Our Values

Our Values are Innovative, True, and Committed.

Team Purpose

“We collaborate to promote equality, independence, and belonging in a safe community”

Team Behaviours

  1. We value and acknowledge initiative.
  2. We recognise diversity as our strongest resource.
  3. We are clear, honest, and timely communicators.
  4. Respectful and accountable always.


Langford was established in 1976 by a group of like-minded individuals who were aware of the lack of community-based services outside of the traditional mental health system. John Langford and members of the community founded the Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association and established a hostel for people in the city to receive support and care. It was a place to live, to regain skills, and develop a sense of belonging and hope. John Langford continued vigilantly with his work in community supports until his passing in January of 2022.

The vision of founder John Langford and the first manager Margaret Nielsen to meet the needs of individuals who are vulnerable in our community set a path for Langford that we remain committed to today. Over the last 45 years, increased focus has been placed on meeting individual participant needs, ensuring that John Langford’s original vision of supporting people to create a safe home and to be active and engaged members of their community is maintained.