Mission, VISION, & VALUES

Mission

The mission of Pets Are Wonderful Support (PAWS) NY is to help New York City’s most vulnerable residents remain with their pets by delivering critical programs and services through a community of partners and volunteers. Our programs help keep pets in their homes while protecting and promoting the human-animal bond that is so physically and psychologically valuable to our clients.  Thus, our motto: helping people by helping pets.

Vision

At PAWS NY, we envision a society that honors the emotional, physical, and social benefits of the human-animal bond, where a lack of ability never threatens to separate humans from their animal companions, and where the physical, emotional and social benefits of the human-animal bond are incorporated into health care and social services.

Core Values

PAWS NY approaches all of its programs with a set of defining values that shape our policies and guide our actions.

  • Compassion – our organization is dedicated to assisting those most in need; we believe in promoting empathy, love, and a sense of family, for all our neighbors, human and animal alike
  • Community – our organization relies on our network of dedicated volunteers; we believe in creating long-lasting partnerships, where Service is as rewarding for those providing as those receiving
  • Integrity – our organization asks that its staff, Board and volunteers conduct themselves with honesty and fairness; we believe it is our responsibility to hold ourselves to the highest standards
  • Transparency – our organization strives for openness in all aspects of our operations; we believe clear and open communication engenders trust
  • Empowerment – our organization protects its clients’ independence; we believe everyone deserves encouragement, assurance, and respect
  • Leadership – our organization aims to be at the forefront of its field; we believe innovation leads to better services and greater advocacy
  • Accountability – our organization faithfully fulfills its duties of care, loyalty and obedience; we believe in reliability and efficiency for all our stakeholders

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PAWS NY Mission