one. 

Jewish Care's vision speaks to all of us, not just the vulnerable. Through the delivery of the highest quality of care coupled with real choices and real options, we will transform Jewish Care from a provider of necessity to a provider of choice.
First choice for community support.