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Our Values

ACADS prides itself on providing a professional, friendly and non-judgemental service to young people and adults in Mid Canterbury.

Our values help drive the work we do and ensure our commitment to delivering an accessible and effective service to people from all walks of life.


People and the community are our top priority. We embrace diversity and treat everyone with empathy, honesty and respect.


We aim to be leaders and strive for innovation and excellence in our field. ACADS upholds the highest professional standards and codes of ethics.


We believe in inspiring wellness in our community. We are passionate about the work we do.

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