Shelter House provides basic needs, dignity and comfort to people living in poverty and stimulates action to address the root causes of homelessness.
Shelter House envisions a just and equal society, where people can live with dignity.
In the pursuit of this Mission and Vision, we will be guided by the following Principles and Values.
There is a collective responsibility to help people in need
The entire community benefits from our work
All people have worth and deserve respect and dignity
All people have the right to safe shelter, nutritious food and clothing
All people deserve timely access to community services
All people have the right to make choices about their lives
Diversity is embraced and we strive to be inclusive and accepting of all people
Poverty, injustice and oppression are social problems, not a result of individual failings
Our work contributes to the alleviation of poverty, injustice and oppression
We are committed to working in partnership to address societal change