Britannia has its origin in cooperative community action. Local citizens and various civic agencies created the organization in 1974 to coordinate and integrate a wide range of human services. Through a locally elected Board of Management, the non-profit society provides a leadership role in developing and facilitating educational, recreational, library and social services for the communities of Grandview-Woodland and Strathcona.

To be a recognized leader in building community, promoting partnerships, celebrating diversity and enhancing the life and well-being of everyone who lives, works and plays in our community.