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Mission Statement

Vision: We will create a community where people find hope and discover possibility.

Mission: The Upper Valley Haven is a non-profit, private organization that serves people struggling with poverty by providing food, shelter, education, clothing and support. TheUpperValleyHaven:

  • Welcomes all who enter its doors as equals as equals, respecting their dignity and accepting them without judgment
  • Encourages those it serves to develop their capacity for independence and self suffiencey
  • Seeks the support and participation of the community
  • Is thrifty with its resources, generous in its hospitality and accountable to the individuals and organizations that support it

The Haven strives to set the national standard of excellence for addressing homelessness and poverty.


The Upper Valley Haven is a private not-for-profit organization, founded in 1980, providing temporary shelter and educational programming for homeless families and adults as well as food and clothing to anyone in need. Since 1980 the Haven has fostered independence through our Shelter Advocacy, Aftercare, Outreach and Education Programs. The Haven is open 365 days per year and never charges for any of its services. We serve over 6,800 people per year.


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