Accompanying homeless people or people at risk of homelessness in their daily lives by providing the basic necessities for a better quality of life and well-being on their path towards social reintegration and housing stability.
Just as lighthouses and guides show us the way, our values align our individual conduct and our every intervention. These values are shared and implemented by all, each and every day.
Hospitality is at the heart of Accueil Bonneau’s identity, reflecting our great openness in listening to the needs of others without judgment, by developing a pleasant, safe and secure environment. Our warm hospitality is unconditional and is felt as soon as a person in need enters through our doors. Nonetheless, our services are offered in an environment that requires certain rules to be respected. These rules are necessary in order to facilitate cohabitation and sharing in common spaces. They are also essential in helping the homeless respond to their basic personal needs, and if they wish, to work towards developing a greater autonomy.
By demonstrating sensitivity towards a person’s suffering so they feel they are being heard, understood, and supported.
In relationships involving the personnel and those who benefit from our services, with a constant focus on preserving the dignity of all.
By humbly recognizing one’s own limits and strengths, along with those of others, by accepting uncertainty and risk, and driving change.
To break the isolation through collaborative efforts, assistance and community aid, and the community spirit, which cultivates the sense of belonging; but also, the importance of ultimately assuming the role of citizen.