Our Mission, Vision, & Core Values

Our Mission

B.L.A.S.T.’s mission is to help women veterans re-gain control of their lives so we can eliminate homelessness among women veterans. We strive to become a leading provider of housing & services in Pennsylvania that improve the lives of Women veterans & their families by providing the highest quality housing, services, funding, & education. While always continuing to create new opportunities for Women Veterans in the areas of health, employment, education, business, & housing.

Our Vision:

Provide a community that enables homeless veterans that have served our country, & their families, to attain safe, affordable housing, meaningful life activities & a livable sustainable income so that they may have a respectable, productive, meaningful life with the pride, dignity, & integrity they deserve.

Our Christian Values:

We pledge the total commitment of all of our resources to our women veterans & their families, by providing:

  • Direct services & referrals to all women veterans & their families who request assistance
  • Emergency assistance 24 hours a day, seven days a week
  • A tireless effort to find housing, both transitional & permanent, to homeless women veterans and those at risk of being homeless
  • Job enhancement skills, job search skills, & individually advanced training for improved employment opportunities
  • Entrepreneurial training & assistance for those Women veterans that wish to start their own businesses.
  • Complete basic life skills & all necessary transitional skill training needed for Women veterans to re-acclimate to society.
  • Advocacy on a local, state, & national level to help address the needs of Women veterans
  • Reminders to our country’s civilian members of the sacrifices that Women veterans have made so that all can continue to live free.
  • It is essential to serve others with honesty, integrity, empathy, & patience; Every individual deserves to be treated with respect and dignity;
  • By providing a non-judgmental environment & access to a comprehensive array of services, we demonstrate our commitment to putting those we serve first;
  •  Innovation is essential to developing creative solutions that are responsive to the evolving needs of our residents.