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Our Purpose

Bedford exists to support people with disability to live the life they choose.

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide people with disability a diverse range of skill-building opportunities, from social activities through to open employment.

Our Values and Beliefs

Our organisational values are:

DiversityEveryone is different.
InclusionHaving the same opportunities as everyone else.
AcceptanceUnderstanding that everyone can be different.
=BelongingBeing yourself without fear of judgement.

Our organisational beliefs are:

Everyone is entitled to be treated with respect and dignity.
It is our job to help people live meaningful, confident lives.
We will only achieve this if we support one another in positive, safe environments.
Our primary focus is the individual; individuals within our care, in our communities, and individuals we employ.
Paid work enriches our lives, economically and socially.
We all need to remain relevant and flexible in a constantly-changing world.
We owe it to our stakeholders to do more than just survive.
We need to be progressive, bold, courageous, and act as a leader in our sector.
People in our care, and those we employ, need to do more than just get by, we need to provide everyone with the opportunity to learn, grow, and make the most of their lives.
We are Bedford.