GUIDING PRINCIPLES

Our Guiding Principles provide a framework for how we make decisions related to providing care and support to survivors as we pursue our mission

Commitment

At Wings of Refuge, consistency, dependability, and respect are keys to building trust. We show up, bond together, and remain united for as long as it takes.

Strength Based

We believe that every person is the expert of themselves. We will notice, discover, and appreciate the best in every individual, building on the unique strengths already present.

Mutual Brokenness

We acknowledge that every life experiences brokenness. Therefore, it is our high goal to embrace the brokenness with others.

Linked

We believe we are one part of a greater whole. We continually form networks in the fight against domestic sex trafficking. We seek to learn from others and to be a team builder of solidarity whose united goal is to work wisely in the area of abolition.

Focused

We acknowledge the complex battle in the abolition of domestic sex trafficking and the multi-faceted levels of influence necessary to gain victory over it. Yet, we remain centered to the primary call of restoration.

Celebration

Healing is hard work and worthy of acknowledgement. Therefore, within Wings of Refuge we continually celebrate the fruit that healing produces.

Community

We believe that the healing of one is for the many and we acknowledge that if it takes a village to raise a child, it takes an army to restore one. To accomplish this, we depend on each other by offering and receiving help, living genuinely, and giving unconditional love.

Restoration

We believe that what has been stolen can be given back, what feels dead can come to life, what is broken can be made new, what feels stained can be cleansed. Restoration longs to see identities restored to God’s intended design, therefore we point women toward Jesus as we walk alongside them on their path of restoration.

Safety

We believe that safety offers an environment of trust, which is a key to healing. Therefore, we are committed to protect identities and to create an environment that promotes the physical and psychological well-being of each woman.

Best Practice

We are committed to providing high-quality services to survivors and practicing the guidelines that have been proven to ensure survivors receive appropriate, quality care.

Declare Glory

We believe that the greatest honor of life is to be an agent of grace that illuminates the Light of Jesus to the world.  Therefore, we will, through the power of the resurrection in us, believe, receive, and do what the word says.