Our Mission, Values, and Vision Statement

Mission (What we do…)

We help children and families who are impacted by HIV/AIDS or who have other serious medical conditions to be resilient and to build healthier futures. We do this through—

  • Transitional care for medically fragile children
  • Supportive housing for individuals and families infected or affected by HIV/AIDS
  • Enrichment programs for children and families
  • Case management and supportive services
  • Advocacy to ensure optimal policies, funding, and support for the populations we serve

Values (How we do it…)

We carry out our work with a relentless commitment to quality and behaviors that reflect the following values:

  • Health - We create safe and healthy environments
  • Family - We strengthen bonds among loved ones
  • Compassion - We care; our actions reflect empathy and respect
  • Advocacy - We empower our clients to speak and speak for those without a voice

Vision (What we are striving for…) 

Our People

  • A strong and influential board that is committed to the mission, acts in alignment with the values, spearheads fundraising and focuses on sustainability
  • Right leadership and staff with the right skills in the right jobs who are committed to the mission, act in alignment with the values, act with professionalism, and get things done
  • Energized and active volunteer network that supports our work through direct services, fund raising, and awareness raising (i.e., speaker's bureau)

Our Organization

  • Mission focused and acting in alignment with our values
  • Fiscally sound
  • Focused on outcomes, measurement and accountability
  • Efficient and streamlined processes that are technology enabled and 'green'

Our Clients

  • No medically fragile children boarding in hospitals in NJ
  • No homeless HIV affected families in greater Newark, NJ
  • All children directly affected by HIV in greater Newark, NJ will be HIV free and on the right path to be productive, contributing members of society