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Values & Code of Ethics

For community leaders drafted by community leaders.

O.U.R. Place Values:

  • Recovery

  • Support

  • Confidentiality & Trust

  • Compassion

  • Acceptance of Diversity

  • Encouragement•

  • Empowerment•

  • Respect•

  • Honesty & Integrity •

  • Safety•

  • Accountability•

  • Positivity

  • Non-discrimination:

We do not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability (whether mental or physical), marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities, events or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, selection of volunteers, contractors and vendors, hiring and firing of staff, and provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive, welcoming and and affirming environment for all members of our staff, volunteers, contractors, community partners, and visitors. 

O.U.R. Place Code of Ethics:

  1. Alcohol, drugs and any elicit non-medically indicated substances and paraphernalia are prohibited. Using, selling, buying or trading any of these in O.U.R. Place spaces is not acceptable under any circumstances. *

  2. Violence of any kind is strictly prohibited. *

  3. Weapons and Firearms are NOT permitted at OUR functions. *

  4. Abusive and Harmful Language and Behaviors are not acceptable (excessive gossip and

    dishonesty are included.).

  5. Sexual Harassment and/or Misconduct is unacceptable. *

  6. Treat one another with mutual respect.

  7. Adhere to OUR confidentiality policy.

  8. Value diversity and non-discrimination.

  9. Respect and value ALL pathways to Recovery.

PLEASE NOTE: * Denotes guidelines for which violation may likely result in suspension from O.U.R. Place activities and events, followed by a probationary period upon return.

O.U.R. Place Ethics Violation Procedure:

  1. Peer Mediation / Conflict Resolution

  2. Specific Interventions / Peer Support

  3. Verbal Warning

  4. Written Warning

  5. Suspension from Program Participation / "Timeout“

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