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Mission of Haywood Pathways Center located Waynesville, NC

Our Mission is —

To glorify God by proclaiming and showing love through a Christ centered program for the lost, lonely and least of Haywood County

Our Vision is —

To be a faith- based, comprehensive ministry that brings life transformation in a safe, accepting and caring environment; to develop disciples of Christ through His love and mercy, shelter the homeless, feed the hungry, produce self- sustaining citizens of Haywood County, and decrease recidivism (repeat offenses) in our community.

Our 5 Year Goals are —

To have a ministry that provides:

  • Adult emergency shelter – year round
  • Family Emergency and Transitional Housing
  • Community Kitchen serving guests and community – 7 days a week
  • Partnership with local churches for spiritual guidance and mentoring
  • Partnership with other non-profit organizations for: Drug and alcohol rehabilitation/ recovery, health care, interview skills/ resume preparation, employment opportunities, and educational opportunities.
  • Onsite education for: GED, Life skills, Financial counseling/ Budgeting
  • A Social Enterprise Program with guest participation
  • No Interest Loan program for guests seeking education/ job training/ transportation to secure or maintain employment