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Who is Life Haven?

Life Haven is a non-profit and service-oriented organization

for and by persons with disabilities, located in Valenzuela City,

Philippines. It is the leading Independent Living organization nationwide.

For 17 years, Life Haven has been supporting the empowerment

of persons with disabilities by;

  • training and consultancy;

  • paralegal services;

  • peer counselling;

  • personal assistant services;

  • research; 

  • and advocacy activities.

Our Vision and Mission
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Our Vision

We envision an inclusive community where all persons with disabilities are living with dignity and independently on an equal basis with others.

Our Mission

We support the empowerment of persons with disabilities, organization of persons with disabilities (OPDs) and other relevant stakeholders by sharing with them the independent living concept and philosophy.

Our Goals

Our Goals

  • To lead and promote Independent Living (IL) philosophy and concept among persons with disabilities and persons without disabilities;

  • To equip persons with disabilities with the necessary knowledge and skills to apply and practice the IL philosophy and concept;

  • To be a model IL center that will push forth standards that will define IL centers in the Philippines;

  • To work in partnership with other organizations;

  • To share our values;

  • To provide additional services that are considered appropriate for the furtherance of the aims and objectives of Life Haven;

  • To provide core services, example given: peer counseling, personal assistance service, support group activities of an IL center.

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