A registered charity managed by a Board of Directors, Empower supports people with disabilities to take responsibility for, and make informed decisions about matters that affect their daily lives.
The mandate of Empower is to help ensure that individuals with all types of disabilities, and from all socio-economic backgrounds, have equal access to quality supports which enable them to:
- Live and work independently, and to their full potential, within their homes, families, and communities; and
- Make informed choices for themselves in all aspects of their daily lives.
Empower's core values include:
- Individual’s right to choice and self-determination;
- Consumer control; and
- Full inclusion for persons with disabilities.