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COMMUNITY SERVICES | Working with Scarborough residents to build strong and healthy communities

ACSA Mission and Values

Our Mission

ACSA is a non-profit, multi-service agency addressing needs and empowering children, youth, newcomers, homeless and underserved communities to build a better tomorrow

Our Values

ACSA team members are guided and inspired by the following core values:

Compassion and Respect

Every person has the right to be met with compassion and treated with respect.

Diversity and Inclusion

We embrace different perspectives, believing that diversity enriches us all, and guided by the voices of our communities, including local residents and community partners.


All people should have access to the resources and supports they need.


Services must be responsive to changing needs and priorities.


We are stronger when we are able to work collaboratively with one another.


We are committed to supporting individual residents and emerging community groups to grow and develop.


We strive to achieve results that have a positive impact on our community.


Community voices

"My experience in both Silver Spring Park Reading Circle and Beyond Academics has taught me that to create social change and empower these children I need to be more proactive in the solution"
Lamyaa Hassan, Dorset Park, July 2015

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