Renascent from 2016 to 2021

5 Year Strategic Plan

In Service to Clients & Families
Supporting our Staff
Stewarding our Assets

Methodology

  • This 5-Year Strategic Plan is the fourth plan in a process that was started in 2000.
  • The process has been inclusive and extensive, integrating feedback & input of key stakeholders:
    • Our clients
    • Our staff team
    • Our Boards of Directors
    • Our community and external stakeholders

About Renascent

Provincial Resource:
One of Ontario’s Largest Addiction Treatment Providers

  • Four facilities providing residential treatment, outpatient continuing care, and family services
  • 91 community inpatient beds
  • Provide essential specialized addiction treatment
  • Manage over 20,000 calls from the public each year

Accreditation

  • Accredited by Canadian Centre for Accreditation
  • Certified and/or licensed professional staff: CACCF, ICADC, College of Psychotherapy, College of Physicians & Surgeons of Ontario, College of Psychologists of Ontario, Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers

Charitable Institution

  • Investing every dollar in clients & community
  • Decades of expertise and established networks
  • 48 years as a non-profit addiction treatment provider

Integrated Evidence-Based Treatment

  • 12-step abstinence-based model & facilitation is key strength
  • Best practice medical approaches 
  • Psycho-social, community-based approaches (CBT, psychotherapy, motivational interviewing, etc.)
  • Continuing care programming aligned with chronic care models
  • Family treatment and support services

Active Research Collaborator

  • University Research collaborations
  • Publications about Renascent programming in peer-reviewed journals

Providing Essential Specialized Addiction Treatment:

 

Vision

All people affected by substance addictions will be guided with hope, tools and living examples, to achieve a life of physical, mental and spiritual health.

Mission

Renascent facilitates recovery, education and prevention relating to substance addictions through a continuum of programs and services for individuals, families and organizations.

Values

At Renascent, values drive everything we do.  They are our guiding principles.  They keep us grounded, positive, and hopeful. 

  • We have a passion for helping people recover from substance addictions so they can reach their full recovery – with compassion, respect, empathy, and understanding. 
  • We believe in leading by example, with integrity and honesty. 
  • We’re driven by gratitude for what we’ve been given and a desire to give back. 
  • We are committed to creating a physically, psychologically, and culturally safe and inclusive environment for all.
  • We drive continuous improvement by listening to clients, families, partners, and organizations, ensuring an evidence-based approach. 
  • We strive for excellence in all we do.

The Big Picture

There is Not Enough Help

2021 Goals and Strategies

Our Vision

All people affected by substance addictions will be guided with hope, tools and living examples, to achieve a life of physical, mental and spiritual health.”

Five Year Goals: 2020/2021

Renascent is driving increased knowledge and improved resources for people impacted by addictions, as a recognized leader in 12-step, abstinence-based treatment.

The client and family journey from first contact through to long-term recovery is person-centred, strongly integrated, and meets concurrent needs.

Our employees work in a safe, caring team environment, with competitive compensation, and support for continuing professional development. 

Renascent‘s organizational model generates growth and development of people, programs and facilities.

  • Fund-raising creates sustainable and significant support of programs and capital needs.
  • Government funding through the LHIN and MOH is enhanced to increase quality and capacity.
  • Third-Party Partnerships and Fee-for-Service Programs are strong and growing, reflecting excellent value, access and partnerships.
  • Asset Stewardship and Investment allows for excellent upkeep of facilities.

Strategies: What Will We Do To Get There?

1.  Drive evidence-based decision-making through strong information systems, analytics, and evaluation of industry best practices.

2.  Demonstrate treatment excellence and value through accreditation renewal, outcome measurement and advocacy.

3.  Focus on person-centred care recognizing addiction as a complex chronic disease requiring an integrated approach.

4.  Invest in employees through a safe, caring environment, professional development and competitive compensation.

5.  Pursue donor, partner, and person-centred relationship-building to provide exceptional value, service and communication.

6.  Develop asset ownership / investment position that allows for excellent upkeep of facilities.

How Are We Doing?

 

Five Year Goal: 2020/2021

Renascent is driving increased knowledge and improved resources for people impacted by addictions, as a recognized leader in 12-step, abstinence-based treatment.

 

Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Progress

  • Actively engaged at provincial and local planning tables through the Toronto Central LHIN, Addiction & Mental Health Ontario, the Annual Institute for Addiction Studies, and more.
  • Strongly advocating with government for investment in community addiction treatment and support services.
  • Ongoing collaboration with Ryerson University Research team on outcome studies and service innovation.

 

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Five Year Goal: 2020/2021

The client and family journey from first contact through to long-term recovery is person-centred, strongly integrated, and meets concurrent needs.

 

Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Progress

  • New flexible length of stay policy for clients in Ministry of Health program, with 28 days as the standard.
  • New and improved referral process established with other organizations and levels of care within the system, allowing for smooth transfer between levels of care.
  • Ongoing networking and collaboration building with other community agencies to connect clients and families to other services.
  • Active review of all quality standards in preparation for Accreditation in May 2018.
  • Enhanced regular resource for psychological assessments for concurrent disorders.
  • Launch of new Food Addiction Treatment Program in November 2017.
  • Continued fund-raising to support bursaries for family program and continuing care for Ministry of Health clients.

 

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Five Year Goal: 2020/2021

Our employees work in a safe, caring team environment, with competitive compensation, and support for continuing professional development.

 

Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Progress

  • Ongoing focus on employee professional development through training and education. Professional credentialing/registration fees supported by Renascent.
  • New diversity initiative launched supported by training and facilitation.
  • Ongoing organization-wide town halls and team meetings to promote communication.
  • Have begun to address staff compensation needs and further review and action plans underway.

 

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Five Year Goal: 2020/2021

Renascent has an organizational model that generates growth and development of people, programs and facilities.

 

Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Progress

  • Donor, Partner and Person-Centred Relationships:

    • Have increased communications with community through newsletters and specific correspondence.
    • Adopting a donor-centred approach.
    • Continued excellent communication with partners referring to Renascent’s programs.
    • Ensured continued affordability of fee-for-service programs with new fees.
    • Expanded service coverage of Access Centre to increase accessibility.

  • Investment in Facilities

    • Obtained government grants to improve facilities and plan for capital projects.
    • Have invested in important upkeep and maintenance of facilities.
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