Who We Are


Founded in 1943 as a small storefront Rescue Mission, Haven of Rest is now one of the largest private social service agencies in Northeast Ohio. Filling a vital community role, Haven of Rest responds to the physical, spiritual and emotional needs of homeless men, women and children.

About the Mission

About the Mission

Our mission is to serve and glorify God through Christ-centered, life-changing programs for our neighbors in need.

History

History

Founded in a tiny storeroom in Akron, Ohio, Haven of Rest has been changing the lives of poor and homeless individuals since 1943.

Board and Staff

Board and Staff

Haven of Rest is led with compassion. Meet our dedicated staff and board who help guide our life-changing mission.

Women’s Auxiliary

Women’s Auxiliary

Since the early days of the Mission, our Women’s Auxiliary has existed to raise funds for our most critical needs.

Endowment Foundation

Endowment Foundation

The Haven of Rest Ministries Endowment Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that exists solely for the benefit of Haven of Rest Ministries.

Annual Report

Annual Report

Haven of Rest is a trusted steward of all donations. Read our Annual Report for our latest published financial information.

Contact Us

Contact Us

To learn more about our life-changing work—or to schedule a tour—please contact us.

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