Mission & Vision


Our Mission

Aurora’s mission is Creating solutions to prevent and striving to end homelessness in our community.

Our Vision

We believe that everyone has value and needs a safe, decent affordable place to call home.

Our Pledge

Aurora pledges to be actively involved in

  • Direct Services: Providing services to the homeless
  • Prevention: Promoting services that prevent homelessness
  • Community Awareness: Educating the community on homeless issues
  • Collaboration: Facilitating collaboration among agencies, churches, schools, businesses, etc.
  • Advocacy: Advocating for the social and economic changes necessary to make ending homelessness a reality.

Core Values

  • Collaboration – The act of working together, united in action
  • Vision – The ability to dream and serve as a catalyst
  • Integrity – Interactions are based on Social Work Code of Ethics; honoring HMIS Privacy Practices in their direct service programming.
  • Competence – Emphasis on staff training, use of evidence-based practices
  • Passion – Enthusiasm, strong desire, extravagant fondness
  • Determination – Strongly motivated to succeed
  • Compassion – Understanding that the experience of homelessness can result in emotional distress including trauma

Core Beliefs

  • We believe that everyone has value.
  • We believe in a “Housing First” and hands-on, strength-based approach to service delivery.