Moving Forward Through Partnerships

Our Organizational Values:

  • Accountability
  • Collaboration and Empowerment
  • Inclusion
  • Integrity
  • Leadership

Our Strategic Priorities for 2017-2020:


Strengthen collaboration and work in concert to bolster the sustainability of DCO and our member organizations.

Member Benefits and Services

Enhance the value of membership to ensure benefits and services meet members’ needs.

Relationship Building

Foster strategic relationships internally amongst members and externally with like-minded partners, while positioning DCO as an expert resource in the provision of rapid access to emotional, distress, crisis and suicide support.

DCO Organizational Structure

Review key organizational components to ensure currency, effectiveness and efficiency; then realign and reorganize where necessary.

Marketing and Communications

Engage members in employing marketing and communication more strategically.

DCO Strategic Priorities 2017-2020 (PDF)